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  • Three of SteelStacks' six music-genre festivals won't return for 2013

     
    ArtsQuest will cut three of the six genre-specific music festivals it holds at its SteelStacks campus from its 2013 lineup, the festival just announced. But it also will add a new holiday celebration, as well. Magic Slim at this year's......
  • Son of Father Hamatie retrieves church’s cross from Lake Eola.

     
    Johnny Hamatie, the 38-year-old son of Father John Hamatie, came up with the gold cross tossed into the waters of Lake Eola as part of Saint George Orthodox Church's Feast of the Epiphany, which celebrates the baptism of Jesus Christ. The cross is...
  • Holiday TV religious programming 2012

     
    From the Pope's Christmas Day message to an airing of the memorable 1977 Jesus of Nazareth miniseries, here is some of the religious programming airing over the next few weeks, throughout the holiday season. All times Eastern. Check back for updates and...
  • New Three Kings Day to debut at ArtsQuest Center

     
    Local families can celebrate Three Kings Day, also known as El Dia de los Reyes, during a new Three Kings Celebration 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 6, at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. During the free family event, the three kings - Gaspar, Melchior and Balthazar - will...
  • Advent, sticklers, which/that, and more

    A brief preface for the liturgically uninformed: Kathleen looked up from the comics pages this morning and marveled, "There are really people who think that this is the second day of Christmas." I believe she was looking at Mother Goose and Grimm. The...
  • Winter agenda: Events for the season

    Winter agenda: Events for the season
    STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
  • You know the holiday cliches. Shun them

    The repetitions of ritual are the point. They establish continuity and reassurance through familiarity. So you can be sure that you will hear "O Come, All Ye Faithful" at the late-night service on Christmas Eve, that you will eat the same holiday dinners,...
  • Mexican feast fit for a king

    Mexican feast fit for a king
    Because I left Mexico when I was 6, my recollections of our holiday traditions are often dreamlike and vague. But my memory of Three Kings Day, or el Día de los Reyes Magos, remains vivid because it came right after Christmas, in the first week of...
  • King cakes are a great way to indulge before Lent

    King cakes are a great way to indulge before Lent
    At first sight, it comes across as, well, a little unusual. A large wreath-shaped cake bedazzled in vibrant shades of purple, green and gold — there's nothing subtle about it. It might be flavored simply with a touch of cinnamon sugar, or maybe it's...
  • Nativity scenes often reflect cultural influences, Baylor scholars say

     
    How the birth of Jesus is portrayed in art has changed over time and often reflects the culture and times of the artists, according to scholars at the Baylor University. In these times, a nativity scene may show Mary exhausted by childbirth while Joseph...
  • Tradition continues: diving for the cross in Lake Eola

     
    St. George Orthodox Church is continuing its long tradition of young men diving for a gold cross tossed into the waters of Lake Eola in downtown Orlando at 11:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.  The event is held in conjunction with the celebration of...