| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Orlando Ballet's upcoming season will see the return of the successful "Vampire's Ball" program, as well as a new production choreographed to movie themes and a collaboration with the Bach Festival Society's orchestra and 150-member choir on a...
| 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 28, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Although "Disney Wishes," the new original stage show on the Disney Fantasy, has a specific tie to the "Wishes" fireworks at Magic Kingdom, the overall production is a broad, seafaring attempt to salute land-based theme-park experiences.
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The last day to take a spin on the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride at its current location in Magic Kingdom will be Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.
The ride will be moved into the under-construction Fantasyland expansion, where it eventually will be joined by a...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 2:12 PM
The door at the back of a Wilmette movie house cracked open. A young girl poked her head in. She spotted a half dozen or so twentysomethings standing amid the seats of an otherwise empty theater and her eyes grew wide. “Wow! Hey! Team StarKid!&...
| Oct 14, 2011
The Unitarian Universalist Chalice Concert Series will present a piano recital to celebrate the 200th birthday of composer Franz Liszt at 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way. Regional and international...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Disney comes to Wichita for an extended performance at the Music Theatre of Wichita. "The Little Mermaid" opens Friday at Century II and it's expected to draw quite the crowd.
Those behind the scenes are probably happy to see all the hours of hard...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 12:09 PM
If you can judge the worth of a vacation by the number of times you get goose bumps, then my family's Disney cruise to Alaska in June ranks among the best.
My first shiver came our first day at sea, when our ship glided between two large mountains,...
| Jul 1, 2011
Look around your living room. Do you have leather-upholstered furniture? A flat-screen TV with a DVD player and satellite television? Maybe a good, nine-speaker stereo with wireless headphones, satellite radio and perhaps a hard drive of, say, 30...
| May 17, 2011
| 9:45 PM
"I'm a bit bipolar," sings Princess Fiona in "Shrek: The Musical," a fitting sentiment for a show that seems much the same. One minute, it's delightfully entertaining; the next, it's dully plodding.
Then, it's goofily charming; then, ham-handedly...
| May 15, 2011
There's a lot more than pixie dust swirling through the air at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure as construction crews, earth-moving excavators and towering cranes work on several theme park rides set to debut this summer and beyond.