Planetary nebula called NGC 5189 that looks a lot like a glass-blown holiday ornament.
Do they celebrate the holidays in space? Looks like it. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured a nearby planetary nebula called NGC 5189 that looks a lot like a glass-blown holiday ornament with a glowing ribbon entwined.
The fastest-growing and largest choral program in the U.S. for older adults, Encore Chorale, will perform a free holiday concert in Silver Spring on Dec. 16.
All are welcome to attend The Maryland Encore Chorale Holiday Concert, featuring the nation’s largest choral program for older adults. The free concert will be held Dec. 16 from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring. The concert will showcase 175 performers from the Maryland Encore Chorales of Schweinhaut Senior Center, Asbury Methodist Village and Washington Conservatory of Music. The singers will sing mostly secular tunes, including an interpretation of the “Hallelujah Chorus” and “Alleluia Brasileira” by Ralph Manuel. They will also perform “Hanukkah, the Season of Light,” “The Twelve Days After Christmas” and “Christmas Goes Classical,“ a song that combines holiday words with orchestra and opera tunes. …