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Summary: A collection of music from some of the most popular movies and television shows of the twenty-first century.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Hal Leonard 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 784 HIT

Summary: Beginning with the release of The Jazz Singer in 1927, this program provides a detailed look inside that most distinctly American of film traditions, the musical comedy. Interviews with dancer Cyd Charisse, famous for her starring roles in MGM musicals, and Hermes Pan, renowned choreographer and collaborator with Fred Astaire, help to illuminate the advent and evolution of the genre. Excerpts...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Go behind-the-scenes of a live sketch comedy show. Watch as Jack comes back to GE; Liz gets a visit from an adoption agency caseworker; Liz sits next to Oprah on her flight from Chicago to New York; Tracy and Jenna conduct a 'social experiment;' Jack hooks up with Liz's psycho ex-roommate; Liz thinks she has found the perfect mate; Don Geiss wakes from his coma; Jack falls in love with his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: American hairdresser Deborah Rodriguez opens a beauty school in the middle of Kabul, the first modern beauty school and training salon in Afghanistan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Blackstone Audio] 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.48 ROD

Summary: Throughout history, musicians and musical works have reflected the fashion, culture, and social attitudes of their times. Music today is more diversified than ever, from the megahits of teen pop stars to the depth and emotionality of gospel choirs to the tones and textures produced by large-scale orchestras. Add to this the unstoppable forces of MySpace, YouTube, the iPod, and a rapidly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Rodriguez, Deborah.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.48 Rod

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4869 ROD

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: "Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.486 ROD

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.48 ROD

Lynskey, Dorian.

Summary: A history of protest music embodied in 33 songs since the 1930s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2011

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

Summary: This energetic program illustrates how unpredictable rhythms punctuate musical pieces, and how different instruments are used to create the effect. The orchestra dissects the two Stravinsky pieces line-by-line, illustrating the composer's use of stark rhythm changes to achieve wondrous musical special effects.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Produced in conjunction with legendary singer Peter Gabriel, this program takes viewers to a stage outside London as it documents the work of artists appearing at the World of Music, Arts and Dance Festival (WOMAD) In addition to engaging and powerful on-stage numbers, the film captures intimate, behind-the-scenes moments with world music stars, tracing each performer's origins and artistic...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Pelley, Scott

Summary: Gallantry: The FDNY -- Resolve: President Bush on 9/11 -- Field note: Meeting the late Don Hewitt in Botswana -- Selflessness: Paulette Schank -- Authenticity: Bruce Springsteen -- Devotion: David Hall -- Field note: Kremlin rules -- Audacity: Ben Bernanke -- Invincibility: Nadia Murad -- Field note: No moss gathers -- Gratitude: early lessons -- Field note: Do you believe in signs? -- Duty:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B PELLEY PEL

Summary: The most charming small mammals you'll ever meet team up with the world's most exasperating amphibian to pursue their merry adventures in this adaptation based on Kenneth Grahame's beloved children's classic The Wind in the Willows. This dramatization dispenses with animation and relies instead on the striking animal instincts of some very talented actors: Matt Lucas as gadget-crazed Mr. Toad;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This poignant adaptation of Andrea Levy's award-winning novel Small Island explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post-World War II Britain at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: In the third season of this Emmy Award-winning series, watch as Chef Vivian Howard, with husband Ben Knight and her twin children by her side, blend and balance the high stakes of managing two restaurants, writing a new cookbook and tackling a family reunion feast, all while the farm-to-table chef's plate is packed with food festivals and competitions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE NOT RATED

Summary: This program explores a century of conflict and tragedy in the Appalachians, beginning with the cultural oppression and forced exodus of the Cherokee. Documenting Appalachia's role in racial and ideological tensions leading up to the Civil War, the video examines the prevalence of slavery outside plantation culture and the unpredictable divisions among mountain communities that followed...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The flowering of the Jazz Age is a tale of two great cities, Chicago and New York, and two extraordinary artists whose achievements spanned nearly three-quarters of a century. Louis Armstrong was a fatherless waif who grew up on the rough streets of New Orleans, developing his extraordinary gifts before moving to Chicago, where his transcendent sound inspired a new generation of musicians. Duke...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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Summary: This program examines the 20th-century history of Appalachia through the prisms of economic hardship, spiritual perseverance, and the region's rich musical heritage. Showcasing the power of the traditional string band, the video chronicles the rise of modern country music by way of the radio and phonograph. It also highlights the resonance of long-standing church traditions and documents the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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

Summary: This program examines the first waves of settlement in the Appalachian mountains, beginning with the region's earliest inhabitants-the Cherokee people and other Native American tribes. Illustrating how these indigenous populations were eventually overwhelmed by the arrival of Europeans, the video focuses on the influx of Scots-Irish immigrants, their crucial role in the American Revolution, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The story of jazz begins in New Orleans, 19th-century America's most cosmopolitan city. Here, in the 1890s, African-American artists created a new music out of ragtime syncopations, Caribbean rhythms, marching band instrumentation, and the soulful feeling of the blues. This program introduces the pioneers of this revolutionary art form: half-mad cornet player Buddy Bolden, pianist Jelly Roll...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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Summary: In the early 1950s, before rock-and-roll dominated youth and urban culture, an innovative form of music appeared on the streets of America's cities. It was a mix of strange new harmonies and nonsense syllables that came to be known as doo-wop. This program traces the development of doo-wop music and the accomplishments of musicians who made the style their own. Viewers also meet a group of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Updated in 1998, Edith Piaf's meteoric rise to fame from the nightclubs of Paris to the world's most famous chanteuse is legend. "The Little Sparrow's" throaty renditions of such hits as "La Vie en Rose," "Non, je ne regrette rien," and "L'Accordioniste" seem as fresh today as when they were recorded. This program pays tribute to Piaf by examining her life through archival footage, photos, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: The complete seventh and final season of the award-winning comedy. As Jack schemes to take control of KableTown or sink the whole company trying, Liz strives to balance her uncharacteristically blissful personal life with the constant chaos of her career. Even with Kenneth Parcell, life-long NBC devotee, around to tend to TGS' lovable misfit stars Tracy Jordan and Jenna Maroney, mayhem ensues...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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