Also coming up this weekend is Dapper Day at the Disneyland theme parks on Sunday. The twice-yearly throwback-dress-up event hits the Walt Disney World Resort the week after that, April 29-30.
Last night in Hollywood, Universal officially opened its newly renovated AMC Universal Cinemas at CityWalk Hollywood. Director Steven Spielberg joined Jordan Peele (Get Out), Jason Blum (Whiplash), Will Packer (Straight Outta Compton), NBCUniversal Vice Chairman Ron Meyer, and Universal Studios Hollywood President Karen Irwin for the film-ribbon cutting. (We toured and wrote about the refurbishments at the CityWalk theaters a couple of months ago.)
California’s Great America announced today that it will run this season on 100% wind power. According to the park's press release,
Great America’s commitment to 100% wind energy – 12,810 megawatt-hours (MWhs) annually – makes it one of the largest renewable energy purchasers in the Santa Clara Green Power program and a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership’s Leadership Club. This annual clean energy purchase is similar to the output of four large-scale wind turbines – reducing Great America’s carbon footprint from electricity use by over 7 million pounds of carbon dioxide each year.
Finally, if this really happened (and the person posting it to Twitter claims to have been an eyewitness), then this jumps to the top of the list of the most jaw-dropping, theatrical guest fights ever to happen at the Walt Disney World Resort. If you haven't seen it yet, treat yo' self to a few moments of reading this train-wreck story.Tweet
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