Posts Tagged ‘Hanukkah’

The (Hanukkah) Sleigher: Katherine Jenkins, “8 Nights of Joy”

More like eight nights of oy.

The Sleigher: A Very Special Thanksgivukkah

It's back: Arts Desk's annual frank assessment of new holiday music
Oy Vey: Kosher food (and wine) producer Manischewitz got massively into the Thanksgivukkah spirit by sponsoring a contest for the best song for this "holiday," which occurs about as often as people whose ancestors arrived on the Mayflower go to shul. Thanks to the combination [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 15

D.C.'s cultural chasm certainly was not devoid of noise this week. But the mighty Far Out vs. Hot Dang does not necessarily care about the loudest noises. Whispers, farts, thuds, hisses, barks, kisses, moans—it all matters.

“SELF’s message that small steps can add up to major change really resonates with the power base here in D.C.”
"I [...]

Arts Roundup: Christmastime for the Jews Edition

Hello! Tomorrow is Christmas!
Surely many of you will be busy unwrapping presents and donning ugly sweaters and eating delicious things, but not I! See, I'm Jewish, and I've already had my seasonal allotment of gifts and comfort food. But for members of the tribe, there's still plenty to do tonight and tomorrow, including:
- Movies and [...]

The Sleigher: The Slackers’ “Hanukkah” Single

HO HO WHO: The Sleigher—well this Sleigher (the one who doesn’t hate italics!)—has a confession: He’s Jewish. Now, he still loves Christmas music, but sometimes he reverts to his ethnic heritage and digs up some Hanukkah tunes, even though that experience was mostly ruined by Adam Sandler in the mid-'90s. [...]