Category: Events

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 3 Recap

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 3 Recap

| August 12, 2013 | Reply

After an incredible Day 2 of the 2013 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, Day 3 had a lot to overcome in order to match the quality of panels and excitement that Day 2 offered. Sunday, August 11, 2013 had one important thing to offer that the first two days did not: five Imagineering presentations in [...]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day 2 Recap

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 2 Recap

| August 11, 2013 | Reply

Anyone who ever said that the D23 Expo is not worth traveling for or there is nothing that the expo offers that makes it a definite must-do trip, hasn’t ever been through Day 2 of the 2013 D23 Expo. Saturday, August 10 was all about Walt Disney Studios Live Action Films, Disney Legends, more Disney [...]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day 1 Recap

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 1 Recap

| August 10, 2013 | Reply

As the sun started to rise over Anaheim on Friday, August 9, the first thing that was visible was not crowds of guests rushing to get into Disneyland – not when the D23 Expo was kicking off right next door. The third D23 Expo opened its doors to D23 members at 9:00am followed by general [...]

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Exclusive Interview: Marty Sklar and his new book “Dream It! Do It!”

Exclusive Interview: Marty Sklar and his new book “Dream It! Do It!”

| August 8, 2013 | Reply

This year, in what could be thought of as “The Year of the Disney Imagineer,” The Walt Disney Company is celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Disney Imagineering and all the magic it has created and will continue to create in the future.

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It’s Been a Bad Week for Segways at Disneyland

It’s Been a Bad Week for Segways at Disneyland

| July 20, 2013 | 4 Replies

It’s been a bad week for folks wanting to ride Segways in Disneyland. On July 17, 2013, a federal judge held that the plaintiff, Tina Baughman, was not entitled to the $124,000 in attorney fee bill she wanted Disney to pay. The next day, the California Court of Appeals ruled that Disneyland’s safety based ban [...]

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Collectors & Artists Unite: The Wyland Galleries of Florida

Collectors & Artists Unite: The Wyland Galleries of Florida

| July 10, 2013 | 2 Replies

Walt Disney World has something for everyone whether that be entertainment, fine dining, or shopping. Premiere spas and competitive golf courses also top the list. However, few know that the World also offers unique opportunities for collectors and artists to unite in a gallery known by its famous name, Wyland Galleries of Florida.   Image: The [...]

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Exclusive Interview with D23′s “Broadway and Beyond” Performers

Exclusive Interview with D23′s “Broadway and Beyond” Performers

| June 29, 2013 | 2 Replies

In addition to this year’s previously announced D23 Expo concert featuring Alan Menken and Richard Sherman, D23, the Official Disney Fan Club, has also announced a second special theatrical performance, “Broadway and Beyond,” a musical look at Disney’s history on the stage and beyond.  The concert, which is a one night only performance, will take [...]

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The Contemporary Resort Hotel – Walt Disney World’s Resort Loop Hotels

The Contemporary Resort Hotel – Walt Disney World’s Resort Loop Hotels

| May 13, 2013 | 19 Replies

In the 1960’s, Walt Disney went about secretively purchasing land in Florida and acquired a little over 27,000 acres.  At its maximum, the resort expanded to 30,000+ acres and today, the Walt Disney World Resort encompasses 25,000 acres which includes four theme parks, two water parks, a shopping district, 24 resort hotels that can accommodate [...]

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‘Monstrous Summer’ Live Coverage

‘Monstrous Summer’ Live Coverage

| April 24, 2013 | 1 Reply

This week Walt Disney World Resort is hosting its ‘Monstrous Summer’ press event, which will offer media a preview of what’s going to be coming to Disney World – and beyond. The event is themed after Monsters University, the newest Disney•Pixar movie to hit theaters this summer on June 21st, 2013. Among the activities slated [...]

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Windows on Main Street – Harrison “Buzz” Price

Windows on Main Street – Harrison “Buzz” Price

| April 23, 2013 | Reply

Walt Disney and those who originally built Disneyland had their roots in film making. Walt enlisted employees from studio art and set design departments throughout Hollywood to ensure his vision for his family theme park was realized. Entering Disneyland is similar to entering a theatre. The attraction posters provide a sneak preview as to what is inside. [...]

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