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Reminder: We are Wizards Documentary, Special Wizard Rock Show in Boston

Posted by: sue
April 25, 2008, 11:23 AM

Previously, we told you about several screenings of the We Are Wizards documentary taking place over the past few weeks, with one large event due to take place this weekend. This film, which focuses on the Harry Potter fandom, is showing at the Boston Independent Film FestivalContinued...

Beware!

Posted by: Sybill
April 01, 2008, 03:24 PM

My Inner Eye has once again taken me past the mundane reality and into the beyond! The celestial bodies moving serenely in space have once again shown me the future. After prolonged study of complicated star charts, I have seen the forthcoming death of one of our own. Lives will be shattered! Saturn's conjunction with Jupiter's third largestContinued...

Harry and the Potters Break Up

Posted by: Melissa
April 01, 2008, 02:36 PM

Sad news today, Potter fans: We’ve just been told that the popular wizard rock band – in fact, the grandwizards of the genre and the band that many current bands claim as inspiration – Harry and the Potters has broken up.

The two members will both be releasing solo albums, one from Harry Year FourContinued...

Fans

"We Are Wizards" Documentary Screening at Film Festivals in April

Posted by: sue
March 31, 2008, 09:55 PM

As some of you may know, there is a new documentary focusing on the Harry Potter fandom called “We Are Wizards.” This documentary has been described by the film makers as a piece that “tracks the influential figures leading the creative subculture surrounding theContinued...

Honors/Awards

"Order of the Phoenix" Wins Award for Best Score of Video Game

Posted by: sue
March 08, 2008, 02:49 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Pete for letting us know the score to the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game was a recent winner at the Movie Music U.K. Awards. The music for the fifth Harry Potter video game, composed by James Hannigan, was named “Best Score-Game,”Continued...

Film Awards

Emma Watson to Attend, Present at Empire Awards

Posted by: sue
March 07, 2008, 12:32 PM

Actress Emma Watson has updated her website with a diary entry noting she will be attending the Empire Magazine Awards this Sunday. The actress, who portrays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, says she is also going to be presenting an award, and she hopes it will be “a good night forContinued...

Wizard Rock

Wizard Rock Winners Include Two Songs from "Jingle Spells"

Posted by: sue
March 07, 2008, 12:54 AM

Wizrocklopedia has now announced the winners of their People’s Choice Awards, which included two songs found on Jingle Spells, our Get a Clue Charity Fundraiser Holiday CD. Selected as “Best Holiday Song” was “Christmas with the Weasleys” by The Remus Lupins (alsoContinued...

Honors/Awards

Nine Nominations for "Order of the Phoenix" at Saturn Awards

Posted by: Edward
February 20, 2008, 09:56 PM

The “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” film has received a number of nominations at the upcoming 34th Annual Saturn Awards. This awards ceremony recognizes the best in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror films each year and has given out a total of nine nominationsContinued...

Wrockstock 2008 Registration Opens

Posted by: sue
February 17, 2008, 09:34 PM

Calling all Wizarding rock fans! Wrockstock 2008, a weekend full of Wizard rock music will be held Memorial Day weekend, May 23rd-26th. Wrockstock is a fund raising event to help benefit the Harry Potter Alliance and will be held at thee YMCA Trout Lodge in Potosi, MO. Featuring 13 popular Wizarding Rock groupsContinued...

Film Awards

Six Nominations for "Order of the Phoenix" at Empire Awards

Posted by: Edward
February 04, 2008, 01:33 AM

The BBC is reporting tonight the “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” film received a total of six nominations at the upcoming Empire Magazine Movie Awards. The fifth film in the series was nominated for Best Film while actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma WatsonContinued...

Wizard EP of the Month Club Already Rocking in 2008

Posted by: Melissa
January 22, 2008, 09:55 PM

Last year’s effort raised more than $13,000 for First Book, and this year, the rockers hope to nearly double that and also use their funds to help the The Harry Potter Alliance, so listen up: The 2008 Wizard Rock EP of the Month Club has been announced and it looks to be a great year fullContinued...

Charity

Jingle Spells on iTunes, Amazon

Posted by: Melissa
December 23, 2007, 07:45 PM

Jingle Spells, this year’s Get a Clue charity item which has raised MORE THAN $30,000 FOR BOOK AID (we’re a little excited by that, can you tell?) is now available on iTunes and Amazon.com, for digital download. It will remain available there forevermore, so if you didn’t manage to get a copy,Continued...

HP Alliance Podcast on Media Reform; Wizard Rock Compilation CD Online

Posted by: Edward
December 11, 2007, 01:14 AM

The Harry Potter Alliance has released a new podcast in which they speak on the topic of media reform. You can read more about their efforts on their new PotterWatch website. This podcast is currently available on our iTunes feed as well as via direct download, here.

As heardContinued...

MTV Picks Top Ten List of Wizard Rock Bands

Posted by: sue
December 04, 2007, 09:41 PM

Let the end of the year list season commence! MTV has now released their top ten list of the best Wizard Rock groups this year. While we at Leaky proudly salute all who WROCK, the MTV list is as follows:

  • 10. The Whomping Willows
  • 9. The Owl Post
  • 8. Catchlove
  • 7. The Moaning Myrtles
  • 6. Draco and the Malfoys
  • 5.Continued...
  • Charity

    Jingle Spells Completely SOLD OUT

    Posted by: Melissa
    December 01, 2007, 02:23 AM

    WELL. That went quickly.

    Jingle Spells, the wizard rock Christmas album that was Leaky's sixth Get a Clue fundraiser and an outstanding compilation of Harry-themed holiday music, is now COMPLETELY SOLD OUT.

    What does this mean? It means that in the past six weeks you have all raised...more than $30,000 for BookContinued...

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