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The Wizarding World Wand Installation Launches In London With Special Event!

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Oct 19, 2018

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Yesterday a special Fantastic Beasts wand installation opened in London ahead of the release of Crimes of Grindelwald, and we were there to witness the event! Expert Wand Choreographer, Paul Harris, and prop wizard Pierre Bohanna were both there to speak about their experience on the films–and Harris even gave us a wand class demonstration! Arriving first …read more!

“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part 4: ‘We can talk, if there is anyone worth talking to:’ The Language of Flowers

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Oct 18, 2018

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The New York Historical Society recently opened the History of Magic exhibition, dedicated to exploring J.K. Rowling’s archives, and the historical material which inspired the Wizarding World. This exhibition, however, differs from its London debut in many ways, for example, hosting Brian Selznick’s 20th anniversary illustrations for Scholastic and Mary Grandpré’s cover art. Dr Beatrice Groves – publisher of …read more!

Theater Round-Up: First Look at Daniel Radcliffe in ‘The Lifespan of a Fact,’ ‘Puffs’ Streams on BroadwayHD and More!

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Oct 17, 2018

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There are some big dates to make note of in this week’s theater news, Potter fans! Set your alarms, and mark your calendars because Dan Radcliffe’s The Lifespan of a Fact officially opens on Broadway tomorrow, and the hit off-Broadway comedy Puffs begins streaming on BroadwayHD Thursday, Oct. 18 as well. In Leaky’s weekly review …read more!

“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” and Plant Lore, Part 3: Plants and J.K. Rowling’s Cratylic naming

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Oct 17, 2018

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Tomorrow evening, Leaky’s webmistress Melissa Anelli will host a talk on the Potter phenomena, titled “Magic for Muggles”, at the newly opened Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the New York Historical Society. The New York City exhibition differs from its London debut in many ways, for example, hosting Brian Selznick’s 20th anniversary illustrations for Scholastic and Mary …read more!

Tickets on sale for special early screening of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” + Major Spoilers

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Oct 16, 2018

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Cinemas across the U.S. will be hosting a special early screening of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald on Tuesday, November 13.  The official release date is Friday, November 16, and most cinemas will start showing the film on Thursday evening (let’s pause and take a moment to remember the excitement of midnight premieres, now …read more!

Pottermore Reveal Details on New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Character Yusuf Kama

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Oct 15, 2018

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Yusuf Kama is an enigma in the world of Fantastic Beasts – we’ve caught glimpses of him at Circus Arcanus in the trailer, seen photos of him in the sewer system in Paris, and in meeting with Newt Scamander and Jacob Kowalski, and now Pottermore and Entertainment Weekly are exclusively revealing more details about his character, who has taken an …read more!

REVIEW: Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit

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Oct 15, 2018

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The Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit released this month, and Leaky were lucky enough to review the kit in its entirety, which contains a first-of-its-kind motion sensor wand, helping you learn how to code whilst completing Potter-themed challenges! I was super impressed with the kit overall, with highlights being the art style throughout the game, …read more!

Win tickets to UK premiere of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”

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Oct 14, 2018

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Are you a morning wizard? Do you believe the early witch gets the wand? If you can get yourself to the walkway between Millennium Bridge and St. Paul’s Cathedral in London on Thursday, October 18, at 6am (yeah, you read that right) via apparition, floo powder, broom, thestrals, flying carpet, or traveling incognito on various …read more!

Universal Orlando Resort Announces ‘Unprecedented’ Offer on Annual & Season Passes!

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Oct 14, 2018

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Universal Orlando Resort just announced a ‘first-of-its-kind’ offer, meaning more people will be able to enjoy the Wizarding World of Harry Potter all year round. Passholders and guests can now get up to SIX MONTHS free on Annual and Season passes, meaning Potter fans can spend their year wandering Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley! In a press …read more!

Entertainment Weekly Releases First Look Photos Inside Nicolas Flamel’s House!

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Oct 14, 2018

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The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly shines a spotlight on the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald film, and just when fans thought they couldn’t anticipate it more, the new teasers up the ante further. The new edition includes interviews with Claudia Kim, the Maledictus revealed to be Nagini in the final trailer, the …read more!



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