This just in from Broadway Palm

The Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre just put this out, and I want to share it with everyone who follows me on this blog: “Fort Myers, FL. December 15, 2017. Leoma Lovegrove and her hit one-woman show My Studio returns to Broadway Palm for seven performances only January 4 through January 7, 2018! Join Matlacha Island phenom [...]

December 15th, 2017|Art, Events|

More Christmas tree trivia

So, here are some more Christmas tree fun facts and trivia: President Franklin Pierce erected the first Christmas tree in the White House in 1856. In 1894 President Grover Cleveland displayed the first electrically lighted White House Christmas tree, which was lit with numerous small multi-colored lights. In 1917, Albert Sadacca, then a teenager, suggested to [...]

December 12th, 2017|Art, Creative|

Edison extends legacy of the Christmas tree

In the years following the Civil War, Christmas trees continued to rise in popularity. Where Europeans favored trees they could sit atop a table, Americans preferred big, full floor-to-ceiling trees that ranged between 7 and 12 feet in height. And they decorated their trees with homemade ornaments, as it would be decades before store-bought varieties became commercially available. For [...]

December 11th, 2017|Art, Creative|