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Life In Mars

In 2007, a little TV show called Veronica Mars went the way of the dinosaurs.  Like so many other beloved but under-watched gems before and since (see My So-Called Life, Firefly, Arrested Development, etc.), Mars was sadly …

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Author Ruth Ozeki to speak at 7 p.m. March 1 at GJHS Auditorium

Ruth Ozeki, whose novel “A Tale for the Time Being” is this year’s One Book, One Mesa County selection, will speak about her writing and her work at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Grand Junction High School Auditorium,

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One Book Final Week

Ruth Ozeki, author of our One Book selection, A Tale for the Time Being, will speak at Grand Junction High School on Saturday, March 1st at 7:00 pm. We have one week left of programs, movies and discussions. If …

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The Heir Apparent

Let us be perfectly clear on one point: the Book Lush does not approve of philanderers. However, reading The Heir Apparent: a Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince, by Jane Ridley, one has to suspend disapproval throughout, due to dear …

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Docs That Rock

Recently, Cinephile Femme posted some of her favorite films from 2013.  No documentaries were included, however, although there have been several recent releases to stand out. 

 

Blackfish is the incendiary look at Sea World, and the consequences of their …

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Friends of Mesa County Libraries seek donations for Spring Book Sale

The Friends of Mesa County Libraries are accepting donations of books, CDs, DVDs, and videos for the upcoming Spring Book Sale.
 
Donations will be collected from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, and Saturday, Feb. 22, in …

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Anime Film Sunday 2/9

As part of our One Book movie series, come to see Tokyo Godfathers at the Central Library on Sunday at 1:30 pm. Anime is a popular animated film style in Japan. Along with Manga, similarly styled comic books, the …

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Loss of A Great

Yesterday we lost an acting great, when Philip Seymour Hoffman died suddenly and far too young, at the age of 46.  He was a versatile and prolific performer, who could convey equal amounts humor and sadness, vulnerability and sleaze.  He …

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Japanese Cooking

One of the best ways to explore a different culture is through it’s food–that’s why One Book is hosting Christopher Boyd, chef/owner of No Coast Sushi on Feb 4th at 6:00 pm at the Central Library. Our selection, A

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