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Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites


Among operas composed in the post-War era, Dialogues des Carmélites, first seen in 1957 at La Scala, is one of the most frequently performed and best loved. At the end of 2013, the year that marked the 50th anniversary of Francis Poulencs death, his gripping and moving operatic masterpiece was staged in Paris by director Olivier Py with a cast featuring some of Frances finest female singers Patricia Petibon, Véronique Gens, Sandrine Piau and Sophie Koch under the baton of Jérémie Rohrer. Le Figaro described the production as a thing of wonder and The Diapason stated that Jérémie Rohrers conducting and Olivier Pys production deserve nothing but praise.

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Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium [Blu-ray]


Mr. Magorium (Dustin Hoffman) owns and runs the most magical store in the universe, where all of the toys for sale are alive. But, when the aging shopkeeper decides to retire and sell the business to his faithful cashier (Natalie Portman), he hires an uptight accountant (Jason Bateman) to get his affairs in order.Equal parts whimsical and bittersweet, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium is a family-friendly movie that will charm youngsters. Dustin Hoffman stars in the titular role of an eccentric 243-year-old owner of a magical toy store. He doesn’t appear to be sick, but he has lived a long and happy life and is content to leave his emporium to his employee Molly Mahoney (Natalie Portman). A former child prodigy who has grown up unsure of herself, she barely knows who she is, much less what she wants to become. Molly is both frightened that her beloved boss is leaving and that she will be left in charge of a store she doesn’t know how to run. “Are you dying?” she asks him. Magorium points out, “Light bulbs die, my dear. I am departing.” His take on death is both comforting and matter of fact, things younger viewers may find soothing when dealing with mortality. Though the film has drawn comparisons to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this G-rated venture is less dark, curious and interesting than the former. Still, it offers dazzling visuals and a premise that who you are isn’t equivalent with who you think you are. Adult moviegoers may find the premise cloying and repetitive. But seen from a child’s eye, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium is indeed a magical place for a short visit. —Jae-Ha Kim

Beyond Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium


Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium Books

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium Toys and Games

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Chatroom


William, a dark manipulative teen, opens an online chatroom where he meets Jim, Eva, Emily, and Mo. As they become friends in this fantastical cyber reality, William’s charisma impresses the others and he gains influence over their lives. He targets Jim, who already suffers from depression, setting him into a path of self-destruction. As the other teens discover the truth about William, they must escape cyberspace and find Jim in the real world.

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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging [HD]


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The Rainbow Magic Fairies (Original) Complete Set 1-7: Ruby the Red Fairy, Amber the Orange Fairy, Saffron the Yellow Fairy, Fern the Green Fairy, Sky the Blue Fairy, Inky the Indigo Fairy, & Heather


Rainbow Magic has become an international hit with young girls, who like to imagine that they too will meet a fairy one day and help save a place like Fairyland! The Jewel Fairies, Weather Fairies, Pet Fairies, and Petal Fairies series are full of exciting adventures, but the magic started here, with the Rainbow Fairies — even colorful sisters who keep Fairyland dazzling and bright. Includes Ruby the Red Fairy, Amber the Orange Fairy, Saffron the Yellow Fairy, Fern the Green Fairy, Sky the Blue Fairy, Inky the Indigo Fairy, and Heather the Violet Fairy. Also includes a bonus fairy bracelet!

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Free Los Angeles Criminal Records


When the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA for short, was signed into law on the 4th of July, 1966 by then President Lyndon B. Johnson, it gave the general public access to public records as well as undisclosed documents controlled by the U.S. Government. In the state of California, for instance, anyone can have access to the California Los Angeles Criminal Records through the Freedom of Information Act. These records are carefully put together to provide more accurate and reliable details that can be available to anyone who wants access to it.

