| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Wow. That's the first and only word that comes to mind when I think of the aerial 360 Kelly Slater pulled off in the dying minutes of his heat against Dusty Payne in the semifinals of the U.S. Open. The come-from-behind win propelled Slater to the finals,...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:10 PM
South Coast Repertory's Summer Players are sort of like baseball's all-star teams.
They represent the cream of SCR's crop of acting classes for young people, the Theatre Conservatory, and range in age from 9 to 20.
Thus, the best and the brightest are...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:21 AM
There are quite a few fun shopping events this weekend inHampton Roads. Here are your choices:
The annual museum marketplace sale will take place at theVirginia Living Museum inNewport News on Sunday, Sept. 18.
Participating museums will sell a...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:46 PM
Computer and video gaming often is characterized as a male-dominated pastime. Although there’s plenty of data to indicate that’s an erroneous assessment at times, there probably will be no denying that an upcoming videogame release will be the...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:50 PM
It is a small and wonderful community zoo.
Friends of the Santa Ana Zoo gathered within the compound on Saturday night to celebrate another year with our fur-covered friends sharing the planet.
The passion and the purpose of the zoo staff, led by...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:43 PM
The Walt Disney Co. likes to say that its entertainment offerings, be they theme-park attractions, Disney-branded films or Broadway shows, are fun for the whole family.
That marketing-friendly slogan is debatable, of course, depending on the...
| Sep 7, 2011
Charles S. Dubin
Prolific TV director's credits included 'MASH'
Charles S. Dubin, 92, a prolific television director whose credits include 44 episodes of the sitcom "MASH," died of natural causes Monday at his home in Brentwood, his family said.
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:01 AM
If simple pleasures are, indeed, the best, then merry-go-rounds might be the best of the best at theme parks.
Although Orlando's parks are stocked with high-tech, 3-D, rib-rattling, in-your-face attractions, sometimes it's nice to just go around and...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:11 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Back in 1971, Disney promised us the World. And that's precisely what it delivered — in spades.
Walt Disney World's castle door flew open Oct. 1 that year, unwrapping an entertainment complex that would go on to vastly...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Nevermind that they misspelled the word 'prostitution' in the headline, but the student paper at Boston University is in hot water after running an April Fool's Day edition that ran the faux story: "Cinderella in political prostituion [sic] ring,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:34 AM
This is one time you'll want to encourage kids to color inside the lines. Grown-ups, too.
As soon as you sit down for dinner at Animator's Palate aboard the new Disney cruise ship Fantasy, your server hands you a green marker and a special placemat and...