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Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

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  Celebrate: There is one huge reason to celebrate this weekend- Harry Potter. The long awaited Deathly Hallows premieres today, with people lining-up before midnight Thursday to be the first to see the film. This will be the second to last Harry Potter film and is part one of the final book in the series.   Watch: Harry Potter and ... Read More »

News: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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  Harry Potter fans around the world woke-up to a welcomed surprise this morning with the release of the trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Set in two parts, The Deathly Hallows is the final book and film in the Harry Potter series. The first installment premieres November 11th while the closing segment is set for July 15th ... Read More »

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Real-Life Hogwart’s Locations

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  So, it was not without some measure of child-like excitement that we flipped through the recently released shots of the soon-to-open Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at the Universal Orlando Resort in Florida. There’s just something about J.K. Rowling’s creation—the books, the movies, the toy wands—that turns even skeptical muggle adults into wide-eyed kiddies. Certainly, the pictures of ... Read More »

Curatorial Olympics, Hogwarts Survives, and Mummies Take Manhattan

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  No, Anubis, the jackal-faced Egyptian god of the underworld, is not leading an marine invasion of Manhattan. Rather, that’s a 25-foot-high statue of him heralding the coming of the new King Tut exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum. (Gothamist)   Some performance-art wiseacre has been staging his own “works” during Mariana Abramovic’s installation at her MoMA retrospective. If riding ... Read More »

T-Shirt Hunting at SXSW, Quentin’s Clapper, and Hogwarts Destroyed

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  Visitors seem to be handing the naked bodies and other attendant weirdness of Mariana Abramovic’s MoMA retrospective quite well, thank you. (NYT)   British Airways cabin crews staged a walkout this Sunday to protest pay and working conditions, causing havoc at Gatwick and Heathrow. Workers plan to strike again Saturday the 27th. Plan accordingly. (USA Today)   Forget band ... Read More »

Alohomora! Universal Pulls First Look at Hogwarts Theme Park Out of a Hat

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  Over at Jaunted, they’ve got the first images of what promises to be a new Mecca for children and emotionally stunted adults (e.g. us), “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at the Universal Studios Orlando theme park. Seeing as how Spider-Man his superhero friends from Marvel will soon be heading down the highway to Disney World, there’s now room ... Read More »

A Potter Paradise

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You still can’t book a trip to Hogwarts, but it’ll soon be possible to visit the world of Harry Potter. That’s because Universal Studios Orlando and Warner Bros. have announced plans for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — a 22-acre theme park based on the hugely popular series of films and books in Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Visitors to ... Read More »

3-D, The Way to Be?

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A friend of ours recently vowed that he’s done with 2-D movies — at least in the theater. That doesn’t mean he’ll be hard up for choice, though, this year alone 15 3-D films hit the box office. It makes us wonder … Have 3-D movies made the old-fashion kind obsolete? How does 3-D hold up at the home theater? Is ... Read More »

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