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Kwanzaa

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  • Kwanzaa event features African drummers, dance and theater

    Kwanzaa event features African drummers, dance and theater
    With rapt attention, 4-year-old Alexis Gamble fixed her eyes on three teenage girls, bare-footed in vibrant-colored dresses, as they danced to traditional African beats on Saturday, the fourth day of Kwanzaa. The Gamble family, of Owings Mills, lights...
  • Former mayor should not re-enter politics

    Former mayor should not re-enter politics
    Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon should not re-enter the political world. If not for a particularly egregious lapse of common sense (thieving gift cards intended for less fortunate people), people would very likely remember her in a more positive...
  • Jesse Lee Peterson, tea'd off in South L.A.

    Jesse Lee Peterson, tea'd off in South L.A.
    It's not a typo: The South Central L.A. Tea Party exists, and Jesse Lee Peterson takes a bow for founding it. He's also president and founder of the 23-year-old black bootstraps group Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, or BOND, and serves as...
  • 11 Nutcrackers You Shouldn't Miss for the Holidays

    11 Nutcrackers You Shouldn't Miss for the Holidays
    If you are a nut, then you may want to consider leaving town. The holiday season is bringing several “Nutcracker” ballets to South Florida. Here’s a roundup of 11 “Nutcrackers” you shouldn’t miss: BOCA BALLET...
  • Party favors: ideas for creating a very merry bash

    Party favors: ideas for creating a very merry bash
    It really is the most wonderful time of the year: check your guest list twice, deck your halls and prepare to celebrate straight through to the New Year. Whatever your holiday traditions — Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas — it's the...
  • A bite of Thanksgiving dinner year-round in Orlando

    The Thanksgiving tables have been cleared. The leftovers are packed in the refrigerator. And party planners have turned their thoughts to the remaining days of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's celebrations. But for many it's hard to give up...
  • The season of excess begins

    The season of excess begins
    Some celebrate Christmas, some Hanukkah and some Kwanzaa, but to me the coming holiday time is potlatch season, and it's starting earlier every year. A potlatch was a festival of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest during which the host...
  • Oportunidades para ver 'El Cascanueces' esta Navidad

    Oportunidades para ver 'El Cascanueces' esta Navidad
    El Cascanueces ("The Nutcracker") es sinónimo con la Navidad, y aquí le presentamos algunas adaptaciones de esta obra clásica el sur de Florida. MIAMI YOUTH BALLET Versión coreografiada por Yanis Pikieris y Marielena Mencia para 100 bailadores...
  • Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]

    Editor: On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air for their attendance and enthusiasm at [Sunday's] Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration. The...
  • Christmas tree goes up at Glendale City Hall

    Christmas tree goes up at Glendale City Hall
    For the first time in three years, the city of Glendale hosted a Christmas tree-lighting event in Parcher Plaza at City Hall. While the city still erected a tree and decorated it in the past, tight budgeting prompted officials to nix the roughly $2,000...
  • Hampton University hosts Kwanzaa shopping event

    Hampton University hosts Kwanzaa shopping event
    The Hampton University Museum will host its annual Holiday and Kwanzaa Marketplace on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7. The museum shop specializes in African and African-American art gifts, perfect for celebrating the Kwanzaa holiday. Gifts range...