All posts tagged "christmas"

  • Untraditional Tidings

    Got the holiday spirit – but tired of tradition? Call it bah-humbug blasphemy, but most area theaters and concert venues aim to entice the average...

  • 11 Amazing Tech Gifts

      Technology is the ultimate Christmas gift. More useful than diamonds, a greater fashion statement than clothing, more satisfying than chocolates. Or socks. If you're...

  • North Pole Longing

    {GMCW: Born This Way (Photo by Ward Morrison)} ''Mrs. Claus is going to be very classy, with maybe just a hint of Karen Walker,'' says...

  • Tree Topping

    It took us six years of searching to finally find a solution to one of our most vexing annual problems of the holiday season. Namely,...

  • Xmas Column

    The American Family Association is mad at Banana Republic. They're also mad at Family Dollar and Radio Shack and a handful of others. Seems these...

  • Metro Weekly Poll: Getting Festive

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  • Outspoken, Ep. 18: Naughty or Nice? [video]

    In honor of the holiday season, host Ebone Bell ventured into the lobby of GWU's Lisner Auditorium before the GMCW's Holiday Concert and asked ''Have...

  • Survey Says: Lesbians are Sadder

    Lesbians are more likely to experience higher levels of stress and depression than straight women around the winter-holiday season, according to a new study conducted...

  • Holiday Tidings

    Given the avaricious nature of the season -- when Santa treats everyone like a little baby Jesus, everybody wins -- it's no surprise that I...

  • Two Christmases

    In one of the more poignant moments of a motion picture that I hold dear -- a staple of my personal cinematic catalog -- there...

  • Xmas Fear

    This week I'll be heading to New Port Richey, Fla., to spend Christmas with my widowed mother who lives alone in a ''55 and older''...

  • Christmas Candie

    When the term ''flautist'' came along -- 1860, according to Merriam-Webster -- the traditionalists, that bunch who'd been using ''flutist'' since 1603, may have been...

  • Ornamental

    In August, you complained that the stores were breaking out their Christmas consumables way too early, but here we are two weeks from the big...

  • Magnificent Music

    I don't see how the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C. could have made a more musically rewarding and emotionally uplifting contribution to the December...

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