Merry Christmas, Mariah’s fourth studio album was released on November 1, 1994. The album features cover versions of both popular Christmas tunes and original material. The album contains a contemporary holiday theme, with gospel inspired background vocals.
The Chinese view 2012 as having started on January 22nd,
With the holidays and a New Year right around the corner, many of us are still rushing to purchase last minute presents.
The Nutcracker has long since been a traditional Christmas performance attended by Americans since the 1940’s. The Nutcracker made it’s worldwide debut in 1892 in St. Petersburg, Russia. As many are familiar with the composer, Tchaikovsky, the original choreography was conceived by Marius Petipa. Petipa became very ill in the middle of composing the choreography so his assistant, Lev Ivanov aided in the completion of the dance.
The first Kwanzaa celebration took place in 1966 as a product of the Black Power Movement.
It’s my favorite time of year and like everyone else I want to give gifts that are thoughtful, fashionable and that are not going to break the bank or still be paying for in March 2012.