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California Adventure Retro Photo Shoot Preview

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Well our pals the Roots have been busy this week—today they posted a preview of the retro photo shoot we did at California Adventure just before we all went to Hawaii for our Aulani vow renewal. I'd been itching to do a vintage photo shoot on Buena Vista Street since the day it opened. Because the fashions ...

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Review: Holiday Time at Disneyland Tour

Friday, December 21, 2012

We don't usually take tours at Disneyland—not because we're locals, but because the ones we've tried have been universally disappointing. Unlike Walt Disney World, which offers actual behind-the-scenes tours on which you can actually learn actual things, Disneyland keeps its tours onstage and superficial. With the exception of the Club 33 lobby and Walt's Main ...

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Disneyland’s Candlelight Processional – With Dick Van Dyke!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

OK, you're not going to believe this, but before last Thursday, I had never seen Candlelight Processional at Disneyland, despite the fact that they've been doing it every year since 1958! Legend has it that the tradition started when Walt decided he wanted carolers on Main Street, and that eventually grew into an entire concert ...

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Photo Tour: Christmas at Disneyland!

Monday, December 10, 2012

I am often asked why I don't do more (OK, any) trip reports on Disneyland, since we're locals and visit quite often. The short answer is, Walt Disney World trip reports just seem like they have more interesting ground to cover. (The long answer is have you SEEN how long it takes me to write ...

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The Fabulous Sounds of Christmas at Disneyland – Redux!

Monday, December 3, 2012

UPDATE: Sharp-eyed reader Magic Joe spotted a missing track, an alternate version of "Ihr Kinderlein Kommet" from the Music Box Christmas album, and I've added it below. Al's track listing has it sequenced right after the Felix Slatkin version of the same tune, but that seemed like overkill to me, so I found it a ...

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The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition

Monday, September 10, 2012

Later this week, annual passholders can pay $290 for dinner and a sneak peek at a new exhibit coming to Disney California Adventure, "The Art of Frankenweenie." Or they can see it here now for FREE! The same exhibit has been touring the country, and we got to give it our patented bazillion-photo treatment at ...

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