Enter Baum’s magical world Barely a mile from where James Franco, the wizard in Disney’s new “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” was recently giving interviews sat a billboard touting a middle-school stage production. “‘The Wizard of Oz’ is coming!” it proclaimed, an endearing promotion that the master shyster himself might appreciate.
Little Rose Bonnicksen wasn't hungry. She wasn't too hot. She wasn't too cold. And she didn't have a dirty diaper. But she was crying. And her mother, 21-year-old Jamie Bonnicksen, didn't know what else to do for her 1-day-old daughter.
Young voices will rise in harmony to honor native peoples and their reverence for the Earth in a concert next weekend.
If it were up to him, 13-year-old Chase Cloutier would give tonight's Academy Award for best actor to Colin Firth for his portrayal of King George VI in "The King's Speech."
People don't wear fancy clothes on new year's day in Thailand. They know they could get drenched in buckets of water or blasted with a giant water pistol wielded by new year revelers. But visitors to Saturday's Asia Pacific New Year's Celebration in Tacoma won't have to worry about getting wet even though the event will spotlight Thailand and its customs.
The new year starts in Japan with the energy of a cultural tsunami.
Eighteen-year-old Wyat Taylor knew the moment was special: fading sunlight and spirited clouds, retreating waves and craggy rocks on the wild Olympic Coast.
Zeb Coleman doesn't have a cell phone, computer or cable at home, yet he's no stranger to the virtual world.
Margie Winters-Harris's mother and grandmother never made it past elementary school. They wanted better for Margie and were forever telling her so when she was a schoolgirl.
As a little girl, Patricia Moncure Thomas would sit politely on the sofa, lips closed and mind wandering, as she listened to elders retell the same old story.