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In the true spirit of Christmas, the widely renowned Houston Alley Theatre has decided to forgo their usual in-person performance of “A Christmas Carol” and has instead released a free production of the classic that is available to view online now until Dec. 27.  All audiences need to do is register on the Alley...

Envision yourself coasting inside of a Tommy Hilfiger store, trying to find the perfect pair of jeans as a Christmas present for your best friend. However, you soon come to realize that the trousers you favored are the same exact cost as your own phone bill. Pulling a Jessie J, you forget about the price tag and...

Christmas Rocks is a quaint, cute little shop in between the River Oaks and Montrose area of Houston. It’s a shop inside of a house; entirely dedicated to Christmas décor. The kitchen is lined with ornaments, the stairs lead up to a storage room, and the living room holds the cash register and an array of pretty...

Ever wished the Christmas season lasted longer? There is no other place around the world that celebrates this joyful and spirit-filled holiday longer than the Philippines. The tradition starts when “Hanging Amihan,” a wind from the Northeast, arrives in September. This wind marks the beginning of the holiday season,...

The holidays are filled with romance and joyful cheer. What’s not to love about a perfect cold and crisp day; where trees are wrapped up in twinkly lights, and Christmas music and movies are played on repeat?  Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, holiday inspired dates make this time of year feel extra special...

Rankin/Bass Productions was an American animation production company founded by Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass. Some of their major hits were “The Last Unicorn” and the “Thundercats” TV show. However, they are mostly known for their classic holiday television specials.  You probably have seen a Rankin/Bass...

With the holidays just around the corner and winter break almost upon us, the real question is: what are you going to do with all of your free time? Well, if you’re anything like me, then the answer is VIDEO GAMES! I’m here to look at 5 games across every platform that will definitely be on everyone’s Christmas list...

As the holiday season approaches, spending quality time with your family becomes more of a priority. Activities like putting up the Christmas tree, making cookies, and taking pictures with Santa creates a unique experience for every family. Another common holiday activity is going to see Christmas lights.  If...

Main Street Theater is showing “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” a heartwarming holiday-themed sequel to Jane Austen’s novel, “Pride and Prejudice.” The play focuses on Mary, the overlooked middle sister the Bennet family. Contemporary playwrights Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon imagine how Miss Mary Bennet...

After stuffing ourselves fuller than the turkey on Thanksgiving, it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit and what better way to do it than by spending a comfortable night in watching Christmas movies.  Let’s dive right in to my top 10 Christmas movies. 10. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) A Christmas favorite for the...