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Imagineering Legend Marty Sklar dead at age 83

Marty Sklar was a staff writer at the UCLA’s Daily Bruin newspaper when he heard about Disneyland. One month before the park opened, Sklar got a position writing The Disneyland News, sold in the park to guests, before joining the park’s publicity team and eventually… Read More »Imagineering Legend Marty Sklar dead at age 83

Join Marty Sklar and support Ryman Arts

I’ve just been notified about an upcoming very special event to be held at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. You get to spend an evening with Disney Legend Marty Sklar and Ryman Arts gets to continue its mission of teaching teens essential skills for art and life in a rigorous, nurturing studio environment.

The event is Saturday, December 12th, and tickets are limited. I truly think any Disney fanatic would find Marty’s presentation to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Full details below the jump:

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Marty Sklar Gets His Disneyland Window

Disneyland Park turns 54 today.  Disney Legend Marty Sklar is retiring from his position as Executive Vice President and Imagineering Ambassador at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.  What better time for him to get the special Disney honor of his own window on Main Street, U.S.A. at the Disneyland Resort?  My report, complete with photos, is after the jump.

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It’s A Small World – Imagineer Marty Sklar Letter to Disney Fans

Editor’s Note: Disney provided this letter written by Marty Sklar Executive Vice President Walt Disney Imagineering and Imagineer Ambassador as a response to the controversy surrounding the addition of Disney characters to Walt Disney’s classic attraction “it’s a small world.” I’ve included it in its… Read More »It’s A Small World – Imagineer Marty Sklar Letter to Disney Fans