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  • Book salutes role of Roy E. Disney

    Book salutes role of Roy E. Disney
    Walt Disney played a role in millions of childhoods. But who could have said that Uncle Walt sat on the edge of their bed and told a story about a wooden puppet who became a real boy? That would have been Roy E. Disney, actual nephew of Walt, who grew...
  • Diane Disney Miller, champion of Disney Hall design, dies at 79

    Diane Disney Miller, champion of Disney Hall design, dies at 79
    Diane Disney Miller, philanthropist and daughter of cartoon and theme park pioneer Walt Disney, died on Tuesday in California. She was 79. Miller died in the northern California wine town of Napa from injuries sustained in a fall, the Walt Disney Family...
  • Florida Travel Guide for Scuba Diving

    Florida Travel Guide for Scuba Diving
    Known for its white sand beaches and thousands of miles of coastline, there is more to Florida's sun-filled fun than just the beach. With a diverse selection of underwater environments, Florida offers some of the world's best scuba diving. From the...
  • Fashion's Band of Outsiders much in demand

    Fashion's Band of Outsiders much in demand
    NEW YORK — As it gets ready to enter its 10th year, the Band of Outsiders brand has just about become the ultimate fashion insider. In June, founder and creative director Scott Sternberg presented his menswear collection in Paris for the first time...
  • ‘Fantasia: Music Evolved’ brings pop music to the Disney franchise

     
    “Fantasia” will live on. The Disney brand, first unveiled to the public via a 1940 film that put classical music […]...
  • Frank Gehry to design Facebook's New York office

    Frank Gehry to design Facebook's New York office
    After hiring Frank Gehry to design its Menlo Park headquarters' expansion, Facebook is once again tapping the world-renowned architect for its new New York office that will open next year. Facebook is relocating its New York office at 335 Madison Ave....
  • Disney-style princesses show staying power

    Disney-style princesses show staying power
    Before I explain what it was like to be a childless man surrounded by Disney princesses and the parents who love (and bankroll) them, seated by himself at Disney on Ice and soaking in princess culture — a story: Once upon a time … There...
  • Three new names on MOCA board

    Three new names on MOCA board
    Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art has appointed three new trustees, including Bruce Karatz, the former chief executive of KB Homes who was convicted three years ago on four felony counts of failing to disclose the backdating of stock options. Also...
  • Disney to Buy Lucasfilm, Planning New 'Star Wars' Movie

    Disney to Buy Lucasfilm, Planning New 'Star Wars' Movie
    NEW YORK -- The Walt Disney Company agreed Tuesday to buy Lucasfilm in a stock-and-cash deal valued at $4 billion. The deal will make Lucasfilm owner George Lucas a significant shareholder in Disney, which will pay for the film company with $2 billion...
  • Confronting a smoker at the dog park

    Confronting a smoker at the dog park
  • Robert Sherman dies at 86; songwriter best known for 'Mary Poppins'

    Robert Sherman dies at 86; songwriter best known for 'Mary Poppins'
    At the Academy Awards ceremony in 1965, Robert and Richard Sherman already had accepted their Oscar for best score for "Mary Poppins" when they returned to the stage to pick up another statuette for best song, "Chim Chim Cher-ee." Having already...
  • Robert Sklar dies at 74; historian broke new ground in study of American film

    Robert Sklar dies at 74; historian broke new ground in study of American film
    Robert Sklar, a film scholar known for bringing the insights of the social historian to understanding the history of American film, has died. He was 74. Sklar, who also was one of the original Rotisserie League fantasy baseball "owners" in the 1980s,...