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the Girls Who Dance at the Chapel By blackshirtboy
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"Let's start with the most important piece, yes?" A janitor at a high-club strip club, featuring cybernetically altered ladies, discovers that he should've read the fine print when he's... More > chosen to replace one of them. Now he needs to find a way to deal with this sudden promotion in this 20 page story from!< Less
Goop By blackshirtboy
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"Still awake, son?" Beneath the foothills of the Rockies a young intern at a top-secret scientific research facility finds himself in a slippery situation. What follows is 20 pages of... More > rubbery, gooey fun from!< Less
Alien Tongues By blackshirtboy
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"What's happening to him, Oak?" The survey vessel Stjorner receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that... More > something has joined them. What follows is 20 pages of aliens and sci fi goodness in Alien Tongues part 1, from!< Less
Woman by the light of the moon By blackshirtboy
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"This is the story of how my life changed forever..." Shortly after moving into a new town, a hapless young man finds he's become the victim of a strange and ancient curse. Can he save... More > himself before it's too late? Or will he lose himself forever to the light of the full moon? Find out in the pages of Woman by the Light of the Moon, from< Less
Foinn Seisiún 2 By Brian Prior
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The natural home of Irish music is the “session”. These regular gatherings of musicians represent the best of the Irish traditional music scene: its camaraderie and sharing of music, and... More > its warm respect for performers of all generations and walks of life. For sessions to be successful it is important that participants have the opportunity to join in as much as possible, and learning the sets of standard traditional tunes in this book will make you feel at home at a session.< Less
Schoenstein & Co. Organs By Orpha Ochse
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Paperback Edition: The latest publication in OHS Press’s Monographs in American Organ History is Orpha Ochse’s definitive study, Schoenstein & Co. Organs. This work takes up where... More > Louis Schoenstein’s Memoirs of a San Francisco Organ Builder leaves off: with the sale of the firm to Jack Bethards in 1977, and documents the last 30 years of the company known for overseeing the renovation of the Mormon Tabernacle organ and building the130-rank organ for the Latter-Day Saints Conference Center in Salt Lake City. A testament to the imagination and foresight of the company’s president, Jack Bethards, Dr. Ochse’s book describes in detail his many special designs for special situations including his tonal concept of symphonic organs, double expression, the French Choir Organ, and the “multum in parvo.” An easy read for organ enthusiasts as well as organbuilders, Schoenstein & Co. Organs includes 41 high quality illustrations and the stoplists of 23 organs< Less
Valerio Olgiati - Conversation with Students By Markus Breitschmid (Editor)
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A text is an edited version of a conversation by Valerio Olgiati with students of architecture.
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Finding the statues and public art in Chicago has long been difficult. This guidebook will lead the reader to more than 240 sites and 170 artists from around the world in an easily carried book.
More Other Stuff By Stuart Rapeport
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Survey of art by Stuart Rapeport from the early 1970s to present. Published in conjunction with a 2012 solo show, “Critics, Collectors, Curators, and Grapefruit” at Bleicher Gallery, Los... More > Angeles. A Pacific Standard Time exhibit.< Less
Cendrillon By Pauline Viardot
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A new piano/vocal score containing a complete English translation of Pauline Viardot's 1904 comic operetta, Cendrillon (Cinderella). The operetta lasts about an hour and can be minimally staged with... More > limited sets, costumes and props and accompanied by piano or it can have a full staging accompanied by a small chamber orchestra. Visit for details on licensing the English translation for performances and/or renting the score and orchestra parts. "More than just the divertissement of an aging diva, Viardot's Cendrillon is a lovely, absorbing work: the enterprising troupe who decided to mount this jewel of a score would do themselves and their audience a most agreeable service." -- Opera News< Less
Dust Shaped Heart By Donald Camp
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Photographs by Donald E. Camp. Dust Shaped Hearts project completed with raw earth pigment and casein on archival paper. The book is a partial record of the project that includes, Sons of My... More > Father, New Orleans, Earth and Milk, and Men Who Pray< Less
Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic By Dòwòti Désir
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Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic is a visual essay with over 70 photographs of memorials, monuments and places of memory related to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Part... More > travel journal and part historical log, Dòwòti Désir's color images and provocative writing take readers to the haunted places they dare not go but have to, if our societies are to repair themselves. This multi-disciplinary work is needed by all students of history. Including the histories of art, architecture, urban design, human rights, human geography, and Africana Studies.< Less
The Kinky Coloring Book 3 By James Courtney
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The Kinky Coloring Book returns with the third edition, featuring 35 all-new black and white Illustrations of the hottest Bay Area alternative models, all drawn by artist James Courtney. So grab your... More > favorite drawing tools, because it is time for some more kinky coloring fun!< Less
YAYBIG Southwest 2014 Print Collection Catalog - 1st Edition By Karl Whitaker
