Curse the fool who invented wrapping paper. Or is that just me and my inability to wrap properly??
» Spike the eggnog, and drink about five cups. Stare quizzically at people and complain of too many blinking lights.
» Holler every hour or so, “I hear reindeer on the roof!”
» Marvel at the brightness of the color red.
» Tell carolers, “You people are so off-key, my cat is enjoying this.”
» Threaten to wear mistletoe on your head for one week, while you attack people.
» Demand to know the nutritional value of fried oysters (Southern traditional Christmas food).
» Tell the little drummer boy/girl to “Play me some Metellica.”
» Pretend you are a shepherd and tell people, “I must attend to my flock.”
Happy Holidays! from Torifan
Art & Culture— 26 July 2013
Poet and playwright Tim Lee—also known by his alter ego Winsphere Jones—and his Winspherian Theatre Company returned to the Douglass Theatre to debut his then-latest creation, From the Lion’s Mouth, a story about one man’s fall from grace. Equal parts classical drama and love story, From the Lion’s Mouth—the last of five Lee productions as…
Food & Cuisine— 3 July 2014
If you can’t get to the Caribbean, then let the Caribbean come to you. That was the idea behind the Middle Georgia Island Festival according to organizers and boy was that the case. The Island Festival promotes the Caribbean! Smiley’s Flea Market was alive with the sounds of reggae and Calypso music, the taste and…
Travel & Leisure— 11 August 2012
The following list was part of a Charlotte (NC) visitor’s bureau ad that appeared in the Travel section of USAToday. 1 » Billy Graham Library 2 » Scarowinds 3 » Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts & Culture 4 » Lowe’s Motor Speedway 5 » Discovery Place 6 » Belk Theater 7 » Carolina…
Odds & Ends— 27 December 2017
It is no surprise that many, many New Year’s parties are scheduled for the coming week! I’m sure you’ve picked the one(s) you’re going to attend, so you don’t need to read about them here. And how does one write an end-of-year message that appropriately thanks our multitude of Arts patrons for their unending support?…
Reports & Reviews— 14 January 2014
Falling Up: My Story is the Autobiography of Jaime Luis Gomez. That name may be unrecognizable to the general public. Why? To the world Gomez is known as the rapper Taboo. He is one fourth of the world renowned group, the Black Eye Peas. His autobiography goes deeper than the average story of achieving a childhood…