ESPN Wide World of Sports complex opens new Arena space for Cheer, Dance and Sports

It’s Walt Disney World’s unofficial fifth gate and host to 10s of thousands of athletes a year and now a new multi-purpose arena will provide a specially designed home for cheerleading, dance, and arena based sport competitions. This is a…

Cast Member’s dance makes for special edition of Trolley Show at Magic Kingdom

The Trolley Show is one of those traditions at the Magic Kingdom that has been entertaining guests since 2003. As part of the 2013 “Limited Time Magic” promotion, the Trolley Show received an upgrade that adds more seasonal flair and…

ESPN Wide World of Sports to build much needed cheerleading and dance team venue

At one point before the economic collapse caused by Wall Street playing loose and fast with credit default swaps and our nation’s real estate market, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex was on target for a sizable expansion. A couple…

Two new DisneySide videos from YouTube stars

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Vy Qwaint runs a popular YouTube Channel focused on fashion. Her “Get The Look” videos show how you can get that expensive celebrity fashion look for less. Disney asked Vy to turn her trained eye to the concept of DisneyBounding and flew her out to Walt Disney World for a video shoot.

This was Vy’s first trip to Walt Disney World. She reports her favorite part was “probably getting to see all the behind the scenes, having whole park to ourselves and meeting Disney animators/producers!”

It looks like she had a blast. Speaking of having a blast, Vy also works on Chad Wild Clay’s YouTube videos.

Dancing With the Stars Reveals Cast For 20th Season

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On a star-studded segment on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “Dancing With the Stars” revealed its celebrity dancers for its upcoming 20th season.

DWTS hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews got an assist from an excited Lara Spencer of GMA, to announce the new roster.

Here is the line-up of celebrities and their pro partners for the new season:

Noah Galloway with Sharna Burgess – Galloway is a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq. He lost his left arm above the elbow and left leg above the knee in an IED attack, and currently serves as a motivational speaker.  He says, “The biggest challenge will just be learning the dancing. I want to make my children proud.”

Robert Herjavec with Kym Johnson – Herjavec is recognized as the “nice” Shark on ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank.”

Patti LaBelle with Artem Chigvintsev – LaBelle’s strong and soulful voice has left an indelible mark all over the world. She has won many awards, including Grammys, for her music, but she is also known for her cooking, and her line of products, Patti’s Good Life.

Nastia Liukin with Derek Hough – Liukin is best known as Olympic All-Around Gold Medalist in gymnastics at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Hough, a previous winner, almost didn’t make this season due to performing in a show at Radio City Spring Spectacular in NYC. But he and Liukin will rehearse in NYC and commute to L.A. to dance in the weekly live show, then red-eye it back to NYC, where she also goes to school.