Wizard of Oz

Props and costumes from the "Anchorman" movie are seen at an exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

‘Anchorman’ parody of TV news lands at Newseum

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Dorothy’s ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” are prize artifacts at the Smithsonian, Ron Burgundy’s burgundy “Anchorman” suit might turn out to be the most popular item at the Newseum. […]

11/15/2013

In this Sept 9, 1998 photo, Margaret Pellegrini, a cast member who played a Munchkin named Sleepy Head in the original "The Wizard of Oz" movie, poses with various statues from the movie in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tribune Newspapers, N. Scott Trimble)

‘Wizard of Oz’ Munchkin Margaret Pellegrini dies

PHOENIX (AP) — Margaret Pellegrini, one of the original Munchkins from the 1939 classic movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died. She was 89. Pellegrini suffered a stroke Monday at her Glendale home and died […]

08/08/2013

National Academy of Performing Arts

Students seek to save non-profit performing arts academy in Studio City

Students, teachers and supporters of the non-profit American National Academy of Performing Arts in Studio City have launched a campaign to save the school from public auction.

04/16/2013

Margaret Thatcher

BBC will air only part of song used as anti-Thatcher taunt

LONDON (AP) — The BBC is in a bind after opponents of Margaret Thatcher pushed the song “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her policies.

04/12/2013

Dorothy's dress will be auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Judy Garland’s white puff-sleeve blouse and blue gingham pinafore from “The Wizard of Oz” will be sold at auction next month. Auctioneer Darren Julien of Julien’s Auctions says it could go […]

10/08/2012

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