Archive for the "Holiday" category

Wait! Don’t take down that tree. It’s Armenian Christmas.

by Beth Shepherd
( December 29th, 2015 )

Just about the time some of us put away our decorations and take down our tree, Armenians ramp-up for Armenian Christmas! The Armenian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on January 6, not December 25. This day is also known as Epiphany, the revelation of Jesus being God’s son. For most …

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A girl, her bunny and Santa Claus

by Beth Shepherd
( December 24th, 2015 )

A girl, her bunny and Santa Claus
A girl with her bunny and Santa Claus

Her first visit with the big man in the red suit went well. They chatted each other up, laughed and shared stories. And…she found out she’s on …

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Behind the scenes at the new PNB Nutcracker

by Beth Shepherd
( December 23rd, 2015 )

Eight strikes on the clock as mysterious Drosselmeier presents young Clara with her Nutcracker, and the time-honored, much-beloved holiday story begins. And lucky us, because last week we got a peek behind the scenes of the new PNB Nutcracker with sets designed by Ian Falconer of …

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