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Movie Review: Walt Disney•Pixar Motion Picture Brave Release June 22

I had the opportunity to see a screening of Brave earlier this week at Disney Studios. Brave is an adventure about a teenage girl who is struggling to find herself and create her own destiny.  A lot of  kids, youth and adults will related with the movie theme, characters and Read more


Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year!   Today is Chinese New Year, the most important Chinese Holiday where families gather to celebrate the traditional holiday with an annual family dinner with parents handing out red envelopes with money to their children.  I had the opportunity to interview my friend “May” (Not her real name) and get her views on what this tradition means to her and her family. Read more

Happy Martin Luther King Day

Happy Martin Luther King day!  Martin Luther King was a great leader.  It is evident that he has influenced many including our youth.   Today we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr day with the MLK Jr Oratory winner, Matthias McBride.  Matthias McBride shares  a power speech about hope, determination and change. Read more

Disneyland is Celebrating Three Kings Day

I’m really excited to share that for the first time ever, Disneyland Park will be celebrating Three Kings Day, also known as Dia de los Reyes Magos on January 6-8, 2012 from 10am to 6pm with special decor, food and entertainment that showcases the Latin American Holiday tradition. Read more

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Wordless Wednesday – Martin Luther King Memorial

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Wordless Wednesday – Miami Beach Street Scene

Probably won’t ever be able to stand in the middle of the street and take photos like this in Miami baby! Read more

DreamWorks Pictures’ REAL STEEL Giveaway

Dreamworks Pictures’ Real Steel is a gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, “Reel Steel” stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at the title when 2000-pound , 8-foot tall steel robots took over Read more

Disney Movie Release: Lion King 3D Review

The Lion King 3D will be release in theatres nationwide today for only two weeks!  I had the opportunity to preview the movie last month at Disney’s D23 expo and an encore screening last week at Disney’s studios with my daughter on her 21st birthday.  The movie is spectacular! Read more

Fashion Week Interviews: Miss Piggy’s Fashion Tips Q&A

In honor of NY Fashion Week, Miss Piggy was kind enough to answer a few questions exclusively for the blogging community! Read more

Foodie Event: The Los Angeles Times & Food and Wine Magazine “The Taste”

Staying local this Labor day weekend?   Grab your forks and head on over to the inaugural Los Angeles Times and Food & Wine’s THE TASTE  this weekend from September 2 – 5.   The Taste  includes unlimited food, wine and spirits  and is mixing up two of my favorite things, Food & Social Good, to create a spectacular epicurean event Labor Day weekend! Read more

D23EXPO: Search For Disney’s Biggest FAN

The 2nd annual Disney D23XPO was full of many opportunities to see all the Disneyland Resorts, Movies and Television behind the scene activities.  The event was SOLD-OUT.  Among all the attendees in the crowd we decided to look for Disney’s biggest FAN.  Could he or she possibly be out here?   To our surprise we think we found them: Read more

Giveaway: Win trip for 4 to Grand Opening of Cars Land at California Adventure & more

Do you or your parents have a verifiable photo of John Lasseter skippering Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise attraction?    From 1977  to 1978, John Lasseter, before becoming Chief Creative Officer at Walt Disney and Pixar Animation studio worked at Disneyland as the skipper on the Jungle Cruise attraction.  An internal search Read more

The HELP Movie Review & Movie Theme Recipes

The Help Movie will be released in theaters near you today, August  10, 2011.   Disney/DreamWorks invited me to preview the Help movie prior to the release this past weekend.  The spirit of the movie was also brought to life with a “The HELP movie” theme evening reception with various deserts  and  cocktails inspired by the movie and main characters. Read more

Latino Grassroots Effort for A Better Life Film

Guest post by Miguel Orozco

A powerful film called A Better Life, with an all-Latino cast and already garnering positive reviews, may not be seen by millions of Latinos unless we take action and get the word out. The film opened in San Diego on July 8th at the AMC Mission Valley 20, located at 1640 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego CA. Read more