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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Spider-Man slot at Mardi Gras, Coconut Creek

    Spider-Man slot at Mardi Gras, Coconut Creek
    The next motion-chair slot machine, the Amazing Spider-Man, is hitting South Florida casinos, including at Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach and Seminole Coconut Creek Casino. Aladdin, the first slot to give players what manufacturer WMS called...
  • Despite Life Saving Potential, State Reluctant to Mandate Storm Shelters

    Despite Life Saving Potential, State Reluctant to Mandate Storm Shelters
    MOORE, Okla. (AP) — After living nearly 20 years in their one-story brick home, Sherry and Larry Wells finally won the lottery — for a state rebate on a home storm shelter, that is. A contractor finished installing the concrete bunker...
  • The Ghosts of 'Tinseltown'

    JAMES STEWART 1908-1997 Best known as: The lovable Everyman in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" and other Frank Capra classics; also took edgy turns in Hitchcock thrillers Holiday classic: "It's a Wonderful Life" Oscar? Best Actor in 1940 for "The...
  • The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing

    The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing
    One of the most recognizable names in the world of theater criticism is stepping down. John Lahr, the senior theater critic for the New Yorker for close to 20 years, is quitting regular reviewing for the magazine to concentrate on profile writing and book...
  • Judy Garland's Iconic Dorothy Dress Fetches $480K at Auction

    Judy Garland's Iconic Dorothy Dress Fetches $480K at Auction
    BEVERLY HILLS (KTLA) -- It's a simple blue dress worn by a young girl with big dreams who lives on a farm in Kansas, and now it's heading to a new home after selling at a Beverly Hills auction -- for half a million dollars. Judy Garland launched to...
  • Review: Feeling blown away by Carrie Underwood at Staples Center

    Review: Feeling blown away by Carrie Underwood at Staples Center
    Carrie Underwood’s choice of a tornado as the central image for her current "Blown Away" album and tour became something of a double-edged sword as her show unfolded Tuesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. On one hand, it’s a powerful...
  • 'Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!' hits the silver screen

    'Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!' hits the silver screen
    Peter Sagal is, at minimum, amused to be following a theatrical-presentation path cleared by Glenn Beck. But the host of NPR's “Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!” says there are similarities between his show and Beck's act that make both...
  • The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'

    The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'
    You know the Calumet Baking Powder cans in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"? You know — the Calumet Baking cans? Lining the pantry of the film's Overlook Hotel? No, no: The baking cans behind all the carnage! Right, those baking cans. What's that,...
  • The 2012 performing arts season is here

    The 2012 performing arts season is here
    Look ahead to the lineup of fall performances in Hampton Roads, and you'll discover an amazing breadth of talent from both visiting artists and regionally based arts organizations. Pop culture junkies as well as those who gravitate toward more serious...
  • Center Theatre Group leads Ovation Awards nominations

    Center Theatre Group leads Ovation Awards nominations
    The nominations for the 2011-2012 Ovation Awards were announced Tuesday evening. Leading the way were Center Theatre Group with 29 nominations, followed by the Celebration Theatre and Musical Theatre West, with 16 nominations each. Productions that...
  • No. 1 'Oz' conjures up magical $80.3 million in box office debut

    No. 1 'Oz' conjures up magical $80.3 million in box office debut
    A week after a near $200-million movie debuted with a flop, another big-budget 3-D film proved to be box office magic. "Oz: The Great and Powerful" enjoyed a far better opening than "Jack the Giant Slayer" did last weekend, launching with a robust $80.3...