Monday, November 24, 2008

The Christmas Season Has Started!

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra came to Greensboro last Friday, and as is our custom, Lisa and I went. This is five years running we've gone to see TSO live, and this year we took Lisa's mom Meki, brother Rusty, nephew Cooper, and niece Ripley. A couple of the vocalists were different this year, as were the bassist and one of the keyboardists, but the heart of the performance is guitarists Chris Caffery and Alex Skolnick, who have been in the traveling troop we've seen every year. Oh, and the light show:

We also went to the Tanglewood Festival of Lights in Winston-Salem, on Saturday night. There are roughly 1,000,000 lights in all the displays, and a great deal of cleverness. Here's the final display:

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