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    Legendary Cartoonist Dick Locher Receives ToonSeum's Nemo Award

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    ToonSeum's Nemo Award goes to Editorial Cartoonist and Dick Tracy Artist, Dick Locher Chicago, Pittsburgh The ToonSeum, Pittsburgh's museum of cartoon art, is proud to announce that cartoonist Dick Locher has been awarded the ToonSeum's Nemo Award for outstanding contributions to the cartoon arts. The presentation took place at Chicago's Comic Con and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) on March 20, 2011. Rob Rogers, board president of the ToonSeum, presented Locher with the Nemo Award. "The...
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    WINNIE THE POOH -- Zooey Deschanel Hits the Hundred Acre Wood

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    “WINNIE THE POOH” TUNES IN ZOOEY DESCHANEL HITS THE HUNDRED ACRE WOOD Actress/Musician/Singer/Songwriter Deschanel Performs Three Songs for the Philosophical Bear’s New Big-Screen Endeavor BURBANK , Calif. ( March 31, 2011 ) – He’s a bear of very little brain. She’s half of the acclaimed band She & Him. This year, they come together on the big screen in “Winnie the Pooh,” which hits theaters in select international markets in Spring 2011, and in...
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    Lion King Welcomes Two Young Lions: Judah Bellamy and Shaylin Becton in their Broadway Debuts

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    THE LION KING WELCOMES TWO YOUNG LIONS TO THE PRIDELANDS IN THEIR BROADWAY DEBUTS: JUDAH BELLAMY as YOUNG SIMBA and SHAYLIN BECTON as YOUNG NALA For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - Broadway’s landmark musical event THE LION KING is pleased to welcome JUDAH BELLAMY as “Young Simba” and SHAYLIN BECTON as “Young Nala” to the company. Bellamy and Becton made their Broadway debuts last night. They alternate with fellow young lions and current cast members Alphonso...
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    Dreamworks' Madagascar Live! at Radio City Music Hall - Tickets for $36 or Less

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    DON’T MISS MADAGASCAR LIVE! at RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL APRIL 15-24, 2011 Special Ticketmaster Offer for Broadway Across America eCLUB Members Tickets for $36 or Less!* Use Code: BAMAD *Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Not valid in conjunction with other offers. Subject to availabilty. Offer may change or be revoked at any time without notice. All sales final. No refunds or exchanges. All of your favorite crack-a-lackin' friends from MADAGASCAR are out of the zoo and onto the stage...
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    Watch the LEGO® STAR WARS™ MINILAND Grand Opening Live Online March 31st

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    LEGOLAND ® CALIFORNIA LAUNCHES LIVE LEGO ® STAR WARS ™ MINILAND WEB CAM Fans Can Watch Grand Opening Live Online from a Model Shop Camera! In less than 24 hours, Star Wars ™ Miniland opens at LEGOLAND ® California. For the first time ever, the Park invites fans both near and far, far away to watch live, in real time, the preparations for an opening event via Web Cam. Fans may visit www.LEGOLAND.com/webcam to enjoy the view from the top of the Model Shop as our Master Model...
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    New Disney Pirates 4 Poster Features Sexy Sirens of the Deep

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    Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Rob Marshall, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” captures the fun, adventure and humor that ignited the hit franchise—this time in Disney Digital 3D™. Johnny Depp returns to his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow in an action-packed tale of truth, betrayal, youth and demise. When Jack crosses paths with a woman from his past (Penélope Cruz), he’s not sure if it’s love—or if she’s a ruthless...
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    BOOM! Studios Exclusive at WonderCon '11 - CARS: THE ADVENTURES OF TOW MATER #4 "GET-A-SKETCH" Cover

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    For Immediate Release: BOOM! STUDIOS @ WONDERCON '11 APRIL 1–3 BOOTH #415 DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO GET OUR SPECIAL WONDERCON EXCLUSIVE SIGNED AND NUMBERED COPY OF THE PEANUTS HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN! GRAPHIC NOVEL LIMITED TO 100 COPIES. AND REMEMBER TO GET YOUR OWN CUSTOM "GET-A-SKETCH" COVER EXCLUSIVE TO EMERALD CITY COMICON! BOOM! STUDIOS GUESTS INCLUDE: STAN LEE'S STARBORN's Chris Roberson DARKWING DUCK comic series artist James Silvani TOO MUCH...
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    Disney's Aulani Resort Featured in the New Episode of “D23’s Disney Geek” (#34)

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    This week on the show: - Jeffrey's giving away his office in "D23's Great Geek Giveaway" contest! - Stunning video of Disney's Aulani Resort's oceanside recreation area - A new "Cars 2" poster—plus NASCAR racers Jeff Gordon and Darrell Waltrip lend their voices to the film - Concept art from the upcoming Disney•Pixar film "Brave" - Mandy Moore talks about her favorite scenes in "Tangled" - Stars hit Walt Disney World and Disneyland...
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    Take the Latest Cars 2 Car - Lewis Hamilton - Out for a Spin

