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[13 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Release from Beautifully Disney Features ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Inspired Hues

The latest collection from Beautifully Disney features colors inspired by Alice in Wonderland.
Curiouser & Curiouser is filled with light, neutral colors and rich pigmented shimmery shades that have been inspired by the Caterpillar, the Chesire Cat, and of course Alice.
The collection features mini lipsticks in hues including Dum De Dum, which is a rich coral shade. Fans can also choose from new lip gloss shades including Miss Priss and Literally Nonsense.
Other Alice-inspired items include macaroon-shaped makeup sponges, an eye shadow palette, and brightly colored nail polishes.
The Curiouser & Curiouser collection …

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[12 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Around the World Celebrated 50th Anniversary of ‘it’s a small world’

The 50th anniversary of ‘it’s a small world’ was celebrated this week with a global sing-along and other special events around the world.
The celebration started on the morning of April 10 when thousands of guests and cast members at Disney Parks worldwide united to sing the iconic theme song for the beloved attraction.
“‘it’s a small world’ has inspired hundreds of millions of people through its timeless theme,” said Tom Staggs, chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “Every moment of every day there are Disney guests enjoying ‘it’s a small world’ …

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[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Options Available for D-Tech Me Experience at 2014 Star Wars Weekends

A popular fan experience at the Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is getting some exciting new options.
The D-Tech Me experience will be located inside Darth’s Mall during this year’s event. The D-Tech Me is a 10-minute experience that uses the world’s highest resolution, single shot 3D face scanner. The image captured by the scanner is used to create a figurine with the guest’s face.
This year’s D-Tech Me will feature the Carbon-Freeze Me and Stormtrooper, in addition to two new figures – Alderaan Princess and X-Wing Pilot.
The X-Wing Pilot, …

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[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Registration Open for Animation Summer Camps at The Walt Disney Family Museum

The Walt Disney Family Museum is offering animation summer camps for kids ages 8-18 who want to learn more about the art of animation.
Participants can learn to create an animated story, embrace their creativity through painting and sculpture, and learn from professionals in the animation field. The camps are scheduled for June, July, and August.
The Animation Camp is for kids ages 8-10 and students can discover the world of art and animation through painting, sculpting, and creating animated tales. This camp culminates in a gallery-style showing of projects and participants …

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[10 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Jake’s Never Land Pirate School’ App Now Available in Google Play

A popular Disney Junior iOS app – Jake’s Never Land Pirate School – is now available for Android devices and Kindle tablets.
Kids using Jake’s Never Land Pirate School app can complete pirate-themed challenges. Some of the challenges include sailing Bucky and Jake around obstacles, navigating Never Land with Chubby, and flying through mazes with Izzy and Skully.
The app also features a Pirate Band challenge where users can learn to play five different instruments and create a pirate song with Bones and Sharky.
Fans using the app can also capture or import …

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[10 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Drew Brees Passing Academy Planned for this June at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The 2014 Drew Brees Passing Academy takes place this June at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The Saints’ Pro Bowl quarterback will be joined by NFL stars Larry Fitzgerald (Cardinals WR), Darrell Revis (Patriots DB), and Darren Sproles (Eagles RB) at the Passing Academy and the 7 on 7 Tournament.
The players will be helping Brees coach the prep football camp participants with Fitzgerald working with the receivers, Revis training the defensive backs, and Sproles training the running backs.
The event features one day of position training and two days of …

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[9 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marvel’s ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Sets Box Office Record and Disney Announces 2016 Release Date for ‘Captain America 3’

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier Hulk-smashed box office records during its opening weekend.
The film opened domestically on April 3 and made $96.2 million, giving it the biggest April debut of all time. The Thursday night screenings brought in $10.2 million alone, and the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday box office receipts broke daily records for the month of April.
Overseas the film opened in the No. 1 spot in Russia, China, and Australia. It set a new record in China – making it Disney’s biggest debut in that country.
And the box …

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[9 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney VoluntEARS Build a new Playground for Kids in Central Florida

Disney VoluntEARS recently spent a weekend afternoon building a new playground in the town of Oakland, Florida, providing a safe place to play for the town’s children.
The 125 Disney VoluntEARS worked alongside a KaBOOM! construction crew and representatives from the Town of Oakland and the Oakland Nature Preserve to build the playground.
In less than six hours the volunteer crews placed 48,600 square feet of safety surface and assembled the playground equipment.
“Disney VoluntEARS are proud to help build this place of fun and fitness, where children and families can learn, play …

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[8 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Transitions Optical Agrees to Sponsor Signature Events at the Walt Disney World Resort

Transitions Optical has signed an agreement with the Walt Disney World Resort to act as a sponsor for several events including the Festival of the Masters in Downtown Disney.
The sponsorship agreement also includes the runDisney series and signature events at Epcot including the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival and the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Other events include the Atlanta Braves Spring Training and the Summer Festival at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The event sponsorship will encourage those who wear prescription eyeglasses to enhance their visual …

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[8 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Trophy Room Coming Soon to the Marketplace Co-Op in Downtown Disney

The Marketplace Co-Op at Downtown Disney hasn’t opened yet, but when it does sports fans will want to stop by The Trophy Room.
The Trophy Room will be a unique shopping location for guests because it isn’t just a traditional sports and apparel store.
This boutique will feature wall fixtures that look like re-purposed trophy cases, accented by dark stone and metal fixtures. The walls will also feature Trophy Room logo banners.
John Sarni, a senior merchandiser with Disney said the location “aims to create sports fans, rather than just outfit existing enthusiasts, …