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2014-05-28 12:27:15

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 39th consecutive year, the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minn., the birthplace of Judy Garland, is celebrating the entertainer and her timeless film, The Wizard of Oz, during its weeklong Wizard of Oz Festival, taking place June 10 - 15, 2014. In recognition of the 75(th) anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, this year's festival, formerly the Judy Garland Festival, includes a number of special events. Kicking off the...

2013-04-04 23:01:09

Reliabilityweb.com has released a new audio book that provides guidance on making drastic changes to improve an organization. Through telling the story of a plant manager, the authors of Don't Just Fix It, Improve It! compare the plant manager´s journey to The Chambered Nautilus in the poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes, and even to the journey in the Wizard of Oz. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Follow James Emery as he struggles to balance his various roles of husband, father, and...

2011-06-15 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Licensing is full speed ahead for DOROTHY OF OZ as more than a dozen licensees have already agreed to create merchandise for the upcoming feature film. The 3D CG-animated musical starring the voice and musical talents of Lea Michele as the beloved Dorothy Gale is produced by Summertime Entertainment, which is founded by the Carroll Brothers, the multi-media production company set on revitalizing the beloved Oz franchise. (Logo:...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summertime Entertainment, through its exclusive licensing agent Travis James, LLC, recently signed a master worldwide toy license agreement with Bandai America Incorporated for the upcoming 3D CGI animated musical feature, DOROTHY OF OZ. DOROTHY OF OZ is on track to bow in the Summer of 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/LA19331LOGO) Bandai's toy line will feature an array of products that evoke the magic and wonder of OZ,...

2011-05-14 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, MAY 15: "THE WIZARD OF OZ" Profile America -- Sunday, May 15th. Close to four generations of Americans have been entranced with the enduring story of "The Wizard of Oz," made famous by the classic movie of 1939. The movie was based on a book written by L. Frank Baum, born on this date in...

2009-10-08 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeum: San Francisco's Children's Museum and WICKED, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical, currently playing an open-ended engagement at The Orpheum Theatre, today announced a partnership to bring kids and families an Oz-some Halloween celebration on October 31, 2009. The collaboration builds on their joint commitment to connect youth and families through live performance and visual art. (Logo:...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'