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Musical Revolution

July 2, 2020

A new live musical is coming to Disney+. It’s Hamilton, the Broadway show that premiered in 2015. The show is about Alexander Hamilton, the first treasury secretary of the United States. It begins with Hamilton’s arrival in New York from…

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Making Music

June 26, 2020

Daniel Tashian is a songwriter. He’s written songs for famous musicians such as Kacey Musgraves and Brett Eldredge. This month, he released Mr. Moonlight. It’s a new album he wrote with his three daughters: Tigerlily, Tinkerbell, and Matilda. The album…

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From Our House to Yours

April 22, 2020

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in New York City, is a world-renowned cultural institution. It’s a showcase for the best in theater, concerts, and dance. Lincoln Center is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. But now, kids can…

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Coding Heroes

February 19, 2020

Kids’ creations come to life in a new computer game called SuperMe. The game was designed by students in Chicago Public Schools. To make it, they had to learn how to code. They also drew their own superheroes. Then they…

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Fan Favorites

January 17, 2020

Jailynne Garcia loves the South Korean pop group BTS. She’s 10 years old. Her mom introduced her to the group. “I like how funny they are, that they’re good dancers and singers. And that they help people,” Jailynne told TIME…

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Lightning Strikes

October 31, 2019

The Lightning Thief is a best-selling book by Rick Riordan. It has been translated into more than 40 languages. In 2010, it was made into a movie. Now the story of Percy Jackson’s quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt is…

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Celebrating Music

June 18, 2019

Turn up the tunes! The 2019 ARDYs—A Radio Disney Music Celebration—aired live from the CBS Studio Center, in Los Angeles, California, on June 16. Sofia Carson hosted the awards ceremony. Carson is an actress in Disney’s Descendants movies and Freeform's…

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Tony First

June 11, 2019

Actress Ali Stroker made history at the 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday. She became the first actor in a wheelchair to win the award. Stroker won Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in Oklahoma! The Tony Awards…

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Hidden Treasures

January 18, 2019

Phoebe Wolinetz, 9, dreamed up an idea for a mystery. The details were vivid. The setting: a rare-plant shop in New York City. The culprit : a man with yellow eyes. Story Pirates gave Phoebe’s idea to an author. She…

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Return of the Beasts

November 1, 2018

In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the beasts are not simply magical creatures. They are heroes—and targets. The film was written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. It is the second Fantastic Beasts movie in a planned series of…