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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Wizarding World Digital launches with Harry Potter fan club and app

Wizarding World Digital has launched with the Official Harry Potter Fan Club through its first app, a Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts mobile companion, and a new, interactive Wizarding World website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 17:45:18 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and the legacy of the world's most famous boy wizard

Twenty years after the release of the first Harry Potter film, does he continue to charm children and adults alike? Continue reading at The Conversation

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Spotify, Wizarding World bring Harry Potter to digital audio

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning are among a handful of celebrities who will be reading various chapters of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone” exclusively on Spotify. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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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

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J K Rowling and Wizarding World partners launch Harry Potter at Home

J K Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have announced three new initiatives under the banner Harry Potter At Home, to help children, parents, carers and teachers who are at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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J.K. Rowling is waging war on kids’ boredom with a new digital hub for Harry Potter fans.

The real world isn’t looking so great right now, so here’s another option: escape into the Harry Potter universe for a bit with Harry Potter at Home, a digital hub for kids. Hosted at WizardingWorld.com, Harry Potter at Home has craft videos, articles, games, and more ways to engage Harry Potter... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Niantic announces real-world events for its Pokémon and Harry Potter games

Niantic's real-world events for 2019 were so successful that they generated $249 million in tourism revenue across Chicago, Dortmund and Montréal. That's what the company has revealed in a new events website, which it launched alongside its fe... Continue reading at Engadget

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Fans are creating a Harry Potter role-playing game inside 'Minecraft'

There have been some ambitious Minecraft projects before, but this one may win for sheer sophistication. The modding team Floo Network is creating Minecraft School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Harry Potter-themed role-playing experience inside a Mi... Continue reading at Engadget

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Blind Harry Potter fan reads again thanks to smart camera

A girl who went blind is able to read again after being given a camera that reads for her. Continue reading at BBC World

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Mischief Managed: 12 YA Books for Fans of The Marauders From Harry Potter

Obsessed with James, Sirius, Remus and Peter? Categorized by each member, here are 12 YA books for Marauders fans and fans of the Harry Potter books. Continue reading at Book Riot

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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Isn’t the Next 'Pokémon Go.' Good

'Wizards Unite' is bloated and overly complex—but at least it's something different. Continue reading at Wired

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A weekend with 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite'

Mat Smith and Dan Cooper grew up in the UK at the right age to witness the birth of Pottermania. The Harry Potter novels are firmly encoded in their very British psyches, and both are fans of augmented reality, GPS-connected mobile games. So it made... Continue reading at Engadget

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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries

If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can play now. Niantic's augmented reality sorcery is now available on Android and iOS in 25 more countries. This... Continue reading at Engadget

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