| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:00 PM
It is always nice to see some old books — which I read to my now long-grown-up children — in a recommended list of children's reading for this summer. "There Is an Alligator Under My Bed" by Mercer Mayer and "Where the Wild Things Are" by...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:36 AM
While the local cineplexes are filled with the big summer blockbusters, three different locations are offering the chance to see other movies – some recent, some classics – in a different sort of setting.
Outdoors, under the stars... and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Every year, the Summer Players from South Coast Repertory's Theater Conservatory seem to get more and more ambitious. This year's production is a sprawling, multi-ensemble version of that century-old family favorite "Peter Pan," now celebrating its...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The new play that J.M. Barrie is struggling to write -- which would eventually become "Peter Pan" -- in the Broadway-bound tuner "Finding Neverland" doesn't come alive until he finds his villain in Captain Hook. The same can be said for the sometimes...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Peter Pan never grows up — but the musical that bears his name is well into old age.
This year marks the 110th anniversary of the debut of J.M. Barrie's original play and the 60th anniversary of the award-winning Broadway musical.
And at South...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:03 PM
High-fashion model Cara Delevingne is taking a bit of an unusual leap — she's headed off the runway and into "Paper Towns," the latest film adaptation of a novel by "The Fault in Our Stars" writer John Green.
The 22-year-old Brit, who enjoys a...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Big, bright, often beautiful and essentially an action movie, as are most animated features these days, "Frozen" comes from Walt Disney Animation Studios. While Disney credits the 1845 Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen" as primary...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:40 AM
We are inching closer to a handful of new theme-park attractions in Central Florida. Although grand-opening dates have not been announced, we can still share progress reports on key additions expected to arrive in coming weeks and months.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The latest parade at Walt Disney World is beginning to take shape.
Disney released this week photos of a new Maleficent-themed float for its Festival of Fantasy Parade at Fantasyland inside Magic Kingdom.
The float is a Steampunk-inspired Dragon,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Last week, Disney Parks released photos of the new Maleficent-themed float for its Festival of Fantasy Parade at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
Today, Disney released a behind-the-scenes look at Disney's latest parade, which will debut this spring...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:05 AM
It may have been under the cover of darkness, but if you were around Disney's Magic Kingdom this week, you might have caught a glimpse of a giant metal dragon or a flower garden and skeleton skull balancing a rainbow that holds a pirate ship.