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Another Pre-Release Screening for Charity

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 10:46 AM

RowM is organizing a screening of PoA on Thursday, June 3 in New York City, and all profits are going to the Damian Corrente Memorial Youth Foundation. The event will be held at the Kips Bay Loews theater at 570 Second Avenue between 30th and 33rd Streets. The preshow party starts at 5pm, and the screeningContinued...

Free Tickets to PoA Previews from MTV

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 10:39 AM

Alex let us know that Mtv's TRL Craveworthy Page is giving away free tickets to see Prisoner of Azkaban on June 2 - you can put your name down for the tickets - which are given out on a first come, first serve basis - here. I've already entered myself for the Miami screening, and hopefully I'llContinued...

If Not Manhattan, How About Michigan?

Posted by: Kristin
May 13, 2004, 09:39 PM

Starfish Family Services is a human services agency that helps families and children throughout southeast Michigan. The organization is having a special fundraising screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at 12:01am Friday, June 4th at the Palladium Theater in Birmingham, MI. Ticket prices rangeContinued...

POA IMAX NYC Ticket Sales

Posted by: Melissa
May 11, 2004, 05:08 PM

We have some great news! The theater is still offering tickets for the June 5 afternoon showing - we're hoping to buy out the whole theater - and they're offering them at a discount - although the prices have gone up a little for those who are post-college-graduate-ages.
If you're paying via PayPal - TicketsContinued...

IMPORTANT for anyone planning on going to POA IMAX NYC

Posted by: Melissa
May 06, 2004, 01:25 PM

Please read this if you are planning on going to POA IMAX NYC on June 5, and haven't bought tickets yet.
I just got a call from IMAX. Despite what they originally said, they may not be able to sell all the tickets to the show at the discounted price that they originally gave us - they mayContinued...

Update on POA IMAX NYC

Posted by: Melissa
May 05, 2004, 10:52 AM

A quick update on the June 5 showing of POA at the LOEWS IMAX in the Lincoln Center area of NYC, which TLC is pleased to be organizing - we've already sold over 210 tickets (and about 150 bags of popcorn) - but since the theater holds 600, we're not terribly worried about running out of seats. We still don't haveContinued...

Witching Hour Announces Special Guests

Posted by: Melissa
May 03, 2004, 10:00 AM

Harry Potter fan event The Witching Hour announced two special guests, Nancy Farmer and Rose Earhart, set to attend and present at the show, being held 6-10 October 2005 in Salem, Massachusetts.

Farmer is an award-winning author, former chemistry teacher and insect pathology technician who grew up in a quirkyContinued...

Alivans Supplying SNL Potter skit

Posted by: Melissa
April 29, 2004, 07:17 PM

Wandmakers Alivans are reporting to several HP sites that Saturday Night Live ordered a batch of wands for use on this Saturday's show. Apparently a Harry Potter skit is in order! The guest is actress Lindsay Lohan, and the musical guest is hip-hop artist Usher.

Convention Alley Posts Programming Schedule

Posted by: Melissa
April 28, 2004, 06:32 PM

ConventionAlley, the conference that will take place on July 30 to August 1 in Ottawa, Canada, has posted its programming schedule.

Accio: A conference for UK fans

Posted by: Melissa
April 28, 2004, 06:28 PM

Accio, the first Harry Potter-themed conference in the UK, has opened registration for their conference, which will be July 29 through July 31 of 2005, and will take place at the University of Reading. Extensive information, including registration, available at the site.

Fandom Plans POA Get-Togethers

Posted by: Melissa
April 28, 2004, 02:35 PM

It seems that our post yesterday about seeing POA with other HP fans at an IMAX theater on Saturday, June 5 is inspirational - the comments section for that post is speckled with plans for get-togethers in Atlanta, Northern California and Washington State, among other places.
The Witching Hour is organizing line partiesContinued...

Join Us at the NYC IMAX for PoA on June 5!

Posted by: Melissa
April 27, 2004, 02:00 PM

As the release date for Prisoner of Azkaban approaches, Harry Potter fans all over the world are making plans to get together to see the film.
And since there's a huge number of Harry Potter fans in and around the New York area (including TLC's Melissa Anelli and, for that weekend at least, HeidiContinued...

Sneak Preview in Australia on June 6?

Posted by: Melissa
April 27, 2004, 08:43 AM

Maureen in Australia reports that Roadshow Pictures in Australia (the Down Under distributors of the series) are planning a special premiere event for PoA in Sydney, Australia on Sunday June 6th – that's four days before the movie opens in cinemas around that country. We'll keep you posted if weContinued...

April Fools Fever Sweeps Fandom

Posted by: sue
April 01, 2004, 10:20 AM

Attention: April Fools Fever is sweeping the Harry Potter fandom. Websites currently caught up in the fun are HPANA (which seems to have had a corporate merger with CNN to make it PNN), The Sugar Quill (where the Weasley twins have set up their dragon-skin, gangsta-style joke shop), Chris (Smock HeadsContinued...

Waylett, Phelpses and Wright Present FiFi Award

Posted by: Melissa
March 31, 2004, 02:07 PM

HP cast members Jamie Waylett (Crabbe), James and Oliver Phelps (the Weasley twins) and Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) were presenters at the 2004 UK FiFi Awards on March 29 at the Dorchester Hotel in London. The Fragrance Foundation's annual awards honor outstanding fragrances and this year wasContinued...