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Quiz: Which Hogwarts Professor From Harry Potter Are You?

Answer eleven questions about the Harry Potter books and the wizarding world to discover which of the Hogwarts Professors you are most like. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-16 10:34:27 UTC ]
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Wizarding World Introduces Harry Potter at Home

Wizarding World of Harry Potter introduces Harry Potter at Home, a new collection of free resources for readers and educators. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-01 17:06:24 UTC ]
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Harry Potter's 20th birthday to be marked with British Library show

Twenty years after the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 2017 show promises ‘a journey to the heart’ of JK Rowling’s storiesIdeally positioned in King’s Cross, just a stone’s throw from the mythical beginning of the journey to Hogwarts on Platform 9 3/4, the British... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore book stores hope for new magic in release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

Local fans of the "Harry Potter" books and films series are gearing up this weekend for something they've long yearned for — one more journey to the wizarding world."Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," a book edition of a play debuting this weekend at London's West End Palace Theatre, will be... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2016-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter ride may conjure a new path for theme park rides

The opening of Universal Studios' new Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood brings to the West Coast what many consider the grandest theme park attraction in North America. A mix of fully realized sets — including a steamy, fire-breathing dragon — as well as screens interspersed with actors... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What to know about opening day at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday is likely to draw huge crowds, including adults who grew up reading the books by J.K. Rowling and teens who watched the eight movies that followed. If you plan to brave the Potterfest, here are some... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Wizarding World of Harry Potter, magic comes to life, or as close as it gets

In hero-quest terms, the recovery of the Sorcerer's Stone was Harry Potter's first big win, even though he didn't get to keep it. By the time Harry woke up after his first battle with You Know Who, the stone, with all its life-extending and gold-producing properties, had, in fact, been destroyed.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens in 2 days: Red carpet event coming tonight

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is about to debut. After 2 1/2 years of construction, Wizarding World is set for its grand opening Thursday morning. Leading up to that, a red carpet event tonight will include several stars from the "Harry Potter" films, and more... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fantastic Beasts tie-ins to HarperCollins and Scholastic

Warner Bros Consumer Products has signed licensed publishing deals with HarperCollins, Scholastic and Insight Editions for the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, set in J K Rowling’s Wizarding World. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Universal Studios Hollywood raises daily ticket prices ahead of Harry Potter opening

Three weeks before the opening of its new Harry Potter attraction, Universal Studios Hollywood has quietly raised daily ticket prices by up to 20%. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- a land that includes two new rides, one restaurant, a food cart and eight shops -- is expected to be the most... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling's truth about Hagrid spawns sad 'Harry Potter' fan theory

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling often interacts with fans on Twitter to share previously unknown facts about the characters from the wizarding world of her books, but a recent confession about Hagrid has left some people sad. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redmayne to star in 'Fantastic Beasts'

Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne has been cast as the lead actor in Harry Potter spin-off film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, written by J K Rowling. Redmayne will play Newt Scamander, the wizarding world’s pre-eminent "magizoologist", who travels the world and documents magical... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna Rafferty joins Pottermore

Harry Potter fan site Pottermore has appointed Anna Rafferty as director of product, creative and content.  In her new job, reporting to c.e.o. Susan L Jurevics, Rafferty will "head up a dedicated team to ensure that Pottermore’s product, content, creative and technology continue to develop and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling pens a new 'Harry Potter' story and 'Potter' theme park opens (+video)

J.K. Rowling recently released a short story about the futures of such characters as Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger, while the new section of Universal Studios titled The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley just opened to the public. J.K. Rowling also recently... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling pens a new 'Harry Potter' story and a new 'Potter' theme park opens

J.K. Rowling recently released a short story about the futures of such characters as Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger, while the new section of Universal Studios titled The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley just opened to the public. J.K. Rowling also recently... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Wizarding World of Harry Potter': Here's what to expect from the new theme park section

The new section of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios is expected to represent the Diagon Alley shopping area frequented by the wizarding world in the books. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Wizarding World of Harry Potter': Here's what to expect from the new theme park section (+video)

The new section of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios is expected to represent the Diagon Alley shopping area frequented by the wizarding world in the books. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter' celebration at Universal Orlando will include cast Q&As, wand lessons

'A Celebration of Harry Potter' is scheduled for this January. Will it include a look at the new portion of the 'Wizarding World' park? Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter to flatten Gibson Amphitheatre, Curious George playland

Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: dispatches from a diehard fan

The Harry Potter theme park in Orlando, Fla., more than lived up to its hype for this fan. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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