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    Lewis Hamilton (voice of Lewis Hamilton) Lewis Hamilton, the famously sleek and seriously fast #2 Grand Touring Sports champion, has been a determined and winning racer for nearly his entire young life. Like all youngster cars, Lewis spent his childhood going to school, taking karate lessons and winning the British Karting Championship by the age of 10. Today, the celebrated native Brit continues to bring an exceptional work ethic and soft-spoken confidence to the race course where his extraordinary...
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    Ozzy Osbourne Guest Stars In A New Episode of "Fish Hooks" Friday, April 8 on Disney Channel

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    Fish Hooks OSCAR GETS MILO TO SEE THE IMPORTANCE OF RECYCLING IN A NEW EPISODE OF "FISH HOOKS," FRIDAY, APRIL 8 ON DISNEY CHANNEL Ozzy Osbourne Guest Stars as the Earth Troll "Legend of the Earth Troll" - In an attempt to get Milo to change his careless ways and to see the importance of recycling, Oscar appeals to him in the only way that will work ... by disguising himself as a "magical dude" named the Earth Troll (played by Ozzy Osbourne). The plan seems to work until...
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    Disney gets Tangled with Locks of Love

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    You don't need 70 feet of hair to be a hero! Los Angeles, CA – Sunday March 27, 2011 - In celebration of the DVD/Blu-ray release of TANGLED on March 29, a highly visual charity event in association with The Buzz Girls took place at the Bungalow Salon , a “celebrity favorite” in West Hollywood. The event benefited esteemed charity Locks of Love , which provides hair pieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long term medical hair loss. Several celebrity hair...
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    Limited Edition Signed Peanuts: Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown at WonderCon '11

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    For Immediate Release: PEANUTS WONDERCON ‘11 EXCLUSIVE HARDCOVER ONLY AT BOOM! HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN LIMITED EDITION HARDCOVERS SERIALLY NUMBERED 1 THRU 100 AVAILABLE ONLY SATURDAY FROM 2-4 PM AT A LIMITED SIGNING BY ARTISTS BOB SCOTT & VICKI SCOTT AT THE BOOM! STUDIOS/KABOOM! BOOTH #415 AGAIN, THESE SIGNED HARDCOVERS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM March 29, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA - At Wondercon ’11 this coming Saturday don’t...
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    Nickelodeon's Hottest Music Group, Big Time Rush, To Perform Live at Universal Studios Florida on May 14

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    UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT REVEALS BIG-TIME NEWS: NICKELODEON’S HOTTEST MUSIC GROUP, BIG TIME RUSH , TO PERFORM LIVE AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS FLORIDA ON MAY 14 Guests Can Also Enjoy a Sneak Preview of a Never-Before-Seen Episode of the Hit TV Series, “Big Time Rush” ORLANDO, Fla. (March 28, 2011 ) – On May 14, Universal Orlando guests are in for a big-time treat – Nickelodeon stars Big Time Rush will perform live at Universal Studios Florida’s Music Plaza stage. With...
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    Disney / Pixar Cars 2: Lewis Hamilton and David Hobbscap Join the Cast of Characters

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    ©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. Lewis Hamilton (voice of Lewis Hamilton) Lewis Hamilton, the famously sleek and seriously fast #2 Grand Touring Sports champion, has been a determined and winning racer for nearly his entire young life. Like all youngster cars, Lewis spent his childhood going to school, taking karate lessons and winning the British Karting Championship by the age of 10. Today, the celebrated native Brit continues to bring an exceptional work ethic and soft-spoken confidence...
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    First Look Concept Art from Disney/Pixar’s BRAVE

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    ©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved The rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland serve as the backdrop for “Brave,” a new tale that joins the land’s ancient lore—stories of epic battles and mystical legends passed down for generations. Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, and produced by Katherine Sarafian, “Brave” is the grand adventure of Merida (voice of Kelly Macdonald), a skilled archer who confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts...
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    Walt Disney Records to Release Mary Poppins: The Live Cast Recording on April 5

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    WALT DISNEY RECORDS TO RELEASE Mary Poppins: The Live Cast Recording ON Tuesday, April 5 Recorded Live in Performance at Her Majesty’s Theatre – Melbourne, Australia BURBANK, CA (MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011 ) - Walt Disney Records is pleased to announce the Tuesday, April 5 th album release of Mary Poppins: The Live Cast Recording from the stage musical MARY POPPINS, presented by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. Recorded over five performances at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne, the...
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    Take a Peek at the BOOM! Studios March / May Comic Previews

