Christmas in Washington

Holiday Music Specials, Buble to…Charles Barkley?

Posted on 12/15/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentQuestion:  What has Michael Buble, Celine Dion, Miley Cyrus, Hugh Jackman, Cookie Monster, Charles Barkley, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama?  Answer:  This week’s lineup of holiday music specials!  If you enjoy seeing top names warbling about Santa, snow and sleigh rides, this is your week. For the last couple of years, Buble has been hitting our sweet spot with network Christmas variety fare as traditional as his silky-voiced crooning.  This year, his 10 p.m. NBC show Wednesday …

POTUS Takes a “Christmas in Washington” Break

Posted on 12/16/2012 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentWith so many trouble spots to worry about, you have to know the President needs a holiday break.  At least he was in the merry and bright zone for a little while the other night, tending to tradition at the annual Christmas in Washington concert at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.  Hosted by Conan O’Brien, with Diana Ross, “Smash” star Megan Hilty, “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery, pop star Demi Lovato, “The Voice” favorite Chris Mann, and “Gangnam Style” …