| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On Oct. 16, 1923, Walt Disney and his brother Roy began the Walt Disney Co. inauspiciously in the rear of a small office at the Holly-Vermont Realty in Los Angeles. It was there that the young brothers, who paid $10 a month for the modest space, began...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Disney villains will increase their presence at Magic Kingdom when they are incorporated into "Celebrate the Magic," the nighttime show that projects moving images onto the façade of Cinderella Castle.
A segment that includes characters such as Ursula...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Walt Disney played a role in millions of childhoods. But who could have said that Uncle Walt sat on the edge of their bed and told a story about a wooden puppet who became a real boy?
That would have been Roy E. Disney, actual nephew of Walt, who grew...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Disney has long had a complicated relationship with Satan, paganism and heavy metal. The latest evidence: the studio's new film "Maleficent."
In 1940, Disney conjured the animated masterpiece "Fantasia," in which Mickey Mouse flirted with the dark...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Disney Cruise Line today announced one of the new interactive features aboard the forthcoming Disney Fantasy will be an adventure game starring The Muppets.
Kermit, Miss Piggie, Fozzie, Gonzo and Animal headline a Muppet cast in "The Case of the Stolen...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The new "Mickey and the Magical Map" at Disneyland offers a solid if predictable storytelling foundation for an energetic musical stage show that's expected to run for years at the Anaheim theme park.
Photos: "Mickey and the Magic Map" show at...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Mickey Mouse will serve as a mischievous tour guide on a musical journey through a magical map in a new stage show coming May 25 to Disneyland's Fantasyland Theatre.
"Mickey and the Magical Map" casts the title character in his classic role of sorcerer'...
| Apr 5, 2012
Art is in the eye of the beholder, and since the Disney Fantasy can hold 8,000 passenger eyes, it's no wonder the halls are decked with frame after frame of Disney artwork.
The new Disney Cruise Line ship that set sail on its maiden voyage on March 31...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:16 AM
I'm catching up after having a week out of the office, but here's a look at this week's events at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival begins Wednesday. Flowers and topiaries have been slipping into...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:50 AM
A play about Walt Disney and composer Igor Stravinskiy about the making of the animated film "Fantasia" sounds intriguing.
Newtown's Stray Kats Theatre Company will present Frederick Stroppel's "Small World: A Fantasia" with actors Scott Bryce as Disney...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Christopher Wilkins was part conductor, part ringmaster Saturday afternoon as the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra teamed with Cirque de la Symphonie for a program of light classical favorites and circus acts.
Come to think of it, there may not be much...