| May 14, 2013
| 8:33 AM
"L.A. Opera on Air" returns to classical music station KUSC-FM (91.5) for its seventh season Saturday, beginning with a broadcast of Verdi's "The Two Foscari" (I Due Foscari), starring Placido Domingo (the opera company's general director), Francesco Meli...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Is Disney dropping the new controversial image of Merida from "Brave?"
The redesigned sexier image of the spunky princess that has drawn the ire of parents (including me), is no where to be found on Disney's Merida Web page.
Meanwhile the other 10...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
They met the challenge, now they've been rewarded with a Tony nomination. But how does that challenge differ for the many scribes, helmers and thesps nommed? Here's what several 2013 Tony nominees had to say on the subject.
"The main challenge of any...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Emily Blunt is finalizing a deal to join Disney's musical "Into the Woods" that Rob Marshall will direct for the studio.
Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal also are in talks to join the film, which already has lined up Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep.
| May 9, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Visitors at The 3D Printer Experience in River North can have their body scanned while a tiny machine assembles a small plastic replica of their head in a half an hour. They also can design jewelry on a computer program wear it after a few quick minutes....
| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The princess predicament is a problem as old as Disneyland.
Moms want a picture of their little girls with a Disney princess while Dads and their bored boys squirm at the very notion of waiting 45 minutes for a photo op.
Disneyland seems to have...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The last trips through Snow White's Scary Adventures, one of the original Disney World attractions, will be Thursday, May 31. Here's a look at the Fantasyland ride's past and Snow White's future.
•The dark ride will be gutted and renovated to become...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:58 PM
It's Cyber Monday, so you know what that means: Fire up the TRS-80 and start downloading all your favorite apps for a great price.
On Monday only, Disney Publishing Worldwide has a lot of deals running on some of their fan-favorite book apps.
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:50 AM
The next milestone of the big Magic Kingdom expansion is approaching. The grand opening of major sections of the "new" Fantasyland is set for Thursday. You can brave the year-end crowds at Walt Disney World to check out the area, which basically sits atop...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Those "Star Wars" nerds are a persnickety bunch.
They castigated George Lucas for little tweaks to his original films before special-edition DVD releases. A light saber's glow was deemed too pink, a newly computer-generated Yoda was widely panned, and...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:36 AM
After years of planning, it took just 12 minutes to officially open the latest addition to Fantasyland, the largest expansion in the Magic Kingdom's 41-year history.
Walt Disney World rolled out fireworks, a cavalcade of Disney characters and...