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Hanukkah

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  • Hot toys for the holidays from Walmart, Toys R Us and Amazon

    Hot toys for the holidays from Walmart, Toys R Us and Amazon
    Hanukkah, known this year as Thanksgivukkah because it arrives just one day before Thanksgiving, and Christmas are around the corner.  So now's the time to make a mad grab for hot toys to save the trouble of running around. I asked Jodi Furman, who...
  • Chan Lowe: Happy Thanksgivukkah!

    Chan Lowe: Happy Thanksgivukkah!
    They say there won’t be another collision of these holidays for thousands of years, so who am I not to take note, I ask you?   My paper’s website is running a recipe for something called “turbrisket,” which I couldn’t...
  • Merry Christmas!

    We've had the annual Christmas parade and tree lighting in Bel Air and the similar Christmas Street and parade celebrations in Aberdeen and Havre de Grace, which drew their usual hardy crowds seeking early December doses of holiday cheer. Festivals of...
  • Tidings of comfort and latkes

    Tidings of comfort and latkes
    What am I cooking for Christmas dinner? Well a goose, of course, a fine, fat one, cooked in the Barbara Kafka way that involves high heat and an hour of resting in the cooling oven; and my mom's sweet-and-sour red cabbage; and blanched Brussels sprouts...
  • Apodaca: Our children, first and foremost

    I am not a particularly brave or noble person. But like every other parent I know, I possess an unwavering certainty that I would lay down my life for my children. Yet we parents also know that we can't always protect our kids from danger, a fact that...
  • In memory of Newtown victims, a poem

    RACHEL Rachel is mourning again for her children, not in far Bethlehem where carnage came to innocents, but in Newtown, where first-graders were gunned down. Yes, gunned down, because we kill so many children year by blood-soaked year with weapons...
  • BOXer Shorts features six 10-minute plays

    BOXer Shorts features six 10-minute plays
    You have one more box to open this holiday season. “BOXer Shorts” – a showcase of original 10-minute plays that use stackable boxes for sets – will be presented at the Delray Beach Playhouse on Saturday, Dec. 29 starting at 2 p....
  • December baby's lament: Differentiating birthday celebrations from Christmas

    December baby's lament: Differentiating birthday celebrations from Christmas
    My baby boy is about to turn 1. The where-is-time-going panic that is inducing is a post for another day, but I'm starting to wonder, as he gets older, how do we differentiate his birthday celebration from the holiday celebrations? Aaron was due on...
  • Around Town: Christmas around the world

    Old World Village held the 11th annual International Celebration of Christmas and live Nativity play on Dec. 2. The money raised from proceeds and donations will benefit World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization. Bell choir "Beach City...
  • Local troupes offer scenes from a memorable holiday season

    Local troupes offer scenes from a memorable holiday season
    The holiday theater season in Anne Arundel County started early in December and lasted through this past week, with festive and sacred concerts, "The Nutcracker" ballet and annual favorites showcasing the talents of local children. Memories of these...
  • Coachella 2013 de-escalates the EDM arms race

    Coachella 2013 de-escalates the EDM arms race
    For Brit-pop fans, Thursday night's Coachella announcement was like a birthday, Christmas, Hannukah and an unexpected inheritance check all arriving at once. Devotees of the dance-leaning Sahara Tent, however, might be taken aback by the light bill of...