On the road

Is it time for a new set of wheels, one that’s luxurious and energy efficient? The Lexus LS 600h L is a luxury hybrid sedan. Adding the Executive Class Seating …

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The sound of Christmas

Mannheim Steamroller released their first of eight Christmas albums in 1984. Since then, the band’s musical mix of acoustic, analog, digital, and electronic sounds has helped them sell over 35 million Christmas albums worldwide.

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Old school, new student

Former American Idol Ruben Studdard is going back to his roots. The Alabama native is set to star in the 30th anniversary tour of Ain’t Misbehavin’, playing Fats Waller alongside fellow “American Idol” alumni Frenchie Davis and Trenyce Cobb. “I know most people are [expecting] to see the Velvet Teddy Bear when, in fact, they’re going to get Fats,” Studdard says.

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History buffs

The documentary The Rape of Europa tells the fascinating story of Nazi Germany’s obsession with creating the world’s greatest art museum. From the Nazi’s “wish list” of art to acquire …

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Arts and entertainment

Who says you can’t multitask? See a show at the Fox Theatre and, while you’re there, do some holiday shopping. At Atlanta Ballet Nutcracker performances, special commemorative nutcrackers and Christmas …

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The fashion forward

Galerie Boutique, in historic downtown Alpharetta, is an eclectic clothing boutique for men and women who appreciate the “art of dressing.” Owner Kathy An Kessler has handpicked designs from America …

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Feeling presidential?

Had Napoleon decided not to sell his American holdings, Little Rock would have been known to successive generations as La Petit Roche, a more romantic and evocative term for the view Arkansas River travelers have of the town. Best known as President William “Bill” Clinton’s hometown, it is a great destination for families, history buffs and nature lovers.

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