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Create Your Own Stage Make-Up (Makeup)
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Create Your Own Stage Make-Up (Makeup)

By Davies, Gill

Back Stage Books. Very Good. 2001. Softcover. 0823077136 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, a small amount of spotting/soiling to outer edge of pages. Laminate has light wear at corners. Highly illustrated and informative, with step-by-step guidelines, photographs and lots of useful lists, hints and tips - makes the art of makeup accessible to all, whether novice or expert. (505) ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages; (0211) .

$13.95

FOLKLORISTICS An Introduction

By Georges, Robert A. & Michael Owen Jones

Indiana University Press. Near Fine. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 9780253209948 . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 352 pages; ""Folkloristics" ...will stand among the best folklore books ever written...it is unequalled in the number and detail of the illustrative examples it presents. The book, indeed, is a veritable summary of the types of folkloric studies found in American journals and books in this century." - Carl Lindahl "Folkloristics" is the most complete and up-to-date study of folklore and folklore methodologies. Two noted folklore scholars outline four perspectives that researchers employ to conceptualize, document, and study the phenomena that we consider 'folklore': folklore as artifact, describable and diffusible entity, culture, and behavior. The opening chapter describes the pervasiveness of folklore in everyday life, including its uses in literature, films, television, cartoons, comic strips, and advertising. Subsequent chapters characterize and illustrate in detail the four perspectives used in folklore research, and the authors conclude by demonstrating the interrelatedness of the perspectives. Each chapter has five components: a characterization of the field of folkloristics or of a perspective used in studying folklore; examples, definitions, and quotations presented within boxes and embedded in the text at specific points; illustrations from or related to published works characterized; concluding statements that summarize principal points made in the chapter; and endnotes. "Folkloristics" employs a variety of folklore examples, such as myths, legends, ballads, jokes, riddles, traditional foods, festivals, and healing ceremonies - over 400 examples illustrating some 45 expressive forms and processes. These come from diverse peoples in the U. S. And other countries (47 national, tribal, and ethnic groups). The cultures represented include those of Native Americans (e. G. , Zuni, Winnebago, Hopi) , African Americans, Mexican Americans, Japanese Americans, Vietnamese, Filipinos, Tongans, Finns, the English, Russians, Peruvians, Costa Ricans, the Mende of Sierra Leone, and the Choke of Zaire, as well as the cultures of occupational groups, religious communities, children, women and gay men. (645) .

$14.95

THE PLAYS OF MIRACLE & WONDER  Ipi Zombi? / iMumbo Jumbo / The Prophet
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THE PLAYS OF MIRACLE & WONDER Ipi Zombi? / iMumbo Jumbo / The Prophet

By Bailey, Brett

South Africa: Double Storey Books & Juta Academic. Very Good. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 1919930205 . 2003 first edition. Double Storey Books, South Africa. Pages tight and clean other than approx. 4 pages have a small amount of underling/writing. Cover has light scuffing and light edgewear. Illustrated in colour. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; From a truly groundbreaking voice in African theater, these three plays have disturbed and transported audiences in South Africa and abroad with their depictions of some uncomfortable episodes in South African history. From witch hunts in Kokstad and the saga of King Hintsa’s skull to the prophecies of Nongqawuse and the ensuing cattle-killing crisis, these plays touch on shared neuroses and fears, blending the tragic and transcendent with the farcical. With accompanying essays and working notes, the playwright gives background and insight into each of the productions and outlines his own artistic development and vision. This richly designed book re-creates something of the funky energy, haunting magic, and colorful imagery of the plays themselves. [597] .

$34.95

MARIONETTES ONSTAGE!
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MARIONETTES ONSTAGE!

By Suib, Leonard and Muriel Broadman

Harper & Row. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060141662 . Solid, clean condition. Ex-library book with laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight, a little soiling to outer edge of pages, cloth worn at corners of hardcover. B/w illus. Jacket is scuffed with light wear at edges. The authors describe how to make and manipulate a new type of figure, which has cardboard as its base, making it lightweight and perfectly balanced. Part one concentrates on making the main character Kandu and his dog Ruff. Part Two "Becoming a Puppeteer" covers performing, stages, scenery, props, lighting etc. And Part Three covers Puppet Theater Management. Suitable for all puppeteers, from the beginner to someone on their way to becoming a master. [898]; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 243 pages .

