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Christmastime in New Orleansdivider

This is Christmastime in New Orleans. A musical, culinary, yuletide celebration from the birthplace of Jazz, wrapped in 300 years of tradition. Hosted by New York Times best selling author, award-winning broadcaster and native New Orleanian, Raymond Arroyo, this broadcast extravaganza offers viewers new insight into the culture, people, and traditions that have given us a food and sound revered around the globe. Where else have seven cultures blended together to create such an enduring brotherhood and lively culture? Featuring the music of the Big Easy's supergroup, The NOLA Players, this special takes viewers from Reveillon dinner table of Chef John Folse to the kitchen of award-winning Chef Leah Chase to New Orleans City Park's Christmas light spectacular and dividerback again to Chef John Besh. Actors Wendell Pierce and Jim Caviezel bring their own contagious cheer for the season - proving that whether you are local or just arriving in this gumbo of a city for the first time: all are welcome. And once you experience Christmastime in New Orleans, you are family and may never leave. Aired nationally on Public Television, this DVD contains a special expanded cut version with exclusive features as well as the original Public Television broadcast version.  The companion CD, from Verve/ Aim Higher Recordings features the music of the jazz supergroup, The NOLA Players bringing their unique sound to 14 original arrangements of Christmas Classics.dividerTruth & Life Dramatized Audio Bible New Testament

The TRUTH & LIFE DRAMATIZED AUDIO BIBLE NEW TESTAMENT elegantly blends voices, sound effects and an original music score to create an aural environment that will totally immerse you in the Scriptures. The literal English RSV-CE New Testament is 'performed' for you in radio drama style by more than 70 actors including international stars: Neal McDonough as 'Jesus,' Julia Ormond as 'Mary, Mother of God,' Blair Underwood as 'Mark,' Stacy Keach as 'John,' Michael York as 'Luke,' Brian Cox as 'The Voice of God,' Sean Astin as 'Matthew,' Kristen Bell as 'Mary Magdalene, ' Malcolm McDowell as 'Caiaphas,' and John Rhys-Davies as the Narrator.

The Birth of Christbirthofchrist

Produced by Raymond, this moving musical work by Andrew T. Miller was shot on location in Dublin. Hosted and narrated by Liam Neeson,  highlights of The Birth of Christ will air on PBS this Christmas season and is available on DVD and CD from Sony Classics HERE

The Word of Promise

Produced by Raymond, Jim Caviezel, and Carl Amari, this dramatic audio version of the New Testament is simply astounding. The 20 CD set features the voices of Marisa Tomei, Michael York, Lou Gossett Jr., Stacy Keach, Richard Dreyfuss and many more. Raymond plays St. Jude and Jim Caviezel performs the role of Jesus. It is available HERE