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  • Derby Dolls to battle L.A. firefighters in charity event

     
    Members of the L.A. Derby Dolls will battle it out on the ice Thursday against a team from the Los Angeles Fire Department in a charity broomball game. The match begins at 9 a.m. at the outdoor ice rink at......
  • 'Dollhouse': A traitor and mastermind revealed

     
    Viewers were probably a bit more on edge knowing that Boyd Langton was the puppet master and having to watch him guide the team around in this "The Hollow Men" episode. I didn't even mention Victor and Sierra escaping last......
  • Music review: Johannes Moser and Phyllis Chen sound off in Malibu

     
    In October, the 30-year-old German cellist Johannes Moser appeared with the venerable orchestra of the Salzburg Mozarteum to play a little Haydn in Orange County. His performance with the musicians from Mozart’s quaint Alpine hometown was wonderfully...
  • 'Dollhouse' series finale: 'Epitaph Two: Return'

     
    Not enough time. For this storyline, for what we'd seen of these characters and this series, "Dollhouse's" "Epitaph Two: Return" finale episode wrapped things up pretty nice and neat for the most part. Been trying to avoid the possibilities left......
  • Dogs no longer left out of the Twitter craze

     
    If it seems like everyone and their dog is using Twitter, that's not actually too far from the truth: Toy company Mattel Inc. has announced its plan to release a new product called Puppy Tweets, which purports to allow dogs......
  • Toy Fair 2010: $10,000 teddy bear, anyone?

     
    NEW YORK -- 2009 was all about the value toy. Is 2010 the year for the $10,000 teddy bear? A one-of-a-kind plush bear was creating a buzz at the Gund booth at the American International Toy Fair in New York......
  • Toy Fair 2010: After strong holiday sales, Barbie flaunts new jobs and fashions

     
    NEW YORK -- After a sales comeback last quarter, Barbie is set to have another big year. The iconic blond doll showed off her latest fashions, professions and gadgets -- including a built-in video camera -- at the American International......
  • 'Fantasia 2000' at El Capitan beginning Feb. 17

     
    The 10th anniversary of “Fantasia 2000” will be marked by a limited engagement of the film at El Capitan Theatre, Feb. 17-27. Accompanying each screening: The animated short "Destino," the storied collaboration between Walt Disney and Salvador Dali...
  • Toy Fair 2010: Four key trends

     
    NEW YORK -- With more than 100,000 products at this week's toy fair in New York -- including Legos, bouncy balls, electronics, Uglydolls, Twilight board games and no-spill bubbles -- it can be tough to figure out what's hot and......
  • Toy Fair 2010: Mattel CEO names iXL hottest toy for next Christmas

     
    NEW YORK -- Zhu Zhu Pets, move over: An iPod Touch-like toy for preschoolers could become the holiday season's hottest new toy. At the American International Toy Fair in New York on Monday, Mattel Inc. Chief Executive Robert Eckert singled......
  • Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: Day 1 in photos

     
    The big daddy of American canine competitions, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, is underway at New York's Madison Square Garden. Westminster, now in its 134th year, runs for two consecutive days. (For those who, like us, couldn't make it......