Easter is a popular holiday in America and around the world. Based upon the Bible story of the resurrection of Jesus, it has been the subject of many customs and songs. In this program we’ll explore some of those songs and customs. We’ll visit Oberammergau for the Passion Play and New York’s Fifth Avenue for [...]
Ever since Luke the Evangelist told the Christmas story, many years ago, the Christmas season has brought out the best in literary composition. Writers from Clement Moore to Charles Dickens to Theodore Geisel have told of the characters, the tales, and the traditions that have gone into the making of our greatest holiday. Their characters, [...]
Mathew Brady opened his first photographic office in 1844. To his studios in New York and Washington, D. C., flocked politicians, generals, actors, and actresses. Anyone who was anyone sat to “have their likeness taken” by Brady and his assistants, several of whom, including Timothy O’Sullivan and Alexander Gardner, were destined for fame in their [...]
Guitar, stories, music and memories of years gone by just scratches the surface of the a program with Dale...