Tag Archives: films

Friday fun: volcanoes

OK, so we had a little snow pelt us this week (my coworker says that stuff is called graupel), and the Library had to be evacuated because the fire alarms went off for a while on Tuesday. Would you prefer … Continue reading

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The Girls in the Band

The College of Arts and Communication will show the film The Girls in the Band at 7:30pm on Tues., Feb. 3, in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, room 30. The synopsis on the film’s web site says THE GIRLS … Continue reading

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Media Freedom v. Corporate Control

Peace, Education and Activism through Creative Engagement (P.E.A.C.E.), a UWW student organization, will show the documentary “Shadows of Liberty” on Thurs., Oct. 16th at 5:30pm in UC Summers Auditorium. This 90-minute award-winning documentary examines the impact of corporate ownership on … Continue reading

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Remembering Lauren Bacall

Actress Lauren Bacall passed away this week. You can read about her in books such as the autobiography Now published in 1994 (3rd-floor Main Collection, PN2287.B115 A3 1994), or watch her in movies from Andersen Library’s 2nd-floor Browsing DVD Feature … Continue reading

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Remembering Robin Williams

Robin Williams, an extraordinary comedian as well as an award-winning dramatic actor, may have left us, but we can honor his memory and appreciate his work by watching some of his movies. Andersen Library has several in the 2nd-floor Browsing … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 12, 2014

The Love of Beer by Alison Grayson HD6073.L62 N77 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor It’s still summertime and I hope you are able to relax and enjoy the rest of August before the Fall Semester. If your relaxation includes fermented … Continue reading

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Movies

I’ll bet a lot of us will watch some movies over the holidays, either in theatres or in our own homes. Did you know that the first “commercial movie screening” took place in Paris on Dec. 28, 1895? The Lumière … Continue reading

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T3 (Thursday Tech Tips): Quick and Easy YouTube Clips

Have you ever needed to show only a short segment of a YouTube video in a class or a presentation? TubeChop, a free website requiring no registration, makes quick work of selecting a portion of a video and creating a … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men

On February 6, 1937, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men was published, a book that he also made into a play. I vividly remember seeing a production of the play at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis as a school trip. … Continue reading

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Honoring Michael Crichton

Tomorrow, October 23, is the anniversary of Michael Crichton’s birth. He died on November 4, 2008. You can join me in celebrating this popular author’s life and accomplishments by reading some of his novels. More information about his life is … Continue reading

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