CityBeat - Holiday List http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-134-1-holiday_list.html <![CDATA[Holiday Performances and Events - ]]>

Whether you're in Downtown, Middletown or anywhere in between, we have a memorable show for you to go see. Live theater is the best way to create fabulous memories for all children, young and old.

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From coffee gifts packs to vegan ice cream, we've got all your small, budget conscience gifts for your holiday needs. Try some award-winning goetta or hand-painted ceramic spice grinders.

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<![CDATA[Gifts From $25-$50 - ]]> From magic tricks to champagne, we've got all your gifts for those who mean something to you in life. Try a seastorm mini scarf or an eco-friendly shaving kit.]]> <![CDATA[Gifts From $50-$100 - ]]>

From tickets to the Behind the Myths Tour to Segway Tours, we've got all your gifts for those special people. Try a bowtie or rainboots.

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From vases to jewelry. We've got all your high end gifts for your loved ones. Try a lace vace or a Thad Cline Art Deco ring.

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<![CDATA[New Year's Eve Fun - ]]> How do you want to spend the last night of 2010? You could dance the night away in Northside, toast with champagne in Mount Adams or even skate into 2011 at the Beach Waterpark. Whatever your preference, we've got New Year's Eve events to suit every taste and budget.]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Performances - ]]> It's easy to shun winter weather by hiding inside, drinking egg nog and watching 'A Charlie Brown Christmas Special.' Instead, celebrate the season by taking in a few local performances or events and mingling with your fellow man.]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Activities - ]]> Check out this list of all the happenings in Cincinnati this holiday season. You'll find local events at your favorite places. Some of the best theater of the year will also be onstage. And our local museums are hosting some great holiday exhibitions.]]> <![CDATA[New Year's Eve Special Events - You deserve it]]> You're the VIP at these exclusive events. Celebrate New Year's Eve with people who deserve to be in your presence. Check out the CSO's Masquerade Ball, the Park District's family night and Know Theater/CityBeat's Roaring '20s speakeasy. All the cool kids are doing it.]]> <![CDATA[New Year's Eve Parties - Going out with a bang!]]> Want to meet up with interesting strangers? Have you been known to blame it all on the mistletoe? Do you want to run 2009 out of town like it stole your money and called your mom bad names? Is Dec. 31 the last night you get to party before entering the witness protection program? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, check out our list of the hottest New Year's Eve parties!]]> <![CDATA[New Year's Eve Dinner Parties - A champagne toast at midnight...]]> Champagne is arguably the best part of New Year's Eve. People get this one night to drink on one night. Most folks don't even have it on other special occasions, unless you're a professional athlete, coach professional athletes, work on Wall Street or are French (I heard they celebrate New Year's Eve on a different day anyway). Check out this list of champagne-and-food events in the 'Nati.]]> <![CDATA[Eateries and Events - ]]> To avoid getting stressed out during holiday shopping sprints, enjoy these restaurants and events. You can also purchase gift certificates at many of these dining establishments either for people on your list or for yourself to return to later.]]> <![CDATA[Gifts for Under $25 - ]]> For those Secret Santa parties at work or when you're in need of that small shippable item for a cousin or nephew. It that thought that counts, people. Check out these great gifts that will cost you less that a Christmas goose.]]> <![CDATA[Gifts for Under $50 - ]]> When you're looking for some nice, something to impress. Gifts for your boss or for the host of that great holiday party you go to each year. Check out this find your way to gifts that have the impact you're looking for.]]> <![CDATA[Gifts for Under $100 - ]]> For that person you know you has everything or for that special individual in your life. Sometimes your loved ones deserve something special. When gift giving gets serious, this is the list that will give you a big head start.]]> <![CDATA[Gifts for Over $100 - ]]> When you need a gift for that friend who would help you hide body (or already has), when money is no object. If you have a person in your life who is definitely on Santa's "Nice List" then start your shopping right here.]]> <![CDATA[Thoughtful Gifting - Lots of ways to make your gifts mean more this year]]> While doing research for this year’s Gift Guide (read: shopping all over town), I obviously kept my eyes open for items that would fulfill and exceed my giftees’ holiday wish lists. In doing so, I saw a lot of unusual gifts at local stores but also a few common themes throughout their festive stock.]]> <![CDATA[12 Days of Christmas - A dozen different ways to get your holiday on]]> This time of year casts a bright, if cold, light on the many traditions that converge in America. Our shopping sprees and hectic schedules are time trial races and affectations that keep our eyes off the meaning — if there is any such holy grail to be found — of the holidays.]]> <![CDATA[Holiday List: ings - ]]> <![CDATA[Holiday List: ings - ]]>