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The Wizard of Aahs

January 8, 2011 in INFORUM

Why we love the spectacle and nostalgia of this film classicFor several generations of Americans, the annual telecast of “The Wizard of Oz” was a real event. Continue Reading

‘Wizard of Oz’ blows audiences away

October 28, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

A couple weeks ago I dreamt I was in Kansas. Then I was in Oz. Dorothy was there. So was a cowardly lion, a tinman, a scarecrowand Toto, too. Continue Reading

There’s no place like Grandma’s and a movie

October 15, 2010 in The Daily Republic

When our Brookings granddaughter was a little girl, a visit to Pierre was incomplete without two or three viewings of “The Wizard of Oz.”
She has been staying with us on long weekends or sometimes for most of a week when her parents traveled since she was too young to walk. She developed many, many routines with Nancy and me during her visits, and one of those involved quality time with Dorothy Gale and the zany gang who skipped their way down the Yellow Brick Road to Oz.
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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the AAAA

September 23, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will present The Wizard of Oz at the AAAA Theatre in Alexandria Continue Reading