Music and Movies

Riot at the Rite! The Birth of Modernism

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 by coffeecritic

"Never had an audience heard music so brutal, savage, aggressive, and apparently chaotic; it hit the public like a hurricane, like some uncontrolled primeval force." - Roman Vlad, musicologist, composer "Some of the most controversial notes ever composed ..." - Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor "The most important piece of music of the 20th century" - Leonard Bernstein, composer, conductor "If that is a bassoon, then . . . more »

Daft Punk Albums @ SCCLD

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

HOMEWORK DISCOVERY HUMAN AFTER ALL ALIVE 2007 RANDOM ACCESS MEMORIES TRON LEGACY TRON LEGACY R3C0NF1GUR3D D.A.F.T. A STORY ABOUT DOGS, ANDROIDS, FIREMEN AND TOMATOES INTERSTELLA 5555 TRON LEGACY DISCOVER MORE GREAT MOVIES AND MUSIC BY CHECKING OUT OUR MUSIC & MOVIES BLOG! -ROSARIO . . . more »

Pitching Jazz

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by mztupelo

I think there are only three things America will be known for 2,000 years from now when they study this civilization: the Constitution, jazz music and baseball. Gerald Early 1952–, American Author As I was watching a recent San Francisco Giants game, I decided to turn off the sound (the cheers of the opposing team was just too distracting) and I put on the mournful . . . more »

Radiohead 101

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

The Bends Radiohead has been one of my favorite bands for years, and I know more about them than is probably healthy...haha. I've often been asked what is the best way to get into the band, in what order should their albums be listened, and just general questions about how to delve into their catalog. It's easy to dismiss Radiohead as the band who hit it big . . . more »

Even More New Music in May!

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2013 by fillups

Volume 3 We just keep ordering new music for your local SCCLD libraries. These are the newest titles that you can place a request on. Check out the full list of titles here. Interested in more Teen stuff??? Check out the SCCLD Teen Page. Here are some of the highlights from the latest order. Volume 3 by She & Him Right Place, Right Time by Olly Murs . . . more »

The Sound of Blockbusters

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2013 by fillups

Iron Man 3 With the opening last week of Iron Man 3, the official season of the blockbuster has begun and you can enjoy the great sounds of the newest big films at your local SCCLD Library. Discover more about great movies and music by checking out our Music & Movies blog! Iron Man 3 Heroes Fall: Original Soundtrack Ready aim fire (Imagine Dragons) -- Some kind of . . . more »

Great Gatsby Hits Theaters!

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Robert Redford and Mia Farrow in the Great Gatsby Get ready to enjoy Baz Luhrmann's cinematic spin the Great Gatsby on the big screen this weekend. If you're in the mood to revisit the earlier versions of the classic, check these titles out from your local library. The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby . . . more »

Bike to Work Day on May 9!

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013 by Missgina

On Thursday, May 9th join hundreds of Bay Area residents biking to work or school for Bike to Work Day! For the first time, the Cupertino Library will set up an Energizer Station with fresh baked goods, refreshments, and tote bags filled with more goodies from our library and local sponsors (Pizza My Heart, Coffee Society, and Whole Foods). Stop by our station in Cali . . . more »

New Music for the beginning of May

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by fillups

Save Rock and Roll Here is just some of the great new music available to request at your local SCCLD library! Check out the complete list of new rock/rap/r&b/pop music. Interested in more Teen stuff??? Check out the SCCLD Teen Page. Save Rock and Roll by Fall Out Boy When It Was Now by Atlas Genius Paramore by Paramore I Am Not A Human Being II by Lil Wayne . . . more »

Who is Fred Zinnemann?

Posted on Monday, April 29, 2013 by fillups

Beach Scene from From Here to Eternity ...and why should a movie fan celebrate his birthday? While the late film director Fred Zinnemann's name might not be recognizable to the average movie goer a look back at his incredible career reveals several great films that many movie fans cherish including the most famous beach kiss ever filmed. Fred Zinnemann was born on April 29th 1907 in Vienna. After he came to America, . . . more »

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