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Holidays

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  • Reid floats deal on nominations to avoid Christmas Eve session

    Reid floats deal on nominations to avoid Christmas Eve session
    WASHINGTON -- Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) floated a possible deal Tuesday that would allow senators to go home for Christmas recess as soon as this week as long as Republicans agree to allow the pending slate of President Obama’s nominations...
  • Will Ferrell brings holiday joy with 'Christmas Time Is Here'

    Will Ferrell brings holiday joy with 'Christmas Time Is Here'
    It wouldn't be the holidays without a performance of a timeless Christmas classic from a boys' choir. And what better ensemble to see perform than the Vienna Boys' Choir? And who better to perform with them than international screen superstar Will...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Mary Poppins'

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Mary Poppins'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Sing-Off The groups perform songs...
  • Celine Dion's new, easygoing 'Life'

    Celine Dion's new, easygoing 'Life'
    Celine Dion was on a Studio City soundstage last week, rehearsing for her performance on a holiday TV special. Ne-Yo had joined the French Canadian singer to run through "Incredible," a duet from Dion's new album, but almost as soon as she'd tilted her...
  • Anxious retailers stretch holiday hours

    Anxious retailers stretch holiday hours
    With a week to go before Christmas, retailers are in full battle mode, with many unveiling plans to keep their stores open for marathon stretches to give last-minute gift buyers every opportunity to spend. Toys R Us will throw its doors wide starting at...
  • Got holiday entertaining questions? Ask us!

    Got holiday entertaining questions? Ask us!
    We know the holiday season can be stressful, so we've assembled our holiday dream team to answer all your entertaining questions. Whether you're looking for Christmas dinner ideas or wondering whether to bake Grandma's cookies on parchment paper, we're...
  • Go Christmas caroling with Google's karaoke-like mobile app

    Go Christmas caroling with Google's karaoke-like mobile app
    Embarrassed that you can't remember the lyrics to Christmas carols? Google has come to the rescue. The search giant has rolled out a feature for its mobile app that gives iPhone and Android smartphone users the words and the music to popular Christmas...
  • Check out the Kab-u-to work hangover taxi, for hung-over professionals

    Check out the Kab-u-to work hangover taxi, for hung-over professionals
    A hangover taxi is weaving through the streets of London, helping hung-over professionals get to work the night after a few too many tequila shots. It's called the Kab-u-to work, started by the Kabuto Noodle company, and it's brilliant.  It's amazing no...
  • 'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'Lawrence of Arabia' for the holidays

     'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'Lawrence of Arabia' for the holidays
    Two kinds of cinematic traditions can be celebrated in the coming weeks, starting with the annual Christmas Eve "Fiddler on the Roof" sing-along dreamed up by the Laemmle chain and now expanding to no less than six theaters. The Broadway musical, based on...
  • Want to watch a Yule log burn on TV? Here's where to do it

    Want to watch a Yule log burn on TV? Here's where to do it
    Christmas not complete without film of a burning Yule log playing on your TV? The annual holiday tradition is back this year, but with a few modern variations. The annual Yule log film began in 1966 when New York station WPIX first aired a three-hour...
  • Self-gifting by consumers is on retailers' wish lists

    Self-gifting by consumers is on retailers' wish lists
    Trinkel De La Paz, 24, loves this holiday's deep discounts because they're enabling her to be a more generous Santa. To herself, that is. The Silver Lake graphic designer bought herself an iPad mini and some clothes discounted on Cyber Monday, and...