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Experience Pandora culture, hear Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde speak at Orlando art event

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Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde will speak this week at the Orlando Museum of Art during its 1st Thursdays series. Rohde, who led the creative team responsible for designing Disney's Animal Kingdom, will be giving two presentations that focus on the important role that art plays in bringing a Disney theme park from concept to reality. The event takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the museum in downtown Orlando. Specifically, the evening will emphasize its theme of "Celebrating the Beauty of the Natural World" with various aspects related to the new Pandora - The World of Avatar at Animal Kingdom. Participants will sample complimentary food and treats inspired by Animal Kingdom, featuring select items from Satu'li Canteen, the counter service restaurant inside Pandora - The World of Avatar. They also can enjoy listening to live entertainment inspired by the theme park. Rohde's presentations will take place at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. The 1st Thursdays event costs $15 for adults and $5 for children. It's free for kids ages 3 and younger. Orlando Museum of Art members also have complimentary admission. Tickets can be purchased on the website.
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Destination D: Amazing Adventures Adds James Cameron, Jon Landau, Bob Chapek to Event Roster

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D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures presented by Ethan Allen | Disney, has added several attendees to its list of panelists. AVATAR creators James Cameron and Jon Landau will join Imagineer Joe Rohde for Pandora - The World of AVATAR, a presentation during which they will unveil new details about the 12-acre land coming soon to Disney's Animal Kingdom. In addition, the event will include a conversation with Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and a session with Moana screenwriter Jared Bush. This D23 event will take place November 19-20, 2016 at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Tickets, currently on sale, are $190 each for D23 Gold and Gold Family Members. Tickets are also available to D23 General Members for $250 per ticket. Further details about the program and tickets can be found at D23.com/Events.
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Groundbreaking for AVATAR-Inspired Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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A ceremonial groundbreaking for an AVATAR-inspired land at Disney's Animal Kingdom was held January 8, 2014. On hand were George Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort; Meg Crofton, president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, United States and France; Tom Staggs, chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; a Na'vi (character from AVATAR); Jon Landau, AVATAR Producer; Bruce Vaughn, chief creative executive of Walt Disney Imagineering; and Joe Rohde, creative executive, Walt Disney Imagineering.
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Walt Disney World Chronicles: The Origins of Skipper Canteen

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by Jim Korkis Disney Historian Feature Article This article appeared in the July 10, 2018 Issue #981 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. Ever since the Jungle Cruise attraction debuted … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Chronicles: The Origins of Skipper Canteen"
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ALL EARS® Newsletter – September 2, 2008

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AllEars® Weekly Newsletter Sharing the Magic Worldwide™ Walt Disney World News and Information September 2 , 2008 Issue #467 Established September 1999 Library of Congress ISSN: 1533-0753 Welcome to AllEars®, a weekly electronic newsletter about Walt Disney World, affiliated with Deb's Unofficial Walt Disney World Information Guide. http://allears.net This newsletter is available by subscription only … Continue reading "ALL EARS® Newsletter – September 2, 2008"
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Pre-Opening Videos and Announcements Pandora the World of AVATAR Animal Kingdom Officially Opens May 27, 2017

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PRESS RELEASES ABC NIGHTLINE EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT PANDORA More Details about the Flight of Passage – March 10, 2017 PLACEMAKING PANDORA – Released March 8, 2017 COMMERCIAL – Released March 6, 2017 PANDORA THE WORLD OF AVATAR WITH JAMES CAMERON Released February 26, 2017 HOW PANDORA CONTINUES THE VALUES OF ANIMAL KINGDOM Joe Rohde Released … Continue reading "Pre-Opening Videos and Announcements Pandora the World of AVATAR Animal Kingdom Officially Opens May 27, 2017"
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Na’vi River Journey Pandora – The World of Avatar Animal Kingdom

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See our Na’vi River Journey Photo Gallery HERE. INTRODUCTION A family-friendly expedition, Na’vi River Journey takes guests on an adventure down a gentle, mysterious river hidden within the sacred bioluminescent rainforest in search of the Na’vi Shaman of Songs. The attraction is located in Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. ATTRACTION … Continue reading "Na’vi River Journey Pandora – The World of Avatar Animal Kingdom"
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