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Florez, Juan Diego

Summary: Count Almaviva, in love with Rosina, the ward of Dr. Bartolo, succeeds, with the help of the barber, Figaro, in defeating the doctor's attempts to separate the lovers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Decca 2005

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA BAR

Summary: Rigoletto, the court jester, plans revenge against his daughter's seducer, the Duke.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgin Classics 2010

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA RIG

Bellini, Vincenzo

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Opera 2010

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA SON

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

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

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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Summary: "What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous U.S.-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DES

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets five years in prison for this act of loyalty. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: "Set in 1964, Final Portrait is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti. Lord's perspective reveals a unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes chaos of the artistic process. While on a short trip to Paris, Lord is asked by his friend Giacometti to sit for a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIN

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

Ma, Jian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2001

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Ma, Jian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MA

Summary: Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD CHA

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Changeling 2009

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CHA

Florio, John

Summary: "...recount[s] the politically and racially charged rivalry between African-American boxing champion Joe Louis and white German boxer Max Schmeling, which grew between their 1936 and 1938 matches. Tracing both men's careers from inception until they hung up their gloves, the authors illuminate how emblematic each was to his country while exploring the social issues of the day."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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Summary: After crashing the family car, teen-age Juan walks the streets all day searching for someone to help fix it. He meets an elderly mechanic whose only companion is a boxer dog, a young mother who wants to sing in a punk band, and a teenage mechanic who loves martial arts and Kung Fu philosophy. As the day drags on, it is revealed that the sadness and silence in Juan's family is due to the death...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Lake 2009

Summary: Season four of this procedural drama about the Missing Persons Squad, a unique New York based FBI task force, finds Martin gravely injured in the line of fire and going through rehabilitation. Jack, Samantha, and Danny try not to let their concern for Martin hinder their efforts. Vivian's heart surgery appears to have been a success. Rookie, Elena Delgado, formerly of the NYPD, has joined the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2012

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Valdés, Bebo

Contents: Suite cubana. Är ni froken pehrsön? (Intro) ; Cachao, creador del mambo ; Devoción ; El son de Cecilio ; Ecuación ; Copla no. 4 ; Nocturno en batanga ; Är ni froken pehrsön? (Comparsa) -- El solar de Bebo. El solar de Bebo ; Kabul y Lorenzo ; A Mayra ; El quitrín (Haciendo patria) ; La mula ; Iballah ; Rose Marie ; De baracutey ; Miriam ; El guajeo de Rickard.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Calle 54 Records 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN Valde

Summary: As a Latin American nation nears collapse, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas faces his greatest challenge: to catch the mysterious terrorist leader Ezequiel. Mass panic sets in as the terrorist attacks become more ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolanda, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolanda must choose between love, country...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER DAN

Ringo, John

Summary: Long-time secret agent Cally O'Neal gets the shock of her life when an important mission is interrupted by an unexpected reunion with her sister Michelle, the first human Sohon mentat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIN

Ringo, John

Summary: In the conclusion to the Black Tide Rising series, the Wolf Squadron, its leader Steve Smith and what's left of the U.S. Navy band together to retake the mainland from the infected, while Smith's teenage daughters hold the key to the rebirth of civilization on a devastated planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIN

Ringo, John

Summary: When an apocalyptic plague is released that transforms people into zombies, the Smith family seeks a haven in the Atlantic before joining a small band of Marines to become the defenders of the world's survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIN

Summary: The search begins. For the mistress and the son of a mob boss. For Barry 'Bottomless Pit' Rosen, missing soon after he won a competitive chili-eating contest. For an air traffic controller who reported possible terrorist activity. For a basketball star, a stripper, a victim of Hurricane Katrina. Some of them are reunited with loved ones. Some remain forever missing. All are part of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2012

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