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BOOK REVIEW: Christmas Bells

BOOKS: Schoolteacher draws from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s writings as she faces modern-day troubles Christmas Bells  by Jennifer Chiaverini How do you keep faith when everything around you seems to be falling apart? Chiaverini attempts to answer that question in her latest historical novel. Alternating Christmas storylines bring together Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the 1860s as he faces the imminent […]

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HERITAGE HOLIDAYS: Days of yore

Updated 12/12/2015 11:00 p.m. Holidays: Clark County Museum offers a glimpse of Christmas past during the annual Heritage Holidays celebration – The Clark County Museum opened its gates to the public for a rare after-hours holiday celebration Dec. 11-12. The fourth annual Heritage Holidays was a fully free event featuring roaming carolers from Green Valley High School, […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Mistletoe Inn

BOOKS: Author of holiday-themed novellas creates modern-day Christmas fairy tale.    The Mistletoe Inn  by Richard Paul Evans Kimberly Rossetti wants to become a romance writer. She’s 32 with one divorce, two failed engagements, and many broken hearts behind her — hardly an expert on happily ever after endings! Facing the prospect of holidays alone, she […]

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A walk along Library Tree Lane

CULTURE:  Annual charity event raises funds for children’s program – The Library Tree Lane gala benefiting the children’s services at Henderson Libraries will be held Dec. 4* at 7:00 p.m. at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Pkwy. The event will feature DJ Axis (Johnny Randall) and food with a wine bar by Emery’s. More […]

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PAVILION: Dance of the Swan Queen

  ARTS: Tchaikovsky classic Swan Lake, presented by the Russian Grand Ballet, highlights fall Pavilion line-up – See the world from your seat in the Henderson Pavilion as the fall season 2015 offerings take on an international flair, beginning with a classical presentation of Swan Lake by the Russian Grand Ballet Oct. 10. Recognized worldwide, […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening

BOOKS: Henderson Book Club pick explores growth of relationship between unlikely friends   Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart  by Carol Wall An autobiographical story of the blossoming of a seemingly unlikely friendship. An affluent white woman who is worried about serious health […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Robe

BOOKS: Historical fiction/fantasy in biblical setting tells story of characters interacting with enigmatic robe.    The Robe  by Lloyd C. Douglas The Robe is a novel that tells a story of what happens to Jesus Christ’s robe after his crucifixion. The book offers a detailed description of life in Roman times, and shows firsthand the intertwined politics and […]

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