Classical music: The acclaimed Madison Choral Project will perform …

By Jacob Stockinger The acclaimed Madison Choral Project (below top), under the direction of its founder and conductor Albert Pinsonneault (below bottom) who used to teach at Edgewood College 1 and now teaches at Northwestern University 2 will present two performances of its third annual holiday concert, A Procession of Angels, this weekend. (NOTE: You can hear the Madison Choral Project singing its beautiful a cappella arrangement of the carol Angels We Have Heard on High 3 in a YouTube 4 video at the bottom.) The popular Holiday program will be performed twice in Madison; this Friday night, Dec.

18, at 7:30 p.m

Holiday firms’ shares fall after UK warning over Egypt

Shares in holiday companies Thomas Cook and TUI Group fell on Thursday after Britain suspended flights to a major Egyptian tourist resort, potentially hitting demand for holidays throughout Egypt.

Britain said on Wednesday it believed there was a significant possibility that an explosive device caused a Russian plane to crash in Egypt on Oct

Saudi king’s French Riviera holiday provokes beach protest

Police patrol the public beach in Vallauris below the immense villa owned by King Salman.

The beach will be closed for the duration of the Saudi royal family s stay.

Photograph: Jean-Pierre Amet/Reuters Saudi King Salman and a 1,000-entourage arrived on Saturday for holiday on the French Riviera, where over 100,000 residents have petitioned against the closure of the public beach outside his villa.