Cast Members ‘Encore’ Perform Finding Wonderland Show for Charity

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In 2002, a few Walt Disney World Cast Members sharing a passion for artistic expression and a desire to help local charities came together to create magic in a special way — producing cabaret-style productions of Broadway standards.Today, this group of Cast Members, aptly named Encore! Cast Performing Arts, has morphed into one of the largest Cast clubs, boasting more than 500 performers from a variety of backgrounds and from all areas of the Walt Disney World Resort. In addition, more than … [Read more...]



The Street Entertainment of Epcot’s World Showcase

When we tour the World Showcase at Epcot, we are so impressed by the beauty of the surroundings and the majesty of the buildings that we tend to think that's what it is. There is so much more in the World Showcase that when you stop to consider the scope of the place it's mind boggling. Today I'll cover the current entertainment opportunities and tomorrow I'll deal with what is beyond the facades of the various buildings.There is some type of "street entertainment" or diversion at virtually … [Read more...]



Top 5 Favorite World Showcase Pavilions

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World Showcase is one of the most popular areas at Disney World and at the top of our list when we visit. Who doesn't like traveling around the world in an afternoon, experiencing different cultures, cuisine, products, architecture, and dining experiences!Of the nine different Epcot World Showcase Pavilions, which are packed full of things to see and do, everyone has their own favorite; but today, we are listing my Top 5 favorite pavilions and why we love them!1. Norway Pavilion-This … [Read more...]



Walt Disney World Celebrates America this 4th of July

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Fireworks light the sky above Walt Disney World Resort most nights throughout the year. This week, however, extra spectacular, super fantasmical pyrotechnic shows will dazzle the darkness with a pixie dusted patriotic display at Magic Kingdom, a rockin’n’rollin’ extravaganza at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and a classic sky show at Epcot infused with an Independence Day finale.As Chip informed you recently, you can celebrate America’s birthday with a Disney bang!“Disney’s Celebrate … [Read more...]



Epcot’s Off Kilter Marks 15 Years of Music July 1 at Walt Disney World Resort

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This July 1, Epcot’s Off Kilter Celtic rock band will mark 15 years of performances at the Canada Pavilion in World Showcase.Off Kilter founder Jamie Holton first started playing the bagpipes when he was 11, inspired by his family’s Scottish heritage and his father’s love for bagpipe music.In addition to classic Celtic folk tunes, Off Kilter will often throw radio hits into the mix, like Bryan Adam’s “Summer of ’69″ or Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s “Takin’ Care of Business.” (Both Canadian … [Read more...]