The Awesome Gravity of Alfonso Cuarón

Posted on Thursday, October 10, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the film Gravity Sorry for the pun, but audiences are really falling for director Alfonso Cuarón's movie Gravity . This is great news because not only is Gravity a terrific movie experience but it means that an exceptional director is getting some deserved mainstream attention. Cuarón started out directing television in his hometown of Mexico City. While his best known films are large budget science fiction and fantasy . . . more »

The Awesome Gravity of Alfonso Cuarón

Posted on Thursday, October 10, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the film Gravity Sorry for the pun, but audiences are really falling for director Alfonso Cuarón's movie Gravity . This is great news because not only is Gravity a terrific movie experience but it means that an exceptional director is getting some deserved mainstream attention. Cuarón started out directing television in his hometown of Mexico City. While his best known films are large budget science fiction and fantasy . . . more »

Kazu Kibuishi: The Artist Behind the New Harry Potter Covers

Posted on Friday, September 6, 2013 by fillups

To mark the occasion of the Harry Potter series' 15th Anniversary, Scholastic created new covers for the books, replacing the original covers by Mary Grandpre. The artist they chose was graphic novel author/illustrator Kazu Kibuishi. Kibuishi was born in Japan and came to the USA as a child with his mother. As an adult, he wowed readers with his work on the graphic novel series . . . more »

Kazu Kibuishi: The Artist Behind the New Harry Potter Covers

Posted on Friday, September 6, 2013 by fillups

To mark the occasion of the Harry Potter series' 15th Anniversary, Scholastic created new covers for the books, replacing the original covers by Mary Grandpre. The artist they chose was graphic novel author/illustrator Kazu Kibuishi. Kibuishi was born in Japan and came to the USA as a child with his mother. As an adult, he wowed readers with his work on the graphic novel series . . . more »

Rocking Out at Milpitas Library!

Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 by fillups

CD Cover for Tonks and the Aurors Attention, independent music fans! Attention, Harry Potter fans! On Monday, July 1st at 6:30 PM the "Bruce Springsteen of Wizard Rock," Tonk and the Aurors will perform a free concert in the Milpitas Library Auditorium. What is Wizard Rock? Wizard Rock a music genre inspired by the J.K. Rowling Harry Potter novels. Different composers write and perform songs based on those characters and situations. The . . . more »

Wizard Rock Returns to the Milpitas Library!

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2012 by fillups

Attention Harry Potter Fans!! On Monday, August 20, at 6:00 PM the Wizard Rock groups The Whomping Willows and Lauren Fairweather will perform in the Milpitas Library Auditorium. Wizard rock is the term for music featuring situations and characters from the Harry Potter series. The concert is free for all! For more information, please call the Milpitas Library at (408) 262-1171 ext 3616. This program . . . more »

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