$8.95

SHUMKA, RETURN OF THE WHIRLWIND VHS Tape
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SHUMKA, RETURN OF THE WHIRLWIND VHS Tape

By Sulyma Productions

Sulyma Productions. Very Good. 1991. First Edition. Non-Book. Tape plays well, box has a little wear at corners. Experience the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers as they tour Kiev, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv and Moscow. Starring Canada's Ukrainian Shumka Dancers and the Kiev State Chamber Orchestra. Recorded live in the Ukraine. 58 minutes. Region 1 (US & Canada). [240]; Video Tape; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$19.95

STAGE LIGHTING STEP-BY-STEP  The Complete Guide on Setting the Stage With  Light to Get Dramatic Results
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STAGE LIGHTING STEP-BY-STEP The Complete Guide on Setting the Stage With Light to Get Dramatic Results

By Walters, Graham

Betterway Books. Good in Good dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 1558704582 . Ex-library book with laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Internal pages clean and tight. Jacket is scuffed with wear/small tears at corners. Bottom edge of hardcover has wear wear with some of the paper worn off. Colour illus. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages; From a Reviewer: "A first-rate introduction to stage lighting ..... I purchased Mr Walters' book about two years ago and have found his work to be excellent. The layout is logical and well-documented with colour photograhps, diagrams, etc and is easily read and UNDERSTOOD by lighting technicians of all experience levels. This book should be in the library of everyone who is involved in lighting the stage for theatre, concerts and other events. It is the best introduction to the esoteric art of stage illumination that I have found in nearly 30 years of working with amateur and church theatre groups. " .

$10.95

THIRD COAST  OutKast, Timbaland, and How Hip-Hop Became a Southern Thing
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THIRD COAST OutKast, Timbaland, and How Hip-Hop Became a Southern Thing

By Sarig, Roni

Da Capo Press. Very Good+. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 0306814307 . Clean, tight condition, no markings. Light soiling to bottom edge of pages. A little waviness to pages, but no damage (likely from just not being stored flat) . Very light edge/corner wear to cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; "Though most casual fans know the story of hip-hop's birth in the ashes of the South Bronx, the story of the South's entry into the modern rap scene remains relatively unknown. Here, author and music writer Sarig (The Secret History of Rock) provides the "Dirty South" its first complete history, an ambitious tale featuring Southern industry luminaries like Pharrell Williams and Jermaine Dupri, as well as the acts mentioned in the subtitle. Sarig's chronicle boasts remarkable depth and breadth, covering every aspect of Southern hip-hop, including dozens-if not hundreds-of acts. Moving away from historical documentation to analysis can lead Sarig to make some questionable generalizations ("it's easy to observe that, today, the blues is almost entirely the province of middle-aged white people") , but his attention to the music itself reaches some dizzying pinnacles-as in deconstructing crunk lyrics to reveal connections to 11th century working-class Saxons. Throughout, Sarig is informative and entertaining, keeping an eye on the big picture while managing this huge swath of uncollected music history; though the necessary surfeit of details may wear out casual readers, Sarig ably connects the stories of record shops, roller discos and street corners from Houston to Miami to Virginia Beach." [476] .

$7.50

3-D FILMMAKERS  Conversations with Creators of Stereoscopic Motion Pictures
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3-D FILMMAKERS Conversations with Creators of Stereoscopic Motion Pictures

By Zone, Ray

The Scarecrow Press, Inc.. Very Good+. 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 0810854376 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight, small amount of spotting outer edge of pages, light scuffing to covers. ; Scarecrow Filmmakers Series, No. 119; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 192 pages; Although numerous books about conventional filmmaking exist, none has solely addressed the challenges and production requirements of making stereoscopic motion pictures--until now. Stereographer and film historian Ray Zone presents the insights of twenty-one professionals who have worked in this specialized field. In this unique collection of interviews, Zone explores the art and craft of 3-D filmmaking with producers, screenwriters, directors, and cinematographers. [444-osl] .

