Fri, 12/24/2010 - 11:00pm
Tune in for this musical Christmas Eve special.
Opening night concert of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music Director Gustavo Dudamel at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Master musician Andre Rieu performs in front of the historic Hofburg Palace.
The other day I said to my family, “Let’s all give homemade gifts this year.” This suggestion sank like a stone on a wave of despair, since my kids are still young enough to dream of Lego sets, gadgets, and games. But for my part, I’m determined to do it.
A few years ago, my colleague Laura Garrison formed a club for WXXI listeners who are passionate about travel. She and former morning host Simon Pontin led a trip to Austria in 2008. Last year, a small group went to Costa Rica with WRUR’s Scott Regan. When Laura asked me to co-host a trip to northern Italy in 2011, I was thrilled.