Category Archives: Attractions

Discover the Science of Marvel Super Heroes

The touring Marvel Super Heroes Science Exhibition will be at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto from Oct. 18, 2006 through March 25, 2007. The exhibition allows visitors to explore and experience the real-life science of heroes from the Marvel Universe. Thanks to partnering with Mazda Canada and Yellowbrick-Holman Exhibitions, highlights at the Ontario exhibition […]

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New Genre Events at Disney

Haunted Fun for FamiliesOn Sept. 29, Disneyland Resort in Orlando will start a new seasonal event – Disney’s HalloweenTime. Continuing through Oct. 31, the event will include Disney characters in Halloween costumes, specially themed decorations, including a 12-food tall Mickey Mouse jack-o-lantern with pumpkin ears, and more. The familiar floral “Mickey Planter” below the Main […]

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Chinese Get a Disney Education

As I mentioned in the “Attraction Update” column of the July 2006 issue of The Genre Traveler, Hong Kong Disneyland has been having some marketing issues. Bill Ernest, managing director of the theme park, feels this may be due to many Chinese tourists not understanding the park’s themes ‘because they didn’t grow up with Disney […]

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Snakes!

Indiana Jones: There’s a big snake in the plane, Jock!Jock: Oh, that’s just my pet snake Reggie.Indiana Jones: I hate snakes, Jock! I hate ’em!Jock: C’mon, show a little backbone, will ya? Snakes have been the stars of multitudes of thriller and horror flicks, such as Rattlers, Anaconda, The Lair of the White Worm, Spasms, […]

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"Science of Potions" Featured at Orlando Barnes & Noble Location

To help raise funds for the Orlando Science Center (OSC), the Barnes & Noble Booksellers at 2418 E. Colonial Drive in Orlando, Fla., will be holding a bookfair July 25 through 27, 2006. The festivities include resident science wizard, who will create “a cavalcade of crazy chemical concoctions” on the evening of July 26. “Science […]

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