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Christmas

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  • 'Tis the season for sonic hellfire

    'Tis the season for sonic hellfire
    What better way to ring in the Yuletide spirit this year than to go see Krammpstein, “the world’s No. 1 Krampus industrial metal act,” a bizarre, visually explosive twin tribute to German rockers Rammstein and Austrian folklore legend Krampus. Back by popular demand, this is the second holiday season that Krammpstein has stormed the Complex in Glendale in what is fast appearing to be a new holiday tradition. It’s just one of many signs that Europe’s peculiar Christmastime Krampus legend is finally taking hold in America.
  • Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre
    It’s not often that an artist is as involved with civic concerns as Norman Mamey. The conductor, producer and musical director has a C.V. a mile long, which includes a Grammy (for an album with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra), movie, stage and TV...

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Appreciating the legacy of 'The Christmas Song'

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Appreciating the legacy of 'The Christmas Song'
    For years now on most Fridays, I begin class not with a grammar or writing exercise but with a music lesson as a way to broaden my students’ musical knowledge by playing for them some of the great singers and composers of the 20th century, artists I...

    Stage Review: Holiday fare has a family focus

    Stage Review: Holiday fare has a family focus
    Fate, in the persons of one recently departed Jewish grandmother and a loopy delivery man, brings two lonely people together on Christmas Eve in the West Coast premiere of “Handle With Care,” a romantic comedy by Jason Odell Williams at the...

    La Crescenta Santa gives out golden dollars

    La Crescenta Santa gives out golden dollars
    After impersonating Santa Claus at a senior care facility in Glendale last week, Joe Mandoky was still dressed in his red hat topped with a holly leaf, red velour suit and golden bells jingling at his waist when he went to pick up mail at the Verdugo City...