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The Mighty Festival at Raglan Road Pub, a perfectly Irish way to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day week

Fri, 2018-03-16 07:03

We were invited to the media preview of The Mighty Festival at Raglan Road Pub which runs tonight through Saturday to celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. As you might expect from an authentic Irish pub there is fantastic music, terrific traditional dancing, beers worth trying, and food that elevates...

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“Black Panther” poised to leap to top of Marvel’s box office list

Fri, 2018-03-16 02:09

Boom! Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” continues to have a super hero worthy performance at the box office. Looking at Tuesday’s numbers, Black Panther’s domestic results were almost unreal. Here’s a how “Black Panther” compares to some of its historic domestic box office rivals. On Tuesday, its 26th day, Black Panther...

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Walt Disney World Resort Hotels to charge for overnight parking.

Thu, 2018-03-15 12:13

A long troubling trend in travel has been keep base rates low but charge a fee for many of the add-ons that in the past had been considered part of the base price (those undisclosed resort fees are a killer right?). It’s called Incremental Income and there’s no avoiding it...

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Sequel to Disney’s Enchanted Moves Much Closer to Reality

Thu, 2018-03-15 11:51

Disney’s Enchanted was a bit of an odd duck for Disney film when it came out, both a spoof on Disney Princess films and an homage to the genre at the same time. The movie starred Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Madsen, Timothy Spall, Idina Menzel, and Susan Sarandon. It...

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks Musical launching in Chicago

Thu, 2018-03-15 03:34

There’s this fake movie poster going around that makes it look Disney is remaking a Bedknobs and Broomsticks movie with Kate Winslet in the role once held by Angela Lansbury. A quick trip to Snopes reveals it’s just a fan-made movie poster, not a real Disney effort. That fake poster...

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The Walt Disney Company announces internal reorganization, effective immediately

Thu, 2018-03-15 01:57

A few weeks ago The Walt Disney Company held its year’y shareholders meeting in Texas. It was mostly a meh meeting notable for Disney theme park cast members talking about how much they loved their jobs while outdoors other Disney theme park cast members protested over the need for more...

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The Science Behind Pixar exhibit moving to Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago

Wed, 2018-03-14 12:03

Discover the science and technology behind “Toy Story,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Finding Nemo,” and more timeless Pixar films in The Science Behind Pixar. The interactive exhibit showcases the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar’s award-winning films to the...

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Morimoto Asia launches Month-long Sakura Festival

Wed, 2018-03-14 04:55

Around the world, spring signals the arrival of cherry blossoms and Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs is importing a traditional Sakura festival. Sakura means Cherry Blossoms in Japanese and Morimoto Asia will fill its festival with a series of special ticketed events and menu specials dedicated to the cherry blossoms...

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in concert at Hollywood Bowl draws interesting cast

Wed, 2018-03-14 04:19

A special live concert performance of the animated classic Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will be performed at the world famous Hollywood Bowl on May 25 and 26. Zooey Deschanel, Kelsey Grammer, Taye Diggs, Rebel Wilson, Jane Krakowski, and Anthony Evans headline an all-star cast of performers singing the songs...

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Disney Fantasy changes itinerary for trips through June

Wed, 2018-03-14 02:46

The Disney Fantasy is a favorite of Disney Cruise fans as it departs from Port Canaveral, the closest port to Walt Disney World, and usually features a week long itinerary that explores the Eastern Caribbean. Ports normally include the islands of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, St. Thomas of...

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EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival announces 75 days of flavor for 2018 festival

Tue, 2018-03-13 11:47

We’re warming up our taste buds for another amazing 75 days of food, wine, entertainment, and events this fall as EPCOT reveals the dates for the 23rd annual International Food & Wine Festival. Go ahead and mark August 30 through November 12, 2018 on your calendar for the perfect way...

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First images from ‘Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular’ Disneyland’s new fireworks show

Tue, 2018-03-13 11:24

Late at night Disneyland’s dedicated team of Imagineers have been dreaming up the perfect way to celebrate the stories told by Pixar in their animated films. The result will be “Together Forever –A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” which will light up Disneyland beginning April 13 as part of Pixar Fest. You...

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Disney begins production of “Artemis Fowl” movie

Tue, 2018-03-13 04:28

While it never caught the public imagination like that other British youth, Eoin Colfer’s best-selling series “Artemis Fowl” has long been destined for its own movie (and hopefully a series). Fans will be happy to hear that Disney has officially begun principal photography on the film and with Kenneth Branagh...

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Marvel Studios Retrospective: Guardians of the Galaxy

Tue, 2018-03-13 04:11

To say that making Guardians of the Galaxy was a risk is an understatement. Not since Iron Man had Marvel been so bold. An irreverent space opera starring not even B-list heroes? How could this possibly work? We dive into this seeming left-turn for the Marvel Cinematic Universe as part...

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Disneyland fills in more details for Pixar Pier

Tue, 2018-03-13 04:03

Disneyland hopes they’ve landed on a concept for Disney California Adventure’s Paradise Pier that actually works. This time they’re calling it Pixar Pier and switching up the theme by layering in four different Pixar themed neighborhoods. We’ve detailed the rethemed Incredicoaster, but what about the rest of the details that...

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Vivoli il Gelato introduces two treats inspired by St. Patrick’s Day

Mon, 2018-03-12 11:57

It’s the season to celebrate the passion of the Irish and Vivoli il Gelato has the perfect treat for all your St. Patrick’s Day desires. All Vivoli creations feature fresh and seasonal ingredients, but these creations are available only for a limited time at Vivoli il Gelato in The Landing...

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Disney character inspired running outfits at Disney Springs

Mon, 2018-03-12 11:38

Tren-D is the Disney Springs boutique shop where you can find chic Disney fashions and accessories with a modern edge. Located in the Marketplace area of Disney Springs, you’ll often find Disney rolling out some fun fashion ideas, but you have to be quick. We definitely recommend the old, ‘if...

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Disney owns the Box Office thanks to ‘Black Panther’ and ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Mon, 2018-03-12 04:00

It was a very good weekend at the box office for Disney. They have the top two films of the weekend and their first billion dollar film of the year. Those films, of course, are “Black Panther” and “A Wrinkle in Time.” As a Disney fan, I’m really proud to...

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Merchandise Report: 2018 EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival

Mon, 2018-03-12 02:51

The EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival is well on its way to having the record for the best weather yet for an Epcot festival. If you haven’t made plans to visit yet, you still have plenty of time to get out and enjoy the terrific flower beds, outdoor kitchens,...

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Retrospective – Captain America: Winter Soldier

Sat, 2018-03-10 15:36

As we continue our retrospective examination of all the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies, we come to what may be the most highly regarded of them all. Rare is the sequel that is better than the first movie. But Captain America: Winter Solider is that rarity. Not only did it...

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