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"Why the Body Bind is My Nightmare": Evanna Lynch Blogs for HPA's "Body Bind Horcrux" Campaign

Posted by: Rosi
January 19, 2011, 04:18 PM

The Harry Potter Alliance's Deathly Hallows Campaign is focusing on The Body Bind Horcrux throughout January to tackle the "feeling of being cut off from this most fundamental part of ourselves: our bodies" and to find out how we can better celebrate our bodies in the world. EvannaContinued...


Congresswoman Giffords Looking at Pages of Harry Potter as Part of Recovery

Posted by: Rosi
January 19, 2011, 06:31 AM

A New York Times article about the recovery of the critically injured U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords revealed that Congresswoman Giffords has begun to show some impressive signs of progress, including looking at "pages of large-print text taken from a Harry PotterContinued...

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
January 18, 2011, 09:16 PM

Awards season has begun for the Harry Potter actors; as a result, many members of the Harry Potter cast were seen at a number of parties and awards ceremonies over the last week. Firstly though, Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Fiona Shaw (Petunia Dursley) attended the BAM Theatre Season Opening
Party for "JohnContinued...

DH Film

Report: Alteration Made to Snape Death Scene in "Deathly Hallows," Says Art Director

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
January 18, 2011, 12:44 PM

An interview with the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" art director, Andrew Ackland-Snow, has revealed a bit of curious information from the forthcoming conclusion to final part of the Harry Potter film series.  This information, which is being reportedContinued...

Film Awards

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Nominated for Two BAFTA Film Awards

Posted by: Rosi
January 18, 2011, 08:52 AM

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) this morning released the list of nominees for the 2011 Orange British Academy Film Awards. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" received two nods, for Special Visual Effects (Tim Burke, John Richardson, Nicolas Ait'Hadi, Christian Manz) andContinued...


The Longbottoms - Leakypedia's Page of the Day

Posted by: John
January 18, 2011, 01:53 AM

So by now you have all probably see the new amazing photo of Neville in the midst of the battle of Hogwarts. It had me in a Neville mood today, and wouldn't you know that Neville happens to be one of the pages on the Leakypedia that is pretty well filled out! So no need to ask for your help on that pageContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Tale of the Three Brothers Concept Art Released

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
January 17, 2011, 10:55 PM

A collection of concept art of the much talked about Tale of the Three Brothers sequence of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" film has been released on the blog of the sequence's artist, Alexis Liddell.  Thanks to Alex, we have the full collection of artworkContinued...


LeakyCon 2011 Hotel Update: Discounted Rate for Attendees at Nearby Crowne Plaza Hotel in Orlando

Posted by: Edward
January 17, 2011, 09:30 PM

LeakyCon 2011, our second charity conference taking place this July in Orlando, Florida, has secured a discounted rate at the nearby Crowne Plaza Hotel in Orlando to serve as a supplementary hotel for our conference.  Last month, our block ofContinued...

DH Film

Neville Longbottom Featured in New Photo from "Deathly Hallows: Part 2"

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 17, 2011, 12:27 PM

At the request of WB, this image has been removed.


Signed JKR Books Raffle Livestream - starting soon!

Posted by: Melissa
January 15, 2011, 01:49 PM

Today at 2pm eastern, join PotterCast and the Harry Potter Alliance for the live charity event benefitting the of the complete set of signed Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling.  Starting at 2pm EST, the LiveStream event via this link will feature our own PotterCasters,Continued...


Signed Harry Potter Books Charity Raffle LiveStream Event Tomorrow at 2pm EST

Posted by: Edward
January 14, 2011, 08:24 PM

Tomorrow, Saturday, January 15th, join PotterCast and the Harry Potter Alliance for the live charity event for the raffle of the complete set of signed Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling.  Starting at 2pm EST, the LiveStream event via this link will featureContinued...


Fun Friday: Harry Potter or a Beatle?

Posted by: Edward
January 14, 2011, 08:05 PM

We all know the Harry Potter series is loved by all ages, but, sometimes, the generations still may tend to be gravitate towards what we recognize from our own childhoods.  Example below:

  funny pictures of cats with captions

This is the latest installment of Fun Fridays where we will highlight a new, cool, funny, or interestingContinued...


PotterCast 232: A Little Bit Smaller Than the Other One

Posted by: Rosi
January 14, 2011, 07:16 PM

PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, returns with the latest Harry Potter news and an extended e-Mailbag segment! Willy the Wizard gets tossed out of court and is there a new attraction at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Join Melissa John and Frak for PotterCast 232.

To listen, you canContinued...


Winner of Crochet vs. Knitting War Announced and January Craft-Along Launched

Posted by: Rosi
January 14, 2011, 06:58 PM

Firstly, the winner of the November/December 2010 Knitting and Crocheting Contest has been announced, with the crocheters beating the knitters 189 to 15! You can see some of the entries that were submitted here and view pictures of all of the entries at this link.


J.K. Rowling

It's for a good cause - Leakypedia Page of the Day

Posted by: John
January 13, 2011, 04:23 AM

The Lumos organization, featured in the previous post about the London Marathon, is a children's charity founded by J.K. Rowling. Some of you may not have been familiar with this charity or its connection to Jo. In fact, J.K. Rowling is involved with several charity causes, and the Leakypedia hasContinued...

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