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 Dec 14 - 20, 2006 
Joan and Marilyn hope, by golly, that you have a dolly, jolly Christmas this year.

Culture Shock

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Scottish Xmas—Instead of a golden goose, this Christmas perhaps you should consider dining on a big steaming sack of haggis. Or not. I suppose you could also get your Scottish fix simply by attending the Scottish Christmas concert at UNM's Popejoy Hall on Sunday, Dec. 17. Expect traditional Scottish carols, wassail tunes and Highland dances along with three-time U.S. Scottish fiddlin' champ Bonnie Rideout and other renowned Celtic musicians such as Jerry O'Sullivan, William Jackson, John Doyle and Matthew Bell. The show starts at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, $29, $35 and $39. unmtickets.com, 925-5858.

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Joan and Marilyn hope, by golly, that you have a dolly, jolly Christmas this year.

Performance Preview

Have a Dolly, Jolly Christmas

The Dolls blow out the candles on 10 years of laughter and kitsch

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On a chilly evening at the Albuquerque Social Club, Matthew Bubb helps a cast member of The Joan Crawford/Marilyn Monroe Christmas Carol select a costume. "Now, I don't care if you are hairy," he says, holding up an iridescent mini-dress with aqua, silver and gold sequins. "We can put a big necklace on you, but honestly, I don't care if Jayne Mansfield has a hairy chest."

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Book News

Gift Books 2006

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Aside from lotto tickets, it’s hard to think of a gift with a greater upside than a book. If your beloved doesn’t fall for the latest Donna Leon mystery, she can put it down after 20 minutes and a have nice piece of décor, then later take it to the charity shop. Little time wasted. But if for some reason the book speaks to her, she has eight hours of enjoyment to look forward to. And on top of that, a lifetime memory of having been inside that book--something only blunt trauma and age can take away. Here’s a mini guide to what’s in the stores and worth giving.

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Well, Bless Your Heart

The Glitter Girls

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Steel Magnolias meets "Survivor" in this coy and colorful comedy.
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The Rough Diamond of Chamber Music

Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner

By August March
Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner play chamber music live.
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Crop It Like It's Hot

TedxABQ 2018 Design Salon

By Maggie Grimason
Explore the topic of design with six New Mexicans shaping the world around us.
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More, Guitars, More Controllers

Adrian Legg

By August March
Award-winning and masterful guitarist, Adrian Legg plays live.
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