$19.95

COWGIRLS  Early Images and Collectibles : With Price Guide
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COWGIRLS Early Images and Collectibles : With Price Guide

By Crandall, Judy

Schiffer Publishing. Very Good. 1994. First Edition. Softcover. 0887406467 . Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition. Sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight, light age tanning to page edges, one earmark seen. Cover has light edge/corner wear to the laminate. Wonderful old b/w & colour illustrations. Contents: Intro; Postcard images of the rodeo cowgirl; the individual cowgirls; group pictures; rodeo scenes; romantic images of the cowgirl; performers, art cards and advertising; cowgirl three dimensional collectibles; bibliography; index. [640]; Schiffer Book for Collectors & Historians; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 126 pages .

$18.00

UKRAINIAN SHUMKA DANCERS  Tradition in motion = [Shumka : tradytsiia v  Rusi]
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UKRAINIAN SHUMKA DANCERS Tradition in motion = [Shumka : tradytsiia v Rusi]

By Major, Alice

Edmonton: Reidmore Books. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 1895073014 . HC/DJ - fine/VG+. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked, a little bumping at corners and slight tanning to edges. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Jacket has moderate scuffing, light edgewear/crinkling, light soiling and a few tiny edge tears, not clipped. The Ukrainian Shumka Dancers dazzle audiences across Canada and around the world. This book explores the energy created by the company that Frank Augustyn of the National Ballet has called "one of the most exciting and technically brilliant dance troupes in Canada today." (*Note - due to heavy weight, extra shipping will apply to some locations) [1125]; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 125 pages .

$23.95

FOLK COSTUMES OF THE WORLD
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FOLK COSTUMES OF THE WORLD

By Harrold, Robert & Phyllida Legg

London: Cassell. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 030435029x . Reprint 2002. Ex-library book, but still in excellent condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight. Jacket has light scuffing and price sticker on rear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; Over 200 costumes in color, with descriptions relating each to traditions, music, dance and ritual. “Valuable as a design history and visual reference. ”—Theatre Crafts Magazine. [870] .

$15.50

DANCING IN THIN AIR Celebrating Sixty Years of Dance At the Banff Centre
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DANCING IN THIN AIR Celebrating Sixty Years of Dance At the Banff Centre

By MacDonald, Brian & Carol Anderson

The Banff Centre Press. New. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 9781894773294 . New book, no markings. Slight shelfwear to covers. A look behind the scenes at the creation and success of the summer dance program at the Banff Centre. Since 1947, dance has been dreamed and devised, and dancer's careers have been shaped and launched right here among the majesty of the mountains. Colour & b/w photos. [474os] ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages .

$23.50

CLOWN MAGIC
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CLOWN MAGIC

By Ginn, David

Piccadilly Books. Very Good. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 0941599213 . Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition, sturdy laminated cover & usual type markings. Internal pages clean & tight, light soiling/spotting outer edge of pages. Light edgewear to cover and a little edge curling to last few pages. B/w illustrations. This is a guide on how to be entertainly funny using magical effects and offbeat stunts in a clownish way. Shows how to effectively combine the humor and funny antics of clowning with the thrill and enchantment of magic. Hundreds of tried and tested comedy effects.... [520] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages .

$18.50

BEGINNING OLD-TIME FIDDLE
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BEGINNING OLD-TIME FIDDLE

By Kaufman, Alan

Oak Publications. Very Good+. 1977. First Edition. Softcover. 0825603080 . Reprint edition. Clean, tight condition. CD is icluded and has only minimal wear. Book is clean and unmarked except for donation stamps on endpage. Light corner wear & scuffing to covers. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages; Basic & advanced techniques, with 38 tunes, plus detailed sections on how to hold the bow, bow movement, and positions. Includes tunes in the styles of J. P. Fraley, Gaither Carlton, Lowe Stokes, Kenny Hall and others. In standard notation and fiddle tablature. Includes an extensive discography. (468? ) .

