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    Rock The Universe 2011 Bands to be Featured on Universal Orlando's Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit

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    ORLANDO, Fla. (August 29, 2011) – For the first time ever, Rock The Universe guests can combine music from some of this year’s hit performers with pulse-pounding, high-tech thrills on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit . As they experience the event, guests can rock out at 65 mph to eight different hidden tracks from the top-name talent at Florida’s biggest Christian music festival. The artists that will be featured on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit and their hidden track codes are: ROCK THE...
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    Walt Disney Studios celebrates the premiere of The Lion King 3D

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    In Theaters September 16th and homes October 4th © Disney Enterprises, Inc. Hollywood, CA - Saturday, August 27, 2011 – The Lion King’s voice talent Robert Guillaume (Rafiki), Moira Kelly (Adult Nala), Jim Cummings (Ed) and Niketa Calame (Young Nala) were joined by legendary Disney p roducer Don Hahn, co-directors Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, animators Tony Bancroft, Mark Henn, and Andreas Deja, to celebrate the Premiere of T he Lion K ing 3D at the historic El Capitan Theatre....
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    Nation’s First LEGOLAND Hotel Opening Summer 2013

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    Calendar of Events NATION'S FIRST LEGOLAND ® HOTEL OPENING SUMMER 2013!! LEGOLAND ® California Resort announces expansion at press conference CARLSBAD, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2011) - "LEGOLAND ® California Resort is ready to grow again," announced General Manager of LEGOLAND California Resort Peter Ronchetti. "In the summer of 2013, right where you are sitting, we are opening LEGOLAND ® Hotel" he announced to invited guests and media at today's press conference...
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    Win a trip from Disney to Rapunzel's Royal Celebration in London

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    DISNEY GIVES FANS A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO RAPUNZEL’S ROYAL CELEBRATION AT KENSINGTON PALACE IN LONDON Fans Can Participate Through the “My Princess Moment – The Story Begins With You” Video Contest on Disney.com Glendale, Calif. – August 25, 2011 – As Rapunzel is welcomed into the Disney Princess royal court on Oct. 2 at Kensington Palace in London, England, Disney Princess fans can feel a part of the special occasion by participating in an online video contest...
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    All the excitement of D23 Expo 2011 brought to you by the D23 Disney Geek

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    This week on D23's Disney Geek: All the excitement of the D23 Expo 2011! Disney Legends gather for a moving ceremony, and all the honored Disney Princesses sing together on stage A look at the stunning treasures of the Disney Archives exhibit Pixar announces two new moview - plus Jon Cryer to be the voice of the lead in "Planes" Dozens of stars turned out for the Expo - including the surprise guests! (And the Avengers!) Parks announced enhancements to Disneyland - and details on the...
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    Newly released video of "Muppet Show Theme Song" by OK Go and The Muppets

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    A full track listing for Muppets: The Green Album is available for preview & purchase here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/muppets-the-green-album/id452905746
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    Emmy Award®-Winning Actor Jon Cryer Leads The Way in Disneytoon Studios' “Planes”

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    TAKING TO THE SKIES Jon Cryer voice of Dusty. PLANES will available on Blu-ray/DVD Spring 2013. © 2011 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. AN ALL-NEW, CG-ANIMATED FEATURE FILM FROM DISNEYTOON STUDIOS BURBANK, Calif. – August 20, 2011 – Dusty, the small-town crop-duster from DisneyToon Studios‟ upcoming feature “Planes,” has found his voice: Emmy Award®-winning actor Jon Cryer, lands the role of the daring dreamer who takes on the most notoriously grueling air race...
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    Disney & Celebrity Hair Stylist Ken Paves Announce Creative Collaboration for Disney Fairies

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    ANAHEIM – AUGUST 20: Joined by Peggy Holmes, director of new Disney Fairies film Secret of the Wings releasing fall 2012, celebrity hair stylist Ken Paves announced today at D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif. a cross-divisional creative collaboration for Disney Fairies on an upcoming film and personal care product line, both releasing next year. Photo by Disney “Inspiration from the women in my life has motivated my life-long passion to redefine the meaning of true beauty and encourage girls...
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    Josh Duhamel To Guest Star In Second Season of Disney Junior's Series, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates"

