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    Lipscomb theatre’s “Ada and the Engine” prepares to dazzle audiences

    Lipscomb University Theatre is once again setting the stage, but this time, it is for “Ada and the Engine.” The show will be from Feb. 9 to Feb. 18 in the Shamblin Theater in Bennett Campus Center, located on Lipscomb University’s campus. “Ada and the Engine” tells the story of ambitious Ada Byron as she struggles to be a woman with dreams in the 1850s. To bring this story to life, students in the Lipscomb Department of Theatre have been working around the clock. Whether it is performing, painting or lights, every student involved is doing their part and taking something from the production. “This story emphasizes to me the…

  • Leisure,  Series

    Splash Mountain gets a makeover

    Republished from Enchanted News and Travels, February 16, 2023. The nearly 34-year-old ride Splash Mountain is getting a major redo! The Disney World ride closed in January 2023, and Disneyland Splash Mountain will officially close at the end of May 2023, with both expected to reopen in late 2024. The characters of Splash Mountain were first featured in America Sings, which was a show where furry friends sang classic patriotic songs. The show was changed to Splash Mountain, and Splash Mountain opened up in 1989. Splash Mountain takes riders through the story of the mischievous Br’er Rabbit and his hunt for his “laughing place.” The ride is based on the movie “Song of…

  • Leisure,  Series

    5 tips for an easy-going Disney World trip

    Republished from Enchanted News and Travels, February 9, 2023. Going to Disney World for the first time can be extremely overwhelming. Believe me, I definitely have had to learn the ways of “The Happiest Place on Earth.” These are the top 5 tips I believe are the keys to having a magical Disney World trip! 1. Download the My Disney Experience mobile app When my family travels to Disney World, the first thing we do before entering any parks is check to see if our My Disney Experience app is current. The app allows you to make dining reservations, check wait times for rides in the parks, reserve spots in virtual queues and many other…