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  • Marscon begins today in Williamsburg

    Marscon begins today in Williamsburg
    Those who drive or wander along Pocahontas Trail in Williamsburg later today and throughout the weekend, keep your eyes peeled for fairies, witches, warlocks, trolls or other fairy-tale characters as Marscon 2014 kicks off at the Fort Magruder Hotel and...
  • Mary Randolph: Cookbook star of 19th century South

    Mary Randolph: Cookbook star of 19th century South
    Mary Randolph was an American aristocrat, a descendant of Pocahontas, who despite links by blood and marriage to the first families of Virginia fell on hard times, opened a boarding house in Richmond, and later wrote a cookbook called "The Virginia House-...
  • Theater review: 'Disenchanted' from Florida Theatrical Association

     Theater review: 'Disenchanted' from Florida Theatrical Association
    When "Disenchanted" made its debut at the Orlando Fringe Festival in 2011, it had a different title — one that rhymes with "Witches of the Kingdom." The change in name aptly signifies how this show has matured, from one that would use a coarse...
  • Disney's 'Frozen' Glides Into El Capitan for Exclusive Early Release

    In tradition of releasing its films early for limited engagements, Disney announced Monday that it will launch its 53rd animated feature, "Frozen," five days before the Nov. 27 nationwide release at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles. The exclusive...
  • Paris Fashion Week spring/summer 2014: Junya Watanabe review

    Paris Fashion Week spring/summer 2014: Junya Watanabe review
    Tokyo designer Junya Watanabe showed an incredible collection at the Natural History Museum on Saturday morning during Paris Fashion Week. The look: Tokyo Pocahontas. Key pieces: Shredded, braided and fringed draped jersey or suede tops, dresses,...
  • Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014 Take aways: Pleats and painterly palettes

    Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014 Take aways: Pleats and painterly palettes
    PARIS — Step-dancing hijinks, jungles of flowers and enough art world inspiration to fill a Chanel-branded gallery. The spring 2014 collections shown at Paris Fashion Week this fall were entertaining, to say the least. And between...
  • Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?

    Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?
    Julianne Hough, a white actress, darkens her gorgeous mug, dresses up as a black TV character she admires, and apologizes after she is subjected to an Internet backlash. Some white idiots in Italy put on blackface for a fashion industry Halloween party....
  • 'The Fiddler on Pantico Run' is a genealogy adventure

    'The Fiddler on Pantico Run' is a genealogy adventure
    -------------------- The Fiddler on Pantico Run: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, a Search for Family Joe Mozingo Free Press: 304 pp, $25.99 -------------------- Joe Mozingo's captivating debut, "The Fiddler on Pantico Run: An African...
  • Disney introduces quinceaƱera gowns fit for a princess

    Disney introduces quinceañera gowns fit for a princess
    How many little girls have dressed up like Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" and pretended to waltz around a ballroom? Or like Sleeping Beauty dancing with the prince? Now bigger girls can do the same. Disney Consumer Products has teamed with Ashdon...
  • Russell Means dies at 72; American Indian rights activist, actor

    Russell Means, who gained international notoriety as one of the leaders of the 71-day armed occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota in 1973 and continued to be an outspoken champion of American Indian rights after launching a career as an actor in...
  • Disneyland princesses moving in together at Fantasy Faire

    Disneyland princesses moving in together at Fantasy Faire
    In this week's episode of "The Real Princesses of Disneyland," Aladdin has his eye on Sleeping Beauty, Ariel calls Cinderella an old hag and Snow White is jealous of Tiana's new line of designer tiaras. The new Fantasy Faire enchanted village opening at...
  • Review: New Disneyland show combines musical theater with digital wizardry

    Review: New Disneyland show combines musical theater with digital wizardry
    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...