Sleeping with the Lion King at Walt Disney World

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I know I go on and on about photographing details while at Walt Disney World. Even the resorts are full of such details. Some are subtle. Some are not. While staying in the Lion King area of Disney’s Art of Animation resort, I walked under the scene you see below taken directly from the animated … Continue reading "Sleeping with the Lion King at Walt Disney World"
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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Launches ‘Harambe Nights’ June 7

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Disney's Animal Kingdom is launching "Harambe Nights," an evening entertainment and dining experience every Saturday from June 7 through Aug. 9, 2014. A special ticketed event for guests, Harambe Nights will be a memorable evening of Africa-inspired culinary creativity, theatrical storytelling, live music and dance amid the non-stop fun of an immersive street party. Its centerpiece will be a 55-minute theatrical experience "The Lion King Concert in the Wild."
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Art of Animation Resort Opening Update

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Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks, has announced new opening dates for teh Art of Animation Resort on the Disney Parks Blog. The teams creating Disney’s Art of Animation Resort tell us that the wings dedicated to popular films “Cars,” “The Lion King,” and “The Little Mermaid” will now be opening sooner than you … Continue reading "Art of Animation Resort Opening Update"
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The Lion King in 3D

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In the years before VHS tapes and DVDs, the Disney Company would re-release their animated films into theaters every seven years. It was believed (correctly so) that during that time interval, a whole new batch of Disney fans would enter movie-going age and want to see earlier classics. But home video changed all that. Why … Continue reading "The Lion King in 3D"
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Family Suites at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

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from the Disney Parks Blog…… Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will have themed room interiors in its nearly 2,000 new units – 1,120 family suites in The Lion King, Cars and Finding Nemo wings and 864 themed rooms in The Little Mermaid wings. Suites will have both a living room and a bedroom, offering added … Continue reading "Family Suites at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort"
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New Amsterdam Theatre

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Signs abound at Walt Disney World. Many are informational or instructional, while others entertain and amuse us. And there are a few that have a story buried within them. One in particular comes to mind and that’s what this blog is all about. We’re all familiar with the backdrop at the end of New York … Continue reading "New Amsterdam Theatre"
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