coxj's Blog https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/coxj en-US 25th Anniversary of Les Miserables https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/teens/25th-anniversary-les-miserables <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1411464"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/les%20miz.preview.jpg" style="float:left;" /></a>Canton Cinema on Ford Road is participating with theaters across the U.S. in a one-night only showing of the 25th anniversary production of <em>Les Miserables</em> from London. For those of us who cannot make London, it will be shown at the <a href="http://www.gqti.com/theaters.aspx?TheaterID=1481&amp;Date=20101117">Cinema at 7:30PM on Wednesday, November 17</a>. Tickets are <a href="http://store.gqti.com/42300/SelectTicketsPage.aspx?dtticks=634250790076322500">available for purchase anytime</a> prior to the showing for $10.00. If you love "Les Miz" this is one show you will not want to miss! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/teens/25th-anniversary-les-miserables#comments Teens Adults Parents Seniors anniversary musical Theater Thu, 11 Nov 2010 15:52:12 +0000 coxj 22790 at https://www.cantonpl.org Tango Anyone? https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/arts-and-crafts/tango-anyone <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1496151"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1496151.jpg" /></span>Hold me tight and tango me home : Maria Finn</a> by Dominguez, Maria Finn — Maria Finn has written a memoir on how she cured her heartache of her husband leaving her by learning to dance the tango. A wedding in Buenos Aires has prompted her interest in learning this very complicated dance, however, she planned for her husband to accompany her on this journey. His departure to live with another woman has left her with the decision to learn alone.</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/arts-and-crafts/tango-anyone#comments Arts and Crafts Travel Adults Seniors Non-fiction May We Suggest Dance Tue, 09 Mar 2010 15:55:19 +0000 coxj 16773 at https://www.cantonpl.org The White Queen https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/history/white-queen <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1234477"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/the-white-queen3.preview.jpg" style="float:left;" /></a><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/agregory+philippa&amp;sortdropdown=r">Philippa Gregory</a> has done it again! If you enjoyed <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1234477">The Other Boleyn Girl</a>, you will enjoy her newest novel, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1478452">The White Queen</a>. It takes place earlier than the Tudors and has all the same great elements she is famous for romance, family "scheming" for power, and lots of insight to a period of history you may not have known about. Read it and enjoy! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/history/white-queen#comments History Adults Fiction Historical Fiction Fri, 04 Sep 2009 18:07:07 +0000 coxj 13681 at https://www.cantonpl.org FLY ME TO THE MOON....40 YEARS LATER https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/history/fly-me-moon40-years-later <img class="image image-preview" height="200" alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/magnificent-desolation-lg.preview.jpg" width="132" style="float:left;" />It is remarkable that 40 years ago - prior to cell phones, Blackberry's, and laptops - the mission to send men to the moon was accomplished with astronauts who carried sliderules.   Astronaut Buzz Aldrin writes about his journey as the second man to step foot on the moon in his book, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/tmagnificent+desolation/tmagnificent+desolation/1%2C2%2C2%2CB/frameset&amp;FF=tmagnificent+desolation+the+long+journey+home+from+the+moon&amp;1%2C1%2C">Magnificent Desolation</a>.  It begins with his trip to the moon in 1969 as he journeyed with Neil Armstrong to plant the the United States flag on the moon's surface but documents so much more about the dangers encountered landing on the moon and reconnecting to their space craft to  return to earth.  Their lives as "men who walked on the moon" was never to be the same.  From their 21 day quarantine upon their return, to being on display as heroes in the Cold War race with Russia.  Buzz Aldrin's memoir of this historic event and why he believes we should return is definitely worth reading.    <em> </em> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/history/fly-me-moon40-years-later#comments History Science Technology Travel Adults Seniors Non-fiction Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:46:56 +0000 coxj 12975 at https://www.cantonpl.org Mystery on the High Seas https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/adult/mystery-high-seas <img class="image image-thumbnail" height="100" alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/deadslow.thumbnail.jpg" width="100" style="float:left;" />If the winter weather is getting you down and your next vacation is months away, you may want to join with others who are "warming up" cruising on the high seas via a series of mystery books written by Stella Whitelaw.  You will be guided by her dancer turned sleuth "cruise director" Casey Jones while she deals with disappearing passengers, over the hill performers, and -oh yes, a gorgeous ship doctor while visiting exotic ports of call.<br />Ms Whitelaw's first book in the series is "<a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/X?searchtype=t&amp;searcharg=dead+slow+ahea&amp;searchscope=10&amp;SORT=D&amp;submit=Search">Dead Slow Ahead</a>" followed by "<a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10/?searchtype=t&amp;searcharg=second+sitting&amp;searchscope=10&amp;sortdropdown=-&amp;SORT=D&amp;extended=0&amp;SUBMIT=Search&amp;searchlimits=&amp;searchorigarg=tdead+slow+ahea">Second Sitting</a>".  Come aboard the "Love Boat" for Valentine's Day!    https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/adult/mystery-high-seas#comments Adults Fiction Mystery cruise ships Fri, 06 Feb 2009 14:28:46 +0000 coxj 10471 at https://www.cantonpl.org