| Apr 10, 2010
| 1:30 PM
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- He pronounced the Wicked Witch of the East as "really most sincerely dead" in the classic movie, " The Wizard of Oz."
Meinhardt Raabe who played the Munchkin coroner in the 1939 film has died.
Raabe was the oldest surviving Munchkin...
| Apr 11, 2010
Meinhardt Raabe, who played the Munchkin coroner in "The Wizard of Oz" and proclaimed that the Wicked Witch of the East was "really most sincerely dead," has died. He was 94.
Raabe died Friday morning at a hospital in Orange Park, Fla., after an apparent...
| May 26, 2010
| 1:48 PM
A boxer in training races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and holds his arms aloft in triumph when he reaches the top. And the soundtrack swells with the song "Gonna Fly Now."
The tune is legendary now, but at the time -- 1976 -- it served...
| Jun 11, 2010
Judy Garland wasn't talking sports when she uttered the phrase, "There's no place like home ..." in "The Wizard of Oz", but the words elicit a subjective feeling in the arenas of competition in the 21st century.
The consensus, whether accurate or not,...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Freebie of the Week: Click your ruby red slippers July 12 and transport yourself to the outdoor community plaza of the Orange County Performing Arts Center, 601 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, for the kick-off of this summer's Free Movie Mondays series....
| Jan 10, 2010
For anyone old enough to have come into pop cultural consciousness in the mid-'80s, Pee-wee Herman casts a long shadow -- albeit, an almost transcendently nerdy shadow, one most often recalled dancing atop a bar to the Champs' jaunty instrumental...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 6:37 AM
The Top Five
The Clear Spring Lions Club will hold its annual minstrel show. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 19; 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20. Clear Spring High School auditorium, 12630 Broadfording Road, Clear Spring. $5; $3, students;...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 4:30 PM
Name: Elvi Gray-Jackson
Occupation: Finance Manager, City of Akutan
Website: www.friendsofelvi.com Registered Political Party: Democrat
Last book you read: The Secret
Favorite movie: The Wizard of Oz
Why are you running for the Anchorage...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 2:05 PM
'Driving Miss Daisy'
The Potomac Playmakers will present "Driving Miss Daisy." 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 27. The Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., off the central parking lot in...
| Mar 26, 2011
Christina Aguilera has put her 11,500-square-foot gated mansion in Beverly Hills on the market at $13.5 million.
Set on nearly two-thirds of an acre, the Mediterranean-style home has a grand foyer with a sweeping staircase, a fanciful children's room,...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Violins and oboes and brass! Oh my!
Those instruments and a host of others from the Pacific Symphony will be playing the classic score to "The Wizard of Oz" live with the iconic film April 7 to 9.
Even the lobby entrance to the 8 p.m. performances in...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 9:15 PM
Priestley Family Chiropractic is having an informational workshop about its doctor-supervised weight-loss program at 6 p.m. at the practice, 3 Corporate Plaza, Suite 200, Newport Beach. For more information, (949) 640-7030....