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Holidays at the theme parks, expect big crowds and long lines

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:39 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor Whether you are just visiting Central Florida or are a permanent resident, Disney, SeaWorld and Universal offer some of the best holiday entertainment in the country. Whether it is the Macy’s Parade at Universal, the Candlelight Processional at Epcot or the Osborne Lights at the Disney Studios, there is an amazing variety of things to see and do at the theme

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  • Disney and TCM team up for programming and new look to Great Movie Ride at Disney Studios

    Posted on November 28, 2014 at 2:45 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor Did you ever wish Turner Classic Movies and Walt Disney World and Studios would get together and do something special? Your wish has just come true. Disney and TCM has just announced a new strategic relationship that includes programming on the TCM cable network, as well at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, The Great Movie Ride.   The Great Movie Ride,

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  • Where there’s smoke, there was a lot of fire. Fire and gasoline do mix in this week’s tech column

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 11:38 am

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor Technically, this is the semi-regular tech/Internet column, but before we get to that, just had to shout out a few paragraphs to the awesome bonfire over the weekend in west Kissimmee as part of Britweek. Several guys, as in Guy Fawkes were sacrificed to the blazing inferno, including a Homer Simpson “guy.” There also was lots of Brit food, music

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  • The Hunger grows. Lionsgate announces Hunger Games coming to the stage in 2016

    Posted on November 7, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Continuing the expansion of its global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise into new businesses, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with Dutch media company Imagine Nation and U.S. based Triangular Entertainment to bring The Hunger Games to the stage using innovative and immersive staging techniques, the companies announced today. The Hunger Games theatrical experience will launch in summer 2016 in a brand new purpose-built theater

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  • Get out your wands. Harry Potter special event is returning to Universal Orlando

    Posted on November 6, 2014 at 12:03 pm

        There is more magic in the air at Universal Orlando. The theme park resort and and Warner  Bros. announced today  that Harry Potter film talent Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Evanna Lynch are slated to appear at the second “A Celebration of Harry Potter” coming to Orlando in January. The special event allows fans to celebrate all of Harry’s adventures, from the beloved books

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  • All in all, it’s a whole lot more than another brick in the wall. Brickworld, LEGO for adults, is at the Tampa Fairgrounds

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor And you thought LEGOs were just for kids. LEGO building blocks are also, apparently, an obsession for adults as well. They have their own website, their own magazine, and coming Oct. 25-26, they will have their own convention, Brickworld Tampa at the Florida State Fairgrounds. The weekend event will feature more than 40,000 square feet of some incredible  creations, all built from LEGO bricks by

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  • Food & Wine classic returns to Swan & Dolphin next weekend

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:33 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor The Walt Disney World  Swan and Dolphin great accompaniment to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, the Food & Wine Classic, returns to the Epcot Resort Area hotel, Oct. 31-Nov.1. This is the fifth year for the event which features more than 40 food and wine stations; 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunity to meet the masters

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