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Convention Alley This Weekend in Canada

Posted by: sue
July 29, 2004, 03:53 PM

Convention Alley begins this weekend in Ontario ,Canada, and has a short preview of the Harry Potter convention. Harry Potter Lexicon founder Steve Vander Ark will be the keynote speaker. This conference, which is devoted to adult Harry Potter fans, takes place July 30th to August 1st at the UniversityContinued...

South Floridians! Meet us at POA IMAX FTL!

Posted by: Melissa
July 27, 2004, 12:55 PM

On July 31, I'm going to be joining Jenna from at the Ft Lauderdale Museum of Discovery & Science for some "birthday" events before the 4:15 showing of Prisoner of Azkaban on the museum's IMAX screen.
Join us there in the afternoon - and feel free to wear a costume.Continued...

Get A Clue 2 Update: $6,300 Donated to Book Aid International

Posted by: Melissa
July 06, 2004, 10:57 AM

It's been a while since we mentioned the Get a Clue 2 T-Shirt drive, but our full report on our trip to Book Aid International's 50th birthday party is finally up. After costs, your contributions yielded $6,300 – an incredible amount for such a brief call to action. WhenContinued...

The Boston Globe: Salem Host of Witching Hour

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2004, 04:23 PM

The Boston Globe has a preview of The Witching Hour, a Harry Potter symposium set for October 6th-10th, 2005 in Salem, Massachusetts. This event is sponsored by HP Education Fanon Inc., the same group which brought us Nimbus-2003.

Thanks to everyone for a wonderful event!

Posted by: Melissa
June 06, 2004, 07:52 PM

I'm on a plane now, about halfway between New York City and Miami, a few thousand feet in the air, glancing out the window in hopes of seeing a man on a flying motorcycle...
And it's June 6, and in book-chronology, today is ten years to the day from the moment Harry learned that, to paraphrase IntoContinued...

Where To Go & What To Do at the NYC IMAX

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2004, 02:25 PM

Further to my post last night, here's the instructions for those attending the POA IMAX NYC screening tomorrow at 3:30.
First, one reminder - the show is sold out. If you do not have tickets, but you want to get into the standby line, follow the instructions below, but do not get into the regular line.Continued...

Finalization of Info for POA IMAX NYC on Saturday

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2004, 10:32 PM

Hi all! This post is specifically directed at those who have tickets for POA IMAX NYC on Saturday afternoon, and those who do not have tickets, but would like to try and get in anyway.
For those who have tickets - please be at the theater early. We are going to distribute tickets between 2:00 pmContinued...

HP Actors in Birmingham on Sunday

Posted by: Melissa
May 31, 2004, 11:00 AM

Devon Murray and Matthew Lewis will be signing autographs and greeting fans in Birmingham on Sunday, June 6 for StarCity Amusement Centre's Make A Wish event. Thanks to Claire for letting us know - she also says that if you see PoA in Birmingham, you might get a flyer for the event at the theater, too.

ArtSmart at the Met

Posted by: Melissa
May 25, 2004, 11:34 AM

ArtSmart is hosting a Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 5, starting at ten in the morning, and running for about two hours.
The event is geared for kids ages four to twelve and their parents. Families are given trivia questions that will direct them through the creationsContinued...

Potter Stars Now "Boldface Names"

Posted by: Melissa
May 25, 2004, 08:24 AM

Today's Boldface Names column in the New York Times featured the cast of PoA, with Joyce Wadler's red carpet interviews. The article "fanfics" Book 72, where Harry is 86 and living at the Hogwarts Assisted Living Facility, and Book Three with a reference to "Girls Gone Wild" videos, thenContinued...

Ticket sales for POA IMAX NYC

Posted by: Melissa
May 24, 2004, 09:53 PM

We are putting a stop on ticket sales. We're too close to 600 to feel comfortable selling any more via PayPal right now, although we're working on a way to tally what we've sold so far, and we may put a dozen or two on sale on June 1, if it turns out that we actually still have some available.
I feel terribleContinued...


Posted by: Melissa
May 22, 2004, 09:31 AM

We have sold almost 500 tickets to POA IMAX NYC, and we now have a start time for the movie!
The showing will begin at 3:30 pm at the LOEWS IMAX, which is located at 1998 Broadway (Broadway & 68th Street). We'll be distributing tickets at the theater starting at 2:00 pm and people will be able to enter the theater itselfContinued...

Las Vegas 2003 Harry Potter Symposium Announced

Posted by: Kristin
May 18, 2004, 06:08 PM

HP Education Fanon, Inc. has announced that "Lumos 2006: A Harry Potter Symposium" will take place July 27-30, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This will be the third event to be hosted by the non-profit, which also organized Nimbus 2003 in Orlando, Florida, and The Witching Hour, which will takeContinued...

An update on POA IMAX NYC

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 11:18 AM

We still have a few hundred tickets available for POA IMAX NYC, and we're thrilled to update the information we posted earlier this week.
The movie will start between 4:00 and 4:30 pm, and the exact starting time is probably 4:10 pm. Melissa and I will be there to hand out tickets starting at 2:00 pm in the theaterContinued...

A Car Sits in Birmingham

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 11:01 AM

From May 28 to June 6 at the NEC Birmingham on stand 9 - 040, the British government will be showcasing a blue Ford Anglia - the same type of car seen in Chamber of Secrets - and kids and parents will be able to have their photo taken with the star-car. More information is available at