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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 01.18.2017 | Black Voices

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

An Open Letter to Cinderella: How to Divorce Prince Charming And Keep Some Money

James J. Sexton | Posted 07.10.2016 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

Contrary to the widespread belief among legendary damsels in distress, marrying royalty isn't generally all it's cracked up to be. Without a prenup, frankly it doesn't matter that you caught him in three different broom closets with three different scullery maids last year; his pre-marital assets are still likely to stay with him.

An Open Letter To Cinderella: How To Divorce Prince Charming

James J. Sexton | Posted 07.09.2016 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

You might be surprised that I'm writing you this letter, considering that you are one of the world's most prominent examples of a happy marriage. But, as a seasoned divorce attorney, I've learned to spot the ones whose marriages are on the way out--and frankly, Cinderella, I've seen that look in your eye.

Gillian Murphy, Isabella Boylston, and Nicole Graniero Triumph in 'Cinderella'

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

When it comes to otherworldly allure, few story ballets can rival Cinderella. Sergei Prokofiev's score haunts and enchants; the melodies mimic what one would expect from the imaginations of stars and fairies.

The Spirituality of the Magic Kingdom

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 05.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Halle Eavelyn

When we visit the Magic Kingdom, we get to use our imaginations to allow ourselves to let go and play inside of a world that is a touchstone for the spiritual aspects inside each of us.

Isabel Leonard Chats About Her Debut This Week in Washington National Opera's Cinderella

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 05.08.2016 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Isabel Leonard is a singer whose voice appeals to the heart as well as the ear. Some critics have called her lower register "amber-hued," but I hear a pure, silvery sheen from the bottom of her range to the top and a luminous timbre that fits soprano roles as perfectly as the lyric mezzo repertoire.

Cinderella and The Hunting Ground

Trish Kinney | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Trish Kinney

You might say that rape on college campuses is the subject of the documentary, The Hunting Ground, but it is more about how far major institutions will go to protect their reputation, image and financial position.

Dreams of Finding Love Can Come True

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2015 | Weddings
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

In order to make oneself amenable to receiving the love of a new person, it is necessary to forgive any pain experienced in the past, thus opening up our hearts once again. Be realistic about past lovers, and don't let their legacy maintain too prominent a place in your thoughts.

The New Cinderella Movie Still Makes me Cry

Laurie Levy | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

My granddaughters have been exposed to many modern princesses who have courage and decide their own fate: Merida from Brave, Rapunzel from Tangled and Elsa from Frozen. They have plenty of courage. But kindness? Not so much.

'Disenchanted': Princesses in Their Own Words

Danny Groner | Posted 06.07.2015 | New York
Danny Groner

Disenchanted turns the classic Disney children's stories on their heads, bringing the Disney princess characters to the front of the stage for a vaudevillian evening of songs, dance, and laughs as they push the envelope on tastefulness.

In Defense of Fairy Tales

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The other day I saw the first half of an Albert Einstein quote: "If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them ...

6 Truths About Cinderella I Want My Granddaughters To Know

Teresa Kindred | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

In 1965, Lesley Ann Warren co-starred with Stuart Damon in the made-for-television version of Cinderella. I was 9 and I was enthralled. It didn't matter that we didn't have a color television and I was watching the images in black and white. All that mattered was the magic of the story.

Man Dresses As A Princess To Boost His Niece's Confidence, Wins Hearts Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.24.2015 | Good News

"Sometimes you just have to be a princess." So says Jesse Nagy, the 25-year-old uncle to Izzy, age 4, who was a little nervous to wear a princess o...

Starving for a Fantasy

Samantha Levine | Posted 05.23.2015 | Women
Samantha Levine

Healthy Lily James may be, but that is not the message that girls are receiving -- not from the plain, old images they see and certainly not when they hear that an already thin woman needed to avoid food to fit into a costume.

Cinderella - Cinderella is a Magical Ride for Everyone!

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 05.20.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This modern rendition is powerful with a great cast that will keep you entertained. It's simply stunning!

Matthew Jacobs

How Modern Cinderella Movies Have Updated The Classic Tale's Feminism

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.20.2015 | Entertainment

Even with Egyptian and European roots, Cinderella is one of American culture's most famous folktales. Decades after Mary Pickford portrayed the haples...

Movie Review: 'Insurgent.' Women Power!

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Women crush it! How wonderful to have women leading the pack in an action flick.

Life Lessons From a Modern Day Cinderella

Lauren Galley | Posted 05.18.2015 | Impact
Lauren Galley

Like most little girls, I was captivated by Cinderella and remember wearing my own version of Disney's magical blue dress, sparkly crown and of course, those beautiful glass slippers.

Fifty Shades of Grey: Cinderella With Whips and Chains

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Ronald Tiersky

Deep down it's a Cinderella story, Cinderella in bondage. Rather than kissed by a froggy Prince she's made to sign a contract for submission with rules and regulations, including the compulsory 'this will stop anytime you say.'

Disney's Cinderella Does $70 Million in First Weekend, Yet Leaves Money on the Table

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

As a marketer, strategist, story consultant, and sometimes novelist who specializes in entertainment, I can both cheer the accomplishment of Cinderella and be disappointed at the opportunity lost.

Cinderella And Prince Charming's Cutest Real-Life Moments

www.popsugar.com | Posted 03.13.2015 | Entertainment

The live-action "Cinderella" is here, and while it's obviously fun to watch Prince Charming and Cinderella do their thing on the big screen, we've rea...

Disney Finally Tackles Grief in Cinderella

Claire Bidwell Smith | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Claire Bidwell Smith

We just need to acknowledge it more openly, which is exactly what heartens me about Disney's new Cinderella.

7 Cinderella Castles To Escape To With Your Prince

trivago | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel
trivago

Just in time for Disney's new Cinderella movie release, we've found seven secret castles you can sleep in that will make you feel as if you are living in a real-life fairy tale... no fairy godmothers required!

Celebrating Sisterhood at the Hong Kong Arts Festival: The Amahs and Pride and Prejudice

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Ballet to the People celebrated International Women's Day this year at back-to-back performances of two plays stamped with their own distinctive brands of feminism at the Hong Kong Arts Festival. Dublin's Gate Theatre brought its classic production of Pride and Prejudice to Hong Kong, while the Festival commissioned The Amahs from filmmaker Roger Lee Yan-lam and playwright Wong Wing-sze.