Boston Public Library
Entertainment
Electronic Resources


Internet sites
     Movies, Radio, Television, and Theater
     Music
Library catalogs
Specialized reference departments
Additional Internet pathfinders

Movies, Radio, Television, and Theater

  • Playbill on-line - Theatre
  • Movies currently showing in Massachusetts by theatre, town, movie or genre.
  • Internet movie database Includes information on movies, tv shows, and entertainers.
  • CineBooks Database
  • All-Movie Guide
  • Oscars
  • NPR programming (National Public Radio).
  • Radio-Locator - Find US radio stations, both internet based and traditional.
  • TV Guide listings
  • GIST Communications TV listings (gist.com)
  • Zap2It.com
  • - Search for your favorite television shows (formerly Ultimate TV).
  • Channels - Networks
    ABC
    A & E
    AMC
    BET
    Bravo
    CBS
    CNN
    Court TV
    Comedy Central
    Discovery Channel
    E!
    ESPN
    Food Network
    FOX
    History Channel
    MTV
    NBC
    Nickelodeon
    PBS Online
    Sci-Fi Channel
    TCM
    TV Land
    UPN
    VH1
    WB
    see also:
    News and Media
    Theater Arts - Greater Boston
  • Music

  • The All-Music Guide, searchable by artist name, album, song title, usic genre, or record label; includes biographies and discographies.
              Popular music
              Classical music
  • The Rap Dictionary - Find out what the words in rap and hip-hop songs mean.
  • rockhall.com -Visit Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Musicals.net
  • Ultimate band list
  • Specialized reference departments
    The Library's specialized reference departments for these subjects are:
    Reference & Reader's Advisory
    Music Reference

         The Library also provides reference over the telephone 617-536-5400 and electronically.

    Additional Internet links/pathfinders for this subject:

  • Librarian's Index to the Internet
  • About.com
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