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    Copyright American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Josh Duhamel ("Transformers") will voice the recurring role of Captain Flynn, a dashing young pirate who is well known for his legendary adventures on the Never Sea, in Disney Junior's No. 1 series, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates." Duhamel will join other recently announced celebrity guest stars Sharon Osbourne ("America's Got Talent") and Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm in the Middle"...
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    Disney Pixar "Cars 2" hits the streets on Blu-ray and DVD November 1, 2011

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    The #1 Animated Film of the Year Races Hom e! On Blu-ray TM Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D TM , DVD and Movie Download Features Exclusive All-New Pixar Animated Short "Air Mater" "Hawaiian Vacation" Animated Short and Hours More Exciting Bonus Features Take Audiences on a "World Tour" with the Artists and Filmmakers BURBANK, Calif., August 18, 2011 - Disney•Pixar's fast-action summer hit "Cars 2" comes home on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D, Movie Download...
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    The "Untold Stories" of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-What are those hourglasses in Hogwarts Castle?

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    Photo by: Kevin Kolczynski, Universal Orlando Resort © 2011 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved. Guests strolling through Hogwarts castle will encounter the house points hourglasses. Featured in the Harry Potter films, the hourglasses record the points earned or lost by members of the four Hogwarts houses throughout the school year – scarlet represents Gryffindor, blue represents Ravenclaw, green represents Slytherin and yellow represents Hufflepuff. Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s...
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    Disney Publishing Worldwide announces 3-million copy first printing of Rick Riordan's "Son of Neptune"

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    First-Ever "Olympian Week" to celebrate Percy Jackson's return in the second book in The Heroes of Olympus series New York-August 18, 2011 - With a 3-million copy first printing-the largest first printing in DPW history-Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today the return of the ultimate demigod hero, Percy Jackson in The Son of Neptune . In support of the October 4, 2011 one-day laydown, fans are invited to special prepublication festivities in Los Angeles and New York City...
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    Prom Goers Will Soon Be Able to Dance the Night Away in Disney Royal Ball Collection by Alfred Angelo

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    Philadelphia - August 18, 2011 - Alfred Angelo, leading gown manufacturer, is pleased to announce its second collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, this time on the launch of the 2012 prom collection--Disney Royal Ball by Alfred Angelo. Boutique owners will be able to preview the entire collection at the August Atlanta Apparel Fashion Show this week (August 18 -22, 2011). The collection consists of trend-right ball gowns designed to appeal to every teen's inner princess. Inspired by the...
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    D23's Disney Geek talks D23 Expo, movies and trains in this weeks show

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    This week on D23's Disney Geek: - All the big stars, sneak-peek screenings, fantastic panels, dazzling pavilions and much more coming to the D23 Expo! - An early look at "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" starring Jennifer Garner - The California Zephyr departs Disney California Adventure as the park entrance transforms into Buena Vista Street - Viewer questions... and more!
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    Broadway star Constantine Maroulis will rock out with Rock Star Mickey at D23 Expo

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    DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS TAKES GUESTS TO THE HEART OF THE MAGIC AT D23 EXPO 2011 INSIDE THE DISNEY LIVING PAVILION Anaheim, Calif. - August 4, 2011 - Disney Consumer Products (DCP) will showcase an extensive collection of Disney merchandise and interactive experiences inside its Disney Living Pavilion at the ultimate Disney fan event, D23 Expo, held at the Anaheim Convention Center from August 19-21. In the Disney Living Pavilion, D23 Expo attendees can explore the ultimate Disney lifestyle through...
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    Marvel Makes Inaugural Appearance at D23 Expo

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    MARVEL MAKES INAUGURAL APPEARANCE AT DISNEY’S D23 EXPO! NEW YORK , NY –August 11, 2011 – Marvel is coming to Anaheim this year to make its historic debut at D23, the ultimate Disney fan event, and we’re pulling out all the stops! On Sunday, August 21, at 10:15 a.m. in the Arena, join us for Marvel: The House of Ideas, an exclusive and unprecedented experience that will take you through the evolution of Marvel from its first comic book in 1939 to its current position as one...
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    Disneyland Resort Donates California Zephyr to Western Pacific Railroad Museum

