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Kiss this Prince Charming and He May Become a Toad

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 11.30.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Ruth Nemzoff wrote this article with Helen Berger, both are Resident Scholars at Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center The Prince Charming myth is...

Look Out for Flying Jesters on a Tour of Dresden With Augustus the Strong

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.05.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Tourists mosey around Augustus' Schloss Moritzburg hunting castle. Dinner at Augustus the Strong's hunting castle must have been a real hoot. Imagine...

Do Viewers Prefer The Film & TV Classics or Today's Remakes?

Wishbone App | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Wishbone App

There has been a steady pattern of Hollywood remakes, sequels, prequels, and recreations of classic films and television shows within the last few yea...

Can You Make A Black Girl Feel Pretty? The Lesson I Learned

Christine Michel Carter | Posted 06.06.2016 | Parents
Christine Michel Carter

I can serve as an example for Maya, but it will take a woman from another Black generation to make her feel naturally beautiful.

Leicester City, the Costa Rica of the Premier League

Sebastian Castro | Posted 05.16.2016 | Sports
Sebastian Castro

If you wonder why I'm making this comparison, then you're probably not Costa Rican. So before going on any further, I'd like to try (and I say try because no word will do it justice) to explain what the past World Cup meant for Costa Rica.

Talking With Broadway's Bright Star Choreographer, Josh Rhodes

Cara Joy David | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Sitting in the Steve Martin/Edie Brickell bluegrass musical Bright Star I knew the show would divide critics, but I also knew that it was impossible to leave and not at least respect the work of choreographer Josh Rhodes.

Fairy Godmother Quits, Regrets Creating an Environment of Entitlement and Laziness

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 03.29.2016 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

After a quarter-century's service, the fairy godmother to such luminaries as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty has resigned her position; "I'm doing more harm than good now. It's time to move on."

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Set For Run at the Detroit Opera House, Book Writer Douglas Carter Beane Speaks of Modern Adaptation

Kelly Frazier | Posted 02.11.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

(Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg) It's pretty hard to have grown up without seeing or reading some sort of iteration of the story of Cinderella. It's def...

'Cinderella' Star Lily James Goes Topless For Town & Country

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment

Maybe we're still recovering from our post-Super Bowl stupor, but is this Lily "No one plays a rich girl better" James spread for real? C'mon. It loo...

Why Misogynists Hate 'Joy'

Annie Lascoe | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment
Annie Lascoe

Joy is a visionary Joy is active. Joy creates her future, and by doing so gives permission for other like-minded women to live their own dreams. Just because she's mopping floors doesn't make her a damsel in distress.

These Scientific Studies Will Make You Rethink Your Favorite Fictional Stories

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.31.2015 | Science

While Cinderella would have been able to stand in those sparkling glass slippers, she would have almost certainly ended up with a sliced foot the mome...

First Black Cinderella Cast In NC Theater Is Breaking Barriers

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.17.2015 | Black Voices

After 30 years of staging "Cinderella," a North Carolina theater has cast a black actress in the leading role. Destiny Diamond McNeill, a 22-year-old...

Target Acquired: Ads for Gamers

Oliver Leung | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Oliver Leung

The trouble with advertising for mobile games is that it's intrusive and ineffective. Simply shrinking banner ads to fit on mobile screens is like Cinderella's step sisters trying on the glass slipper - the Prince won't be convinced.

Have Courage and Always Be Kind and 7 Other Lessons Cinderella Teaches Us

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 12.03.2016 | Parents
Audrey van Petegem

As I watched the movie with my young daughters, I felt that this Cinderella was a good role model for us all. She taught us eight lessons on how to live happily ever after.

Arclight Cinemas Shine a Light on Women in Entertainment

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.02.2016 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Created and hosted by ArcLight's Executive Vice President Gretchen McCourt, the Women In Entertainment Summit will feature keynotes by Academy Award winner Geena Davis, founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman.

You Can Be Whatever Princess (Or Prince) You Want This Halloween

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women

Since I was 5 years old, nearly every Halloween someone has told me to go as Princess Jasmine from "Aladdin." I mean, I get it -- we're both stunningl...

Pumpkin Spice Nation

Jesse Lasky | Posted 10.18.2015 | Taste
Jesse Lasky

I was in Trader Joe's recently and there were pumpkin flavored dog treats. Now, I can't speak for my dog (though I have been known on occasion to spea...

You've Never Seen A 'Cinderella' Quite Like This Before

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Company XIV's CINDERELLA (2015) from Company XIV on Vimeo. Move over, Rodgers and Hammerstein: there's a new version of "Cinderella" in town, and this...

The Faithful Shopper: Halloween Havoc

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.14.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Costumes, candy and company -- the perfect way to spend a splendid Halloween. Take the scare out of shopping for this most frightening of nights by checking out my latest list of stores, where you'll be treated to all you need for your creepy costume.

A Weekend to Remember: All Art, All the Time

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.29.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

This September fall season got very busy -- not only with major museum and gallery exhibitions, but also with not-to-be-missed theater, ballet, and music performances. Here are a few that I managed to catch.

Cinderfella's Bon Bons

Sandy Thomas | Posted 09.17.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

One of the things that keeps performers slogging away at careers that sometimes feel like a curse, rather than a calling, is the idea that your big break, is just around the corner. That an important person will see your show, recognize your genius and further your career.

You're Ignoring The Most Important Part Of Cinderella's Story

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.04.2016 | Women
Francesca Hogi

The key to Cinderella's happiness was that she never allowed all that she lost and all those who mistreated her to define her. She never closed her heart to love. She never felt entitled to more than anyone else had. She didn't strive to be the prettiest girl in the room. She didn't want to stick it to her wicked stepmother and stepsisters.

Spring Broadway Entry Shuffle Along -- a Revival?

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.24.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

The new release does indeed make the show sound more like a revival with some bonus extras. There are three possible explanations I can think of for this change in slant.

Will Descendants Become the Disney Channel's Next Big Franchise? Kenny Ortega Sure Hopes That It Does

Jim Hill | Posted 07.31.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Given that Kenny Ortega made a fortune for the Mouse a decade ago when he directed High School Musical... Well, it only makes sense that -- as a reward -- Mickey would offer Kenny the Magic Kingdom's crown jewels.

23 Black Stars Who Shined On Broadway Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.23.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and ...