The President’s Corner

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A brand new podcast hosted by Oz fans Join Emily Kay Shrader and Tara Tagliaferro has just released an interview we did a few weeks ago about To Oz! You can find Down the Yellow Brick Pod right here. It was a delight to share time with such enthusiastic Oz fans. And I appreciate the […]

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Join us August 14-16 join Oz Club members and other fans online for a weekend filled with virtual Oz events. Sign up at OzConvention.org so you can share your Oz interests and interact with others. You can also choose to be part of daily live gatherings on Zoom. When we cancelled Oz the National Convention […]

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Scissors! Glue! Make your own Oz…. One of the more interesting step-by-step Oz crafts I’ve seen online is this delightful Tin Man project. Inspired by the Tin Woodman from Legends of Oz Dorothy’s Return, he could be just what you need to keep little hands busy. Now you can have a replica of that famous […]

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If you think you’ve read all the Oz things there are to read, I suspect you need to see TheOzIndex.com. Our webmaster, board member, Ozmapolitan Express editor, Facebook administrator — he of many hats — Blair Frodelius created the Index as a database to gather all the Oz related publications he can find. And boy, […]

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This Saturday, May 23, fans can experience a new kind of Oz event from the safety of home. Yaymaker Events invited film critic and Oz historian Ryan Jay to interview Oz celebrities in the first-ever virtual Oz convention. He soon assembled a star-studded cast to take fans behind the stage, screen, and page of some […]

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All over social media, I see Oz fans using Oz fabrics to sew face masks. Friends who are comfortable on camera perform live, sometimes daily. Facebook communities offer questions for members to answer, games to play, and productions to watch in virtual parties. The Club did our bit with daily chapter readings of The Wonderful […]

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Today I emailed our 2019 members a link to the Winter 2019 issue of The Baum Bugle online. We’ve never done anything like this before. We’ve never even emailed all our members before! But we are living in challenging times. No, we are not replacing the printed Bugle with a digital version, but we can’t […]

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Today (March 20) the Oz Club rolls out a series of on-camera readings that take you through The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  The chapter-a-day project can be found on the Oz Club’s Youtube channel and on our public Facebook page.  The idea was Dina Massachi’s, who is teaching from home during the coronavirus shutdown. When […]

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This year Americans celebrate 100 years of the 19th Amendment to our Constitution.  In case you didn’t know, Oz fans have a particular reason to celebrate this centennial. Oz author L. Frank Baum’s wife Maud was the daughter of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a prominent leader in the Suffrage movement. Toward the end of her life, […]

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