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Summary: There is nothing like a Greatful Dead concert!Since 1965, there have been over 3,000 Greatful Dead concerts, from the Panhandle of Golden Gate Park to the Gizeh Pyramids. At each of them, someone has stepped "on the bus" and become a Dead Head. Now, all of the Dead Head voices and visions have come together. Greatful Dead: The Official Book of the Dead Heads is a splendid mixture of musicians,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 784.5 GRA

Summary: "Film legend Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) tells his own story in a never-before-seen interview shot in 2008. With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: The fifteen year realization of a cinematic dream that presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world's problems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: An absorbing portrait of the filmmaker David Lynch, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself. From the privacy of his home and painting studio in the Hollywood Hills, a candid Lynch conjures people and places from his past, from his boyhood in Idaho and Virginia to his experiences at art school in Boston and Philadelphia to the beginnings of his filmmaking career in Los Angeles, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Summary: " ... Included here are Peggy's definitive television performance of "Fever" (not seen since its first broadcast 45 years ago), 19 other classic Peggy Lee film and television appearances, interviews and colleagues (including Elvis Presley songwriters Leiber and Stoller), and 30 minutes of bonus material not seen on the original PBS broadcast"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol Records 2004

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC FEV

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds (Musical group)

Summary: "Super deluxe, limited edition 45 track triple CD and 2 hour DVD feature live performances, rare footage and interviews. Also includes a 256 page hardback book of exclusive essays, previously unseen photos and reproduction memorabilia"--Inserted flier.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Collects articles, interviews, poems, and stories on romance, friendship, and self-care from the online magazine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305 ROO

Bianculli, David

Summary: "Television shows have now eclipsed films as the premier form of visual narrative art of our time. This new book by one of our finest critics explains--historically, in depth, and with interviews with the celebrated creators themselves--how the art of must-see/binge-watch television evolved. Darwin had his theory of evolution, and David Bianculli has his. Bianculli's theory has to do with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.4509 BIA

Traubel, Horace

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Summary: "Here is Whitman the sage, champion of expansiveness and human freedom. Here too, is the poet's more personal side--his vivid memories of Thoreau, Emerson, and Lincoln, his literary judgments of writers such as Shakespeare, Goethe, and Tolstoy, and his expressions of hope in the democratic promise of the nation he loved. The result is a keepsake edition to touch the soul, capturing the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 811.3 WHI

Fong-Torres, Ben.

Summary: Grateful Dead fans are legendary for their Dead-ication to the band and its enduring legacy of freewheeling musical exploration. The Grateful Dead Scrapbook collects rare removable memorabilia and evocative images culled from the Grateful Dead Archives at the University of California, Santa Cruz, including never-before-published photos, flyers, fan letters, and other ephemera. To accompany the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 782.42 FON

Francis

Summary: Pope Francis examines the role of millennials in the future of the Catholic Church in this urgent call to believers of all generations to work together to build a better world. Since his election in 2013, Pope Francis has reinvigorated the Catholic Church and become one of the most popular global leaders. Now, in this extraordinary interview with journalist Thomas Leoncini, His Holiness reminds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 282.092 FRA

Kline, Christina Baker

Summary: Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse. As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren't as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Kline

Summary: "The product of over 2,000 interviews recorded in 60 countries, this unique and thrilling collection of stories and images leads inexorably to the core of what it means to be human. Stories full of love and happiness, hatred and violence, from everyday experiences to accounts of the most unbelievable lives, share a rare sincerity and underline what is universal. Intercut with never-before-seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Summary: Utopia is an epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger. Utopia is a vast region in northern Australia and home to the oldest human presence on earth. 'This film is a journey into that secret country,' says John Pilger in Utopia. 'It will describe not only the uniqueness of the first Australians, but their trail of tears and betrayal and resistance -...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: This watershed release represents the life's work of William Ferris, an audio recordist, filmmaker, folklorist, and teacher with an unwavering commitment to establish and to expand the study of the American South. William Ferris was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1942. Growing up on a working farm, Ferris began at a young age documenting the artwork, music, and lives of the people on the...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dust to Digital 2018

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK VOI

Kennedy, Kerry

Summary: "Robert F. Kennedy staunchly advocated for civil rights, education, justice, and peace; his message transcended race, class, and creed, resonating deeply within and across America. He was the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency and was expected to run against Republican Richard Nixon in the 1968 presidential election, following in the footsteps of his late brother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street Large Print 2018

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Summary: Includes interviews with The Grateful Dead, Tom Wolfe, Timothy Leary and Ken Kesey. Also includes four live performances by The Grateful Dead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory LLC 2006

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Summary: After the death in 2004 of American theater actor and monologist Spalding Gray, director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) pieced together a narrative of Gray's life to create the documentary And Everything is Going Fine. Brilliantly and sensitively assembled entirely from footage of Gray, taken from interviews and one-man shows from throughout his career, it is a rich, full portrait, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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

Summary: On Christmas Eve, 1944, a German U-boat torpedoed the troopship SS Leopoldville, sending 800 U.S. soldiers to their death. For more than 50 years, the truth of this tragedy was hidden. Now the details of the disaster and the vast cover-up that followed are revealed. This authoritative expose draws on recently declassified documents from the British Admiralty, interviews with 15 survivors and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2001

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

Summary: No Grateful Dead fan will be able to resist Goin' Down the Road. Here is the history of the band, as revealed in interviews with Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, and Robert Hunter, among others; memories of the band's early days; a tribute to beat hero Neal Cassady, a defining influence on the band; background on the traditional and blues songs the Dead cover in their shows; and descriptions of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 JAC

Summary: An animated documentary on the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through complex, lively conversations with Chomsky and brilliant illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2014

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Summary: Film director Martin Scorsese presents a look at the American film and its practitioners, from silents to the movies of the 1970s, and discusses how it has shaped his own artistic vision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2004

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

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Summary: Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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