Omaha, Neb.- The River City Mixed Chorus presents "Holidays with a Twist," a concert highlighting the lighter side of the holidays combined with a twist of humor. Performances will be held at 7:05 p.m., Saturday Dec. 13, and 4:05 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at First United Methodist Church, located at 70th and Cass streets. Tickets range from $10-15 and are available at www.RCMC.org.
Musical selections include "Sparklejollytwinklejingley" from the Broadway musical Elf, Leonard Cohn's "Hallelujah," some very humorous Chanukah tunes, a sprinkling of Kwanzaa and Winter Solstice songs and some new takes on traditional favorites including "Here We Come A-Wassailing" and "Auld Lang Syne."
The River City Mixed Chorus is in its 31st season and includes 73 singers. RCMC is one of the longest-running Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally (GLBTA) Mixed Choruses in the United States. It is under the direction of Dr. A. Barron Breland.
"I am excited about this concert because it explores the lighter side of the holidays," says Breland. "With all of the stress of gifts, parties, cooking, et cetera that goes into the hustle and bustle of holiday preparations, it's nice to focus on the good stuff: family and laughs."
For more information about the River City Mixed Chorus, or to purchase tickets, visit www.RCMC.org.