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Witches Wrock for Breast Cancer

Posted by: Melissa
October 04, 2008, 05:46 AM

Today and tomorrow I will be taking part in the Avon Walk for the Breast Cancer, a 39-mile walk benefitting research and prevention of breast cancer. In true Harry Potter spirit, a band of wizard rockers have come together to create Witches Who Wrock, an iTunes-exclusive album, the proceeds of which will be donatedContinued...

An Important Message About Wizard Rockt he Vote

Posted by: Melissa
October 04, 2008, 05:30 AM

This summer, the HP Alliance was at every wizard rock show, signing fans up to vote in this fall’s US elections: if you were one of those people, you should have already received a card in the mail confirming your registration. If you have not yet received that card please go to this web siteContinued...

Wizard Rocking the Vote Online!

Posted by: Melissa
September 25, 2008, 09:21 PM

Wizard Rock the Vote, the summerlong campaign in which volunteers helped get Potter fans registered to vote throughout the U.S., is now online. Sponsored by the HP Alliance, you can visit this page to get all the information you need to register before this fall’s elections. When you visit, scroll down andContinued...


(Updated)"What's Your Story" with HP Prequel Back in Stock

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 03:08 PM

Previously we told you of the special prequel to the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling for charity. This prequel was then published in a book called “What’s Your Story,” with the book rapidly selling out in the first days it was available. Thanks to TLC reader Roonwit,Continued...

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J.K. Rowling Makes Large Donation to UK Labour Party

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2008, 11:59 AM

Scores of readers let us know that J.K. Rowling has donated £1million to the Labour Party in the UK. The BBC reports this very generous donation from the Harry Potter author was made because “she was motivated by Labour’s record on child poverty.” Jo, who hasContinued...


Walk in Dan Radcliffe's Harry Potter Shoes

Posted by: sue
September 12, 2008, 01:25 PM

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be to walk in Dan Radcliffe’s shoes, well here is your chance, in a manner of speaking. Dan has donated a pair of black NIKE sport shoes he wore in the Harry Potter films for a charity auction. Part of the “De-Feet Lung Cancer” charity campaign,Continued...


Marketing for "The Tales of Beedle the Bard"

Posted by: sue
August 25, 2008, 06:51 PM

As readers are aware, “The Tales of Beedle the Bard,” the new book for charity by author J.K. Rowling will be published on December 4, 2008. As we draw nearer to the release of the new companion book to the Harry Potter series, retailers have begun their marketing campaign for the book. ThanksContinued...


"Give Light" Competition Features Pane by Jo Rowling, Stephen Fry

Posted by: Melissa
August 20, 2008, 02:57 PM

St. Martin-in-the-Fields, a church currently undergoing a more-than $70-million project to restore the London landmark; to help raise funds, several important British figures, including J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry, have donated panes of glass that they have decorated themselves. J.K.Continued...


Reminder: 10th Anniversary "Sorcerer's Stone" Due Next Month

Posted by: sue
August 20, 2008, 12:10 PM

A reminder today that just over a month from now on September 23, Scholastic will issue the special ten year anniversary edition of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” In preparation for the release, US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic have now added a special bookmarkContinued...

The HP Alliance Presents "One World, One Dream!"

Posted by: Melissa
August 14, 2008, 04:06 AM

The HP Alliance has a new episode of its Potterwatch podcast out today – click here to get to the feed’s iTunes listing to subscribe! You can also listen to the episode by direct-downloading it here!

This episode, “One World, One Dream!” asks Harry Potter fans to help embraceContinued...

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Ticket Info Online for UK "Half-Blood Prince" Royal and European Premiere

Posted by: sue
August 05, 2008, 04:56 PM

Additional information is now online today, regarding tickets for the UK “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” Royal and European Premiere November 17th, 2008 in London, England. As we reported previously, The Royal Film Performance 2008 is sponsored by the CinemaContinued...


Additional Info on Previous Elder Wand Owners, Malfoy Family, Aberforth Dumbledore and More in New "Beedle the Bard" Book

Posted by: sue
August 01, 2008, 03:23 PM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, have updated their website with additional information regarding some of the content to be found in the new “Tales of the Beedle the Bard” book by J.K. RowlingContinued...

Harry Potter Fans Move UN Security Council to Action

Posted by: Melissa
July 15, 2008, 06:20 AM

This week we’re proud to report that actions spurred by The HP Alliance have caused the UN Security Council to make its first-ever presidential statement demanding an end to impunity and condemning Sudan’s lack of action in the genocide in Darfur.

According to an official at theContinued...


Jason Isaacs Autograph Photo for Charity Auction to Support Oxfam

Posted by: sue
July 09, 2008, 10:28 PM

There is a new charity auction for an autographed photo of actor Jason Isaacs with the proceeds to benefit Oxfam America. Jason, who portrays Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, autographed a photo when he was filming his mini-series The State Within that is simply inscribedContinued...


Harry Potter Prequel Receives Over 70,000 Visitors During First 20 Hours Online

Posted by: Edward
June 19, 2008, 06:03 PM

As readers will remember, released the 800-word Harry Potter prequel written by J. K. Rowling online after the work was sold at a charity auction for £25,000 ($48,855) early last week. is now reporting that over 70,000 people visitedContinued...