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Kwanzaa

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  • 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...
  • Kwanzaa begins Wednesday; parade planned in South L.A.

     
    The weeklong Kwanzaa holiday begins Wednesday and crowds are expected to gather in South Los Angeles to kick off the celebration. The 36th annual KwanZaa Gwaride Parade and Festival is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Adams and......
  • Kwanzaa holiday starts today with parade in South L.A.

     
    Crowds are expected to gather Wednesday in South Los Angeles to kick off the weeklong Kwanzaa holiday. The 36th annual Kwanzaa Gwaride Parade and Festival is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at Adams and Crenshaw boulevards. It will wind......
  • Auto Erotica: Santa Cars is coming to town

    Auto Erotica: Santa Cars is coming to town
    Occupy them all you want, but the Wall Street types and their multitude of minions deserve credit for this: They've made us the world's best-trained and most-eager consumers on the planet, so much so that we've taken every lovely year-end holiday —...
  • Justin McLeod's Blog

    Justin McLeod's Blog
    August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end.  With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business.  I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools.  There are several reasons why I'm switching...
  • Christmas calendar: Events that inspire holiday spirit

    Christmas calendar: Events that inspire holiday spirit
    NOVEMBER Virginia Symphony Orchestra — Tchaikovsky's "Capriccio Italien." 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Ferguson Center for the Arts, 1 University Place, Newport News. Tickets start at $20. Coliseum Central Holiday Parade Presented by Peninsula Town...
  • Holiday parties: Mind your drinking

    Holiday parties: Mind your drinking
    The holidays have always been an ideal time to get intoxicated and do embarrassing things that cause irreparable harm to important relationships. It's a little-known fact that after the three wise men delivered their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh...
  • Schedule of Christmas season events in Arbutus

    Holiday Train Garden — at Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 Southwestern Blvd. Weeknights, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and weekends, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Free through Jan 1. http://www.arbutusvfd.org/aux-event.htm. Santa House— sponsored by Arbutus...
  • Happy however–you-spell-it

    Happy however–you-spell-it
    There's a whole lot for folks to disagree on this time of year, particularly when it comes to which holiday merits celebrating and which merits the nailing of a Santa-suited skeleton to a wooden cross outside a Leesburg, Va., courthouse. (Google it. Worth...
  • On Faith: Zen and the art of living through the holiday season

    The holidays are filled with anticipation of happiness while enjoying family gatherings, parties, cookie baking, house decorating, music programs, travel, shopping and gifts. For those who have financial worries, relationship difficulties, grief, health...
  • 10 things you might not know about December holidays

    10 things you might not know about December holidays
    After a year like this one, we need a month to relax and recover. Happy December, and may all your trivia come in lists of 10. 1 The traditional Christmas plant we call a poinsettia was known by the Aztecs as cuetlaxochitl. Its current name came from the...