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'La Vida Me Mata'

Global Lens Film Series continues Sunday, Dec. 22, 2 p.m.

Gaspar is a filmmaker, working on a low-budget horror film, grieving the death of his beloved older brother. Alvaro is a morbidly obsessed drifter, a mildly sociopathic young man with a curiosity for the dark side. Gaspar is coaxed out of his shell in unexpected ways. It's an absurd and poignant embrace of life and death.

'Black Fridays' by Michael Sears

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club January selection

Join us on Thursday, Jan. 3, 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of Black Fridays, which won the 2013 Shamus Award for Best First P.I.

Calling All Babies

New program designed for babies ages 0-12 months

Baby Lapsit is a class created to help foster early literacy skills during the first year of life. Concepts such as print recognition, colors, shapes, and vocabulary start within the first year of a baby's development. Singing songs, repeating rhymes and reading short simple books can help foster growth that builds a foundation for later learning.

Christmas Around the World CD from Putumayo Presents

Staff Recommendation

Looking for music for your upcoming holiday party?

In Memoriam: Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

Former South African President

Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nelson Mandela passed away on Dec. 5, 2013. 

'All the Living' by C.E. Morgan

Award Winning Young Fiction Writers Series Session 4: Dec. 12, 7 p.m.

This month, we’re going to a deep and dark recess of rural Kentucky.

'Historic Restaurants of Washington, DC'

Staff recommendation

Local author and blogger John DeFerrari explores D.C.'s culinary past and revisits old restaurants in his fascinating history of how Washington went dining,

Fantastic World of Juan Orol

Global Lens Series continues

The Fantastic World of Juan Orol [Mexico, 2012, 90 minutes, Spanish with English subtitles, adults] starts in 1982 as actor-director Juan Orol recounts his childhood in Galicia [Spain], his exile in Cuba and then life in Mexico where he fails as a baseball player, boxer, bullfighter and gangster before he winds up in the movies where he becomes an entertaining failure -- a sort of Mexican

5 DIY Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Make your gifts (and give your wallet a break) this holiday season!

The holiday season is almost here, but that doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to get gifts! Here are some simple ideas for this season.

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Staff Recommendation

The story of the famed Highclere Castle continues in Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey by