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    Careers in Art
    Crystal Productions
    PO Box 2159, Glenview, IL 60025-6159
    9781562906122 $29.95 www.crystalproductions.com 1-800-255-8629

    The DVD complement to Crystal Productions' "Careers in Art" poster
    series, Careers in Art is an educational DVD for students that reveals
    how modern-day professionals work in the visual arts as careers.
    Experts speak of their jobs as architects, art educators, fashion
    designers, framers, gallery owners, graphic designers, painters,
    photographers, publication designers, urban planners and more. A
    wealth of insights perfect for starting a discussion about planning a
    budding artist's future, Careers in Art is an excellent and highly
    recommended addition to grade school DVD libraries. 29 minutes.

    Foyle's War, Set 6
    Acorn Media Group
    8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 620, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3403
    9781598284300 $49.99 www.acornmedia.com

    Foyle's War, Set 6 is a 3-DVD set collecting three episodes of the
    compelling British mysteries set in the British coastal town of
    Hastings, shortly after the devastation of World War II. DCS
    Christopher Foyle is a police investigator whose yearning for
    retirement is belayed by unfolding cases of military racism,
    international conflict, even an accused traitor unwilling to resist
    the sentence of the gallows. The episodes are "The Russian House", in
    which the escape of a Russian POW brings calamity and murder, igniting
    division between Foyle and a former subordinate; "Killing Time" about
    the prospect of absolute disaster involving African American GIs who
    want to return home; and "The Hide", a tale about a young woman's
    murder and an accused traitor who will not defend himself. Superb
    acting is the hallmark of this captivating series, highly recommended
    especially for aficionados of British mysteries. 300 minutes,
    widescreen, SDH subtitles.

    The Buddha: The Story of Siddhartha
    a film by David Grubin
    PBS Home Video
    c/o SSA Public Relations
    15260 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1730, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
    9781608831951 $24.99 www.shopPBS.org

    Emmy-award winning filmmaker David Grubin presents The Buddha: The
    Story of Siddhartha, a two-hour documentary chronicling the life of
    the holy man of India, who achieved enlightenment - a way to escape
    the eternal suffering cycle of death and rebirth. Having found this
    path to Nirvana, he proceeded to teach others, and his wisdom guides
    all who will listen to the importance of following the Middle Way.
    Original animation, classic paintings and sculptures, the testimony of
    modern-day Buddhists including Pulitzer Prize-winning poet WS Merwin
    and his Holiness the Dalai Lama enhance this extraordinary
    presentation. The Buddha: The Story of Siddhartha is especially
    recommended for public library collections, and is a "must-see" for
    anyone curious about Buddhism or the noble man who founded it. 2
    hours, descriptive video available for the visually impaired,
    subtitles available in English as well as Chinese Mandarin Traditional
    & Simplified.

    RX Nutrition
    Dr. Rick Kattouf II
    TeamKattouf, Inc.
    209 North Main Street #218, Greenville, SC 29601
    $49.95 www.teamkattouf.com

    RX Nutrition: Eating for Improved Performance in Life, Fitness and
    Sport is a three-DVD series meant to promote healthier living by
    changing the way viewers eat and think about food. Dr. Rick Kattouf II
    applies his expertise in nutrition and sports nutrition, coaching and
    food psychology, explaining that simply "eating healthy" is not enough
    - one must "eat right" to promote better personal fitness and improved
    performance in sports. The result is a helpful program recommending
    positive lifestyle changes, suitable for both athletes and ordinary
    people struggling to lose weight. A solid, easy-to-follow presentation
    of key nutritional principles that readers of all backgrounds need to
    know in order to improve their dietary habits, RX Nutrition is highly
    recommended. 3 DVDs, 90 minutes.

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