U.S. Potter fans mob Harvard Yard for ‘Wizard Rock’

July 20, 2007

Hundreds of Harry Potter fans packed the yard, dubbed Hogwarts Yard for the occasion, dancing and singing to bands who belted out songs inspired by author J.K. Rowling’s universe, with titles like “This Book Is So Awesome” and “Save Ginny Weasley.”

Boston Herald

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Northeastern Huntington News

Potter Parties

Harvard Square in Cambridge will be transformed into “Hogwarts Square” for what organizers call “the Best Harry Potter Party ever.” Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, shops and restaurants around the square will feature special Harry Potter-themed menus, windows and events. The festivities end at midnight when “the need to read sends everyone on their merry way,” according to the Harvard Square website. US Potter fans mob Harvard Yard for ‘Wizard Rock’

London Guardian

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The Boston Globe

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For Harry Potter fans about to rock, we salute you

We’re the Hungarian Horntails! Are you ready to burn this place down into a fiery wreck?” yells 8-year-old Darius Wilkins, onstage with bandmates Rayn Feeney, 9, and his younger brother, Holden, 5. They’re in the middle of sound check on a muggy Saturday afternoon in June at Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn. Seconds later, there’s another high-pitched yelp from Darius: “We’re the Hungarian Horntails, and we’re going to blow this place up with fire and rock!”

The Crimson

From Harvard Square, With Love

In Harvard Square, Valentine’s Day celebrations will last all month long.  The Harvard Square Business Association has commissioned a 28-video series called “With Love from Harvard Square.”