Typically, the individuals who have appropriate reasons for checking someone’s criminal background are employers, parents, and even your average Joe who just wants to keep his neighborhood safe. Employers who are careful when hiring someone usually checkout the applicant’s background information to make sure that he is not hiring a fugitive or someone who has a serious California Criminal Records history. Parents who wish to make sure that the housekeeper or the babysitter is legit may want to do background checks as well. If you are going to leave your house or your children to someone, you might as well make sure that they have a clean background, don’t you think so?

Arrest and conviction records are usually kept in the localities where the individual has lived or where the crime is said to have occurred. So essentially, if you have to check someone’s arrest records, you will have to go to the city, or town, where the said individual has stayed. For employers, this will require a lot of time that he or she might not have. Traveling and filling up the necessary paper work can take days, weeks, or even months. Sometimes, there is a need to get the necessary information as quickly as possible, and going through bureaucratic hoops can take forever.

Luckily, there is a perfect tool that can be used to checkout someone’s background without going through any bureaucracy. In this digital age that we live in, almost any information can be easily gathered through the World Wide Web. From birth to divorce records, criminal records from virtually every state in the U.S. including California arrest records, roughly all the necessary information you might need in doing background checks can be found online.

The main challenge that an employer or a parent will tackle though is finding the right information gathering website that can truly provide accurate and detailed information. If you try to search criminal, divorce, or whatever kind of records using a search engine, you will get an overwhelming result that you wouldn’t know where to start. There are even websites that claim to offer free background information, then you find out that the information they provide is totally useless.

If you want accurate and detailed information on arrest records, or any type of record for that matter, you should try websites that require small fees. Most of these websites can truly deliver, provided of course that the information you need is in their database. Going online to gather information saves you a lot of time and money on traveling expenses as well as processing fees. So why not give it a try? The efficiency and practicality that it provides is surely enticing enough, don’t you think?

My First Baking Book


This cookery book is designed especially for children so that the minimum of parental supervision is required. The book includes simple, easy-to-follow recipes which are accompanied by cook’s rules for safe baking. Photographs of the ingredients, equipment, and of the final results provide visual checking, showing young readers exactly what they are aiming for.

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4-Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Psychos


4-Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Psychos includes Psycho II , Psycho III , Psycho IV: The Beginning and Bates Motel. Starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Henry Thomas and more!

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4 Movie Marathon: Comedy Favorites Collection (Cross My Heart / Fierce Creatures / Opportunity Knocks / Splitting Heirs)


The 4 Movie Marathon: Comedy Favorites Collection includes Cross My Heart, Fierce Creatures, Opportunity Knocks and Splitting Heirs. Starring Martin Short, Jamie Lee Curtis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kevin Kline, Dana Carvey, Rick Moranis and More!

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Like My Mother Does


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American Idol Season 10 Highlights: Lauren Alaina


Track listing:



1. Like My Mother Does

2. Flat On the Floor

3. The Climb

4. I’m the Only One

5. Wild One

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State Of CA Public Records Online


CA Public Records, according to the California Public Records Act or CPRA, can be accessed by any entity whether the one requesting the records is the public such as an individual person or private such as an organization or company. The aim of the CPRA is to ensure that government transactions are made public to ensure that every government official or agency is held accountable for their actions. All records are available for inspection by the public and can be accessed during the government agency’s business hours.

According to the State of California Government Code 6250, records considered public include the following: (a) any writing that the government conducts for the public and has retained in its keeping regardless of its form and (b) all records kept in the Governor’s office on or after January 6, 1975. Record samples are obtainable from the following entities – (1) the State’s different agencies such as bureaus, departments, divisions and commission offices, (2) counties or municipalities (3) from school districts and (4) local public agencies. (CA Gov. Code Sec. 6252)

Although the State of California made access to public records a right for every individual, there are certain records that are excluded from the public. These records, according to the Government code 6255, are records of which the public disclosure is detrimental to the public interest and thus are restricted. Aside from this, other exclusions include the following: (a) reports or records that are pending litigation, (b) records that would constitute to invasion of one’s privacy, (c) memoranda or drafts (d) banking regulations, (e) records by law enforcement agencies which include intellectual and confidential information, (f) records pertaining to tax information, (g) employee relations, (h) library circulation report and (i) internal security report. The personal information of the State’s employees is also restricted from the public and only accessible by the State’s agent as pursuant to Sec. 6254.3 (a) of the government code.

