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December, 2011

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    Disney's The Lion King North American Tour Wins Denver Post Ovation Award

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    NILES FITCH HONORED AS "BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR" New York, NY - The North American tour of Disney's THE LION KING was honored with a Denver Post Ovation Award, which recognizes the best in Colorado theatre. Niles Fitch, one of the actors currently playing "Young Simba", was named "Best Supporting Actor." The Denver return engagement of the landmark musical also received a nomination for "Best Touring Production" and Syndee Winters was nominated in the "Best...
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    ToonSeum Picks the Looniest Looney Tunes Saturday January 7th

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    Help the ToonSeum bid farewell to Overture: Behind the Scenes of Looney Tunes with a special screening of our favorite Looney Tunes cartoons, The Ten Looniest, Saturday, January 7th at 5pm. Warner Brothers' timeless Looney Tunes cartoons have left an indelible mark on popular culture and the art of animation, entertaining audiences for over 75 years. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig have become international cultural icons, as have their brilliant creators Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, Bob...
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    Disneyland Resort Cast Member Celebrates 55 Years

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    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Dec. 30, 2011 - Today, the Disneyland Resort honored cast member Oscar Martinez, who yesterday celebrated his 55th anniversary with the Resort. Martinez, a cook at Carnation Café on Main Street, U.S.A., began his career at Disneyland as a busboy. Over the last half century, he has trained thousands of cast members and has become a favorite of many guests who visit him year after year. Martinez is the first Walt Disney Parks & Resorts cast member to achieve this 55-year...
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    Actress Ginnifer Goodwin Enjoys The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort

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    © 2011 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved. Universal Orlando Resort hosted television and film actress Ginnifer Goodwin today as she explored The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with friends. During her visit, Ginnifer showed off her affinity for the Harry Potter books and films by dressing up in a Hogwarts school robe and a Gryffindor scarf. Ginnifer has previously appeared in successful films such as “Mona Lisa Smile” and “He’s Just Not That Into You”...
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    Dreamworks' Pictures "War Horse" London Premiere to Benefit the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry

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    BURBANK, CALIF. (December 22, 2011) -DreamWorks Pictures announced today that the premiere of its latest film "War Horse," directed by Steven Spielberg, on Sunday, January 8, 2012, at the Odeon Leicester Square, London, will benefit the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be in attendance. The Duke and Duchess will greet members of the cast and Director Steven Spielberg before watching the film. Six hundred serving and ex-serving military...
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    D23's Disney Geek #64 is Now Online - Disney Shines with a Treasure Trove of Golden Globe Nominations

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    This week on the show: - A new Disney princess arrives with a few familiar faces - Disney shines with a treasure trove of Golden Globe nominations - The Toys are coming to Tokyo Disneyland Resort - The "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade" features Cee Lo Green, Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera, Nick Cannon, Jennifer Hudson, OneRepublic and more! - ElecTRONica updates, sleigh rides at Walt Disney World, "Beauty and the Beast" returns... and more!
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    "The Hunger Games" Star Josh Hutcherson Visits The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort

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    © 2011 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved. Universal Orlando Resort hosted actor Josh Hutcherson today as he visited The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. During his visit, Josh tasted Butterbeer and encountered students from the Durmstrang Institute, one of three schools that compete in the Triwizard Tournament in the Harry Potter books and films. Josh plays Peeta Mellark in the highly anticipated film, "The Hunger Games," due out in March 2012.
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    Disneyland Donates to the Tune of $13 Million

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    Giving is our Way at Disneyland To the tune of “Winter Wonderland” Community called, we were listenin', At the ready, our smiles a glistenin' Bringing holiday cheer, And donating all year, Giving is our way at Disneyland. We gave away - record donations, To charities, and foundations $13 million was contributed, in So Cal it was distributed, Giving is our way at Disneyland. For the kids cast members held a toy drive, Led by the one and only Mickey Mouse He said: Are you giving...
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    Disney's D23 Disney Geek Video #62 Now Available - Muppets, Holiday news and believe it or not, Star Wars

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    This week on the show: - The Muppets board the Disney Fantasy, and Kermit visits with the First Lady - "25 Days of Christmas" delivers holiday tidings-and Disney favorites-to your home - A great geek gift guide for the Disney fan in your life (even, if that fan is you!) - Candlelight lights up Disneyland with Gary Sinise - Secrets behind Disneyland's spectacular Christmas tree - Ghirardelli to bring sweet sensations to Disney California Adventure - Star Wars Weekends launches this May...
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    Mouseketrips: Walt Disney World 2012 Spring Savings

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    Posted: 03 Dec 2011 04:00 PM PST Travel dates : February 21 - March 31, April 13 - June 14, 2012 Walt Disney World has released a special discount for the general public where guests can save up to 30% off of their room only reservation at select Walt Disney World resorts. Savings are based on resort; Sample Savings : Pop Century, All-Star Sports, All-Star Music, Disney's Fort Wilderness Cabins and Port Orleans French Riverside: 20% off Caribbean Beach and Coronado Springs: 25% off Grand Floridian...
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    "The Help" and Feeding America Campaign Together To Feed Americans in Need this Holiday Season

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    Chicago, IL - December 1, 2011 - FEEDING AMERICA , the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, and the DreamWorks Pictures movie THE HELP , are joining forces this holiday season to help feed Americans facing hunger. Coinciding with the DVD/Blu-ray release of THE HELP on December 6, a national donation campaign will run from December 1 to December 11 to generate food and funds to help feed the 1 in 6 people in the United States who do not have enough to eat. "The economic downturn...
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    Kermit the Frog Joins the First Lady in a Special Appearance at the National Tree Lighting

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    Photo by Sara Jaye Weiss The 2011 National Christmas Tree Lighting took place on Thursday, December 1, 2011 on the Ellipse at President's Park in Washington, D.C. The ceremony ushers in the holiday season in our nation's capital and can be viewed on demand online at www.thenationaltree.org . The event can also be seen on public television throughout the month of December. Check local listings or visit www.thenationaltree.org for more information. The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony...
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