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Holiday Magic: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Comes to Jacksonville

Exploring the history and mystery behind Mannheim Steamroller is like a musical advent calendar. Behind every window is a new story, a different instrument, or an inspirational moment waiting to be discovered. Mannheim Steamroller delivers a special holiday performance one night only on November 20th at the Moran Theater (www.artistseriesjax.com). The program will include interpretations of holiday classics and a 20-minute segment of material from the beloved Fresh Aire series. EU Jacksonville had the opportunity to speak with creator Chip Davis from his home nestled deep in hilly, tree-lined Nebraska about finding joy in the little things and harnessing the …

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Holidays at Universal Orlando are Pure Magic

The holidays are upon us! If you need an out of town option for entertaining kids (or yourself!), head down to Universal Studios and/or Islands of Adventure in Orlando for some family-friendly fun.  has the  EVERY DAY at 5pm until December 21st, then at 8pm from December 22nd through January 3rd. Walking around before the parade, you’ll see floats stationed at various points throughout the park. ( is particularly well-placed!) Just after the parade, catch performances by , who have “holiday” listed as their genre on their Wikipedia page. If the name is unfamiliar to you, just drive around listening …

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