Reviews of Pina: Dance, Dance, Otherwise We Are Lost, Duke, and Copper, plus a full list of Video titles from the May 15 issue.
Tax season is over for most of us, but with extensions and delays and those few stragglers, we thought catching up on some economics-themed documentaries would be just the thing for the spring. Our chief economics reviewer, Lawrence R. Maxted, from Gannon University in Erie, PA, has his eye on the pulse of what’s been taxing all of us lately—plus with a lost interview with Steve Jobs.
On November 13, 2012 the Stanaker Neighborhood Library, Houston, TX, part of the Houston Public Library, reopened following a major renovation. Founded in 1950 and opened anew in 1985, the 9,265 square foot branch now features red and orange aluminum exterior panels and a fresh entry canopy with new pavers and a purple ceiling that will lead patrons toward the remodeled entryway. [...]
Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD, recently completed its renovation and expansion of the Andrew G. Truxal Library, an original 1968 campus structure. The 45,000 square foot building gained an additional 32,000 square feet in the $17.2 million project designed by architecture, engineering, and interior design firm EwingCole. [...]
Hartford Public Library, CT, celebrated its renovated and expanded Dwight Branch (pictured) on December 3. The library was originally founded in 1907 and has now expanded twofold, from 1,100 square feet to 2,200 square feet, in its location connected to the Parkville Elementary School and the Parkville Senior Center. Designed by Tai Soon Kim Partners of Hartford, with general contractor Pioneer Builders of Newington, the renovation increases space for programs and services while updating the building for the modern user.