Stories tagged: Harry Potter
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, noon
Spokane Symphony transforms Fox into Hogwarts for Halloween shows
“Halloween at Hogwarts” will take place at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in October
“Harry Potter: A History of Magic – The Book of the Exhibition” promises to take readers through subjects studied at Potter’s wizarding school, Hogwarts. “Harry Potter – A Journey Through …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 4 p.m.
Exhibits examine 15th- and 16th-century ideas in “Harry Potter,” Shakespeare
In “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine,” the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health are examining the similarities between the world of “Harry Potter” and …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
20 years later, new generation of Harry Potter fans
As the 20th anniversary of the initial publishing of the first Harry Potter book is celebrated this week, another generation is being introduced to Harry, Hogwarts and all the rest …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
J.K. Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared
“Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was released in Britain on June 26, 1997.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Report: Disney has slight visitor declines at parks
Disney parks in North America had slight attendance declines last year due to increased ticket prices, while Harry Potter rides helped Universal show strong increases in visitors.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Handwritten Harry Potter prequel stolen in burglary
J.K. Rowling is urging Harry Potter fans not to buy a handwritten prequel to the boy wizard’s adventures that was stolen during a burglary in England.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Jude Law to play Dumbledore in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel
J.K. Rowling, who has said Dumbledore is gay, has previously teased that the five-part prequel franchise of “Fantastic Beasts” will explore a more “troubled” time in Dumbledore’s life.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
Movie review: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ expands Harry Potter universe
“Fantastic Beasts” is transporting, but its themes are far from escapist. It’s a film about immigrants who might seem foreign, with different values and ideas, but who just might save …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
New ‘Harry Potter’: Play a satisfying follow-up to Rowling’s famed series
“Cursed Child” is a most satisfying and well-done follow-up to “Deathly Hallows.” It’s beautifully written and achieves Shakespearean levels of drama as it delves into the past’s hold on the …
Fri., July 29, 2016
Bookstores plan midnight parties to celebrate latest Harry Potter entry
Harry Potter is flying back onto bookshelves with a new story. The play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” takes off where the seventh book’s epilogue ends: with Harry, Ginny, …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
Actress Emma Watson had offshore company, representative says
A representative for “Harry Potter” actress Emma Watson said she had an offshore company for privacy reasons only.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Harry Potter author’s chair heading to auction
The humble chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing the first two books of the Harry Potter series is going on the auction block in New York City on April …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Universal adopts ‘demand pricing’ ahead of Harry Potter debut
Universal Studios Hollywood is putting a price tag on the demand for fun. The Los Angeles-area theme park is anticipating huge crowds for the April 7 opening of the Wizarding …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
Alan Rickman, star of stage and ‘Harry Potter,’ dies at 69
British actor Alan Rickman, a classically trained stage star and sensual screen villain in the “Harry Potter” saga and other films, has died. He was 69.
Sun., July 17, 2011
Some can’t get enough of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which marked its first birthday last month, has established an enthusiastic following – the kind seen for the books and films …
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010
Will ‘Harry’ finally conjure an Oscar?
There is something touching about the fact that “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” opened in mid-November. It’s the unofficial beginning of Oscar season, after all. Whether …
Fri., Nov. 19, 2010
Latest ‘Harry Potter’ will leave fans clamoring for Part 2
The minister of magic proclaims that dark times have arisen in the opening moments of the new “Harry Potter” film – and the turmoil that follows lives up to that …
Mon., July 23, 2007
And so, now we have the end of Harry Potter. Or at least we’re at the end of J.K. Rowling’s series of best-selling “Harry Potter” novels. The obvious question to …