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Wizard of Oz

WATCH: 'Wizard Of Oz' & Pink Floyd Together

Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment

Remember in high school when you and your friends spent that Saturday night trying to sync up "The Wizard of Oz" with Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Mo...

Cirque du Soleil, Bastille Day, Farmers Market: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 13, 14, 15

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.13.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JULY 13 1. THE IMMORTAL World Tour: Cirque du Soleil At Verizon Center This is nuts for a lot of reasons but they're mostly good...

Jennifer Johns At Millenium Stage: HuffPost DC Top 5 For Monday, July 9

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.09.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, JULY 9 1. 11th Annual D.C. Hip-Hop Theater Festival: Jennifer Johns At Millenium Stage Johns has toured with the following music...

Rejected Covers: How 'The Wizard Of Oz' Might Have Looked

Posted 04.24.2012 | Home

This is part of an ongoing series on rejected book cover designs, in which we invite cover artists to reveal some of the rejected ideas and inspiratio...

Judy Garland Lives on at West Hollywood's French Market

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

With 2012 marking the 90th birthday of Judy Garland, there's a special way to celebrate, at West Hollywood's French Market Showroom with acclaimed tribute artist Peter Mac as a triumphant 1960s-era Judy Garland.

WATCH: Hollywood Stars Read Unabridged Classics

Posted 03.08.2012 | Home

Audible, the audiobook provider bought by Amazon in 2008, has just launched a new series of unabridged digital audiobooks read by Hollywood stars. ...

The Other Silent Film To Win An Oscar At This Year's Academy Awards

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

Did you know that The Artist wasn't the only silent film to take home an Academy Award at this year's Oscars?

Fantasy, Power And The American Dream

Posted 03.01.2012 | Arts

Laura Krifka works in painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, and photography to create fantasies that indulge our desires for power and a stable ...

Fights Erupt Over 'Wizard of Oz'

Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment

If you were planning on calling your dog Toto, you may want to pick another name. In an assault of Oz-like proportions, Warner Bros. has launched seve...

There's A Wizard Of Oz Silent Film?!

Posted 02.09.2012 | Arts

We've all seen Judy Garland follow the yellow brick road in the 1939's classic film, "The Wizard Of Oz," and hopefully most of us have seen Diana Ross...

Baseball, Femininity And Intricate Designs

Posted 01.24.2012 | Arts

Leigh Salgado creates feminine nets of patchwork, cultural references, personal narrative and mythical abstraction. Salgado uses an Exacto knife to ma...

PHOTOS: 11 Beloved Dogs From Literature

Catherine Britton | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home
Catherine Britton

As the saying goes, dogs are man's best friend. Since the Stone Age, our canine companions have been illustrated, described, dramatized, and eulogized in one form or another.

'Wicked' Author On Why We Should Occupy The Land Of Oz

Gregory Maguire | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home
Gregory Maguire

In 2000, John Updike wrote a consideration of L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" for the New Yorker and called it 'OZ IS US'. He must have meant "the U.S." as well as "we Americans."

Judy Garland’s Ruby Slippers Expected To Go For How Much?

The Cut | By: | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The most famous objet d'sparkle of our time is going up for auction! A pair of the ruby slippers Judy Garland wore in The Wizard of Oz, of which four ...

They Cost HOW Much?!

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

Before Louboutins, Judy Garland had the most famous red shoes of all. Now, just like the current red-soled heels, the "ruby slippers" can be yours...

Elites Are Abandoning Keynesianism for Self-Preservation

Chriss Street | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Chriss Street

Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), the world's largest manager of bonds, has just released research analysis titled: "Saying No to Keynes ...

America's Talent Competition to Find the Next Dorothy (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 10.29.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

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PHOTOS: Elizabeth Taylor's Estate Sells

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 09.08.2011 | Los Angeles

Thursday afternoon, David Mossler and DOMAIN announced that Elizabeth Taylor's Bel-Air estate had sold to an anonymous buyer at an undisclosed price. ...

PHOTOS: Elizabeth Taylor's House Listed For $8.6 million

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.23.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATED-- In 1997, Elizabeth Taylor opened the doors of her Bel-Air estate to photographer Firooz Zahedi and Architectural Digest. Here are the images...

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."

The New Interactive Book: Not Just Your Old-Fashioned Videobook

Patricia Benesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patricia Benesh

FlyingWord is creating a line of books that immerses the reader in a totally new experience. And it's not a matter of adding video or audio streams, as on typical DVDs.

Remembering Judy Garland

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

Judy Garland had "it." She exemplified the star quality of charisma, musical talent, natural acting ability -- and despite what the studio honchos said, good looks.

Up For Auction

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A vintage clothbound copy of "The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, up for auction at Profiles in History, was signed by all the stars of the film's cas...

Chaplin's time traveler and the Tea Party

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been meaning to write about the supposed phenomenon of the woman with the cell phone in the extras for the DVD of the Charlie Chaplin film The Ci...

Rubbernecking: Project Runway Episode 8, "A Rough Day on the Runway"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

This week the show begins with everyone (OK, Ivy and Michael D) tweezing their eyebrows in their pocket hand mirrors. Michael C dishes on Ivy to Andy and honestly, I can no longer feel sorry for him