This Saturday, December 14, the Laguna Beach gallery, Artists Republic 4 Tomorrow (AR4T), will debut their latest exhibition entitled, ”Straight Outta Whoville: The Night Before Grinchmas.” The exhibition will showcase original art based on the characters from the iconic Dr. Seuss classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”
The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach was recently recognized for its continued efforts to help kids develop healthy lifestyles. The Edwards Lifesciences Fund awarded the Boys & Girls Club $2,500 to assist in their “Be Healthy” program at Laguna Beach’s Main Branch of the Boys & Girls Club.
Beginning this weekend (December 14) more than 170 talented artisans will craft, display, and sell their original artwork on the Sawdust Festival grounds, 935 Laguna Canyon Road. The area has been transformed into a Holiday Wonderland with the addition of thousands of winter decorations, and a newly constructed “Towne Square” at the heart of the festival.
Los Angeles may be the entertainment capitol of the world, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busier than a Taco Truck Driver on Tuesday. Here is our top 10 outdoor activities to do in the Los Angeles area.
The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim has a lot on it’s plates right now. They are gearing up for Disneyland’s 60th anniversary, planning a Car Land-like Monstropolis remodel of Disney California Adventure, and trying to integrate as much Star Wars into Tomorrowland at Disneyland as possible. We have already discussed the two tiered plan of attack with the Star Wars remodel, but now Mice Chat is reporting a few more juicy details that include; relocating the Astro Orbiter, removing Autopia, gutting Innoventions, and bringing the Millennium Falcon and her famous co-pilit Chewbacca to the “Happiest Place on Earth.”
Big Thunder Mountain in Frontierland at Disneyland has been closed for a major overhaul for the majority of 2013, and all we’ve gotten was a brief glimpse at the signs of Rainbow Ridge, and a short video of the renovations. Today the Official Disney Blog gave us a glimpse at the first new train testing the brand-new track that was just installed at the attraction.
Disney’s next animated feature is the enchanted looking Frozen. The film features Kristen Bell as the voice of a young dreamer named Anna who teams up with Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), an extreme mountain man, to find her sister Elsa, the Queen of Arrendelle (Idina Menzel) who has accidentally trapped their kingdom in eternal winter. Anna and Kristoff are joined on their journey by Kristoff’s trusty reindeer Sven, and a talking snowman/comic-relief, Olaf (Josh Gad).
The Anaheim Ducks have signed their first-round draft pick Shea Theodore to a three-year contract.
The Disneyland Resort will begin offering reservations to most of the restaurants at Disneyland, Disney California Adventure, Downtown Disney, and the hotels in the Disneyland Resort starting next week.
The 2013-2014 Anaheim Ducks will be swapping their logos. No we’re not talking about them suiting up in their original “Mighty Ducks” gear for one game this year, we’re talking about them swapping their primary and secondary logos for the year.
Last week the world celebrated “Talk Like a Pirate Day”, I commemorated the occasion by going on Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland… twice. Disneyland and Disney World has decided to extend the festive “holiday” to an entire week. From today until September 29th the theme parks will be pulling out all the pirate fun that’s fit to share. “Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for me.”
Disneyland is finally starting to get in the swing of things when it comes to marketing it’s Marvel property. At the beginning of the summer they added Iron Man Tech Presented by Stark Industries, which allows fans to get a glimpse of seven different incarnations of the Iron Man suit up close and person. As well as give guests the opportunity to virtually put on the Iron Man Mark 42 suit.
The Disney VoluntEARS Community Fund, which is giving $820,000 in grant money to worth while endeavors, has chosen the Esperanza High School Band to receive $30,000.
Last month we reported that Thor from the The Avengers and the upcoming Thor: The Dark World would be descending from Asgard to Disneyland later this year. Today we found out a few details for his royal arrival on November 1.
Last week we showed you all the delicious treats being offered at Disneyland during Halloween Time at the park. Then the other day we brought you a look at the fun sound activated, light-up shirts for sale. Today though we got a look at a couple other Halloween items available at the Anaheim theme park.
As the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim enter the home stretch of their fourth consecutive season of not making the playoffs, it’s time to look back at the last 10 years under the ownership of Arte Moreno.
The recently christened Los Angeles KISS, who will play their home games at the Honda Center in Anaheim, has finalized deals for their first three players on Tuesday. The KISS signed Quarterback J.J. Raterink, Linebacker Antwan Marsh, and Receiver Chase Deadder for the 2014 season.
The White House Restaurant in Anaheim will be hosting a luncheon on September 18, 2013 to help raise money to help end child trafficking.
The lunch will be for the FACT ALLIANCE and their “Let’s Respond” campaign, whose goal is to raise money for the aftercare of sex trafficking victims and their families. The lunch will take place at the White House Restaurant in Anaheim (887 S Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805) next Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. You can purchase tickets by visiting
How better to make your families Disneyland experience unforgettable than to enjoy a meal with your favorite characters? This isn’t just sitting on a mall Santa’s lap during Christmas and snapping a photo. It’s a chance for your children’s favorite characters to jump off the big screen in a larger than life fashion. Blurring the lines between fantasy and reality in a manner only the Disney Imagineers and cast members can achieve. With an unrelenting approach to creating and maintaining, the most wonderful vision of Walt Disney himself. Every cast member is fully pledged to boldly embody the character they play with a dedication and knowledge that can leave even the most pragmatic adult smiling and feeling as though they’ve stepped into “a whole new world”.
We can finally put a positive spin on the term “Disneyland Dad”. Whether you’re a single dad, want to give mom the day off, or just want to take the reigns on what most families all over the world treat as a modern Mecca. This guide can help you navigate potential pitfalls, make the most of the time you have, and really treat your children (and yourself) to the best Disney experience possible.