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Summary: DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Classics 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), is no easy target. Propelled into an increasingly brutal search for truth, Wilson, with single-mindedness and terrifying precision, moves unstoppably toward revenge."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY LIM

Summary: Follow the rise, fall and rise again of promoter Tony Wilson and the wild rave culture he brought to England and the rest of the world. Pulsates with the rhythmic energy from the post punk movement through the evolution of rave music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY Twe

Summary: After musical mogul Lucious Lyon is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons with succeed him at the legendary Empire entertainment company. The game changes when ex-wife Cookie returns from prison. This groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary music hit maker Timbaland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: At the end of Season Four, the Lyons lost Empire. However, Lucious (Terrence Howard) and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) finally found their way to each other and said their "I do's." In Season Five, two years have passed, and the Lyons have yet to reclaim Empire. The family has experienced unimagined tragedies and now must join forces to rebuild from scratch. As their plans begin to take shape, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Empire returns for a third season, with its hottest music and most tantalizing storylines yet. While Lucious launches Empire's music streaming division, his half-brother Tariq launches a murder investigation of Lucious. And as Cookie's romance with Angelo Dubois heats up, so does Angelo's campaign for mayor. The Lyon brothers face troubles from the past, and all the while, the battle to control...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In the Paris of 1978, old formulas do not charm listeners anymore in a male-dominated music industry. Until Ana uses her synthetizers to make herself heard, creating a new sound that will mark the decades to come: the music of the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Three months have passed since Lucious Lyon's shocking arrest. Now, released from prison, he and Cookie enter a hostile competition to dominate the music industry. Despite an ongoing feud between their sons Jamal and Hakeem, a stunning betrayal may unite the family against an outside takeover of Empire Records. Meanwhile, Cookie learns a frightening truth about her new lover, and tragedy tests...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Howard, Terrence

Summary: Follows music mogul Lucious Lyon who, after he is diagnosed with ALS, must decide which of his family members should take his place as head of the business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allied Vaughn 2020

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

Summary: A superstar singer and her overworked personal assistant are presented with a choice that could alter the course of their respective careers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Howard, Terrence

Summary: Follows music mogul Lucious Lyon who, after he is diagnosed with ALS, must decide which of his family members should take his place as head of the business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allied Vaughn 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in the nation's music capital. The film weaves the stories of twenty-four characters; from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress, into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY NAS

Summary: Three young women Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Vince takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, he is quickly disillusioned by the record business. But with the help of a new friend, he decides to form his own label, and soon he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "In 1970, Twentieth Century-Fox, impressed by the visual zing 'King of the Nudies' Russ Meyer had been bringing to bargain-basement exploitation fare, handed the director a studio budget and the title to one of its biggest hits, Valley of the Dolls. With a satirical screenplay by Roger Ebert, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls follows three young female rockers going Hollywood, in hell-bent sixties...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BEY

Summary: Struggling songwriter Dave Seville opens his home to a talented trio of chipmunks named Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. When they become overnight music sensations, a greedy record producer tries to exploit the 'boys.' Now Dave must use a little human ingenuity and a lot of 'munk mischief to get his furry family back before it's too late.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Alvin 2008

Summary: Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STA

Summary: Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a fifteen-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott's estranged son unexpectedly returns home during the investigation, Samantha becomes even more convinced that the Briggs family was involved, and will stop at nothing to discover the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Velez, Glen.

Contents: Origins -- Fruits of labor -- Mirrors -- Webs -- Voices -- Third eye -- Unity.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD NEW AGE VEL

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