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Disney’s Newsies Musical Presented in New Light at DC’s Arena Stage

As Washington, D.C.’s Arena Theater at the Mead Center for American Theater prepares for its 70th Anniversary in 2020, the flagship American theater proves it’s as relevant as ever. Located near The Wharf in quickly evolving southwest DC, the iconic theater remains a pioneer of… Read More »Disney’s Newsies Musical Presented in New Light at DC’s Arena Stage

Avengers: Infinity War review (spoiler free)

Avengers: Infinity War is a movie ten years in the making (or six years if you’re starting with the first glimpse of Thanos). There is so much going on in this movie, it’s hard to know where to start. (Note: this will be a spoiler-free… Read More »Avengers: Infinity War review (spoiler free)

Marvel’s Black Panther Review – A Kingly Super Hero for Our Era

Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. Directed by Ryan Coogler (Creed) from a… Read More »Marvel’s Black Panther Review – A Kingly Super Hero for Our Era

Thor: Ragnarok – one of Marvel’s best so far

Almost every early review of Marvel Studios’ new super hero movie “Thor: Ragnarok” cites how this is the funniest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies yet… and they’re right. The film gets laugh after laugh from the audience from a wide variety of jokes… Read More »Thor: Ragnarok – one of Marvel’s best so far

Disney Wonder captures Frozen’s magic in new stage show

The Disney Wonder was the second ship in Disney’s fleet of cruise ships. Disney keeps its ships updated with regular visits to dry-dock for refurbishments. The latest visit for the Wonder in November of 2016 resulted in some fairly major upgrades to the ships spaces,… Read More »Disney Wonder captures Frozen’s magic in new stage show

Review: Disney’s Queen of Katwe is elevated by Family and Chess

The setting of Disney’s new sports film Queen of Katwe is as unconventional as the setting is removed from the usual sports movie. The story follows 9-year-old Phiona Mutesi as she struggles to survive in the poverty-stricken slums ot Katwe, Uganda. Her mother, Harriet, tries… Read More »Review: Disney’s Queen of Katwe is elevated by Family and Chess