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The YAYBIG Southwest 2014 Print Collection Catalog, 1st Edition. Featuring wood cuts, silkscreens, relief prints, intaglios, and more from artists across the desert southwest --... More >< Less
The Possible Someone (Complexity and Characterization for Advanced Actors) By David Scott
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David Scott's third book on Acting, Actor Training and Theatre and FIlm Arts. The Possible Someone examines advanced and sophisticated pathways to characterization and immersive acting in both... More > theatre and film formats, broaching some controversial topics. David's ongoing studio explorations with the finest actors and acting students in Ireland continues to reveal new and exciting approaches to acting as a high art.< Less
The Most Creative Bit of Glasswork in the City - Hardcover Book By Douglas Stinson
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This book weaves a web with strands that connect a favorite saint, an American revolution in stained glass design, a west-coast cultural renaissance, and a now obscure Swedish scientist and... More > theologian. With beautiful photographs and prose, it brings to life the art and science of art conservation as dedicated people of various talents and interests struggle to preserve a cherished part of America's cultural heritage.< Less
Nostalgia Betrayal Love - Journey into the Tango By Rosa Ucci
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The Tango phenomenon today is a reality for the whole world involving people from all walks of life in three continents: Asia, America and Africa. The author has asked herself the reason for this... More > ‘retrieval’ of the Tango, in particular the dance. Why are people from all over the world going to the ‘milongas’? A question that leads her into an interior journey, an experience of awareness, in search of the essence, the “spirit of Tango that expresses the impulses of a universal soul”, talking about sudden afflictions, an underlying melancholy, of loss and nostalgia but with also an intimate capacity for regeneration. A music that has the power to overcome pain in order to accept the loss, the force to appreciate life in order to push forward in search of adapting to new values, new dimensions.< Less
The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal By Alfred Dolezal
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Artwork that uses symbols from history, science, mythology, physics and metaphysics. Every painting tells a story.
Meanings in Music By Donald Hoogenstyn Jr
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This college textbook, used by students with access to listening examples, traces the development of western music from ancient times to the twenty-first century. This introduction to major... More > composers and terminology, encourages listeners to discover how meanings are expressed in music.< Less
Naked People 2 By Walt Taylor
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This is the second volume of a visual record of my experience with a figure drawing group in Norfolk, Virginia. I have found that sketching the sketchers is more interesting than drawing the models.... More > Go figure.< Less
Obsolescence By Curious Matter
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This catalogue accompanied the exhibition Obsolescence presented by Curious Matter and Art House Productions Gallery, October 18 to November 30, 2014. How do contemporary artists engage with obsolete... More > ideas, materials, processes or technology? Do they infuse the obsolete with something new, or embrace it on its own terms. Is there something to be had from mining what might seem passé? The 39 artists of Obsolescence present alternatives and opinions if not answers to that quandary.< Less
Dia de los Muertos 2014 By Elba Raquel
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Beautiful Day of the Dead coloring book for all ages. Illustrations based on popular Mexican themes.
La Cultura de la Basura By Ana Tijoux
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“Where are the videos showing a woman in her role as sister—or protector, or economic head of family, or devoted daughter, or grandmother dignified in her old age?” In her Artist... More > Op-Ed, Chilean hip hop MC and activist Ana Tijoux looks at la violencia del cuerpo en la musica: the objectification of female pop stars, which she likens to “visual punches: it’s about snatching away the very beauty of women.” This pamphlet is published by the Walker Art Center as part of its online Artist Op-Eds series, a yearlong project inviting artists in all disciplines to respond through writing to events in the news. See more at< Less
The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal- Volume 2 By Alfred Dolezal
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The symbolic art of Austrian artist, Alfred A. Dolezal,examines the deeper meaning of life and connects its challenges and rewards to a self-empowered and justly ordered existence. His visionary oil... More > paintings have been described as allegorical, cubistic, paradoxical and thought-provoking. These eclectic, contemporary, realistic works tell a human interest story. His vivid imagination often reveals a mischievous, humorous side and his love for the unexpected. The artwork of Alfred Dolezal invites you to venture to another realm where art is much more than just a painting.< Less
3DOTMAG_Fall 2014 By Donald Perry
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The final 3dotmag of 2014 or ... Inside this issue we traveled around the world to see what’s going on inside the true life of artists. We began by hopping on the tour bus with Frankie Palmeri... More > of Emmure at the Lincoln Theater, then off to the House of Blues to see Ted Nugent, Filter, Helmet and Local H. Then we jumped on the tour bus with Blackberry Smoke in North Carolina at Norris Creek Amphitheater. Next we interviewed Bryan Pinkey about his money artwork, also interviewed Anne Davis of the Australia Museum of Contemporary Art and Danielle Stephens the Master Teacher for Modern and Contemporary Art at the Denver Art Museum. Then we asked Producer, Frank Kruger about his film Redemption: The Darkness Descending starring Danny Trejo. We also reviewed Farm Aid 2014 and Tom Keifer too. Q&As with music photographer Rob Fenn, Actor Treva Etienne, Jasz Vegas, Gio, Serena Lorien and Tetsunori Tawaraya... Cover Photo by Scott Smallin for< Less