Performing Arts

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LISTENING FOR AMERICA: INSIDE THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK FROM GERSHWIN TO SONDHEIM

Written by Kapilow, Rob
"If you want to understand American history, listen to its popular music," writes renowned NPR host Rob Kapilow.
January 3, 2023 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 480 Pages |
$24.00

SHINING: A VISUAL AND CULTURAL HAUNTING (STANDARD ED BOX)

Written by Craig Oldham
This loose-leafed boxed publication—disguised as the ‘writing project’ Jack is typing throughout the course of the film—explores the film’s cultural legacy through exclusive essays, original recollections, contributions from cultural luminaries, and printed ephemera.
January 1, 2022 | Hardcover |
$80.00
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RETROBLAKESBERG: VOLUME ONE: THE FILM ARCHIVES

RetroBlakesberg: Volume One: The Film Archives is a hardcover coffee table book retrospective of renowned pop culture photographer Jay Blakesberg's life in pictures and words. At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, Jay's daughter, Ricki Blakesberg, created an Instagram account called RetroBlakesberg to share images from her father's extensive archive of film photography.
September 6, 2022 | Hardcover | Rock Out Books | 312 Pages |
$65.00
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UNSUNG CAT: THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF WARNE MARSH

Written by Chamberlain, Safford
An Unsung Cat explores the life and music of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh.
May 1, 2000 | Paperback | Scarecrow Press | 430 Pages |
$78.00
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DANCE VISION: DANCE THROUGH THE EYES OF TODAY'S ARTISTS

Written by Teal, Joshua
A breathtaking collection of contemporary photography, sculpture, illustration, and design that celebrates the world of danceThere's no question that humans have been fascinated by movement and dance for as long as we've been creating art, from prehistoric cave drawings to the paintings of Degas.
October 25, 2022 | Paperback | Cernunnos |
$35.00
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MOST DOPE: THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF MAC MILLER

Written by Cantor, Paul
The first biography of rapper Mac Miller, the Pittsburgh cult favorite-turned-rap superstar who touched the lives of millions before tragically passing away at the age of 26--now in paperbackMalcolm James McCormick was born on January 19, 1992. He began making music at a young age and by 15 was already releasing mixtapes.
January 24, 2023 | Paperback | Abrams Press |
$18.00
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UNPROTECTED: A MEMOIR

Written by Porter, Billy
From the incomparable Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winner, a powerful and revealing autobiography about race, sexuality, art, and healing--now in paperback It's easy to be yourself when who and what you are is in vogue. But growing up Black and gay in America has never been easy.
October 25, 2022 | Paperback | Abrams Press |
$18.00
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SOUND WITHIN SOUND: RADICAL COMPOSERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Written by Molleson, Kate
An alternative history of 20th-century composers--nearly all of them women or composers of color--by a leading international music critic Think of a composer right now. Was it a white man? Perhaps in old-fashioned clothing and wild hair? The music history we're told is one dominated by men, and even then, only a select few enter the zeitgeist.
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Abrams Press |
$30.00
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MUSIC IS HISTORY

Written by Questlove
New York Times bestselling Music Is History combines Questlove's deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years--now in paperback Focusing on the years 1971 to the present, Questlove finds the hidden connections in the American tapes, whether investigating how the blaxploitation era reshaped Black identity or consideri
October 4, 2022 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams |
$18.99
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REVERBERATION: DO EVERYTHING BETTER WITH MUSIC

Written by Blanchard, Keith
Music is a universal human experience that's been with us since the dawn of time. You've listened to music all your life . . . but have you ever wondered why? It turns out music isn't just about entertainment--it's a deeply embedded, subtly powerful means of communication.
February 28, 2023 | Hardcover | Abrams Image |
$27.50

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