Festival of Masters Welcomes Irish Artist Graham Knuttel


The works of Irish artist Graham Knuttel have found homes among Hollywood royalty like Sylvester Stallone, Whoopie Goldberg and Robert DeNiro. On Nov. 11, 2011, one of the renowned artist’s works will find a home at Walt Disney World Resort.His latest commission — a painting for Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant at Downtown Disney — will be unveiled during the opening day of Festival of the Masters, one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded juried art festivals since 1975. While the … [Read more...]

Disney Animal Programs Gives “Creatures of the Night” Special Treats for Halloween


As Halloween approaches, several creatures of the night are getting a series of treats from a team of medical experts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.Around this time each year, veterinary care specialists conduct annual wellness checks on a roost of endangered bats as part of Disney’s commitment to excellent animal care.The bats, known as Malayan flying foxes, receive complete physical examinations, including blood analysis, vaccination and dental cleaning in front of thousands of Guests who … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom logo

Famously “NotAZoo,” at its 1998 opening, Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort broke the theme park mold. Imagineers considered many factors when designing this property. They focused first and foremost on the comfort and well-being of the animals and the safety of Guests. However, their primary goal, as with other Disney Parks, was to place the Guests in the action. In this case, that meant providing opportunities for Guests not only to observe but also to interact with creatures … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential: New replacement for Captain EO?

Hey there guys and gals. Your friendly neighborhood Disney Gossip Columnist Anonymouse here.Before I spill today's Gossip I just wanted to thank Chip for allowing me use of this SMALL forum- maybe he'll have more than 10 followers one of these days. And that is a BIG maybe :)Just heard some juicy gossip about plans to change Captain EO into a all new experience- we could soon have 3D Wall-E flying in our faces at the parks as early as next year.  Something new and futuristic again in … [Read more...]

Last Chance: Disney World’s 40th Anniversary Prize Pack Giveaway


Remember earlier this month the 40th Anniversary of Walt Disney World? There was a huge parade, special cupcakes, commemorative maps, and of course some very cool 40th Anniversary Souvenirs. I wish I was there.Today's Giveaway items were given to us from Jodi at Magical Mouse School House. Jodi has been a welcomed edition to the Chip and Co family and wanted to share the love and magic with all of our fans by sponsoring today's giveaway.I know enough mushy stuff, lets get down to the … [Read more...]