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Summary: "An activity-based volume that introduces cultural crafts and performing arts from around the world. Features include a glossary, an additional resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 790.1 FUN

Bissell, Tom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.43 Bis

Wood, Michael

Summary: Michael Wood, one of our most versatile critics, has given us a compact study of Hitchcock that deftly melds biography and criticism. He gives us the life, from a provincial suburb of London to the most posh precincts of Los Angeles, and a fabled career that began as a designer of title cards in the silent film era. He reads the films as visual texts, studying their plots to tease out their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITCHCOCK, ALFRED WOO

Tippins, Sherill.

Summary: "An icon of American artistic invention, the Chelsea Hotel has been, since its founding by a French socialist utopian in 1884, a cultural dynamo lodged in the very heart of uber-capitalist New York City. Sherill Tippins, author of the acclaimed February House, delivers a lively, masterly history of the Chelsea and of the successive generations of artists who have cohabited and created there,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.94 TIP

Sanders, Ed.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In 1971, Ed Sanders published The Family, his insider's account of the Manson family murders; it was an immediate sensation. Using the same investigative skills and insider contacts that informed his counterculture classic, Sanders delivers the definitive account of the brief and tragic life of Sharon Tate. The biography takes a close look at Tate's life-from her itinerant childhood and early...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TATE, SHARON SAN

Edwards, Gavin

Summary: Looking back at the history of the Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood television show and the creative visionary behind it, Edwards reminds us of the indelible lessons and insights that they conveyed and why they matter. With dozens of interviews of people whose lives were touched by Fred Rogers, this book is a love letter to this unforgettable cultural hero and role model and to the beautiful...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 ROGERS, FRED

Turan, Kenneth.

Summary: "As a child in 1950s Brooklyn, Kenneth Turan often turned to television programs like "Million Dollar Movie" on WOR-TV. Featuring a much-loved theme song from Gone with the Wind, "Million Dollar Movie" would run one feature film twice a day, every day, all week. It was there that he developed a life-long love of the world of the movies. One of the most discerning critics writing today, Kenneth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 TUR

Jaglom, Henry

Summary: "Based on long-lost recordings, a set of riveting and revealing conversations with America's great cultural provocateurThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died. The tapes, gathering dust in a garage, did indeed exist, and this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 JAG

McCreary, Michael

Summary: "Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn't "look" autistic. But, as he's quick to point out in this memoir, autism "looks" different for just about everyone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Diagnosed with ASD at age five, McCreary got hit with the performance bug not much later....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 MCC

Summary: This film explores the 20-year relationship between two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian. Danae Elon last saw her childhood caregiver in 1991, and she seeks here to discover what happened to Musa, the Palestinian who helped raise her from her infancy until she joined the Israeli army. Her quest takes her to Paterson, NJ, where he had sent his own children to school, and she finds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GeoQuest Entertainment Group, Ltd. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANO

O'Malley, Padraig

Summary: Arguing that a two-state solution is no longer a viable path to lasting peace, a controversial assessment of the Israeli-Palestine conflict addresses key issues while outlining a framework for action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 OMA

Summary: Circus Dreams captures charismatic teen performers on a voyage of artistic and personal self-discovery as they fight to save the only traveling youth circus in the United States from closing forever. With a heartwarming story and great characters, this vibrant feature documentary is an inspiring testament to the power of youthful dreams. The film documents a year in the life of Circus Smirkus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TaylorMade Productions 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CIR

Stein, Jean.

Summary: "An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles by the author of the contemporary classic Edie; Jean Stein influenced the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie : American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol 'superstar' Edie Sedgwick. Now, in West of Eden, Stein turns her lens toward the city Sedgwick came from--Los Angeles--and a mythic cast of fortune...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 STE

Summary: Tiger Beat features photographs of young pop stars and actors, and easy-to-read news bites and articles covering Hollywood stars, fashion, beauty, activism, and technology. Get all the breaking news and juicy gossip on readers' favorite teen celeb crushes. Learn about the latest fashion trends, celebrity hookups and breakups, and news about the hottest television, movies, music, and sports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [D.S. Magazines, Inc., etc.] 1960

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: 2019- Jan/Feb Winter

Eyman, Scott

Summary: "A revelatory biography of the enduringly popular John Wayne that draws on more than 100 interviews as well as exclusive access to the files of Wayne's film production company to answer the question why he became and remains an iconic American figure"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.43 WAYNE, JOHN EYM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WAYNE, JOHN EYM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Wayne 2014

Moore, Roger

Summary: "In a career that spans over seven decades, Roger Moore has been at the very heart of Hollywood. Of course, he's an actor and has starred in films that have made him famous the world over; but he's also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur. Despite the fact that he is well known as one of the nicest guys in the business, on and off the screen he has always been up for some fun. In this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press, an imprint of Roman & Littlefield 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOORE, ROGER MOO

Morrison, William (William Alan)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.0974 MOR

Nakamura, Yoshiki

Summary: Finally meeting her mother, Kyoko learns important information about her own birth and background.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SKI

Nakamura, Yoshiki

Summary: "Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous! Kyoko won't suffer in silence--she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! Kyoko desperately wants to be cast in a new samurai drama so that she can work opposite her best friend in the entire world, Kanae "Moko" Kotonami. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SKI

Apatow, Judd

Summary: "Before his name became synonymous with a new style of comedy; before he had written, directed, or produced his first movie or TV show; before he and his roommate Adam Sandler were performing stand up at dive bars in LA; before all that, Judd Apatow was a kid in Syosett, Long Island who was utterly obsessed with comedy. At 16, he started hosting a radio show for his local high school station,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 792 APA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 792.7 APA

DePrince, Michaela.

Summary: "The memoir of Michaela DePrince, who lived the first few years of her live in war-torn Sierra Leone until being adopted by an American Family. Now seventeen, she is one of the premiere ballerinas in the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 DEP

Franco, James

Summary: "Actors Anonymous is unsettling, funny, personal, and dark, a story told in many forms, from testimonials (in the style of Alcoholics Anonymous) and scripts to letters, diaries, and more. Franco turns his "James Franco" persona inside out--sometimes humorously, often mercilessly. The book brims with profound insights into the nature and purpose of acting, bawdy satires of the high life, as well...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Jess, Tyehimba

Summary: "Part fact, part fiction, Tyehimba Jess's much anticipated second book weaves sonnet, song, and narrative to examine the lives of mostly unrecorded African American performers directly before and after the Civil War up to World War I. Olio is an effort to understand how they met, resisted, complicated, co-opted, and sometimes defeated attempts to minstrelize them,"--Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wave Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 JES

Porter, Cole

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: T.B. Harms Company 1949

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM