Last year, my good friends invited me to go with them to see the Christmas Revels in Oakland, California. A celebration of the winter solstice full of dance and song, I was excited to accompany them again this year.
Each year, the Revels take on a different cultural theme. This year, it was Venetian and the stage was set to mimic St. Peter’s square. The costume were renaissance and the dances featured a lot of ribbon work: