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What Happened to the Millennium Falcon? – SWT #17

Riley and Steve Talk about the frakin’ falcon and the Press Conference fallout on this, the 12th episode of Star Wars Tonight!

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How Disney Conquered the Universe – SWT #16

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Riley and Justin kick off the 1-week countdown to TFA with the 16th episode of Star Wars Tonight.

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Video: Empire Strikes Back LIVE Watch Party!

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Mark, Bruce, and Riley Watch ESB together all while taking your calls!!!

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Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition

Check out this really cool opportunity!

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Iconic costumes and other artifacts from “a galaxy far, far away” are presented in the Smithsonian traveling exhibition, Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition. The exhibition will open at Discovery Times Square on November 14th, 2015 and will be on view through September 5th, 2016.

Culled from the collection of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition is a partnership of the museum, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and Lucasfilm. George Lucas imagined and created a fantastical world filled with dynamic characters who told the timeless story of the hero’s journey. The costumes shaped the identities of these now famous characters, from the menacing black mask of Darth Vader and the gilded suit of C-3PO, to the lavish royal gowns of Queen Amidala and a bikini worn by Princess Leia when enslaved by Jabba the Hutt.

“Craftsmanship and artistry in costume design are valued creative components in the Star Wars saga,” said Lucas. “The detailed precision of a design can be as bold a measure of storytelling as words on a page, leading to truths at the core of a character, situation or shared history. From initial concept drawings to complex physical constructions, the costumes featured in this exhibition serve to further define crucial aspects of worlds created to move, educate and entertain us—to inspire the imagination.”

“There is not a more iconic entertainment property than Star Wars”, said James Sanna, President of Discovery Times Square. “We’re thrilled to host the East Coast premiere of this exciting new exhibit which will connect Star Wars fans to not only iconic costumes and artifacts from the first six films, but also introduces them to the next exciting chapter of the Star Wars saga.”

Presenting over 70 of the finest hand-crafted costumes and dozens of artifacts from the first six blockbuster Star Wars films including a selection from the soon to be released Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the exhibition uncovers the challenges, the intricate processes and the remarkable artistry of Lucas, the concept artists and costume designers.

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