There are numerous biographies about Walt Disney including a recently aired four-hour PBS documentary, “American Experience: Walt Disney”. Just when you thought there was nothing else you could learn about him or those in The Walt Disney Company, Disney Editions comes out with two books – Before Ever After: The Lost Lectures of Walt Disney’s [...]
Author Archive: Chuck Mirarchi
Originally from Philadelphia and now living in New York City, Chuck has worn many hats including pastry chef, hotel manager and his current position as a publicist. Ever since he was a kid, Chuck had a passion about everything Walt Disney including going on a local Philly quiz show when he was twelve where his area of expertise was Walt Disney. He loves going to see great performers, amazing museums, seeing Broadway shows, eating in all kinds of restaurants and traveling. Chuck's favorite cities to visit are Paris, London, Las Vegas and Turin. He, of course, loves Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
Within weeks of Michael Eisner’s arrival as the new CEO and Chairman of the Board at The Walt Disney Company, he put in motion many projects to revitalize the Disney brand that included new theme parks and the expansion of existing ones, new hotels, new film projects and changes to every other division at Disney. [...]
Van Eaton Galleries, one of the world’s premier animation artwork and collectible galleries located in Sherman Oaks, California has announced The Story of Disneyland Collection exhibit and auction to take place February 28th and March 1st at Van Eaton Galleries, 13613 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, California. Image: Van Eaton Gallery Just in time to celebrate the [...]
If Disney ever decided to do a live action version of Winnie the Pooh, Billy Magnussen would be a great Tigger. His natural enthusiasm and boundless amounts of energy is infectious and was perfect for his role as The Other Prince in Disney’s latest film, Into the Woods. Like the movie, you don’t always get [...]
Parents are always looking for ways to create wonderful memories for themselves and their children. Taking them to Walt Disney World or Disneyland is one of the best and most popular ways of doing just that. Unfortunately, many kids do not know who Walt Disney was and what is even more alarming, many kids do [...]
Once again, D23 – The Official Disney Fan Club, will present D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind on November 22 – 23 at Walt Disney World’s Contemporary Resort Hotel. Unlike the D23 Expo, which is open to the general public, as well as D23 members, Destination D is only open to D23 members. Destination D was created to [...]
The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps everyone working in the performing arts and entertainment industry, from performers to those behind the scenes, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, April 28, 2014 in New York City. This year they will be honoring Disney Theatrical Productions.
Interior of The New Amsterdam Theatre Photo: Disney Theatrical Productions On April 28, 2014, The Actors Fund will honor Disney Theatrical Productions as they celebrate 20 years on Broadway. The producing organization, formed in 1994 and operating under the direction of president and producer Thomas Schumacher, will receive the Medal of Honor, the highest award given [...]
Last week we posted a story about the new owners of Walt Disney’s Chicago birthplace home and their efforts to raise $500,000 on Kickstarter for the restoration. In addition to the amazing giveaways offered with each level of donation, they are offering our readers and listeners a special giveaway. Here are the details. We caught [...]
Wikipedia says, “Historic preservation is an endeavor that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance.” These are buildings that have either played a meaningful role or were the home or workplace of someone who contributed to telling the American story. One of those people, who is considered [...]