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Solvang Holiday Happenings

2016 Christmas Julefest

(Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)

A departure from regular Christmas faire, or

rather a “solid kick in the pants” Welsh-born

and Los Angeles-based pianist and singer-

songwriter Judith Owen and her husband,

actor and humorist Harry Shearer

(The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) will once again

spread their special brand of yuletide cheer

with Christmas Without Tears 2016. Owen

describes it as an antidote to “Xmas.” The witty and heartwarming show features an all-star array of friends and guests dropping into Owen and Shearer’s onstage living room to share a song, a story or a laugh that makes a perfect mix for a true variety show. The annual series kicks will at Los Angeles’ Largo at the Coronet Sat. Dec 17 with special guests Rebecca Corry, Godfrey Daniels, Amy Engelhardt, Julia Fordham, John Michael Higgins, Jane Lynch, Doña Oxford, Schoolcraft and Murray, and Fred Willard, with musical director CJ Vanston, Joe Pusateri on percussion, Leland Sklar on bass, Michael Thompson on guitar, and surprise guests.

For more information and tickets go to:

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