Performing Arts

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BOLLYWOOD SUPERSTARS: A SHORT STORY OF INDIAN CINEMA

An innovative visual history of Indian cinema's history, actors, directors, influences and graphic style
February 28, 2023 | Paperback | Kaph Books | 176 Pages |
$39.95
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DEREK JARMAN

Writings on the pioneering, beloved experimental filmmaker and artist from critics, garden historians and Jarman collaborators Tilda Swinton and Simon Fisher Turner
September 19, 2023 | Hardcover | Jrp Ringier | 240 Pages |
$40.00
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THIRD LIFE OF AGNÈS VARDA

On the iconic filmmaker's final phase as an acclaimed creator of genre-bending installations
March 28, 2023 | Hardcover | Spector Books | 116 Pages |
$45.00
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SIGNALS: HOW VIDEO TRANSFORMED THE WORLD

Video within and beyond art: a survey of the medium's political meanings
April 25, 2023 | Paperback | Museum of Modern Art | 184 Pages |
$45.00
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ANNA MAY WONG: FROM LAUNDRYMAN'S DAUGHTER TO HOLLYWOOD LEGEND

Written by Hodges, Graham Russell Gao
Anna May Wong remains one of Hollywood's best-known Chinese American actors. Between 1919 and 1960, Anna May Wong starred in over fifty movies, sharing billing with stars such as Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford, Ramon Novarro, and Warner Oland.
January 10, 2023 | Paperback | Chicago Review Press | 304 Pages |
$16.99
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UNTI MEMOIR

Written by Anon9780063159419
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May 16, 2023 | Hardcover | Harper |
$35.00
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STRANGE CELESTIAL ROAD: MY TIME IN THE SUN RA ARKESTRA

Written by Abdullah, Ahmed
A thrilling account of life with Sun Ra's Arkestra and New York's avant-garde jazz scenes of the 1970s-90s
June 20, 2023 | Paperback | Blank Forms Editions | 512 Pages |
$29.95
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RISE AND FALL OF PARAMOUNT RECORDS: A GREAT MIGRATION STORY, 1917-1932

Written by Blackwood, Scott
Founded in 1917, Paramount Records incongruously was one of several homegrown record labels of a Wisconsin chair-making company. The company pinned no outsized hopes on Paramount. Its founders knew nothing of the music business, and they had arrived at the scheme of producing records only to drive sales of the expensive phonograph cabinets they had recently begun manufacturing.
March 1, 2023 | Hardcover | LSU Press |
$34.95
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WILLIAMSBURG AVANT-GARDE: EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC AND SOUND ON THE BROOKLYN WATERFRONT

Written by Bradley, Cisco
In The Williamsburg Avant-Garde Cisco Bradley chronicles the rise and fall of the underground music and art scene in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn between the late 1980s and the early 2010s. Drawing on interviews, archival collections, musical recordings, videos, photos, and other ephemera, Bradley explores the scene's social, cultural, and economic dynamics.
April 7, 2023 | Paperback | Duke University Press |
$29.95
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DANCING DOWN THE BARRICADES: SAMMY DAVIS JR. AND THE LONG CIVIL RIGHTS ERA (FIRST EDITION, A CULTURAL HISTORY)

Written by Jacobson, Matthew Frye
A deep dive into racial politics, Hollywood, and Black cultural struggles for liberation as reflected in the extraordinary life and times of Sammy Davis Jr. Through the lens of Sammy Davis Jr.'s six-decade career in show business--from vaudeville to Vegas to Broadway, Hollywood, and network TV--Dancing Down the Barricades examines the workings of race in American culture.
February 7, 2023 | Hardcover | University of California Press |
$29.95

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