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"Muggles are Wizards" Wizarding World of Harry Potter featured on Celebrity Apprentice

Posted by: Edward
March 30, 2010, 12:03 PM

As readers will recall, last fall rumors first surfaced regarding the possible involvement of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction in an upcoming episode of the NBC reality game show Celebrity Apprentice.  Today, those rumors have proven to be true, forContinued...

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LiveStream Discussion of Leaky's Wizarding World of Harry Potter Previews Tonight

Posted by: Edward
March 29, 2010, 09:20 PM

Join us this evening at 10pm Eastern (7pm Pacific) on the PotterCast LiveStream for an expanded discussion of Leaky's recent previews of Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park, set to open on June 18.  This live event will feature a rundownContinued...

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This Cauldron is Made of Chocolate: A tale of food from the Harry Potter theme park

Posted by: Melissa
March 29, 2010, 03:50 AM

Presenting the second (of three-ish) parts of our report of Leaky's preview of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Tonight at 7pm PACIFIC (not Eastern; it's 10pm Eastern), join us in PotterCast's LiveStream, where we will talk about this and our previous reportContinued...

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening June 18: Details About Hogwarts Emerge

Posted by: Melissa
March 25, 2010, 12:01 AM

Today Universal Studios announced that the highly anticipated amusement park, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, will have its grand opening on June 18th. (This is the grand opening date, not the first time it will be open to the public: those who have purchased oneContinued...

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Opening Date of Wizarding Park to be Revealed; BtS Video Released

Posted by: Melissa
March 18, 2010, 06:45 PM

The Harry Potter theme park - Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Islands of Adventure in Orlando - will reveal the date of its grand opening on March 25 at 12 pm eastern time; stay tuned for Leaky at that time for the details! Meanwhile, watch this behind-the-scenes videoContinued...

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"Flight of the Hippogriff" Train Pic

Posted by: Melissa
March 16, 2010, 12:33 PM

As we get closer to the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Florida, more visual details are making it online: here you can see a shot of the cart for "Flight of the Hippogriff." Thanks to UHP for the heads up!

Browse through all our WWoHP images right here in our galleries!

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"Today Show" offers preview, contest to attend opening of WWoHP

Posted by: Melissa
March 16, 2010, 12:28 PM

NBC's The Today Show recently ran a preview of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park, which you can see here in our video galleries. Also, the show is running a contest for a class trip to the amusement park: Teachers can visit the Today Show's Web site, fill out a form, and submit a video/DVDContinued...

Conventions

Actor Christian Coulson to Appear at Infinitus 2010

Posted by: Edward
March 12, 2010, 05:42 PM

HPEF has announced today that actor Christian Coulson, who portrayed the character of Tom Riddle in the  "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" film, will be appearing at the upcoming Harry Potter fan conference, Infinitus 2010, in Orlando, Florida.  Taking part inContinued...

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Infinitus Issues Call for Proposals

Posted by: sue
October 24, 2009, 01:33 PM

An update today from Infinitus, the Harry Potter symposium being held next year in Orlando, Florida. There is now a call for proposals for the convention, seeking "presentations, papers, moderated panels, and workshops on any topic relating to the Harry Potter novels and/or the fan community." The HPEF alsoContinued...

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Third Annual Quidditch World Cup Event Due this Month at Middlebury College

Posted by: sue
October 06, 2009, 04:56 PM

Calling all Quidditch fans. Great news today as the Third Annual Quidditch World Cup event is due to take place again on October 25th at Middlebury College in Vermont. According to the Facebook page for the event "26 teams from around the country and beyond will competeContinued...

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Registration for Infinitus 2010 Now Open

Posted by: sue
August 25, 2009, 12:56 PM

Attention Harry Potter fans! Registration is now open for Infinitus 2010, a Harry Potter symposium taking place next year in Orlando, Florida July 15-18th. If you act quickly you can take advantage of the early bird price of $165.00 (USD) which includes include two meals, access to the Ball and all formalContinued...

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More on Ride Inside Hogwarts Castle at Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 07:09 AM

The Orlando Sentinel has an article online today, with more details on the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction currently being built in Orlando, Florida. Readers will recall we've posted before regarding rumors and reports of a possibleContinued...

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Accio Azkatraz: Updates and Reminders

Posted by: Melissa
June 20, 2009, 12:00 PM

Azkatraz, the Harry Potter symposium happening July 17-20 in San Francisco, CA, is nearly here, so we have a number of updates and reminders:

First, the conference just announced a screening of Cherrybomb, the new film starring Rupert Grint. It costs $15 for a film festival ticket, which includes a screeningContinued...

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LeakyCon Live Album Reminder

Posted by: Melissa
May 29, 2009, 07:42 PM

The live album from LeakyCon, a two-disc, professionally recorded and mixed set encapsulating three epic rock concerts from LeakyCon 2009, is now $19.95 and available at this link. It makes a fantastic gift and all proceeds go to charity.

More details including album art and sample clips in the coming weeks, but theContinued...

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LeakyCon Live Album: Discount Until End of Day, DVD Coming Soon

Posted by: Melissa
May 26, 2009, 11:40 AM

LeakyCon 2009 has ended, and it was a spectacular time; for a clue about how things went down here, search LeakyCon on Twitter and YouTube; you'll find hundreds of posts from the events of the weekend. If you missed it, we have two special ways to share some of the magic that happenedContinued...

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