Wizard of Oz

‘Summer Movies in Seward Park’ Launches Tonight with ‘Wizard of Oz’

Posted July 12, 2016 at 10:17 am

In a further effort to heighten its citywide profile, the Seward Park Conservancy recently announced a movies-in-the-park program for the remainder of summer. “Summer Movies in Seward Park,” as it’s called, kicks off tonight with a screening of The Wizard of Oz. The nascent film series is presented in conjunction with the Lower East Side’s newest […]

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Reel to Reel: Somewhere Over the LES Rainbow

Posted January 7, 2016 at 10:24 am

The amount of talent that emerged from the Lower East Side throughout the decades is immeasurable. Astounding, really. We narrow it down to a handful of world-renowned songwriters and composers who hailed straight from the Lower. Of course, we had the Yiddish Broadway on 2nd Avenue; but did you know that, were it not for some […]

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The Hipster Wizard of Oz

Posted August 29, 2012 at 6:28 am

Imagine the heartless Tin Man donning a hoodie over his metallic body parts; or the brainless Scarecrow wearing Chucks while carrying a tote; or how about the Cowardly Lion sporting plastic frames and a V-neck.

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