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[31 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Limited Edition Merchandise Available to Guests of the Disney Dream’s Maiden Voyage

Being among the first to sail on Disney’s newest, state-of-the-art luxury cruise ship, the Dream, is an amazing opportunity.  But Disney has found a way to make the experience even more memorable – and magical – for its first guests!
For the maiden voyage of the Disney Dream, Disney Cruise Line has created a line of collectible keepsakes to commemorate this special occasion.  Created by noted artists, the line includes everything from special pins, sculptures, and coins, to Vinylmation and an extraordinary pair of  Disney Dream Ears!  Guests interested in purchasing items from the …

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[31 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Star Sightings All Over the Kingdom:  Blair Underwood, Joe Jonas, and Ashley Greene

Wednesday was a popular day to do some star gazing at the Happiest Place on Earth!
Over in Tomorrowland, Joe Jonas of the popular rock trio Jonas Brothers posed for a picture in front of Space Mountain with main squeeze Ashley Greene of “Twilight” fame.
Across the park, TV president Blair Underwood of the NBC drama “The Event” mugged for wife Desiree, along with the couples’ three children, outside of the Hall of Presidents. 
Photos by Kent Phillips.  Copyright Disney.
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[30 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Artists for Night of Joy 2011 Announced

As we are set to celebrate the dawn of a brand new year, Disney is giving us a first look at the talent lined up for 2011 Night of Joy.
This year, which marks the 29th consecutive year for the Contemporary Christian music event,  will feature groups and solo artists alike, with a mix of styles guaranteed to appeal to just about everybody.
More acts will be announced later, but here is the lineup so far:

Friday, Sept. 9, 2011:  Skillet, newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Matthew West, Francesca Battestelli, Group 1 Crew, Sidewalk Prophets and …

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[30 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
‘The Vault of Walt’ Author Jim Korkis to Appear at Orlando Public Library

Jim Korkis, author of “The Vault of Walt:  Unnofficial, Unauthorized, Uncensored Disney Stories Never Told,” will appear at the Orlando County Library on Saturday, January 8.  The author and Disney historian will share anecdotes and other entertaining stories, as well as bonus content that didn’t make it into the book.  He will also share a short film with the audience.
Mr. Korkis will be available to answer questions after the presentation, “Cracking the Vault Disney.”  Copies of the book will available for purchase and for signing by the author.  If you can’t …

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[30 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber Spotted Hanging Together in Miami

Selena Gomez is once again hanging out with pal Justin Bieber and dodging rumors that the two are a couple.
The popular teen sensations – she of Disney’s “Wizards of Waverly Place” – have been spotted all over together, yet deny that they are involved romantically.
The latest sightings have occurred in Miami – at the Gansevoort Hotel, where Bieber is reportedly staying, sharing a stroll together through Miami Beach’s streets, and aboard Bieber’s tour bus after his recent concert at the American Airlines Arena.
Time will tell if the couple admit to …

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[29 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney Pixar Characters to Grace New Postage Stamps

Look for your favorite Disney Pixar to grace United States Postage Stamps next year!  Soon, you’ll be able to send your snail mail graced with characters from “Cars,” “Ratatouille,” “Toy Story,” “Up,” and “Wall-E.” 
The stamps are part of a commemorative collector’s series, and will go on sale on August, 19.  Doubly cool:  they will be “Forever” stamps, which means that they will be valid regardless of how much postage increases in the future.
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[29 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Demi Lovato Will NOT Be In Joss Whedon’s “Avengers”

Rumors had been swirling about Demi Lovato starring in a new Marvel “Avengers” movie, however the Hollywood Reporter says that the Disney Channel star will not be in the movie. According to the article:
Sources inside Lovato’s camp as well as Marvel’s, however, said there was no truth to the rumor, denying across the board Lovato’s involvement. Part of the problem in hiring the actress is that she’s currently in rehab “for emotional and physical issues.”
Obviously her rehab would interfere with such plans, but it seems she’s already been ruled …

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[29 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Rose Bowl Contenders Spend Day at Disneyland

In a tradition that dates back over fifty years, Disneyland played host to the two collegiate teams that will compete in one of the biggest bowl games:  the Rose Bowl.
Members of the University of Wisconsin Badgers joined players from Texas Christian University’s Horned Frogs in a brief ceremony on Sunday, held in front of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle.  Each team received crystal replicas of the Disneyland landmark to commemorate the occasion, before heading out to have some fun on the park’s rides. 
Disneyland has been associated with the Rose Bowl since its opening in 1959, and …

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[28 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting:  Daniel Dae Kim Does Hollywood Studios

Daniel Dae Kim, who last season wrapped a successful run on the ABC drama “Lost,” was spotted today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, hanging ten with Lilo! Kim is currently starring in the CBS crime drama “Hawaii 5-0.” Both series have been filmed in Hawaii, so it’s certain that Lilo and Kim will be comparing notes on their favorite island hot spots!
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[28 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Cookbook Features Hard-to-Find Favorites from the Vault

 Disney Fans and Foodies, listen up:  Mickey has a new cookbook!
Chef Mickey:  Treasures from the Vault & Delicious New Favorites focuses on great vintage recipes that fans of Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Disney Cruise Line would have a hard time finding elsewhere.  But that’s only half the story, because Pam Brandon and the Disney Chefs are also bringing you brand new recipes to serve and savor, as well as some great old pictures that will transport you back to vacations gone by.
So, if you think you deserve just one more …