Showing posts from March, 2015

EXCITING opportunity....Create Tomorrowland!

Starting next month, XPRIZE is launching a video contest for 8-17 year-olds to imagine world-changing technology of the future inspired by the upcoming Disney movie TOMORROWLAND!!! Six Winners will have a once–in-a-lifetime mentorship experience with a leader in their area of interest. In addition, each winner will receive a $3,000 check, a 3D Printer from 3D Systems, and registration for FIRST® LEGO® League for the competition season 2015-2016 in the U.S.!
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LOS ANGELES (March 26, 2015) Inspired by the upcoming Disney movie “Tomorrowland,” The Walt Disney Studios, Disney Citizenship, and XPRIZE announce a nationwide challenge for young innovators.
Beginning April 22, 2015, Disney’s Create Tomorrowland – XPRIZE Challenge invites kids to imagine themselves in the future and report bac…

Inside Out Family Activities

New Family Activity Sheets inspired by Disney/Pixar’s INSIDE OUT including coloring sheets, Easter Egg Decorations, Door Hangers, etc. are now available. 

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Dial, The Boutique Collection, Sugar Cane Husk Scrub Review and GIVEAWAY!

NEW Experience the luxury of the Boutique Collection  with NEW Dial Sugar Cane Husk Scrub Hand Soap!

New Dial Sugar Cane Husk Scrub Hand Soap is the newest member of the Dial Boutique Collection Hand Soap line, bringing luxury to your hand washing experience.  With an indulgent scent inspired by freshly cut Sugar Cane, this premium formula with gentle micro-scrubbers cleanses deeply while moisturizing and smoothing skin.

Boutique Collection Hand Soap

Vibrant ScentsRefreshing MoistureGentle Micro-Scrubbers

A deep cleansing formula helps give you clean, healthy hands and skin.  Moisturizing formulas with skin conditioners hydrate your skin and visibly improve skin dryness while micro-scrubbers help gently remove dirt from your hands to leave them feeling smooth and refreshed.
Add a personal touch of style to your home.  A completely new bottle and design with rich colors lets you proudly display your favorite scent throughout your home.
Dial Sugar Cane Husk Scrub Hand Soap will be available s…

Omaha Performing Arts Announces their 15/16 Season!

10th Anniversary Gala With Kristen Chenoweth, KINKY BOOTS Kick Off Season THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns By Popular Demand And An All-New THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Is Back And ‘Bigger And Better Than Before’

Omaha Performing Arts’ 2015/2016 Season will include a celebration of the organization’s 10th anniversary, Celebrate 10. Details on the festivities as well as the 15/16 Season were announced during a subscriber and patron event at the Holland Performing Arts Center on March 23. Special performances by cast members of Disney’s NEWSIES and Celia Hottenstein and Eric Ruiz, who star as Christina and Raoul in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, were part of the announcement. The dance troupe BANDALOOP opened the event with an awe-inspiring aerial performance.
Highlights of the 2015/2016 Season include the Celebrate 10 Gala starring Kristin Chenoweth on Friday, October 16; exciting Omaha premieres of Broadway national touring produ…

National Geographic Live’s Pink Boots And A Machete with primatologist Mireya Mayor

Hello Nebraska Hockey Moms!  
Hockey Moms are TOUGH mammas wouldn't you agree?
Well.....Primatologist Mireya Mayor is a tough mamma as well!!  We can totally relate to her....though she may be a bit tougher....I'll admit that.... That is why I am SO excited to have the opportunity to see her  at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Tuesday April 7th at 7:30pm! Presented by National Geographic Live comes "Pink Boots and a Machete" with Mireya Mayor!
Tickets start at $10, and are available at, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St.
IN FACT...while I am at it....let me include some details about the 2015/2016 National Geographic Live Series', then we'll conclude this post with all the goods on Dr. Mahor....former NFL Cheerleader! 

2015-2016 National Geographic Live Series
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 7:30 PM - Kiewit Hall, Holland Perfor…

Cinderella Coloring Sheets

With CINDERELLA now playing in theatres everywhere, I wanted to send around a fun packet of coloring sheets inspired by the new movie!!!

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Cinderella Sweepstakes...still time to enter!

Happy Monday everyone!!
Just a reminder that this sweepstakes doesn’t end until this Friday, 3/27, so there is still time for you to enter!!!!!

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In honor of Disney’s CINDERELLA, opening in theatres everywhere on March 13th, enter today for your chance to win a 5-day, 4-night enchanting vacation for four to the Walt Disney World® Resort including one special night in the Cinderella Castle Suite!!!
The sweepstakes ends 3/27/15 and to enter you must be 13+ and a resident of US or CA (excluding Quebec). Limit one (1) Entry per day, per person. There is only one (1) prize available to be won. Entry/Full Official Rules: Void where prohibited.
Feel free to share with your readers and definitely feel free to enter yourself! Good luck!

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Community Songwriting Competition!!

I am tickled pink to announce therelease of Omaha Performing Arts’ Community Songwriting Competition!!!!
This competition is inspired by the Broadway touring musical  ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album!  This competition will be on the Orpheum stage in May.  It invites aspiring musicians to enter for a chance to win a free demo recording, be featured in a local songwriters’ showcase and more.
ONCE tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, their unexpected friendship and collaboration evolves into a powerful but complicated romance, heightened by the raw emotion of the songs they create together. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights.  “ONCE is a perfect opportunity to invite aspiring musicians and songwriters to follow their dreams, showcase their talent …

Pilobolus Dance Theatre in Omaha April 23rd!

PILOBOLUS DANCE THEATRE TO PERFORM AT ORPHEUM THEATER ON APRIL 23 Performance Includes The Penn & Teller Don’t-Try-This-At Home Piece, ‘[esc]’

Omaha Performing Arts presents the Pilobolus Dance Theatre in the Slosburg Hall at the Orpheum Theater Thursday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $20, and are available at, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. Pilobolus is a modern dance company known for its mystifying contortion and exaggerated interaction between human bodies. By combining the strength and agility of shape shifting, as well as various explorations of human movement, they have created their own unique style of showing the human body. “It’s as if we're being given a fleeting glimpse of the inner workings of the universe,” stated The New York Times.
One of the highlights of the evening will be “[esc],” the result of a collaboration with masters of trickery, Penn & Teller. “[esc]” is the ultimate…

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

A brand new Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON TV spot debuted during March Madness and an extended version is now available! 

Avengers: Age of Ultron Spot – “BOSS”
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Marvel's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON will hit theaters everywhere on May 1st! 

Genre: Action-Adventure Rating: TBD U.S. Release date: May 1, 2015 Running Time: TBD     Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgård with James Spader and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury Writer/Director: Joss Whedon Producer: Kevin Feige, p.g.a. Executive Producers: Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latch…

Monkey Kingdom opening NEXT month!

With Disneynature’s MONKEY KINGDOM opening in theatres next month (April 17th), I wanted to send around our Family Activity Packet and our Educators Guide! There is also a just released featurette on the Disneynature brand that highlights all the amazing results that have come from these films:  
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