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Chicago Tickets on Sale Now for Mathis and Steamroller

For some events associated with Christmas you have to act early — and fast. In Chicago at the Rosemont Theater two much anticipated concerts — Johnny Mathis on December 6th, and Mannheim Steamroller on December 20th — will see tickets go on sale this week. Grammy Award-winner Johnny Mathis sings his hits and holiday favorites at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Tickets are $65-$95. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis …
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Top 10 Videos of Christmas 2013

In a world dominated by phones, tablets and small screens the on-demand of Christmas is by far the fastest growing form of entertainment at Christmas. A recent televised Christmas special variety show by Kelly Clarkson drew about 30 million viewers and that was considered good by many standards. But some of the videos we show below have nearly as impressive numbers — gained one at a time on screens of …
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Annual Survey of Christmas 2013

The 14th Annual Survey of Christmas shows that Christmas remains as popular as ever with 95 percent of all respondents indicating at least some form of Christmas celebration. More than 4,000 individuals were surveyed online and offline over a 60-day period during the summer of 2013 in eight different areas of the United States: Raligh-Durham, Dallas-Fort Worth, Tx. Los Angeles-San Diego, Chicago, Memphis, Boise, Oklahoma City, and Boston. Online survey …
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Top Five Christmas Hoaxes

For every round of Jingle Bells filling the frosty air this Christmas there is a growing chorus of “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch” as the trend of Christmas tomfoolery known as Christmas hoaxes, pranks and scams seems to be picking up steam. Don’t be fooled this festive season. Here is a list of famous and some not-so-nice tricks of Christmas to look out for as you celebrate Christmas online …
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Christmas Stress: A Man’s Perspective

I take nothing away from the women in my life when it comes to the holidays. From coordinating all the family activities to preparing food, parties and gifts there is little that doesn’t get done by them and left untouched by me. But men too have plenty to stress over at Christmastime. I go back to that first Christmas Eve as an example of what men can have to handle. …
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Why is Santa Smoking Controversial?

By Jeff Westover In recent days a Christmas story has unfolded that has just amazed me. It has been everywhere in the media, including on our sites at ChristmasNewswire.com and ChristmasFinest.com. It is all about a new book of an old story. Publisher Pamela McColl has released a brilliantly illustrated new edition of The Night Before Christmas with one simple edit: she has removed the verse referencing Santa smoking a …