Which television shows are returning in the Fall 2010 season? Which ones aren't? Did your favorites make the cut? Need to catch up on the last season or start over from the very beginning? The library has a plethora of TV shows, new and old, so it's phenomenal that you can check out up to 10 at a time.
They check out for 3 weeks and can renew as long as no one is waiting for them, so you have time to dissect each frame of LOST in slow-motion.
During an economic crunch, the workplace can seem more arduous than ever. Why not celebrate this Wednesday with a comedic film that pokes fun at the work-a-day world. When I'm feeling blue, these gut-busters grant me some perspective and much appreciated laugh therapy.
Office Space - A funnier film has yet to be created that deconstructs the cubicle jungle that embodies the daily life of a majority of office workers. If you've ever fantasized about simply stopping going to work, this is the film for you. "Did you get that memo?"
Brazil - Terry Gilliam's masterpiece features a daydreaming bureaucrat set against a dystopian future where no one is truly safe.
WordNerds is one of my favorite Fresh City Life events to host- it’s pure old-fashioned fun. Nothing complicated, nothing messy, just a bunch of people get together to play games. Some WordNerds come with friends, while others wander in solo, hoping to catch a game and meet people, which they inevitably do.
The evening typically starts with smaller groups of gamers pouring over Scrabble boards and Boggle cubes scattered throughout the Novo Coffee/Mad Wine area, but by the end of the night we’ve all converged like amoeba for riotously funny games of Baldderdash or Speed Scrabble. Come 8:00, after being fueled by coffee and wine specials from our gracious hosts, our games grudgingly wind to an end, leaving us eager for next month’s gathering.
Three bestsellers are in various stages of film pre-production and are sure to be blockbusters - The Life of Pi, On the Road and The Invention of Hugo Cabret.
The Life of Pi by Yann Martel was a Man Booker Prize recipient in 2002. M. Night Shyamalan was going to direct the fillm, but dropped out in 2002. Now set to be directed by Ang Lee, the 3D film is due out in 2012. Stars have not yet been announced. Who would you like to see play Pi?
Lena Horne, winner of two Grammy awards, a Tony award, the Spingarn Medal, and countless hearts, died yesterday in New York.
Ms. Horne revolutionized the image of African-American women on the silver screen, refusing to be cast as a maid or other stereotypical roles. Ms. Horne continued to wow audiences performing well into her eighties in the studio and on the Broadway stage.