Hollywood Studios- Villains Unleashed Guide Map Released

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More than 50 villains will invade Disney’s Hollywood Studios on August 23rd as part of the park’s new, separately ticketed event, “Villains Unleashed.” We have a first look at the new Guidemaps from the event.Here are more details from the event:Hades Hangout - The party kicks off at 8 p.m. at the main event stage, where hosts Hades, Megara, Pain and Panic are killing ‘em with comedy. They’re joined throughout the night by the Underworld Dancers, DJ Igg Nite, live music from Bernie … [Read more...]





The “American Idol Experience” to Close Sooner Than Anticipated

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Disney has moved up the end date for the "American Idol Experience" at Hollywood Studios. The last day for the experience will be August 30, 2014.This attraction has been around since 2009. It opened with a blue-carpet event that Ryan Seacrest and a few of the "American Idol" winners. For the first time, all "Idol" champions appeared on the same stage at the same time.Disney has not yet said what they will do with all that empty space, but I am sure they will come up with something even … [Read more...]





PANDORA Jewelry and Disney Announce New Partnership

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PANDORA Jewelry announced a new strategic alliance with The Walt Disney Company that will give the brand a presence in Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, beginning with the sponsorship of the Wishes Nighttime Spectacular at Magic Kingdom Park in Florida this fall.  In addition, PANDORA, in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, is creating an original collection of beautifully designed Disney-themed jewelry launching at retail locations this fall. “To say that PANDORA is … [Read more...]





Star-Lord and Gamora will Appear at Disney’s “Awesome Mix Tape” Party at the “Villains Unleashed” Event

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“Guardians of the Galaxy” has been very popular. The soundtrack has also become a hit, maybe you heard of “Awesome Mix Vol. 1,” it is a mix tape of retro-1970s gems given to Peter Quill by his mother, it plays a big role in the story of “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Now someone has taken the tape and Peter Quill is on a mission to get it back.We have learned that there will be a “Guardians of the Galaxy”  Awesome Mix Tape Dance Party as part of the “Villains Unleashed” event at Hollywood … [Read more...]





History Of Disney: Would you like some tea?

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This is the first of a weekly column that you will see here at Chip and Co. I will be exploring the history behind the rides of the Disney Theme Parks,  the Resorts, Restaurants and even the Special Events. When trying to decide where to start I had many people say I should start with the "mountains". That seemed to me to be something that would be expected as those are fan favorites. I instead decided I would try to think of a ride that is an icon of the Disney Theme Parks and a ride that is in … [Read more...]