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Summary: Andre "Dre" Johnson has it all...a job as a top ad exec, a beautiful doctor wife, four great kids and a lovely, well-appointed house in the suburbs. And he's not about to let his family forget how they got there. Keeping cultural identity alive is not without its challenges for this man on a mission. With perpetual pushback from clueless coworkers, an outspoken father, and even the wife and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BLA

Contents: Disc 1: (We're gonna) Rock around the clock (Bill Haley and the Comets) (2:10) -- Sixteen candles (The Crests) (2:50) -- Runaway (Del Shannon) (2:18) -- Why do fools fall in love (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers) (2:17) -- That'll be the day (Buddy Holly) (2:15) -- Fanny Mae (Buster Brown) (2:55) -- At the hop (2:26) ; She's so fine (2:21) (Flash Cadilllac & The Continental Kids) -- The stroll...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: MCA Records 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM AME

Contents: Disc one. Rumble (Link Wray) -- Peter Gunn (Duane Eddy) -- Buckeye (Johnny & the Hurricanes) -- Tequila (the Champs) -- Wild weekend (the Rockin' Rebels) -- Big shot (Johnny Cannon) -- Bongo rock (Preston Epps) -- Teen beat (Sandy Nelson) -- Walk don't run (the Ventures) -- Apache (the Shadows) -- Rebel rouser (Duane Eddy) -- Red river rock (Johnny & the Hurricanes) -- Moon dawg! (the Gamblers)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Flames Recording 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BAC

Summary: Costa-Gavras puts the United States' involvement in South American politics under the microscope in this arresting thriller. An urban guerilla group, outraged at the counterinsurgency and torture training clandestinely organized by the CIA in their country (unnamed in the film), abducts a U.S. official to bargain for the release of political prisoners; soon the kidnapping becomes a media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN STA

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Tower, Lee C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tower Genealogical Society 1900

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.2 TOW

Summary: Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY CLA

Boese, Alex.

Summary: Chronicles eccentric scientific experiments that have been performed throughout history, including an attempt to set off nuclear explosions on the Moon and Benjamin Franklin's mouth-to-beak resuscitation on an electric-shocked chicken.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2012

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Boese, Alex.

Summary: Offers an odyssey into the world of bizarre, outrageous, and provocative scientific experiments that seek to determine what happens to an elephant that is given a dose of LSD, would the average dog summon help in an emergency, and can life really be restored to the dead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 BOE

Crosby, Bette Lee

Summary: Tracy Briggs has finally gotten her act together. She's focusing on her own life and helping her hearing-impaired son learn to talk. With her sister married and exploring a new career, Tracy has begun to run the family's magazine business and feels her life is pretty much perfect. That is, until her son's deadbeat dad shows up in Magnolia Grove asking for a second chance. Now that her son is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRO

Summary: A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery-- that what the downtrodden need most is laughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SUL

Summary: The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2004

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS NIG

Boysen, Ben Lukas.

Summary: 'Spells' merges programmed piano pieces with live instruments, combining the controllable technical world and the often unpredictable aspects of live improvisation.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Erased Tapes Records 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC BOY

Boysen, Ben Lukas.

Contents: Opening -- We're here -- Winding and unwinding -- Eisenach -- An infinite day -- Opening light -- Aalystice -- Inside air -- After our efforts -- Reaching light.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Erased Tapes Records 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC BOY

Livingston, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Whitney Museum 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 LIV

Bonner, Logan/ Bernstein, Eytan/ Cordell, Bruce R./ Lee, Peter

Summary: Provides information on the origins, tactics, myths, and lairs of a variety of undead creatures and threats encountered in the game of Dungeons and Dragons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wizards of the Coast 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 793.93 BON
1 available in Young Adult Reference, Call number: OFR 793.93 BON

Summary: Papi and Chloe, their puppies, and their owners move into a fancy hotel where the family learns about inner strength.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Contents: Disc 1. Hey-hey-hey-hey (Little Richard) -- Shirley (John Fred & the Playboys) -- Would you believe it, I have a cold (Huey Smith) -- Telling lies (Fats Domino) -- Someday (you'll want me) (Smiley Lewis) -- Nervous boogie (Paul Gayten) -- It must be jelly (Frankie Ford) -- A-tisket a-tasket (Joe Jones) -- I'm so blue (Jimmy Beasley) -- I know (Ray Washington) -- Honey, honey (The Supremes) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantastic Voyage 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES HEA

Lopez, George

Summary: Papi and Chloe, their puppies, and their owners move into a fancy hotel where the family learns about inner strength.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BEV RATED G

Summary: The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared, a curious, adventurous boy, quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY SPI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SPI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sp

Summary: The development of a child from conception to birth, using both microimagery and the story of a young couple preparing for their first child.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LIF

Contents: disc 1. Day tripper (Shockabilly) -- Killing time (The Massacre) -- Télé, après le météo (Ferdinand) -- Disco rough (Mathematiques Modernes) -- Day breaks, day heals (Thomas Leer & Robert Rental) -- Living in vain (Snakefinger) -- Downing Street rock (Blackbeard; Winston Edwards) -- Sport (Lightnin' Rod) -- The Escapades of Futura 2000 (Future 2000; The Clash) -- Wildstyle (Timezone) -- Makossa...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Strut Records 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK CHA

Hope, Laura Lee.

Summary: Twins Freddie and Flossie have a hard time finding Easter eggs when their dog Snap is around.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2006

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE HOP