Monday, May 30, 2011

Shane Reed Joins Line up at Main Stage

Local recording artist Shane Reed will join the Oz-Stravaganza! main stage FREE concert series! Shane will play some of his favorites and some originals at 11am Saturday on the Oz-Stravaganza! main stage!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

All Things Oz

All Things Oz is the name being used for 211 Genesee St., Chittenango, NY 13037. The building houses an Oz-Stravaganza store and Oz collection. The collection will show items from Baum the Man, Baum's works, the MGM movie, other Oz works, and the history of Oz in Chittenango. A special exhibit: "Celebrating Dorothy" echoes this year's them for the weekend.

During Oz-Stravaganza, June 3-5, 2011 "Judy Garland: The Dressing of a Legend" will be available for viewing at the building. This is a collection of dresses worn by Judy Garland owned by Michael Siewert. Come and see over 15 items of clothing worn by Garland during various shows and concerts. View the dresses and view video of Garland wearing each item.

For more information call 315 687-6250.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Paul Bienvenue Joins Oz-Stravaganza! 2011 guest list!

Paul R. Bienvenue is the author of "The Book Collector's Guide to L. Frank Baum and Oz," which examines all of Baum's published book-length works with unprecedented simplicity and clarity, and additionally covers the Oz books of his major successors. The book is thoroughly illustrated with hundreds of photos of rare books, artwork, posters and related ephemera, most in full color. The book has been awarded the 2009 Gold Medal for Best Reference Book by the Independent Publisher's Book Awards (the 13th Annual "IPPYs"), as well as Silver Medals from the Eric Hoffer Awards and the Benjamin Franklin Awards. Paul is the proprietor of March Hare Books, a rare book service specializing in Baum and Oz-related material.

The Oz-Stravaganza! festival held June 3-5 in Chittenango, NY is shaping up to be the BEST Oz Festival EVER! Authors and authorities, Original 1939 MGM "Wizard of Oz" actors, Baum family decendants, and a host of surprises! Make your plans now to attend Oz-Stravaganza! 2011.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

All Purpose String Band plays Oz-Stravaganza! Main Stage!

The All Purpose String Band is making an appearance at Oz-Stravaganza! this year. Coming to the Main Stage at 1pm on SUNDAY, this local favorite string/bluegrass group will bring their particular brand of true string acoustic music to the fans in Chittenango for FREE Sunday June 5th.

While there are bleacher seats available, lawn chairs are suggested!