Oz in the News 9.18.14

sj.atr_01‘After the Rainbow’: Watch Judy Garland watch herself  Judy Garland collaborates with Judy Garland in “After the Rainbow,” a video installation that combines clips from “The Wizard of Oz” with footage from one of her 1960s performances. “We’ve always been interested in the way older women can be associated with a sense of expiration or invisibility,” says Dominique Angeloro, who with her sister Dan makes up art collective Soda_Jerk. “We want to re-represent those figures as resilient and experienced.” (Film as a tomb for icons is the thesis of Soda_Jerk’s related live video performance, “The Carousel,” set for 7 p.m. Oct. 3. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW; Fri. through Nov. 2, free.

Judy Garland in Beverley  The International Judy Garland Club www.judygarlandclub.org is pleased to announce a weekend celebration of Judy Garland’s life. Author Joan Coulson will be flying in from California for the event to sign copies of her new Judy biography ‘Always for Judy – Witness to the Joy and Genius of Judy Garland’ and to share her memories of the star. Video producer and editor Frank Labrador will be another special guest. He has produced several tribute videos and documentaries in honour of Judy, including ‘Judy 90: A Celebration’ (2012). These films have not been seen outside of Los Angeles and New York. will also present ‘Judy Garland’s love affair with the UK, a photographic tribute.’ He says: “Judy held the UK in great affection, and her visits here were often high points in her career, not only London, but great provincial across the north of England, including Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester and also Scotland and Ireland.”

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