“All is Calm” is a musical production of the Christmas Truce of 1914, presented by the Latte Da Theatre Group of the Twin Cities. It is going to premiere on Twin Cities Public Television on November 27th; it looks like general release to PBS stations will be December 10th. Check your local listings.


Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.