New Christmas CDs for 2014

In terms of new Christmas music CD releases for the 2014 holiday season, the offering seems a bit slim. That's not to say there aren't any big name releases. In mid-October, Idina Menzel landed her first Christmas album, one year after her enormously successful turn as Queen Else in Disney's Frozen, … Continue reading

Streisand’s ‘Partners’ Debuts Atop Billboard Chart

Barbra Streisand has added one more feather to her cap, and let's face it, at this point she has the equivalent of a full-length headdress when it comes to achievements. With the chart-topping debut of her latest set, Partners, Streisand achieves what no other musician (soloist or group) ever has, a number … Continue reading


The following is a list of upcoming 2014 events (concerts, theater shows, festivals, fairs, sporting events) in the Netherlands (including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Arnhem). Tickets to each event can be accessed through the link provided.    HOLLAND EVENT TICKETS EVENT DATE CITY VENUE DAVIS CUP NED vs. CROATIA … Continue reading

Buying a Tablet? Things to Look for Before Purchasing

As everyone knows, tablet computers are hot hot hot these days! Even people who previously had dismissed the gadgets as unnecessary in light of already owning a desktop/laptop computer and smartphone, are coming to the realization that these ultra-thin hybrids can provide a benefit over and above a smart phone or laptop. A friend … Continue reading

New Christmas CDs for 2012

Christmas music CDs often end up as some of the year's biggest hit records. Take, for example, 2010 when Susan Boyle's holiday album The Gift was that year's 5th best selling CD. Even more striking was last year when 2 Christmas CDs were among 2011's Top 10 best sellers (#2 … Continue reading