Vanessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys
You'll find folksy tunes that are as fun for adults as they are for little ones in Bubble Ride, the latest CD by Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys. Featuring songs like the upbeat "Peacock Walk," and baby anthem "Mama Dada Blues," the award-winning album is sure to become a staple in your kindie rock rotation. Trien and bandmate Adam Michael Rothberg will be performing at Jammin Java in Vienna on Feb. 24. For tickets, visit jamminjava.com; for more information about Trien, visit vanessatrien.com. Bubble Ride is $15 on amazon.com.
— Jeanette Der Bedrosian
They Grow Up So Fast!
Celebrate With Clifford arrives on DVD February 5 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Delight in 50 years of big fun and friendships in seven party-packed Clifford tales. Celebrate With Clifford is the first DVD release in two years for this beloved series, one of the longest-running children's programs on TV. The DVD includes seven themed episodes, along with special features and a bonus disc: Happy Birthday Clifford. Now everyone can join the fun with Clifford and his pals when the Celebrate With Clifford DVD arrives for the suggested retail price of $14.98.
— Margaret Hut
By Mary Quattlebaum