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Disney Springs – Construction Update for August 2017

Fri, 2017-08-04 11:15

Although most of the expansion is complete, there’s still quite a bit of work going on at Disney Springs as the shopping, dining, and entertainment district continues its transformation. Construction on much-anticipated steampunk themed eatery The Edison is nearing its finish in The Landing district while we’re finally seeing vertical...

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ABC cancels The Little Mermaid October 3 live-musical special

Fri, 2017-08-04 01:46

I’m sad to hear that the live musical production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid that was set to air on ABC this October 3rd has been canceled. It’s unclear if it’s been canceled or just postponed, but USA Today reports that the project was running into budget issues. The production...

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Former Walt Disney World president Meg Crofton joins Cracker Barrel board

Thu, 2017-08-03 12:05

If you’ve been wondering what Meg Crofon, former Walt Disney World president, has been doing since retiring in 2015, we have a bit of news. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store just announced that Crofton has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. We’re not sure if we...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs special display coming to Saks Fifth Avenue in NYC

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:50

It’s Walt Disney’s original animated masterpiece, and still the best in our opinion, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs turns 80 this year and celebrations are already being planned. Saks Fifth Avenue and Disney have announced a magical collaboration to celebrate Snow White during the holiday season at Saks stores...

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Disney World looking to add esports to ESPN WWOS

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:30

ESPN and DisneyXD recently switched a chunk of their programming to focus on esports (competitive video gaming, drone racing, etc) and now Walt Disney World wants to bring a similar slate of esports to the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. The ESPN WWOS Complex hosts athletes from over 70...

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What happens when Baymax tries to help in real life

Thu, 2017-08-03 03:23

I don’t know about you, but when I left the theater after seeing Disney’s Big Hero 6 for the first time, all I wanted was for Baymax to be an actual real life robot. Now, thanks to the magic of Disney’s Imagineers and, Scott Adsit, the voice of Baymax we...

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Videopolis: “Married Life” from Pixar’s Up cover

Wed, 2017-08-02 11:32

Today’s Videopolis is a marvelous cover of the beautiful “married life” segment of Pixar’s animated masterpiece “Up,” composed by Michael Giacchino. It comes from flutist Gina Luciani who performs six different Flute tracks to make her one woman cover. I recognize the piccolo, a classic flute, alto flute, and a...

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