To obtain a copy of the record requested, the person requesting can phone, email, mail or view the records. Each department or bureau has their own guidelines on filling up forms or making requests. The Law mandates the state agencies to respond to the request within ten days from the day the request was made. Payment of fees also differ depending on the agency where one is requesting the public records although the State only mandates the agencies to charge the person requesting the records for direct cost of photocopying the records.

There are some instances where the law makes a leeway for the agencies. Under Sec 6253(c), agencies can extend the delivery time if and when – (1) records are kept in a different location, (2) the amount or volume of the request made is large, (3) if the records need the consultation of another agency or office before it is released and (4) the retrieval of the report would include computer coding to retrieve the files.

For those who want to gain access to government California Public Records without having to walk in personally to the State’s agencies, they might want to try searching for these records online. Many sites do offer public records for free or for a minimal fee. Samples of records would include marriage, birth and death records.

Newsies (1992) – 11 x 17 – Style B


11″ x 17″ high quality reproduction poster by Pop Culture Graphics. Printed in the USA. Perfect for framing.

Product Features

  • Classic Movie Poster
  • Arrives rolled in a protective mailer tube
  • Brand new poster ready to frame

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Newsies Poster Movie C 27×40 Christian Bale Bill Pullman Robert Duvall


Newsies reproduction poster print

Pop Culture Graphics, Inc is Amazon’s largest source for movie and TV show memorabilia, poster and more: Offering tens of thousands of items to choose from. We also offer a full selection of framed posters..

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Product Features

  • Approx. Size: 27 x 40 Inches – 69cm x 102cm
  • Size is provided by the manufacturer and may not be exact
  • The Amazon image in this listing is a digital scan of the poster that you will receive
  • Newsies Style C 27 x 40 Inches Poster
  • Packaged with care and shipped in sturdy reinforced packing material

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New Database For Police Arrest Records Found Online


Each state has been reprimanded to keep an updated compilation of all the public Arrest Records for the benefit of everyone. Like for instance the Arizona arrest records, they put all the police criminal reports together under the Criminal History Records and made it as the central state repository of Arizona’s public documents. As a rule in Arizona, all these criminal files are revealed only to the authorized agencies and individuals.

Those who are interested in retrieving the Arizona records must have undergone the procedure of applicant fingerprint checking. Anyone who is after of the legal reports must provide a valid reason to conduct a criminal background check on someone. It could be for licensing, employment purposes or any kind of voluntary work. There are a lot of online service providers that exist for the benefit of those who are in need for such important reports.

Technically, public arrest records are perceived to be the official compilation of arrests that have been made by the law enforcers leading to imprisonment. They archived all the names of the offenders arrested, including their personal particulars and the facts of the incidents. The bulk of these reports are usually handled and maintained by the various police departments. Aside from them, other enforcement agencies also have the authority to issue arrest reports like the Narcotics, Vice, Traffic and the Military.

As a standard operating procedure, the arresting government law enforcers have to comprehensively document the whole incident. The legal files must contain every detail of the arrest supported with all the relevant bits of information such as the personal particulars of the person arrested, the exact time and place of the incident, case number and type, grounds of arrest, and the witnesses’ names and their respective locations.

Nowadays, such pertinent Police Arrest Records cannot only be obtained from some government offices, but also through the advancement of the Internet where legal reports can be uploaded for a much quicker search service for the interested individuals. There are times when the need for these official records is urgent, thus, online searching is the best option to produce the details that you need. Commercial record providers are more efficient in supplying for all-encompassing and straightforward police documents.

The online service providers help a lot in making the search for the police arrest records faster and simpler. You just have to see to it that you dwell into a reputable site which offers such services. The best way to safeguard your family and loved ones is to exercise your free access to the public arrest records using the Internet as the most effective source of information. With the online report providers, the entire method can be done discreetly anytime at your own home.

