Cirque Dreams 
Holidaze features performances by acrobats accompanied by Broadway singers performing original music and fresh takes on the classics. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Flippin’ good: Twist, tumble, and soar with seasonal joy as Cirque Dreams Holidaze acrobats take flight accompanied by Broadway singers performing original music and fresh takes on favorites such as “Deck the Halls,” “Winter Wonderland” and “Jingle Bell Rock.” Dozens of production numbers and 300 spectacular costumes construct a dazzling live circus experience described by […]

Christmas at the Paramount is a beloved event complete with an audience sing-along that has become an annual highlight. Rob Garland Photography

ARTS Pick: The Oratorio Society of Virginia

Farther Christmas: The English countryside serves as inspiration when The Oratorio Society of Virginia returns for its annual holiday concert. Christmas at the Paramount’s (below right) featured works, Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Gerald Finzi’s In Terra Pax, complement each other as the two British composers were colleagues and shared an affection […]