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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • 'I am still in shock'

    'I am still in shock'
    Before Evan Park, 14, could give an interview, his father needed to speak with him. Time was tight and Ed Park wanted to get in a quick pep talk, so he ushered his son toward a darkened classroom. The first of three qualifying rounds for the...
  • Youmans: This 'Wizard' is full of innovation

    3-D Theatricals is taking a trip down the yellow brick road. Along the way, the theater production company has implemented modern twists transforming the typical two-dimensional "The Wizard of Oz" into a three-dimensional manifestation of lions, tigers,...
  • Bid three times for home

    IRVINE — Newport Beach entrepreneur and philanthropist Julie Brinkerhoff-Jacobs knows that for 35,000 Orange County residents, "There's no place like home." Helping provide temporarily homeless families and individuals access to shelters and...
  • Reel Critics: 'Dead Man' running in noir thriller

    Reel Critics: 'Dead Man' running in noir thriller
    Director Niels Arden Oplev teamed up with forceful actress Noomi Rapace in the acclaimed original of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." They team up again for another tense crime thriller in "Dead Man Down." Colin Farrell joins them in this dark and...
  • Steinberg: How to define greatness

    In the film "The Wizard of Oz", the scarecrow elucidates great thoughts and shows astute judgment throughout the movie but feels inadequate because he hasn't got a brain. The wizard hands him a diploma recognizing his academic prowess and he immediately...
  • Golf: Mesa Verde tries to defend

    Golf: Mesa Verde tries to defend
    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,...
  • O.C. Bargainista: There's no place like free movies

    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....
  • Saturday's Calendar

    TODAY Saturday Plant Sale The UCI Arboretum hosts its next Saturday Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon at the UCI North Campus. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (949) 824-5833. Tap Dance Tribute Orange County Dance & Theater Arts...
  • Classically Trained: For this concert, follow the yellow brick road

    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...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TUESDAY Weight-Loss Program 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....
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY Book Signing Mark Macdonald, author of "Body Confidence," will have a book signing at 7 p.m. at the Metro Pointe Barnes & Noble, 901 B. South Coast Drive, Suite 150, Costa Mesa. Purchase of the book and wristbands are required for this event,...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY 'God Is Speaking To You' Elise Moore from Nashville, Tenn., will be speaking about prayer from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. The event is sponsored by the Christian Science church. For...