Performing Arts

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CAMERA MAN: BUSTER KEATON, THE DAWN OF CINEMA, AND THE INVENTION OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Written by Stevens, Dana
In this genre-defying work of cultural history, the chief film critic of Slate places comedy legend and acclaimed filmmaker Buster Keaton's unique creative genius in the context of his time. Born the same year as the film industry in 1895, Buster Keaton began his career as the child star of a family slapstick act reputed to be the most violent in vaudeville.
January 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Atria Books |
$28.00
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MARFA SOUNDING

Written by Jennifer Burris
This book is an extension of conversations began at Marfa Sounding, a three-year exploration into the acoustic processes of a specific place, which began as a 2015 curatorial residency with Fieldwork Marfa, an international program run by Beaux-Arts Nantes Saint-Nazaire, France; the University of Houston School of Art; and HEAD, Geneva. Focusing on ?phase shifting?
January 1, 2021 | Paperback | Mousse Publishing |
$33.50
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MOZART: A LIFE

Written by Solomon, Maynard
Maynard Solomon writes with the grace of a novelist, the insight of a philosopher, and the precision of a detective. We come to know Mozart personally, as a musical genius, but more than that, as a living, breathing, thinking person. --Yo-Yo Ma
December 27, 2005 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 656 Pages |
$22.99
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FACING THE MUSIC: A BROADWAY MEMOIR

Written by Loud, David
Musical Director and arranger David Loud, a legendary Broadway talent, recounts his wildly entertaining and deeply poignant trek through the wilderness of his childhood and the edge-of-your-seat drama of a career on, in, under, and around Broadway for decades. He reveals his struggle against the ravages of Parkinson's and triumphs repeatedly.
February 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Regan Arts |
$29.99
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ELVIS '68 COMEBACK: THE STORY BEHIND THE SPECIAL

Written by Binder, Steve
A chronicle of the comeback performance that marked Elvis Presley's return from the screen to the stage. Includes exclusive content from the show's director, Steve Binder.
April 12, 2022 | Hardcover | Thunder Bay Press |
$29.99
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GODZILLA: HISTORY OF FORMATIVE ARTS 1954-2016

The ultimate book of Godzilla showcasing a massive archive of rare material with a stunningly beautifully design.
December 7, 2021 | Paperback | Pie International |
$99.00
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MAN WHO INVENTED MOTION PICTURES: A TRUE TALE OF OBSESSION, MURDER, AND THE MOVIES

Written by Fischer, Paul
A page-turning history about the invention of the motion picture and the mysterious man behind it--detailing his life, work, disappearance, and legacy. The year is 1888 and Louis Le Prince is finally testing his "taker" or "receiver" device for his family on their front lawn.
April 19, 2022 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 416 Pages |
$28.00
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ALL ABOUT ME!: MY REMARKABLE LIFE IN SHOW BUSINESS

Written by Brooks, Mel
At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across television, film, and the stage. Now, for the first time, this EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) winner shares his story in his own words. "Laugh-out-loud hilarious and always fascinating, from the great Mel Brooks.
November 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Ballantine Books | 480 Pages |
$29.99
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE COMPLETE WORKS, 2ND EDITION

Written by Shakespeare, William
The newly revised, wonderfully authoritative First Folio of William Shakespeare's Complete Works, edited by acclaimed Shakespearean scholars and endorsed by the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Company
April 19, 2022 | Hardcover | Modern Library | 2532 Pages |
$100.00
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SICKER IN THE HEAD: MORE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT LIFE AND COMEDY

Written by Apatow, Judd
An all-new collection of honest, hilarious, and enlightening conversations with some of the most exciting names in comedy--from New York Times bestselling author and lifelong comedy nerd Judd Apatow. No one knows comedy like Judd Apatow. From interviewing the biggest comics of the day for his high school radio show to performing stand-up in L.A.
May 10, 2022 | Hardcover | Random House | 496 Pages |
$28.00

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