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Merry Christmas, happy Kwanzaa and holidays to one and all

Rosa Pryor | 12/20/2013, 6 a.m.
Marva Laws, affectionately known as “Marvelous Marva” will host the show of the year at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, called “The Legends”. It is a Jewel Box Revue Show with celebrity impersonators on Saturday, December 21, 8 p.m. For more information, call 240-786-7226.

Happy holidays to you my dear friends. My goodness gracious! This has been a hell-la-va year. Some good, and some not so good, but the positive thing is if you are reading me now, you are above ground and that is a good thing. I know many of us have lost loved ones this year. I lost a dear brother and many friends, but at the same time, I was blessed to be able to publish a book that people seem to love. Also, the Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship Fund was able to give five children scholarships this year, thanks to you. I want to thank each one of you for supporting my columns as well as thanking Joy Bramble and the Baltimore Times for allowing me to communicate with you through words and pictures to keep you informed on what is going on in our community entertainment world. I believe that one of the best holidays of the year is Christmas, because people seem to be happier, more giving and festive than any other time of the year. I like that.

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Ronnie Spector, classic rock singer will be featured in songs for the best Christmas party ever on December 20th at the Rams Head Center Stage at the Maryland Live! Casino located at the Arundel Mills Mall at Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Arundel Mills Blvd. Showtime is 8 p.m. For ticket information, go to: www.marylandlivecasino.com.

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Kendra Randall, Esq., president of Baltimore County Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. Their 25th anniversary celebration is Sunday, December 22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Pikesville.For ticket information, call 301-687-3206.

There are lots of social events going on this time of the year. I am going to share them with you.

Bilal Ali Productions presents a night of smooth jazz and R&B featuring national recording artist, Eddie Bacuss, Jr., Vivian Owens, Duget Ron and others at the Gordon Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 21 with the famous radio talk show host of WEAA 88.9 FM, Anthony McCartney as master of ceremony. The show starts at 8 p.m. It is requested that everyone bring hats, scarves & gloves for children and the proceeds will benefit “Operation Keep the Homeless Warm” during the winter. For more information, call 443-540-7797.

Here are some of Rambling Rose’s suggestions for you and your family if you dine out during the holidays: The Prime Rib at Maryland Live! Casino offers many options for guests to enjoy the holidays in style in their lounge or their terrace that opens out to the casino floor. Make reservations at www.marylandlivecasino.com. The Oregon Grille in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is a romantic 19th century stone farmhouse that has a lot to offer in terms of hosting special events. The Grille has dinner, lunch and brunch party menus. For reservations go to www.theoregongrille.com.

Well, ladies and gentlemen, I am out of time and space. I will see you at the Meyerhoff for the Marvelous Marva Jewel Box Revue Show, which will be OFF THE HOOK! Enjoy your holidays, be safe and God bless. Remember, if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at rosapryor@aol.com. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I’M MUSICALLY YOURS.