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December 5 | Jodi Keogan at the Collier County Public Library in Naples, Fla.

Jodi Keogan, soprano | Seth Weinstein, pianist

A concert of holiday music, musical theatre, and film, with a little Spanish and Italian to round things out.

When Tuesday, December 5, 6 p.m.
Where Collier County Public Library (South Regional branch)
8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples, Fla.
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets Admission free
More Collier County Public Library site

December 6 | Light Opera of New York: What a Swell Party It Is!

Staging by Gary Slavin | Musical direction (and one song) by Seth Weinstein | Assistant musical direction by Marisa Green | Produced by Carol Davis

With Leslie Middlebrook Moore, Richard Holmes, Shana Farr, Alexis Cregger Olinyk, Chazmond Peacock, David Macaluso, and Jim Busterud

A concert of silly, sultry, and serious operetta favorites, with songs by Novello, Romberg, Herbert, Porter, Kern, Coward, Sondheim, and many more! And for the first time, the product of my traveling will feature in a performance, with a Gilbert & Sullivan-inspired song I wrote about my trip to Madagascar.

When Wednesday, December 6, 7 p.m.
Where Houghton Hall Arts Community
22 East 30th Street, New York City, 2nd floor (no elevator)
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets $40 general admission
More Light Opera of New York site

December 10 | The Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus: Refugee Benefit Performance

Binyumen Schaechter, conductor | Seth Weinstein, pianist

The Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus will present selections from its "Chutzpah! Yiddish Songs of Defiance" program in a concert to raise funds for the Westchester Resettlement Coalition, a project of six synagogues supporting resettlement of refugees in Westchester County.

When Sunday, December 10, 1:15 p.m.
Where Bet Am Shalom Synagogue
295 Soundview Avenue, White Plains, N.Y.
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets $25 in advance or $30 at the door
More Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus site
Bet Am Shalom site

The Abecedarian Walks | Updates on Twitter and Instagram

My endeavor to walk the perimeters of 26 islands, one for each letter of the alphabet.

Recent walks:
Usedom (Abecedarian Walk #17, November 2023)
Jeju & Xiamen (Abecedarian Walks #15 & #16, August 2023)
Eysturoy (Abecedarian Walk #14, June 2023)
Kangaroo Island & Singapore (Abecedarian Walks #12 & #13, February-March 2023)
Vieques (Abecedarian Walk #11, November 2022)
Hiiumaa (Abecedarian Walk #10, June-July 2022)
Isle of Wight (Abecedarian Walk #9, May 2022)
Bonaire (Abecedarian Walk #8, February 2022)
Tenerife (Abecedarian Walk #7, January 2022)
Curaçao (Abecedarian Walk #6, November 2021)
Malta & Gozo (Abecedarian Walks #4 and #5, August 2021)
Oahu (Abecedarian Walk #3, May 2021)
Zanzibar (Abecedarian Walk #2, February-March 2021)
Aruba (Abecedarian Walk #1, December 2020 to January 2021)

Diners of New Jersey Walk (October 2020)
NYC-Boston Walk (August-September 2020)

The Train to That Thing in the Desert (by train, mostly, from the 2022 Scrabble Players Championship in Baltimore to Burning Man in the Nevada desert)