| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Jasmin Banuelos wasn't even alive when "The Little Mermaid" hit theaters in 1989.
But the 19-year-old, named after Princess Jasmine from "Aladdin," said Disney is "in her blood." Like her mom, who grew up with Disney movies, Banuelos loves the classics....
| Jul 12, 2014
When considering a mermaid's career, one doesn't tend to ponder the occupational hazards.
Afternoon thunderstorms, for instance.
During my recent visit, the weather threatened to inject unwelcome reality into the mythical underwater world at Weeki...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The role of a strong fatherly character is essential in many Disney animated films.
For films like "The Little Mermaid," "Pocahontas" and "Finding Nemo," this is due to one simple fact -- all the moms are dead.
Or, at least, nonexistent.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Stephen Sondheim has publicly revealed some of the plot changes that have been made in the movie version of his musical "Into the Woods," which Disney will release in December. Few people would risk the wrath of Disney's publicity department, but then...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:05 AM
NEW BRITAIN - The city's theater camp offers young peope a chance to perform in The Little Mermaid this summer.
Beginning June 30, members of the Downtown Players will engage in show rehearsals, theater workshops and recreational activities as they...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
There is dark, and then there is the über-noir, transgressive vision of modernist choreographer Angelin Preljocaj.
Founding Ballet Preljocaj in Champigny-sur-Marne in 1984, the French-born Albanian shot to fame in 1990 by setting "Romeo and Juliet" in...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Nearly 20 students this week participated in the first-ever animation class at John Burroughs High School taught by a Woodbury University professor to give juniors and seniors an introduction to the industry.
The beginning animation class will have...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Disney characters rock out like you've never seen before at "Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival" Sunday, Aug. 24, at Stabler Arena at Lehigh University.
The show, in the Lehigh Valley for the first time, features sisters from "The Little Mermaid"...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:22 AM
A late-night show that requires its audience to huddle together on floor mats and tiny stools is already asking a lot. But Morgan Ashley Madison's "Fairytales: Not Suitable for Children," running through this weekend with the theater company A Horse of...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Pinocchio's Marionette Theater lives on, through a new partnership with the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden.
Devoted to the art of puppetry, Pinocchio's closed its longtime Altamonte Mall location in July. Its performances of "The Little Mermaid" at the...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:49 PM
There are two weeks left to check out rocks from the moon and Mars and to walk through a lunar base camp at the Da Vinci Science Center exhibit "Space: A Journey to Our Future."
The exhibition, presented in collaboration with NASA, also features a...