Performing Arts

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STUDIO 54: NIGHT MAGIC

Written by Yokobosky, Matthew
There has never been--and will never be--another nightclub to rival the sheer glamour, energy, and wild creativity that was Studio 54. This catalog accompanies an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum exploring how Studio 54 was a unique zeitgeist of an era. From the moment it opened in 1977, Studio 54 celebrated spectacle and promised a never-ending parade of anything goes.
March 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli Electa | 176 Pages |
$39.95
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REMAIN IN LOVE: TALKING HEADS, TOM TOM CLUB, TINA

Written by Frantz, Chris
Two iconic bands. An unforgettable life.
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 400 Pages |
$29.99
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MARILYN MONROE: THE PRIVATE LIFE OF A PUBLIC ICON

Written by Casillo, Charles
Based on new interviews and research, this ground-breaking biography by Charles Casillo explores the secret selves behind Marilyn Monroe's public facades.
August 18, 2020 | Paperback | St. Martin's Griffin | 368 Pages |
$18.99
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NOBODY EVER ASKED ME ABOUT THE GIRLS: WOMEN, MUSIC AND FAME

Written by Robinson, Lisa
An intimate look at the lives of our most celebrated female musicians--and their challenges with fame--from a legendary music journalist
July 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company | 256 Pages |
$27.99
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SWING STREET: THE RISE AND FALL OF NEW YORK'S 52ND STREET JAZZ SCENE: AN ILLUSTRATED TRIBUTE, 1930-1950

Written by Sullivan, Leo T
Swing Street was the name given to 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan in New York City, where there were more jazz clubs and bars per square block than anywhere else in the world, all showcasing the finest jazz musicians of the era. This illustrated book offers a history of Swing Street and presents the greats who played the clubs there in capsule biographies, vintage photos, and rare memorabilia.
June 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 128 Pages |
$24.99
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THIS IS NOT MY MEMOIR

Written by London, Todd
The autobiography-of-sorts of André Gregory, an iconic figure in American theater and the star of My Dinner with André
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 224 Pages |
$27.00
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GREAT WHITE WAY: RACE AND THE BROADWAY MUSICAL (SECOND EDITION, NEW)

Written by Hoffman, Warren
Broadway musicals are one of America's most beloved art forms and play to millions of people each year. But what do these shows, which are often thought to be just frothy entertainment, really have to say about our country and who we are as a nation?
February 14, 2020 | Paperback | Rutgers University Press | 302 Pages |
$29.95
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HAIGHT : LOVE, ROCK, AND REVOLUTION

Written by Selvin, Joel
Featuring striking images of twentieth-century icons, such as Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsburg, Grace Slick, and others, The Haight is an indispensable gallery of legendary photographer Jim Marshall's iconic sixties-era San Francisco photography--now available in a smaller, easy-to-carry size perfect for students, tourists, and other readers on-the-go.
June 1, 2021 | Paperback | Insight Editions | 312 Pages |
$29.99
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BALLAD OF TOMMY LIPUMA

Written by Sidran, Ben
Captures seven hit-making decades during the American recording industry's glittering, freewheeling years.
May 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Nardis Books | 286 Pages |
$24.95
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THERE WAS A FIRE: JEWS, MUSIC AND THE AMERICAN DREAM (REVISED)

Written by Sidran, Ben Phd
A comprehensive social history of Jewish contributions to American popular music in the twentieth century. Musician-journalist-producer-author Sidran uses his first person experience to frame the story behind the story of Jews in American popular music.
March 15, 2012 | Paperback | Unlimited Media, Ltd. | 404 Pages |
$20.00

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