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It seems like one of the primary focuses of Christmas nowadays is gift giving. You have likely heard of the craziness that ensues in many stores during Black Friday sales, or perhaps you have been to a Black Friday even ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

In 2016, Travel & Leisure named Savannah, Georgia, number 5 on their “Best Cities for Culture in the United States” list. The city is the oldest in the state of Georgia, established in 1733. During the Am ...

Category: ULC Topics

Houston is making headlines after former President George H. W. Bush died. His body will lie in repose at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, which is reportedly the largest Episcopal congregation in North America. St. ...

Category: Religion

At sundown on December 2, Hanukkah begins. It’s the Jewish winter holiday celebrating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. According to tradition, pure olive oil was required for the menorah in the T ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion Judaism

The Native American community is the oldest ethnic population in the Kansas City area. While Kansas City, Missouri, might be called the “BBQ Capital of the World,” “Cowtown” and “Paris of th ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

In a previous article, the documentary “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” was recommended. Let’s celebrate Native American musicians and their contributions to pop culture and music. Here are si ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

It seems as if the Christmas carols begin earlier and earlier each year as merchants try to get shoppers in the holiday-buying mood. If you're tired of Christmas music, but want some seasonal favorites to play in the ba ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Since 1990, Americans have recognized November as Native American Heritage Month. It was President George H. W. Bush that issued the first proclamation, but even without a presidential declaration, it’s important t ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Milwaukee is known for its brewing history, with German immigrants bringing beer to the area. The Milwaukee Brewers are fighting for a spot in the World Series this year. It’s not a city that is usually considered ...

Category: Religion ULC Topics

The first Thanksgiving is highly romanticized. In fact, the New York Times ran an editorial last year titled “Most Everything You Learned About Thanksgiving Is Wrong.” The author, Maya Salam, blames watered-d ...

Category: Holidays and Observances