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D23 Expo 2013: Highlights from the Imagineering Panels

Sunday at the D23 Expo was Imagineering day.    Early on, when schedule details were first being announced, it was revealed that there would be five Imagineering sessions on Sunday, but it wasn’t until the last week or so before the … Continue reading

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Disney Legends 2013

At the previous D23 Expo in 2011, the Disney Legends ceremony was the kick-off event for Day 1; it was a fantastic session that set the bar for everything that followed.   The inductees in 2011 including the singing voices of … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

One of the highlights of any D23 Expo is the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives.   D23 curates an exhibition of interesting items (props, costumes, etc.) from the archives and takes over a large area on the second floor of … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Live Action (Part 2: Disney Nature, Disney Studios)

(Part I of the Studios live-action presentation recap is here). Disney Nature The next Disney Nature film will be released on Earth Day 2014, and is titled Bears.   We saw the trailer, being shown for the first time anywhere, which … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Live Action (Part I, LucasFilm & Marvel)

The second day of the D23 Expo was again led off by a presentation of upcoming studio releases.   While Friday’s day one presentation was focused on animation, the Saturday presentation was about live action films.   Again, the presentation was segmented … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Art & Animation (Part 3: Disney Animation)

Part 1 of the Art & Animation presentation (Pixar) is here. Part 2 of the Art & Animation presentation (Disneytoon Studios) is here. The final segment of the Animation presentation covered upcoming releases from Disney Animation Studios. Before beginning the … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Art and Imagination (Part I: Pixar)

The 2013 D23 Expo kicked off with a presentation of upcoming animated feature releases from the various Disney studios. We were welcomed by Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company.   (Bob was here live this year; two … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Broadway and Beyond

A fun evening took place in Stage 23 last evening as Disney Theatrical Productions put on a special one-time showing, “Broadway and Beyond”, featuring musical selections from many current, previous, and even future Broadway productions. The show opened with a … Continue reading

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I love it when a plan comes together

Sometimes the stars align just so, and something magical happens.    This may just be one of those times in my life. Almost a year ago, tickets went on sale for the 2013 D23 Expo.   Since I’m planning on writing a … Continue reading

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Running the Inaugural Tower of Terror 10 miler

I’ve never been a runner, so when my friend Trish initially suggested I join her in running the inaugural Tower of Terror 10 mile run, I declined.   I’d be happy to come along and cheer, I said,  but running 10 … Continue reading

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