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  • Film historian Jeremy Arnold’s new book, "Christmas in the Movies: 30 Classics to Celebrate the Season," showcases the very best among this uniquely spirited strain of cinema. Each film is profiled on what makes it a "Christmas movie," along with behind-the-scenes stories of its production, reception, and legacy.
  • The Ashokan Center and WAMC Northeast Public Radio invite you to glide into the New Year with four fantastic hours of delightful, live music!
  • Poppy Harlow is a twice-Emmy-nominated journalist who co-anchors the morning edition of CNN Newsroom and hosts the podcast Bossfiles with Poppy Harlow. This season, she’s added “children’s book author” to her resume. “The Biggest Little Boy: A Christmas Story” follows Luca, a boy who loves big things, as he finds his perfect Christmas tree. The book is beautifully illustrated by freelance illustrator Ramona Kaulitzki.
  • Music Director David Alan Miller and the musicians of the Albany Symphony are set to deck the halls of the Palace Theatre on back-to-back weekends with sounds of the season!
  • Hung With Care, Big Gay Hudson Valley’s queer holiday burlesque spectacular will return to The Linda - WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio on November 28 at 7 p.m - with performances the previous two nights in Newburgh and Rosendale. Big Gay Hudson Valley Co-Founder Stephan Hengst joins us to tell us more.
  • Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is a timeless tale of joy and goodwill which will be opening December 2 at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. We get a preview of the Berkshire Theatre Group production this morning. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, the dazzling score features, “Blue Skies,” “Count Your Blessings,” “I Love a Piano,” “How Deep is the Ocean?” and of course the unforgettable title song, “White Christmas.” To tell us more, we welcome the four lead actors from the show, Mike Wartella, Michael Starr, and Claire and Alanna Saunders.
  • Nothing brings the spirit of the season into our hearts quite like a great holiday movie. "Christmas films" come in many shapes and sizes and exist across…
  • The annual Boston Pops Holiday season at Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts is one of the greatest Christmastime traditions in New England. In a…
  • From Ancient Rome through 21st-century America, bestselling author Denise Kiernan brings us a biography of an idea: gratitude, as a compelling human…
  • Shawn Stone joins us to talk about what he's seen lately and what cultural events are coming up this week in our region.Seen: "Frozen 2," "Ford v…