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    BOOM! Studios March Previews for May Shipping 2011 LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDCUK $1 BOOM! BLAST Written by Don Rosa Drawn by Don Rosa SC, 32 pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00 Diamond Code: MAR110954 Greed is good! And this Free Comic Book Day 2011 is your chance to check out a great sample of the Eisner-Award Winning THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE MCDUCK in a special $1 BOOM! Blast edition. These stories, written and drawn by legendary cartoonist Don Rosa, chronicle Scrooge McDuck's fascinating life. See...
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    "Modern Family" Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Visits Universal Orlando Resort

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    Photo Credit: Roberto Gonzalez, Universal Orlando Resort © 2011 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved Actor and star of the hit TV series, “Modern Family,” Jesse Tyler Ferguson joked around with Woody Woodpecker while being hosted with boyfriend Justin Mikita at Universal Orlando Resort on March 25, 2011. The couple experienced both of Universal Orlando’s theme parks while on vacation, stopping to ride the Incredible Hulk coaster and enjoy lunch at Three Broomsticks...
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    Sister Act : A Divine Musical Comedy Features Original Score by Alan Menken

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    Based on the smash-hit film. SISTER ACT features an original score by 8-time Oscar® and 10-time Grammy Award® winner ALAN MENKEN (Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Enchanted) and direction by 4-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks (La Cage aux Folles, A Funny Thing..., Guys and Dolls.) Disco diva Deloris Van Cartier (Olivier Award nominee PATINA MILLER) has dreams of hitting the big time. But when she walks in on a "hit" of a different kind, the cops hide her in the...
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    Disney Tangled Artist Claire Keane Asks What Would Rapunzel Do?

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    Debuts as the Ultimate 4-Disc Disney Blu-ray™ Combo Pack on March 29, 2011 When the kingdom’s most wanted—and most charming—bandit Flynn Rider (voice of ZACHARY LEVI) hides out in a mysterious tower, he’s taken hostage by Rapunzel (voice of MANDY MOORE), a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Locked away from everything by her overbearing Mother Gothel, Rapunzel's tower walls become her world - a canvas where she can create...
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    Godzilla Destroys Pittsburgh Toonseum in New "Godzilla Kingdom of Monsters" Comic

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    Godzilla Meets the ToonSeum ToonSeum, Pittsburgh, April 1, 2011: Godzilla, the legendary film monster, has destroyed the ToonSeum. With a single, crushing blow of his powerful, clawed foot, the ToonSeum came tumbling down. The ToonSeum, Pittsburgh’s only cartoon and comic art museum, seemed to be singled out in the attack. The destruction may have been a reaction to Executive Director Joe Wos’ recent statement that Godzilla’s nephew, Godzooky, is what caused the animated "Godzilla...
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    Disney Cars 2 Cast Welcomes Jeff Gorvette & Darrell Cartrip

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    Jeff Gorvette (voice of Jeff Gordon) Jeff Gorvette is one of the greatest American racecars alive today. Donning the stars and stripes of his country’s flag, the #24 Corvette C6.R has proven his ability to succeed on the big ovals and the road courses of the Grand Touring Sports circuits. Having moved from his hometown of Vallejo , California to Indiana to be closer to the racing world, Gorvette’s ability to accelerate at such a young age has turned hoods wherever he competes. His championships...
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    D23's New Disney Geek Vlog Talks Pirates, Cars 2 & WDW's Haunted Mansion Queue

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    This week on the show: - Exciting details—and a few furry friends—on the set of new " Winnie the Pooh " animated feature! - New eye-catching posters from " Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides " and " Cars 2 " - Disneyland Paris debuts a new tilt-shift video of a day at the resort - Walt Disney World's Haunted Mansion premiers a creep-tacular new queue - Disneyland celebrates the new "Pirates" film with a sneak peek experience - Disney...
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    Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure - A Full Three Minute Sneak Peek Available Now

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    Disney Proudly Unveils A Full Three Minute Sneak Peek Of Its All-New Movie Starring Ashley Tisdale in SHARPAY'S FABULOUS ADVENTURE Premiering On Blu-ray™ & DVD April 19, 2011 Burbank, Calif. , March 23, 2010 – On April 19, 2011, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will be proudly unveiling Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure , an all-new movie on Blu-ray™ and DVD staring Ashley Tisdale reprising her role as Disney Channel’s global sensation “High School Musical”...
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    New Phineas & Ferb Magazine Part of Disney Publishing's Kid-Focused Expansion

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    Disney Publishing Worldwide Grows U.S. Magazine Publishing Business With the Launch of Kid-Focused Subscription Magazines and Special Interest Publications Phineas and Ferb Magazine to Kick Off New Program of Subscription-Based Products New York, March 21, 2011 — Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) will extend its U.S. magazine business - currently targeted to moms with the monthly Disney FamilyFun - with new magazines aimed at kids. The first magazine in the program, Phineas and Ferb , will...
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