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[18 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Legend Tony Baxter to be Honored with Window on Main Street USA

Last weekend, longtime Imagineer Tony Baxter was declared an official Disney Legend at the D23 Expo. However, that was not the only honor in store for the truly legendary Imagineer, as it was also revealed that weekend that Baxter would be receiving his own window on Disneyland’s Main Street, U.S.A.
The exciting surprise was revealed on Friday during the Expo’s “Undiscovered Disneyland” presentation, in which Baxter and fellow Imagineer Josh Shipley treated audiences to some fantastic rare and unreleased footage of Disneyland in its early years. Following the presentation, Walt Disney …

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[14 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Disney Interactive to Feature 'Disney Infinity,' 'Fantasia: Music Evolved,' and More at D23 Expo | ]
Disney Interactive to Feature 'Disney Infinity,' 'Fantasia: Music Evolved,' and More at D23 Expo

We've let you know recently about many of the great events and exhibits that attendees at next month's D23 Expo will be able to experience. This week brought the announcement of another great addition to the Expo, as Disney Interactive announced they will be giving guests a sneak peek at some of the exciting new games they have in store.
For the first time, Disney Interactive will be getting its own arena presentation at this year's Expo. Set to take place at 12:00 PM on Sunday, August 11, Disney Interactive Co-Presidents Jimmy …

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[7 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on D23 Expo to Offer New 'StagePass' Event Tickets | ]
D23 Expo to Offer New 'StagePass' Event Tickets

The D23 Expo is now just a few weeks away, and the convention is set to offer some extremely exciting events. However, attendees at the previous D23 Expos will remember that with these exciting events come some extremely long lines. In an attempt to combat this issue, Disney recently announced that the 2013 Expo will feature a new “StagePass” system for acquiring tickets to the Expo's smaller events.
For events taking place at Stage 23 and Stage 28, Expo guests will now be able to retrieve a limited number of tickets …

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[4 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on D23 Expo Attendees Have Chance to See a Special Presentation of ‘Disney’s Planes’ | ]
D23 Expo Attendees Have Chance to See a Special Presentation of ‘Disney’s Planes’

Disney fans attending next month’s D23 Expo have one more thing to be excited about – they have a chance to be among the first to see Disney’s Planes on its opening day, August 9.
The movie opens nationwide on the same day, but Expo guests will see a special 3D presentation of the movie that features an introduction by special guests.
Disney’s Planes follows the story of Dusty Crophopper, a plane who dreams of competing as a high-flying racer but he happens to be afraid of heights. He turns to a …

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[29 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
D23 Expo to Celebrate 60 Years of Walt Disney Imagineering

Fans of Disney’s theme parks who are headed to this year’s D23 Expo are in for a treat, as D23 announced this week some of the exciting events and exhibits that Disney’s Parks and Resorts Division have in store for the upcoming Expo. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Walt Disney Imagineering, Expo attendees will be able to enjoy exclusive panels, access to Imagineers, merchandise, and more.
Like at the 2011 Expo, Imagineering will be hosting a pavilion on the Expo floor this year that offers a glimpse behind-the-scenes at Imagineering. …

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[14 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Musical Event ‘Broadway and Beyond’ Scheduled for D23 Expo

Disney fans attending the D23 Expo this August will have a chance to take a journey into Disney’s history on Broadway and beyond.
D23 recently announced that Thomas Schumacher, president and producer with Disney Theatrical Productions is hosting the musical event Broadway and Beyond. This event will feature a lineup of stars from several Disney Broadway productions. The stars will perform songs from the musicals they starred in as well as classic tunes from the Disney on Broadway musical catalogue.
Stars scheduled to appear include Heidi Blickenstaff (The Little Mermaid), Ashley Brown …

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[2 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives First Look at D23 Expo Merchandise

We can’t wait for the D23 Expo this summer, and one of the highlights of the Expo is always the unique merchandise Disney has on sale. This week, Disney gave us a first look at some of the merchandise to expect at the Expo, including information about a silent auction that will take place.
Expo attendees will be able to purchase a wide variety of merchandise with this year’s D23 Expo artwork (seen at right), which features some of our favorite Disney characters in Mickey’s iconic Sorcerer’s Apprentice outfit. Guests will …

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[28 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken Set to Perform Together at the D23: Expo

Disney Legends Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken – two of the world’s most celebrated songwriters and composers – will take the stage at this year’s D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.
Sherman and Menken have composed music and songs for more than three dozen Disney feature films and more than two dozen Disney Park attractions, in addition to half a dozen Disney musicals on Broadway.
Sherman, along with his brother Robert B. Sherman, is responsible for some of the …

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[20 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
D23 Expo’s ‘Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives’ Exhibit to Feature ‘Mary Poppins’ Items and More

We’re less than three months away now from the D23 Expo, and information is starting to come in about all the exciting things in store. Recently, D23 announced some of the items that will be on display at the Expo’s Treasures of the Walt Disney Archive exhibit, which will feature a collection of items from Mary Poppins.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins this year, the Archives exhibit at the Expo will feature a wide variety of items from the iconic live-action film. Expo attendees will be able to view such …

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[2 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces Initial Event Schedule for 2013

Over the past few years, Disney fans have been treated to a number of great events put on by Disney’s Official Fan Club D23, including a special tour of Disneyland, Destination D events, and the biggest event of all, the D23 Expo. This week, D23 announced what events members can expect in 2013, which will include both returning events and a few brand-new opportunities.
This year, D23 introduced a new “Fanniversary” tour, which brought special events to Disney fans in different cities all across the country. This year, D23 will be …