Arts & Leisure

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Picturing America

By National Endowment for the Humanities
Book

"Democracy demands wisdom and vision in its citizens."  Natl. Foundation on the Arts and Humanities.  Picturing...»

By Kristel, Youth Services
2/13/14

Alternacrafts

Book

This book encourages the reader to give new life to old objects - turn an old t-shirt into a shaggy rug, bottle-caps into necklace...»

By Mary, Outreach Services
7/21/10

1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die

By Tom Moon
Book

This cross-genre listing of musical recordings is a great resource for music recommendations and commentary. I love that it jumps from...»

By Mary, Outreach Services
8/9/10

What Christmas Means

By KEM
CD

Detroit R&B star, KEM, who is undoubtably among the world’s most respected R&B and jazz vocalists of today, has released...»

By Stacey, Outreach Services
11/27/12

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So much things to say : the oral history of Bob Marley By Steffens, Roger, author, photographer.
"There has never been and will never be anything quite like this: reggae's chief eyewitness, dropping testimony on reggae's chief prophet with truth, blood, and fire." -Marlon James (cover annotation)
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