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Librarian to host “Harry Potter” workshop in Washington, DC


In 2014, classes about "Harry Potter" are nothing new - we've seen everything from college courses to summer camps to fitness classes—but one librarian from George Washington University has yet another creative take on teaching the boy wizard. Tolonda Henderson will lead an exciting "Potter"-themed learning opportunity—an event series, Mr. Potter Goes to Washington, where she leads students around the capital while reading excerpts from the book that apply to particular landmarks. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Madam Pomfrey’s got a lot to do


It's back to Hogwarts for Harry and his friends, but the first day is anything but smooth. Pottermore offers us some beautiful artwork for this eventful day, but what is there for us to do? Read More »

Emma Thompson talks return to “Sweeney Todd”

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What did actress Emma Thompson describe as being so "magical" about "Sweeney Todd"? Read more here about her return to the stage! Read More »

Jim Broadbent on “Le Week-End” and Philip Seymour Hoffman

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We posted about Jim Broadbent's (Horace Slughorn) film "Le Week-End" way back in March, when it was released in theaters. In a new interview, Jim has spoken about his role in the film, Philip Seymour Hoffman, rebellion, and acting. Read More »

Marathon read features “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

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We've all marathon read the "Harry Potter" series at least once... check out this librarian who's bringing commuter college students together for a "Potter" reading event to get them excited about their college experience! Read More »

Children’s charity brings magic of Studio Tour London to children with life-threatening illnesses

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While not every day is magical for children with life-threatening illnesses, a recent trip to Studio Tour London certainly was! Read more about how they were able to trade hospitals for Hogwarts here! Read More »