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Johnson County Library is pleased to announce that Molly Hopkins has won our short story writing contest on the theme of Oceans of Possibility with her piece "Dead of Alive."
Molly Hopkins is a feisty individual, who lives out adventures in her mind as there is little she can do with her body. Driven to writing due to a severe chronic illness, Molly finds purpose, intrigue, and joy in the world of her imagination and the art of storytelling. For more of her work, visit www.goldinthegray.com.
I cannot convey the excitement felt seeing this film get added to the library collection as a result of a newly restored version of the film being released on DVD. Summertime is such a beautiful film. Director David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Doctor Zhivago) turns the camera to the city of Venice. The city itself is one of the main characters, and it is beautifully captu
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It's hard to know where to begin with someone like Robert Castillo. In addition to being a recognized composer, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist, Castillo is also a dedicated community organizer. He has led the Kansas City-based jazz ensemble The Sextet and has released music as a solo artist under the Blob Castle moniker. Enjoy our interview with the fascinatingly diverse artist.
Please introduce yourself and describe your music for new listeners.