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A Trippy New Light Show Is Coming To The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Things are getting psychedelic at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The Universal Studios Hollywood theme park, which opened on the West Coast in 2016, is no longer content with simply stuffing patrons full of Chocolate Frogs and sending them on a barf-inducing "Forbidden Journey" roller-coaster ride; starting June 23, theNighttime Lights at Hogwarts™ Castle lights-and-music spectacle will allow visitors to "experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ in a whole new light." (Skillful pun courtesy of the Universal Studios website.)
The Nighttime Lights show will feature illuminated projections against the backdrop of Hogwarts Castle, NBC Los Angeles reports, accompanied by soaring surround-sound music arranged by Academy Award-winning composer John Williams. The show will run several times a night, and Universal Studios Hollywood ticketholders will be able to marvel at the lights for free (or get really, really stoned, freak out at all the colors and noise, and retreat to the safety of Filch's Emporium of Confiscated Goods.)
Harry Potter nerds of L.A., we look forward to watching your totally impromptu, not-at-all-staged engagement photos at the Nighttime Lights show clog up our Instagram feeds all summer.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.