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    Mariachi Cobre Brings Award-Winning Music of Coco

    The Mariachi Cobre band has brought joy to visitors of the Mexico Pavilion for years, performing traditional folk music from Jalisco, Mexico. Starting March 6th, the band, joined by a pair of Folklórico dancers, will perform the Academy Award-winning music of the 2017 Pixar film Coco. The story of Coco revolves around Miguel Rivera, a little boy who dreams of becoming an accomplished

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    5K Minion Run Kicks Off First-ever Race at Universal Studios Hollywood

    Minions Tim, Tom, and Stuart, the heroes behind the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride, are currently training for their first-ever 5K Minion Run, and you are invited to join them! The 5K Minion Run is kicking off on May 11th at Universal Studios Hollywood, and it’s the first race in what is to become the theme park’s Running Universal series. Due

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    Are Disney After Hours Worth Your Money?

    The Ortiz family, contributors to The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids, recently decided to check out one of Disney’s offerings, the Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom Park. Disney’s slogan “More Excitement Awaits After We Close the Gates” had caught their attention. They were in town for only one day, so what could go wrong? Because they

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    Top Washington, D.C. Museums to Visit

    Washington, D.C. has an abundance of first-class museums, and many of them are free. Renee Sklarew, shares with us six Washington, D.C. museums that should be on your radar. Because they are supported by the federal government, the Smithsonian Museums, the National Gallery of Art, National Archives, the U.S. Capitol Museum and White House Visitor Center, can be affected during

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    Take a Hard-Hat Tour of Sesame Street Construction at SeaWorld Orlando

    We may be in the midst of a cold, gray winter, but sunny days will be sweeping the clouds away when Sesame Street opens this spring at SeaWorld Orlando! We recently took a hard-hat tour of the construction site to bring you the scoop on this exciting new expansion.