In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of December 11, 2015

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ICYMIThe countdown is on! One week! Star Wars is in one week! Are you ready?

You may have missed a lot this week…such as Miss Piggy and Michelle Obama reading “The Night Before Christmas,” how to make your Christmas tree Disney-fied, and much more! Who’s ready to get to it?

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

This week, Disney unveiled Walt Disney’s office restored. It looks incredible! Just like Walt could walk around the corner and sit down at the desk.

Speaking of Walt, his birthday was this past weekend. This article has a great little video celebrating Walt.

We all said goodbye to Captain EO this past weekend at Epcot. To celebrate, Yahoo shared “The Making of ‘Captain EO’: Lucas, Coppola, and Michael Jackson’s Messy, Miraculous Disney Space Adventure“. Also, if you haven’t listened to The Disney Dish with Jim Hill about this topic, make sure you do! It was fascinating.

If you live in Cali, don’t miss this special on PBS SoCal! ”Richard M. Sherman: Songs of a Lifetime” airs Thursday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m.

Disneyland has given a $60,000 grant as part of it’s 60th anniversary.

A Guatemalan judge was arrested on the Disney Dream on soccer bribery charges.

At the 93rd Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Michelle Obama was joined by Miss Piggy, for a reading of the holiday classic, “The Night Before Christmas.”

How can you plus your Christmas tree and make it Disney-fied? Here are some great tips for you to make your tree look like those on Main Street USA!

If only I could afford this. 13 pages of 1963 blueprints spelling out plans for “Walt Disney’s Riverfront Square” in St. Louis went up for auction yesterday. Being a native St. Louisian, this project interests me a great deal. How cool would it be to own a piece of history like this?

This is cool! All 31 parts to the full orchestra Star Wars Theme…played on guitar!

Star Wars really could be the most lucrative purchase ever. The Motley Fool takes a look at why.

Also, could Star Wars break all the records?

Disney and Steven Spielberg’s The BFG brings Roald Dahl classic to life.

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Rikki Niblett

I am a co-host of the Be Our Guest Podcast and do lots of other fun Disney stuff all around the interwebs! You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram at @RikkiNibs or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rikkinibs