Tag: California

Ease into a California Vacation at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre

Ease into a California Vacation at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre

| November 2, 2011 | Reply

With Pixar’s John Lasseter receiving a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame November 1st, and the release of Cars 2 on Blu Ray/DVD the same day, it reminded me of the day our family took part in the World Grand Prix at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre.  Continue after the break to see the level of detail Disney put [...]

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Video: Give Kids The World Promotes Ice Cream for Breakfast

Video: Give Kids The World Promotes Ice Cream for Breakfast

| July 31, 2011 | Reply

At Give Kids The World Village, children with life-threatening illnesses enjoy a week of indulgences that could include unlimited visits to an on site ice cream parlor anytime of day.  As July is also National Ice Cream Month, GKTW started a national fundraising campaign called Ice Cream for Breakfast to raise awareness and funds for the Village by encouraging people [...]

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What Are You Hoping to See During August’s Disney D23 Expo?

What Are You Hoping to See During August’s Disney D23 Expo?

| July 26, 2011 | Reply

In less than one month, the curtain will rise on the second D23 Expo – an official fan convention sponsored by the Walt Disney Company celebrating all things Disney - from theme parks, to films, music, books and television.  August 19-21, the most fervent of Disney fans will descend upon the Anaheim Convention Center for a glimpse behind [...]

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SeaWorld Has Passion For Turtles With New Film And Reef Opening

SeaWorld Has Passion For Turtles With New Film And Reef Opening

| June 27, 2011 | 1 Reply

Taking a page out of Disneynature’s book, SeaWorld launched a new initiative called SeaWorld Pictures.  The first film released by the division is “Turtle: The Incredible Journey”, which premiered in 3D on Tuesday, June 21 at SeaWorld San Diego.  The film’s premiere also corresponded with the grand opening of the new Turtle Reef exhibit also [...]

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Cars 2 Race CARpet Premiere at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre

Cars 2 Race CARpet Premiere at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre

| June 22, 2011 | Reply

One thing we’ve said repeatedly, Disney knows how to throw a party.  After last month’s star-studded World Premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides at Disneyland, it was time for Disney•Pixar’s Cars 2 to… um… err… “roll out.”  On Saturday, June 18th Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre laid down a race track carpet for one of the most unique [...]

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Imagineering’s Hallway Culture – Graffiti Hallway Culture, That Is

Imagineering’s Hallway Culture – Graffiti Hallway Culture, That Is

| August 10, 2010 | 2 Replies

Disney fans have little opportunity to peek behind the scenes at Walt Disney Imagineering.  Adventures by Disney offers the “Backstage Magic” California itinerary that takes guest on a tour of Imagineering, but other than that, few fans see inside the place that created their favorite theme parks and attractions.  Former Imagineering show writer, Melody Malmberg, [...]

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DIS Unplugged Exclusive: Lunch With THE Imagineer Marty Sklar

DIS Unplugged Exclusive: Lunch With THE Imagineer Marty Sklar

| August 4, 2010 | 3 Replies

The DIS Unplugged Podcast is offering three special Adventures by Disney Backstage Magic trips to California in February, April, and July 2011.  As part of the adventure, guests will have the opportunity to meet Disney Imagineering Legend Marty Sklar who worked side-by-side with Walt Disney from the opening day of Disneyland until Disney’s passing in [...]

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