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SAG Nominees & Winners for Movies & Television

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The Screen Actors Guild announce their winners January 25.  Links will be updated as the library acquires more titles. How many have you seen?  Movies coming soon… Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Birdman - WINNER Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game The Theory of Everything   Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading ... Read More »

Newspapers Online

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Access in the Library or from Home The Detroit News - Full text of online edition from 1999. Click on America’s News, then Michigan. (Library card required for access outside library.) The Grosse Pointe News Archive - From 1940. The Grosse Pointe Times – From January 2002. Click on America’s News, then Michigan. (Library card required for access outside library.) Info Trac Newsstand - Full ... Read More »

Canvas Detroit by Julie Pincus & Nichole Christian

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Julie Pincus and Nichole Christian combine vibrant full-color photography of the city’s much-buzzed-about art scene with thoughtful narrative that explores the art and artists that are re-creating Detroit. Canvas Detroit captures hundreds of pieces of artwork in many forms-including large-scale and small-scale murals, sculptures, portraits, light projections, wearable art, and installations (made with wood, glass, living plants, fiber, and fabric). ... Read More »

4th Monday Book Group

The 4th Monday Book Discussion group at the Woods Branch will meet on January 26, 1:30 p.m. to discuss The Signature of all Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. Gilbert, in supreme command of her material, effortlessly invokes the questing spirit of the nineteenth century, when amateur explorers, naturalists, and enthusiasts were making major contributions to progress. Beautifully written and imbued with ... Read More »

Classic Films featuring Lauren Bacall

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Midwest Tape, the library’s source for films, audiobooks and music, has a lovely tribute to the late Lauren Bacall.  For the full article click here. It was on the set of To Have and Have Not that Bacall met Bogie. The two married in 1945 and remained so until Bogart’s death in 1957. In addition to being husband and wife, ... Read More »

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

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Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me A ferocious, funny, and poignant portrait of the one-of-a-kind Broadway legend.  This documentary tribute showcases the brash, uncompromising Tony and Emmy winner both on stage and off. The film captures her immeasurable charm, acerbic wit, and impressive accomplishments with candid footage and interviews with friends and collaborators, including Sondheim, Tina Fey, and Nathan Lane. Read More »