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Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Is there multicultural theater in Los Angeles? If so, who is involved? Can the identity and nature of diversity be codified? "Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s" examines Asian, Chicano/Hispanic and Black theater communities. This historical narrative defines the major professional theaters, the actors and writers and how funding affects professional Los Angeles Theater.
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
CelebSystem
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Price: Free! Words: 33,040. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
CelebSystem is a guide that teaches aspiring and beginner actors how to start an acting career, how to make the right moves to get ahead, and ultimately, how to achieve movie star status. CelebSystem will teach you how to get an agent, how to book roles at auditions, how to improve your talent as an actor, and finally, how to ascend to true Hollywood movie stardom.
Spoilers Part 2 1995-2001
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Anne Billson has been writing about films for more than a quarter of a century. This is a selection of her published work.
The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,140. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics.
Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Peter Garwood and his wife Theresa travelled extensively in France and Spain over many years. 'Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia,' will give students and visitors an insight into the locality of towns and villages in this region, together with a visual documentation of the rich variety of decorative stonework on their churches. This book also doubles as a unique pictoral travel guide.
Make It Or Break It; Stained Glass For Beginners, 2nd Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by CWS Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
The innovative stained glass textbook by award winning stained glass artist Phillip McKee, who was also injured as a firefighter at the Pentagon fighting the fires spawned by the terrorist attacks on 9-11. Easy to follow lessons guide you through all the stages of making stained glass art. Includes links to free videos, patterns and trial design software.
Anne Billson on Film 2010
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. Billson combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style, and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1980s the art world turned upside down as punks and graffiti artists suddenly catapulted to center stage. This insightful book captures the social environment that launched artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, while chronicling the rise and fall of the East Village scene. Now updated with exclusive never-before-seen photos and images.
Beading Fun 'n Stuff
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Even Delilah likes Beading Fun n' Stuff is a tongue-in-cheek treatise on adventures of a home beading jewelry business. This fun to read set of critical insider skills are provided for the use of tools, gems, metals, torched glass, photo/camera secrets and home studio basics from a perspective that only a candid and fun loving senior can provide. All this and a parrot to boot.
Anne Billson on Film 2009
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
For three years, Anne Billson wrote a film column for the Guardian newspaper which became obligatory reading for anyone interested in the world of cinema. She combines in-depth knowledge of her field with an eminently readable and unpretentious style and makes sometimes surprising and controversial observations with wit and elegance. Quite simply, she's a must-read for anyone who likes movies.
When They Go and You Do Not: A Blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
WHEN THEY GO AND YOU DO NOT: A blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life chronicles the author’s journey through the untimely death of her husband, Tony Shultz, from mesothelioma. Merson continues documenting the healing process through her plays as experience turns to memory. Her included most recent solo play completes the first cycle of healing for the wife turned widow.
Ontario's Old Mills
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
(4.00 from 1 review)
A 250 page guide to over 180 Historical Mills in Ontario, Canada. This Guide includes directions and GPS locations, Hundreds of photos as well as photo tips both generally and specific to each site. Included is a short history of each site including such details as the builder, type of milling and current use. You will also find 10 Self guided tours to get you started.
How to Price Crafts and Things You Make to Sell
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Learn how to price crafts and things you make to sell with this easy-to-follow manual. Discover formulas and strategies to make your craft prices more profitable, when selling retail or wholesale, online or to stores and at craft shows. If you have considered starting a home business with things to make to sell or you are already selling crafts but fear you are losing money, you need this book.
Ken Kirkby. A Painter’s Quest for Canada
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You set the price! Words: 122,050. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
When Ken Kirkby unveiled his painting, Isumataq in Parliament on March 28, 1992, he had to make do with a 25-foot model and the first four panels of the painting itself. The original, at 152' long and 12' high would not fit into the building. But even the model brought tears to the eyes of the 301 members of Parliament and senators gathered there.
Grand Teton National Park - A Photographer's Site Shooting Guide 1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a photographer's shooting guide for Jackson Hole, WY complete with photos of all locations and links to Google map pointers to pinpoint each exact shooting location. This replaces "Jackson Hole, WY - A Photographer's Shooting Guide" with updated information and an additional 30 sites for a total of 115 great sites to photograph the Teton Mountains.
The Funniest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: When he was a small boy, Quaker artist Benjamin West made brushes out of hairs from his family’s pet cat, but he had to stop doing this after his father noticed that the cat looked as if it had been severely attacked by moths.
Virtuism -- Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Virtue
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Virtuism is about the aesthetics of human virtue, how virtuous acts produce in us the same experience as great works of art. Witnessing or creating a virtuous act produces the aesthetic experience. The giving of the good feeling of the aesthetic or "art" experience gives evidence that life has a higher meaning. The book "Virtuism" also discusses other philosophical aspects of the virtue and art.
Principles and Practices of Lighting Design: The Art of Lighting Composition
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A complete handbook on Lighting Design with both Artistic and Technical approaches for the beginning to advanced lighting designer. Philip Gordon, PhD, LC, NCQLD, has written a "must have" handbook that includes applications and case studies as well as updated product advances, specifications, resources and guides. Suitable for educational programs, professionals and related design fields.
The Coolest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This books contain 250 anecdotes, including this one: A friend of TV’s Mister Rogers used to paint trees when he was a little boy. Once, he painted a tree blue, and someone criticized his choice of colors. For years, he stopped painting trees — until a teacher told him that artists can paint things any color they want.