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A Filmmaker's Journey

“You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks.” – George Lucas, Film Director. 

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DIY Storytime: How Do You Wokka-Wokka?

Curated storytimes that families can share at home with an ebook (How Do You Wokka-Wokka?)songs and rhymes ( Peel Banana | Drama Warm Up, Banana Banana Meatball Song by Blazer Fresh and If All of The Raindrops by Old Town School of Folk Music) and activity (Learn 5 dance sequences choreographed by Barbara Howse-Diemer)

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AiR Presents: Happiness, A Poem.

Happiness is a poem I wrote during the middle part of the pandemic last year to express the joy I did feel and the joy I wanted to create. Despite the job losses and loved ones I lost, I still had things to be grateful for, and I felt it necessary to acknowledge that.

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The Show Must Go On!

Looking for some musical theater stage to film adaptations to tide you over until theaters reopen? Feeling in the mood to sing and dance? Check out this list of Broadway hits on DVD and Blu-ray.

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An Interview with Spoken Word Artist Tammaka Staley

For this post, I spoke to Tammaka Staley, the library's current Artist-in-Residence, and the tenth AiR at Richland Library. She's a poet, spoken word artist and educator. We discuss her background, her approach to her work, and more.

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Augusta Baker and the Art of Storytelling

"Storytelling at its best is mutual creation. Children listen and, out of the words they hear, create their own mental images; this opening of the mind's eye develops the imagination." - Storytelling: Art and Technique by Augusta Baker and Ellin Greene

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Good Folk Tales and Fairy Tales for Storytelling

In their well-respected book, Storytelling: Art and Technique, Ellin Greene and Augusta Baker tell us: "A good story for telling is one that has something to say and that says it in the best possible way." Check out some of these books to learn more about the traditional art of storytelling and to find folk tales and fairy tales that have something to say and are written in the best possible way!
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Fatale: Movie Review

After a one-night stand, a successful married man finds himself entangled in a cunning police detective's latest investigation.

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March on Sisters!

In this moment, full of potential, in March, the month that comes in like a lion and is National Women’s History Month, I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude and to shine a light on five of the lionesses who have inspired and supported me.

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Open Mic Night (Dec 2019)

What better way to celebrate the holidays than at Open Mic Night?

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Open Mic Night (November 2019)

Guess which DJ to the celebrities we had out to celebrate National Hip Hop Month? 

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Gale eBooks

This large collection of non-fiction ebooks covers a wide range of subjects including art, biography, health, history, science, travel and more.