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Disney Legends – The Emotional Heart Of The D23 Expo

Disney Legends – The Emotional Heart Of The D23 Expo

| August 20, 2011 | 2 Replies

The D23 Expo kicked off on Friday, August 19th, and the first large arena presentation was the Disney Legends induction.  Thousands of Disney fans watched as 12 luminaries received the honor of Disney Legend status, and the ceremony did not disappoint.  We were serenaded by contemporary princesses belting it out on stage, and touched by [...]

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Star Wars Icon Billy Dee Williams Discusses Art, Mickey & Disney

Star Wars Icon Billy Dee Williams Discusses Art, Mickey & Disney

| August 9, 2011 | Reply

“Hello, what have we here?”  Actor Billy Dee Williams is best known for the iconic role of Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars trilogy.  Friday, August 19, he’s appearing at the Disney’s D23 Expo in conjunction with the debut of the newly re-imagined Star Tours – The Adventures Continue.  However, before Williams portrayed the gambling scoundrel Lando [...]

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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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D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 2

D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 2

| May 17, 2011 | 3 Replies

D23′s Destination D was a two day event held at the Contemporary Resort this past weekend and celebrated all things Walt Disney World.   Day 1 featured several authors, historians and archivists talking about Disney World, Day 2 featured more of the men and women that were…and are still involved in the creation of Walt Disney [...]

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D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 1

D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 1

| May 15, 2011 | 4 Replies

I know what you’re thinking…..you’re one of the Disneyland guys, why are you reporting on a Walt Disney World event? Well, I happened to be in the neighborhood. That’s not really true. I enjoyed the Disneyland version of Destination D that was put together to celebrate Disneyland’s 55th, so why not take a trip to [...]

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Start Your Engines – Cars 2 and D23 Buckle Up For Fun

Start Your Engines – Cars 2 and D23 Buckle Up For Fun

| February 19, 2011 | Reply

On Valentine’s Day, The Walt Disney Company gave a sweet Valentine to not only D23 Members, but to every Disney Fan.  To kick off the 2011 American International Toy Fair, Disney held a special Cars 2 event at New York City’s Chelsea Piers for D23 Members, the media, Cast Members, and members of the Toy [...]

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Details Announced For WDW’s Destination D and Scavenger Hunt

Details Announced For WDW’s Destination D and Scavenger Hunt

| February 7, 2011 | 3 Replies

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has announced details of its Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th and Great Disney Scavenger Hunt events for this coming May.  Tickets for both events go on sale February 24th.  Read on to find out the details, including pricing and some familiar names (other than mine) that are scheduled to [...]

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