The Dream Team


Michael Keaton heads an all-star cast in this wild and crazy comedy about four mental patients who get separated from their therapist on the way to a baseball game. Billy (Keaton), a pathological liar with a violent streak, finds himself on the loose in New York City with his fellow group therapy patients: Henry (Christopher Lloyd), a neat freak; Jack (Peter Boyle), a former advertising executive who thinks he’s Christ; and Albert (Stephen Furst), a near catatonic couch potato. Faced with the task of rescuing their missing doctor from a pair of crooked cops, the group finds themselves sharing a series of hilarious misadventures in this farce The Washington Post calls an “irresistibly nutty buddy movie.”

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Team Umizoomi: Journey to Numberland


Team Umizoomi is ready for action! Join Milli, Geo, and Bot as they use their mighty math powers to save the day! Identify shapes and build a super flashlight to look for a Brachiosaurus, figure out missing numbers in a sequence to open a cave that holds a diamond key, climb up crystals in a pattern order, and so much more!

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Movie Camera Desk Lamp


Take home a piece of Hollywood with this desk lamp. Movie Camera Desk Lamp stands 14″ to 18″ with an adjustable height. ”

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Adesso Spotlight Table Lamp, Steel


Camera! Action! Light! Bring a bit of movie-making and theater-going luminous magic home with Adesso’s 3050-22 spotlight table lamp, a smaller-sized version of the dramatic favorite that fits wonderfully on an end or main table or on a larger desk. The lamp has a secure and solid anodized-aluminum shade alongside an attractive chrome-plated metal protective grill. With a vertical adjustability that allows a range in height from 20 inches to 29 inches, this lamp is versatile (though perhaps not so much that it could be used in filming an actual movie). The reliable metal pole the lamp rests on stretches straight from the black metal tripod base and has a key that turns to lock in the height desired at different moments. The shade measures 7 inches by 5 inches in diameter while the grill measures 6 inches, and the lamp takes one 75-watt bulb (which isn’t included). Whether it’s used to add additional lighting to a space used for watching films or to add a touch of Hollywood spirit to a bedroom, this lamp is sure to be the most interesting and fun piece in the room.

From the moment the company was founded in 1994, Adesso’s mission was to provide high-quality, appealing, modern, and innovative products at reasonable prices. With a wide range of items in their current catalog, including lighting and ready-to-assemble furniture, the company’s products make it possible to re-imagine the look and feel of a house, office, dorm room, apartment, or any living or working space. Adesso uses an expansive arsenal of materials in its collections of contemporary lighting and furniture, a pool of resources that includes metals, rice paper, woven fabric, glass, resin, renewable bamboo, cork, and others. As the company also uses an extensive list of colors and patterns, the end result is a product assortment that is energetic and creative and able to fit into any décor aesthetic.

Product Features

  • Spotlight table lamp with metal features for industrial look
  • Chrome-plated metal pole extends from black metal tripod
  • Adjust anodized aluminum shade with protective grill
  • Utilizes one 75-watt A19 medium C bulb (not included)
  • Lamp dimensions: 20 to 29 inches high, 8-inch tripod base

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MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2015 Premium


With MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2015 Premium you get a unique selection of RedGiant plug-ins with professional quality video effects. Whether customizable glowing effects with Chromatic Glow, cinematic lens flares with Knoll Factory or genuine 8mm and 16mm film looks with Retrograde, there’s no limit to your creativity. The included free bonus app MAGIX Movie Edit Touch for Windows and Android tablets makes it possible to edit your videos right where you made them.

Product Features

  • New interface that is perfect for small screens & 4K monitors
  • Genuine 64-bit application with amazing performance
  • Various editing templates for action cams
  • RedGiant Chromatic Glow – customizable glowing effects
  • Movie Edit Touch for Windows & Android Tablets for free

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