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By: Tina Wells

As a fashionista and future rock star, California girl Mackenzie “Zee” Blue’s life is busy. Zee keeps in touch with all her friends with texts, IMs, and emails—and now, Bluetopia, the coolest social networking site ever!...

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By: Gary Rosen

The long and tortured career of Ira B. Arnstein, the unrivaled king of copyright infringement plaintiffs, opens a curious window into the evolution of copyright law in the United States. As Gary A. Rosen shows in this frequently funny and always e...

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By: Steven Spier

William Forsythe's reinvigoration of classical ballet during his 20-year tenure at the Ballett Frankfurt saw him lauded as one of the greatest choreographers of the postwar era. His current work with The Forsythe Company has gone even further to c...

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By: Mark F. DeWitt

Queen Ida. Danny Poullard. Documentary filmmaker Les Blank. Chris Strachwitz and Arhoolie Records. These are names that are familiar to many fans of Cajun music and zydeco, and they have one other thing in common--longtime residence in the San Fra...

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By: Ali Colleen Neff

In the Mississippi Delta, creativity, community, and a rich expressive culture persist despite widespread poverty. Over five years of extensive work in the region, author Ali Colleen Neff collected a wealth of materials that demonstrate a vibrant ...

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By: Meagan Brothers

In Meagan Brothers's Supergirl Mixtapes, a music-obsessed girl travels to New York City to find herself.After years of boredom in her rural South Carolina town, Maria is thrilled when her father finally allows her to visit her estranged artist mo...

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By: Elijah Wald

The life of blues legend Robert Johnson becomes the centerpiece for this innovative look at what many consider to be America's deepest and most influential music genre. Pivotal are the questions surrounding why Johnson was ignored by the core blac...

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By: Chris Cowlin

Are you Katy Perry's number one fan? Have you followed her incredible journey from teenage songster to global megastar? Do you know everything there is to know about the singer-songwriter from the influences behind her music and the origins of her...

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By: Angus Watson

Watson provides professional and amateur musicians, and music lovers generally, with a complete survey of Beethoven's chamber music and the background to each individual work - the loyalty of patrons,musicians and friends on the one hand; increasi...

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By: Jonathan Lethem

A virtuoso performance by a writer at the peak of his powers, tackling one of his great obsessions: Talking Heads.