Festival of Masters Welcomes 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’s AVATAR: James Cameron Explores Disney’s Animal Kingdom

As work continues to bring the epic fantasy world of AVATAR to life at Disney Parks, filmmaker James Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment producing partner Jon Landau explored Disney’s Animal Kingdom yesterday with Tom Staggs, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and Imagineer Joe Rohde.“Getting the chance to roll up my sleeves and explore Disney’s Animal Kingdom from the inside out was a phenomenal experience,” said James Cameron. “As I walked through the park, I kept imagining … [Read more...]

Things You Might Not Know About the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is one of my favorite attractions – both at Disney California Adventure park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Especially this time of year, it seems extra spooky. Each time I “check in,” I discover some new cobweb-covered detail. That’s why I wanted to share these little-known facts about the attraction at Disney California Adventure park:Reaching 183 feet, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is made of more than 900 tons of steel, 1,600 cubic yards of … [Read more...]

Cinderella’s Holiday Wish beginning November 4th


The spectacular castle lighting show, "Cinderella's Holiday Wish", is set to begin this year on November 4th.  The show will run nightly at the Magic Kingdom through to the end of 2011.Here is the schedule and show times for 2011.November 4th - December 30, 2011 - 6:15pm Nov 4th and 5th - 7:15pmSign language interpreted performances on Mondays and Thursdays.Related articles2011 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Details (chipandco.com) … [Read more...]

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Review – France


This picture and review comes to us from Chip and Co fan Nick who was able to dine around the World Showcase and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the 16th Annual Food & Wine Festival.Thanks Nick!Here is his review of the France Booth: I loved the Escargots Persillade en Brioche. All I could taste was the bread, but it was terrific. The Creme Brulee au Chocolat au Lait was not as flavorful as I'd hoped. Related articlesEpcot Food & Wine Festival Food Review … [Read more...]