Horoscopes by Holiday

By Holiday Mathis

The fire-sign energy rules now. Under the Sagittarian sun and the Aries moon, the party is jumpin' and the roof is on fire (even in the instance of non-celebratory and outdoor situations). It's the start to a high-energy weekend of social buzz. Venus is newly exploring Aquarius, too, so expect the conversations to get zany and progressive.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You'll be presented with the possibility of a different kind of working arrangement. Keep an open mind, because at first this may not sound like what you had in mind. This one is (so) worth a try!

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Now they say, "I can't believe you went there." The truth is that you've always been "there"; it's just that now you're no longer willing to keep it to yourself. It will feel good to express your true thoughts.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Opposing forces can provide interesting tension, or they can pull so hard they tear things asunder. Why risk it? Avoid getting caught in the middle of a contest of strong wills.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Don't assume the people around you are on the same page. Future hassle can be avoided by explaining things better than you think you should have to. While you're at it, ask questions to make sure they're really catching on.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Be careful not to get so caught up in the minutiae of practical concerns that you ignore the feelings that are really driving this scene. There's more to gain by tuning into the emotional world of others.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Even those who love you very much may not understand you as well as you like. Relationships can be like fun-house mirrors that reflect back a warped and distorted version of you.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). There will be a reward for impressing that certain so-and-so. No need to posture, perform or stretch the truth in the least. Nothing is more interesting than the real deal.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Laziness can lead to inventing an easier way. Anger can motivate change. Fear can promote safety; sadness can inspire bonding; restlessness is the precursor to adventure. Whatever you're feeling, there's a benefit to it.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Sometimes the kindest thing isn't the nicest thing. Besides, maybe you're better suited to do the thing that challenges people, makes them think or makes them laugh.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). How do you get to the root of a problem? You dig. Expect resistance, but don't let it deter you. The hard ground can be cracked with more substantial tools.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The right thing to do might not be readily apparent, but that's what the wise one is for. Use this person. If you can't find this person, use the internet. You should be able to come up with a solution by sundown.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). The fair price for goods or services isn't always the price being offered. There are long-reaching benefits to paying what's fair, even if it means giving more than is being asked of your wallet.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 9). You'll do your best work when the pressure is on; in fact, you could even earn a prestigious award for it. Your dealings with a foreigner could inspire you to travel. March, April and October are your prime months for financial opportunity. Love is your weakness in February, your strength in May. Leo and Capricorn adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 26, 45, 31, 28 and 15.

WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: You'll get the chance to demonstrate your experience and maturity — so attractive! TAURUS: Organizational skills are at the root of a good date. GEMINI: Amorous feelings will be pendulous; expect the highs to have lows to match. CANCER: Effort is like money. You have to put enough forward to take home what you want. LEO: Should love hurt? Hearts that grow are bound to be uncomfortable at times. VIRGO: You'll feel naturally pulled to do the thing that brings you in sync with another. LIBRA: Love will require you to be a bit of a detective. SCORPIO: If it's a deeper commitment you want, fitting into the family dynamic of another will be key. SAGITTARIUS: Fantasies are fueled by the unfamiliar. If you're not organically in the category, think of a way to get there. CAPRICORN: You'll witness the healing power of touch. AQUARIUS: The awkwardness of love doesn't stop just because you get to know someone really well. There are always adjustments to be made. PISCES: If it's a chase they need, it's a chase you'll give 'em. They'll have to be pretty fast to catch you!

COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Taurus and Sagittarius will see something special in one another. Whereas Sagittarius can be restless and hard to please, Taurus is more likely to be rest-full — and hard to please for entirely different reasons. Sagittarius energizes the relationship, Taurus grounds it. The sensuality Taurus exudes is a major attraction for Sagittarius, who possesses the "wow" factor all weekend.

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    The Wizard of Oz: Director Peter Brosius production of this classic stars mature talent Traci Allen Shannon as Dorothy.
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    Minnesota Sinfonia: Holiday favorites and violist Arjun Ganguly, 2015 Young Artist Competition winner, will perform Niccolo Paganini?s ?La Campanella.?
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