$13.50

DREAMGIRLS Piano/vocal Selections
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DREAMGIRLS Piano/vocal Selections

By Krieger, Henry

Hal Leonard Corporation. Near Fine. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 1423416163 . Excellent condition - clean and unmarked. Cover has slight wear to corners. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages; 14 vocal selections (music and lyrics) from the Tony Award-winning musical, including: And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going * Cadillac Car * Family * Hard to Say Goodbye, My Love * I Am Changing * One Night Only * When I First Saw You * and more. [393-osl] .

$11.95

PHOTODIARY Musical Journey
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PHOTODIARY Musical Journey

By Goldsmith, Lynn

Rizzoli. Near Fine. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 0847818837 . Excellent condition, clean & unmarked. Wonderful colour photos. Cover has light corner wear, light scuffing and 2 small crease to one corner. Photos & essay of Goldsmith's experiences with the artist. Includes: Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Marianne Faithful, Prince, Devo, Debbie Harry, David Bowie, Eurythmics, Tracy Chapman, Roger Daltry and numerous others. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 121 pages; (*Due to heavy weight, extra shipping may apply) [980] .

$16.00

NEW YORK HOT East Coast Jazz of the 50s & 60s, the Album Cover Art
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NEW YORK HOT East Coast Jazz of the 50s & 60s, the Album Cover Art

By Marsh, Graham & Callingham, Glyn

Chronicle Books. Very Good. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 081180416x . Pages clean and tight, occasional bit of ink rubbing from one page to the other, light age tanning. Cover has light edge and corner wear, light scuffing and 3 small tears across spine. Bottom edge of pages has a small remainder marking and light soiling. "New York Jazz: Coltrane, Miles, Mingus, Monk at their peak. And the album cover art produced by their labels - Prestige, Atlantic and Riverside - conveyed that same excitement through daring and innovative graphics." b/w & colour illus. [730]. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages .

$35.50

A Brave and Violent Theatre Monologues, Scenes and Critical Context from 20th Century Irish Drama

By Dixon, Michael Bigelow; Volansky, Michele

Smith & Kraus. Good. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 1880399717 . Cover has some scuffing, moderate edge wear, and curling of corners. Interior is clean and intact. "This is a splendid anthology. It covers almost a century of Irish theatrical writing, and includes selections from the work of internationally renowned dramatists, as well as from that of younger authors who will undoubtedly become as well known outside the island of Ireland as they already are acclaimed within it." [241-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages .

$4.95

THE ROLLING STONES It's Only Rock 'n' Roll, the Stories Behind Every Song
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THE ROLLING STONES It's Only Rock 'n' Roll, the Stories Behind Every Song

By Appleford, Steve

Vancouver: Raincoast Books. Near Fine. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 1551921073 . Excellent condition - clean and unmarked. Cover has light wear to corners and a light crease on rear. Pages unmarked. Tells the incredible story of the Rolling Stones through their songs, going behind the scenes at the recording sessions for such classics as "Brown Sugar" and "Wild Horses" and witnessing the making of Stones albums, from the psychedelia-drenched "Their Satanic Majesties Request", through the decadent blue & country of "Exile on Main Street" through their 1997 album release.....Features original interviews with those close to the bank, such as Marianne Faithfull". [827]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$24.50

FILM AND TELEVISION MAKEUP
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FILM AND TELEVISION MAKEUP

By Buchman, Herman

Back Stage Books. Very Good+. 1990. First Edition. 0823075605 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact. Cover has light wear to edges/corners. B/w & colour illustrations. 224 pages. "Shows you the means to create magical transformations, changing a character's size, shape, age or race. Whether you are an actor, makeup artist, film or TV director, still photographer or theater teacher, this book is a crucial guide to the craft...." [761]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$10.50

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