| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The tales we tell each other and our children not only reflect our own lived experiences and our psychic realities, they also shape our lives.
— Maria Tatar
As the year ends, we might appreciate a bicentennial that, unlike some wars, has been...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:59 PM
"Wicked" rips the lid off of Oz. Rips it right off.
A love child.
Racial discrimination (y'know, against the green-skinned coloreds).
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Hey, you’re a cool parent. Not an eye-rolling source of embarrassment for your kids. Oh, you are? Well, “Yo Gabba Gabba” creator Christian Jacobs knows what you mean. And he’s about the coolest dad ever.
Way back before he...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Leotard-clad dancers stretched at gravity-defying angles, while gangly teenagers with seemingly endless legs towered en pointe.
A girl hunched over homework as a counterpart stitched elastic bands and ribbons onto her shoes, listening to the youngest...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Connecticut Ballet will present its first subscription season at Stamford Center for the Arts’s Palace Theater and the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts’s Belding Theater in Hartford beginning in the fall.
The company’s 32nd...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Orlando Shakespeare Theater's recent production of "Sleeping Beauty" broke ticket records to become the most attended show in the history of the Goldman Theater, the midsize theater at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center.
Outselling last year's summer hit...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:06 PM
June Foray, the woman whose voice can be heard coming from Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Cindy Lou Who and many grannies and witches in countless cartoons over the years will be honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences next month with a Governors...
| Sep 6, 2013
Disney's California Grill, a long cool drink replete with swank, sizzle and sass, reopens Monday.
The restaurant atop Disney's Contemporary Resort hotel was closed for a seven-month makeover that included a menu overhaul, a new kitchen and updated...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Walt Disney is once again turning to the Brothers Grimm for theatrical inspiration.
The studio that brought the classic Grimm's fairy tale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to the big screen in 1937, said it began production last week on “Into the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will not renew their first-look deal when it expires in 2014, ending a relationship that resulted in 27 movies and lasted more than 20 years.
Bruckheimer, whose summer tentpole "The Lone Ranger" was a...