Dance, Orchestration, and Holiday Spirit: ‘The Nutcracker’ Ballet Returns to Valdosta

When: Friday, Dec. 2 @ 7:30 p.m. / Saturday, Dec. 3 @ 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. / Sunday, Dec. 4 @ 2:30 p.m. Where: Mathis Auditorium in Valdosta, Georgia “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” is essentially the theme song for the month of December. You hear it while doing your holiday shopping, on the radio, while watching “Home Alone” for the 100th time, … Continue reading Dance, Orchestration, and Holiday Spirit: ‘The Nutcracker’ Ballet Returns to Valdosta

Christmas Lights: Are They for Celebration or Competition?

Ah, the time is upon us to begin preparations for this years’ Christmas season. As usual, the first thing on the Christmas agenda is setting up the Christmas tree. Decorating your home is a tradition for many families, including my own. The day after Thanksgiving (aka Black Friday), millions of brave souls will charge into the crowds to cash in on the deals that the … Continue reading Christmas Lights: Are They for Celebration or Competition?

The Growing Trend of Adult Coloring

Coloring is instilled in us during our youth. In preschool, there is coloring. In kindergarten through second grade, coloring is a normality. Adults coloring? Not so much. It’s the new fad, and nobody can escape it. I don’t mean the adult coloring that parents do with their children when they are sitting down doing homework. I mean adults purchasing coloring books for themselves and taking … Continue reading The Growing Trend of Adult Coloring