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by Michael John Sanchez
<b>Learn to play the fiddle? Easy.</b> <p>Tackling a new instrument can be intimidating, but with this easy-to-use guide, you'll have no trouble at all! From selecting, tuning, and caring for your fiddle to mastering various music styles, ...
by HUGO MUNSTERBERG
In 1916, an eminent psychologist recorded his impressions of the fledgling film industry. His penetrating and prescient observations foretold the most modern developments of the cinematic art, and his classic survey, The Film: A Psychological ...
by Bryan Michael Stoller
<b>Now updated--the step-by-step secrets to capturing great moments on film</b> <p>With all the recent advancements in filmmaking technology, more people than ever are trying their hand at filmmaking. Keeping up with the newest information in ...
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Vampire
by Glenn Yeffeth
by Dame Beryl Grey
<p>Dame Beryl Grey’s life is defined by her love of dance.</p> <p>As bombs fell on London, and aged only fourteen, she joined Ninette de Valois’s ballet Company, touring Britain during WWII. Despite the difficulties of wartime Britain, as a ...eBook
by Sam Wasson
<p><em>Don't dance for the audience. Dance for yourself.</em></p> <p>The basis for a lavish new drama series from <em>Hamilton</em> creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, <em>Fosse</em> is the definitive book on one of Broadway's and Hollywood's most ...eBook
B-boys, B-girls and Hip-Hop Culture in New York
by Joseph G. Schloss
<p>B-boying is a form of Afro-diasporic competitive dance that developed in the Bronx, NY in the early 1970s. Widely - though incorrectly - known as "breakdancing," it is often dismissed as a form of urban acrobatics set to music. In ...eBook
by TOM TIERNEY
Innovative, dramatic, and highly entertaining, French films found their niche in ""art house"" motion pictures of the 1920s. Within a few years, French actresses were among the most popular and internationally acclaimed performers. This exciting
Anatomy in Action for Dancers
by Nancy Romita & Allegra Romita
<p><em>Functional Awareness: Anatomy in Action for Dancers</em> is where anatomy meets artistry. Each chapter provides explorations in embodied anatomy in an engaging manner with the use of images, storytelling, and experiential exercises. It iseBook
Manifestations and Performance
by Bishnupriya Dutt, Janelle Reinelt & Shrinkhla Sahai
<p>This book explores how citizenship is differently gendered and performed across national and regional boundaries. Using ‘citizenship’ as its organizing concept, it is a collection of multidisciplinary approaches to legal, socio-cultural and ...eBook
by Logan Murray
A Parent's Guide to Dance Education
by Anna Paskevska & Maureen Janson
<p>In <em>Getting Started in Ballet, A Parent's Guide to Dance Educatio</em>n, authors Anna Paskevska and Maureen Janson comprehensively present the realities that parents can anticipate during their child's training and/or career in ballet. It ...eBook
by Richard Peirce
<p>Elephants have long been targeted by humans: not only are they killed for their ivory, but their extraordinary strength, intelligence and charisma have seen some of them captured, chained and effectively jailed for life. Bully and Induna are ...eBook
by TOM TIERNEY
Here are styles from the 1950s-when Loretta Young set the fashion pace-to the dawn of the twenty-first century, when Sarah Jessica Parker made Manolo Blahnik a household word. Bathing suits, sportswear, gowns, and party dresses comprise the ...
A Portrait of the Artist at Seventy
by Colin MacCabe
<p>Jean-Luc Godard's early films revolutionised the language of cinema for everyone, from the Superbrats of Hollywood to the political cinema of the Third World. Yet in l968 he abandoned one of the most brilliant careers in French cinema to ...eBook
A Social And Cultural History of Dancing and Dance Halls in Britain, 1918-1960
by James Nott
<p>From the mid-1920s, the dance hall occupied a pivotal place in the culture of working- and lower-middle-class communities in Britain - a place rivalled only by the cinema and eventually to eclipse even that institution in popularity. Going toeBook
by Allan Zola Kronzek
Here’s how to be the coolest grandparent on the block—and get your grandkids to look up from their phones or tablets and actually interact with you.<BR /><BR /> Written by a professional magician who knows that everyone, no matter ...
by Patrick Marmion & Will Self
<p><em>“I want my life back now. Feel human again. Homo erectus.”</em></p> <p>When Turner Prize-winning artist Simon Dykes wakes up one morning after a wild night out, he finds his world has changed beyond recognition. His girlfriend, Sarah, ...eBook
by Simon Amstell
<p><strong>'A beautiful and clever book about being human' Russell Brand</strong></p> <p><strong>COMEDY. TRAGEDY. THERAPY.</strong></p> <p>Simon Amstell did his first stand-up gig at the age of thirteen. His parents had just divorced and ...eBook
by Chris Stone
A beautifully presented magic trick book for amateur conjurors. the world's greatest and most-celebrated magicians, conjurors and illusionists can make us believe the unbelievable, the impossible possible. But, of course, just like everybody ...