Christmas costumes

Why this “Nightmare Before Christmas” screening is a never-before Modesto event What’s this?!

With nods to Jack Skellington, the sights, and sounds, they’ll be everywhere and all around when the Modesto Symphony Orchestra brings a Halloween treat with an added trick to its October pops concerts. The Disney animated classic “The Nightmare Before Christmas” will play on a big screen inside the Gallo Center for the Arts while … [Read more…]

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Northside Pageant signals Christmastime

In a small, enclosed sewing room under her carport, Gail Henrichs puts on her “Majesty of Christmas” pageant rehearsal music and feeds fabric through a sewing machine.   The hum of Christmas music and a busy sewing needle reverberate through her 12-foot by 16-foot room while learning the words to each song to Northside Baptist’s … [Read more…]

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How To Dress Like The Plastics In “Jingle Bell Rock” This Festive Season

One of the most memorable scenes of Mean Girls has got to be the Plastics’ performance of “Jingle Bell Rock” in the Winter Talent Show. Aside from the dance routine (which I one day hope to memorize) I always wanted to wear a Mean Girls inspired costume that channels this particular festive look. They just … [Read more…]

Christmas costumes

Experience an Italian Christmas at Venice Grand Canal’s Parata di Natale

An Italian Christmas filled with magical performances and exciting surprises awaits at the country’s most romantic mall as Venice Grand Canal brings its first-ever Parata di Natale or Grand Venetian Christmas Parade.   Running on December 4, 11, 18 and on Christmas Day, Parata di Natale will give families, kids and kids at heart the … [Read more…]