Oz in the News 1.3.11

Kansas to celebrate 150 years Themes of the exhibit will be the Wild West, which will explore the real west, not versions depicted in movies and rodeos; weather and how it impacts the lives of Kansans; “The Wizard of Oz,” the L. Frank Baum book that transformed the world’s view of Kansas; sunflowers; the state’s landscape; famous people, native peoples, and immigrants; and wheat.

Webber of Oz “When you’re standing here, you’re actually standing on the spot where Judy Garland was. I said to Danielle, just remember you’re standing where Garland sang Over the Rainbow for the last time. And the kid just said it was the most amazing experience she’d ever had.”

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