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  • New Music Titles

    If you're feeling adventurous, and looking for some of the most engaging and creative artists currently working, then you might find some of musicians or bands listed below satisfying. A singer-songwriter with a long and storied career that includes membership in the indie power-pop supergroup, The...
    Posted to Music Blog (Weblog) by LemmyCaution@evpl on 08-13-2011
  • Soundproof Barbershop Quartet

    Come join us as Soundproof Barbershop Quartet performs on Saturday, April 16 at 2:00 PM in the Browning Events Room at Central Library. This is the Finale program for our spring “Savvy Seniors Series”, however it is free and open to all ages. Refreshments will be provided as you sit and listen...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 04-08-2011
  • Crazy Heart

    Jeff Bridges gives an Oscar-worthy performance in his latest, Crazy Heart, in which he plays Bad Blake, a musician who has seen better times. The movie begins with Bad's tour taking place in dive bars located in bowling alleys and small towns. It is during one of these trips that he comes across...
    Posted to Movies Blog (Weblog) by KickinLibrarian@evpl on 06-08-2010
  • UPDATED: Book Cart Drill Team competing in "Tri-State's Got Talent"; your help is needed!

    UPDATE (12/7/09 10:30AM): It turns out that the deadline for viewing was NOT Friday, December 4th, as originally stated. The actual deadline is FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18th. So we still need your help! Below is the original blog post, with corrections made in red . The EVPL Book Cart Drill Team burst onto the...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 12-02-2009
  • The Clash's "London Calling" Still Rocks!

    I have been listening to London Calling - the Clash's 1979 breakout album - on my morning drive recently, and wanted to blog about how fresh it still seems after 30 years. In fact, it's hard to believe that it was 30 years ago that I was first entranced by the hypnotic sounds of the title track...
    Posted to Music Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 11-07-2009
  • Holiday Harmony Multi-Cultural Event

    We are currently looking for people to sing or speak the first verse of Silent Night in other languages. In the past we have had the pleasure of hearing this verse in Swahili, Navajo, Dutch, German, Japanese and Gaelic. If you or someone you know would be interested in participating in our Annual Holiday...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by FiddleChick@evpl on 10-09-2009
  • Central's anniversary celebration SUNDAY features mini-golf, Book Cart Drill Team, & more!

    View larger version. Starting with a press conference on Thursday, September 17, we've been honoring Central Library's 5th anniversary with some special events . Our Film Festival wraps up this afternoon with a showing of Citizen Kane . On Saturday, we'll be hosting a Poetry Festival . On...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 09-25-2009
  • Finding a Favorite Author again

    Many years ago, I discovered the wonderful novels of Barbara Rogan , and quickly read all that she had written. Each was different from the others, but all were well-written. I loved A Heartbeat Away so much that I chose it for a book discussion title many many years ago. It is still my favorite romantic...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 08-03-2009
  • Revolution In The Air by Clinton Heylin

    When Clinton Heylin writes about Bob Dylan , people listen. His biography Dylan: Behind the Shades , not only dug deeper than any other biographer or Dylan enthusiast, the painstaking detail of his scholarship was obvious. So having the chance to get my hands on the first of a projected two-volume opus...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 04-23-2009
  • E Can Write More Than Songs

    Mark Oliver Everett is probably better known simply as E, the lead singer and creative force behind the Eels, but a few months ago he published a memoir under his full name called Things the Grandchildren Should Know . He might be a little younger than most people who've decided to write memoirs...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 03-24-2009
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