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A Belle of a Good Time

A classic fairy tale comes to life.  A vain and cold hearted prince is transformed into a hideous beast by an enchantress when he fails to show her hospitality.  1,011 more words

Nebraska

Win tickets to a shop of horrors

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BY BILLY SUTER

A SHOW that premiered Off-Off- Broadway in 1982, then moved Off-Broadway for a five-year run before finally reaching Broadway and becoming a film by Frank Oz in 1986, is this year’s choice for the annual musical production by Durban’s Westville Boys’ High School. 1,135 more words

Theatre

Rise Up, My Love (233): Not Black and Blue, But Black to Purple

Song of Solomon 7:5 …”the hair of thine head like purple…” The word translated “purple” is ‘argaman, and refers to a “dark crimson or purple color.”* The other two references to the bride’s hair (4:1 and 6:5) describe it as flowing and (presumably) black like the goats from which the tents of Kedar were made. 762 more words

Encouragements For Living

Favourite Moments in Fiction #5 - Friend Like Me (Aladdin)

Despite being one of the key films of Disney’s original Renaissance period, I never considered Aladdin to be one of my all-time favourites. Don’t get me wrong; it’s a great movie but I could probably list off ten other Disney films that I like more. 235 more words

Disney

Why Tinker Bell Is Awesome

This is a repost from my old blog. I still haven’t seen the Neverbeast movie, FYI.

I wasn’t interested in Disney‘s Tinker Bell when it came out in 2008. 2,537 more words

Diversity And Equality

The Beauty and the Beast (of publicity and marketing)

If you haven’t noticed the overwhelming marketing campaign of Beauty and the Beast then congratulations- clearly you spend far less time on social media than I do. 900 more words

Galavant

I am so incredibly late to this party. Last night I was getting ready to fold laundry, and looking for something to watch while I did. 374 more words

Fangirl