Performing Arts
(by title)
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Ecology & Environmental Studies / Dance / Health & Fitness / New Age

Body and Earth

An inspired synthesis of scientific detail and creative perception offers new insights into the relationship between body and earth.
Olsen, Andrea: Bill McKibben, fwd.

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Health & Fitness / Dance / Bodywork


An innovative guide to anatomy that uses techniques from yoga and dance to increase awareness of the body.
Olsen, Andrea in collaboration with Caryn McHose

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Ballet / Biography - Entertainment & Performing Arts

Boston Ballerina

A candid and thoughtful consideration of a life in dance
Young, Laura with Janine Parker

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Business of Performing Arts / Nonprofit Management & Leadership / Nonprofit Fundraising & Grants


A passionate and provocative assessment of the decline of performing arts institutions in the United States and how to save them
Kaiser, Michael M.

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Business of Performing Arts / Nonprofits - Marketing & Communications / Nonprofit Management & Leadership / Nonprofits

The Cycle

Offers practical advice, based on the notion of a “family” of supporters, for managing healthy arts organizations
Kaiser, Michael M. with Brett E. Egan

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Dance / Modern Art / American Art / Kinesthetics

The Living Line

The role of body movement in the formation of American modernism
Veder, Robin

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20th Century U.S. History / Media Studies / Film & Video History & Criticism

Lookout America!

The history of the Cold War film studio Lookout Mountain Laboratory
Hamilton, Kevin and Ned O'Gorman

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Theater & Performing Arts

Musical Design in Aeschylean Theater

Essential for those who want to see ancient plays produced—either physically in the theater or imaginatively in their own minds.
Scott, William C.

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Theater & Performing Arts / Music / Ancient History

Musical Design in Sophoclean Theater

A new way to interpret the musical design underlying the music and choreography of Sophoclean theater.
Scott, William C.

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Theater & Performing Arts / Popular Culture / Musicals

Our Musicals, Ourselves

The first comprehensive social history of the American musical theater
Jones, John Bush

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Biography - Entertainment & Performing Arts / Comedy

Overweight Sensation

A groundbreaking biography of the song parodist and Jewish humorist
Cohen, Mark

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Radio History & Criticism / Rock Music

Radio Free Boston

The definitive story of the pioneering rock radio station that galvanized a city and a generation
Alan, Carter with a Foreword by Steven Tyler

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Film & Video History & Criticism / Popular Culture / Media Studies

Stardust Monuments

Hollywood is placeless, timeless, and iconic, a key fabricator and forger of American cultural myths and stories. How, then, will the history of Hollywood be written?
Trope, Alison

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Business - Strategic Planning / Nonprofit Management & Leadership / Business of Performing Arts

Strategic Planning in the Arts

A practical guide for strategic planning in the arts, based on the current ecology of arts organizations and the culture surrounding them
Kaiser, Michael M.

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Media Studies / Film & Video History & Criticism / Art Criticism & Theory / Criticism

Travels in Intermediality

The cooperation and collaboration between media, art forms, and cultural studies
Herzogenrath, Bernd, ed.

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Ballet / Biography - Entertainment & Performing Arts / 20th Century U.S. History

Wilde Times

The authorized biography of one of the greatest dancers from the golden age of New York City Ballet
Lobenthal, Joel

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Jewish Studies / Film & Video History & Criticism / Performing Arts Director

Woody on Rye

A critical assessment of Jewishness in Woody Allen’s films and plays
Brook, Vincent, and Marat Grinberg, editors

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