Fashion Bug Celebrates 70 Years of Style with VW Bug Sweepstakes


Fashion Bug celebrates its 70th birthday in September. Fashion Bug stores celebrate "70 years of style" with special offers, promotions and a fantastic sweepstakes where they will give away a new, 2010 Volkswagen® Beetle.Having opened its doors in 1940 as "Charming Shoppes", a women's apparel store with a commitment to offering up-to-date fashions for women on a budget, the store was re-named in the 1960s to give the chain a more fashion-forward vibe. Fashion Bug is still the specialty … [Read more...]

D23 and Walt Disney Pictures Present a Special Preview Screening of Secretariat

Our friends at Walt Disney Studios are offering D23 Members and their families an exclusive sneak peek at Secretariat, the remarkable true story of horse racing's legendary 1973 Triple Crown winner. The movie will be shown at the historic Studio Theatre on the Walt Disney Studio Lot.The beautiful and emotional film tells the story of housewife and mother Penny Chenery (Diane Lane), who agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of … [Read more...]

Timmy Time set to Premiere on Playhouse Disney on Sept 13th


Timmy Time is scheduled to air in North America from September 13, 2010 on Disney Channel's Playhouse Disney, following a special sneak preview on the evening of September 7th. Timmy Time is Aardman’s first animated television project aimed at the preschool audience, and the stop-motion series has already enjoyed great success in its first season of broadcast overseas, proving to be a top performer in the UK on Cbeebies.Miles Bullough, Executive Producer and Head of Broadcast at … [Read more...]

Themed Entertainment Association names Disney’s Rick Rothschild President-elect


"I welcome the opportunity that the International Board of the Themed Entertainment Association(TEA) has extended in selecting me as President for the upcoming year," says Rick Rothschild, founder and chief creative officer of FAR OUT! Creative Direction. "For TEA, serving the global community of those who create compelling guest experiences and places, this next year is significant as it leads up to the 20th anniversary of TEA's founding. I look forward to leading the TEA International … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney location shuts down


This article comes to us from Sarah Tully at the OC RegisterA caricature stand next month will temporarily take the place of a custom skateboard kiosk, which recently closed in Downtown Disney.The Board Factory, which allowed visitors to design their own skateboards, closed Aug. 9 after about seven months. The large kiosk near the Monorail entrance opened in December around the holiday season.“The diversity of carts and kiosks at Downtown Disney allows us the flexibility to … [Read more...]