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    New gallery planned to showcase historic train Anaheim, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 - The Disneyland Resort donated the California Zephyr train previously located in Disney California Adventure park to Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, Calif. Plans for a gallery dedicated to sharing the legacy of the California Zephyr are underway. The train and related artifacts, which were part of the entrance to the theme park, arrived at their new home August 6 and will become part of the museum's Zephyr...
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    Disney's D23 Expo: Walt Disney Studios to present sneak peeks & surprise guests from upcoming film slate Aug. 20th

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS TAKES FANS BEHIND THE SCENES AT DISNEY'S D23 EXPO, AUGUST 19-21 BURBANK, Calif. - August 9, 2011 - Exclusively at Disney's D23 Expo August 19-21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Disney film fans will go behind the scenes to explore the exciting roster of projects on the horizon at The Walt Disney Studios, with a variety of panel discussions, sneak peeks and exhibits. On Saturday, August 20, Rich Ross, chairman, The Walt Disney Studios; Sean Bailey...
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    Cartoon Art Museum Event: August Cartoonist in Residence: Knave Murdok

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    Cartoon Art Museum Event: Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 1pm to 3pm Free and open to the public San Francisco, CA : The Cartoon Art Museum hosts cartoonist Knave Murdok on Saturday, August 20, 2011 , from 1pm to 3pm, as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum visitors will be offered the chance to talk to Murdok about cartooning and view his work. This event is free and open to the public. Knave Murdok is a cartoonist, and an educational multimedia experience for children. Join...
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    ABC Television's "Suburgatory" stars Alan Tudyk & Cheryl Hines part of Disney/ABC Summer Press Tour

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    ©(ABC/RICK ROWELL) COPYRIGHT ©2011 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. SUMMER PRESS TOUR - August 8, 2011 - " Suburgatory " Session - Emily Kapnek (creator/executive producer), Cheryl Hines, Alan Tudyk, Jane Levy, Paul Lee (President, ABC Entertainment Group), Carly Chaikin, Jeremy Sisto, Allie Grant and Rex Lee at the Disney/ABC Television Group 2011 Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Single father George only wants the best for his...
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    Disney Store Takes Center Stage At D23 Expo

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    DISNEY STORE TAKES CENTER STAGE AT D23 EXPO New Disney Store Princess Designer Dolls, 25 th Anniversary Products, Kidada for Disney Store Wish-a-Littles and 2011 Halloween Costumes Unveiled ANAHEIM , Calif. - August 8, 2011 - The spotlight will shine on Disney Store's spectacular product lines at the D23 Expo, held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Calif. from August 19-21. Disney Store will treat fans to a sneak peek of its fall and holiday 2011 products, as well as offer them a chance to...
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    Mouseketrips - Walt Disney World Free Dining 2011 – 2012

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    Travel Dates : October 2, 2011 - March 31, 2012 The Walt Disney World ® Resort has released a new Free Dining offer to cover dates from October 2, 2011 through March 31, 2012. Only selected dates and resorts are available, many dates are blacked out. Available Travel Dates : October 2 - October 8, 2011 October 23 - November 5, 2011 November 13 - November 19, 2011 November 27 - December 3, 2011 December 11 - December 17, 2011 January 8 - January 14, 2012 January 22 - February 4, 2012 February...
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    Brick-or-Treat Party Nights Now Lights Up the Sky at LEGOLAND California

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    Calendar of Events BRICK-OR-TREAT PARTY NIGHTS NOW LIGHTS UP THE SKY AT LEGOLAND ® CALIFORNIA Popular Family Event Returns With Fireworks, Shows, Brick-or-Treat Trail and More! CARLSBAD, Calif. (Aug 3, 2011) - LEGOLAND ® California is taking the biggest kids' Halloween celebration in San Diego to new heights this year! Fireworks are being added to the already "brick-tacular" line up that Brick-or-Treat Party Nights offers every Saturday night in October. Returning fan favorites...
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    Sissy Spacek star of Dreamworks' "The Help" honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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    Josh Duhamel returns to All My Children on ABC Daytime

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    ALL MY CHILDREN Josh Duhamel will make an appearance on "All My Children" to once again play Pine Valley's favorite con artist, Leo du Pres, who allegedly died in 2003. Leo was paired with Rebecca Budig's Greenlee in 2000 and the two characters quickly became a soap super couple. Duhamel's August return promises storyline twists and turns that "All My Children" fans have grown to know and love. Duhamel's scenes will air August 4, 2011 on ABC Daytime's "All...
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