Life In Motion

Author: Misty Copeland
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481479792
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An autobiography by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history.

Engaging With Multicultural Ya Literature In The Secondary Classroom

Author: Ricki Ginsberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429627912
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With a focus on fostering democratic, equitable education for young people, Ginsberg and Glenn’s engaging text showcases a wide variety of innovative, critical classroom approaches that extend beyond traditional literary theories commonly used in K-12 and higher education classrooms and provides opportunities to explore young adult (YA) texts in new and essential ways. The chapters pair YA texts with critical practices and perspectives for culturally affirming and sustaining teaching and include resources, suggested titles, and classroom strategies. Following a consistent structure, each chapter provides foundational background on a key critical approach, applies the approach to a focal YA text, and connects the approach to classroom strategies designed to encourage students to think deeply and critically about texts, themselves, and the world. Offering a wealth of innovative pedagogical tools, this comprehensive volume offers opportunities for students and their teachers to explore key and emerging topics, including culture, (dis)ability, ethnicity, gender, immigration, race, sexual orientation, and social class.

So You Want To Be A Dancer

Author: Laurel van der Linde
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 144249929X
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Love dance? Go pro and make movement a way of life with this comprehensive guide that can help you land your dream job in the world of dance. From front-and-center careers like professional dancer and choreographer to the lesser-known professions of technical director and costume designer, So, You Want to Be a Dancer? reveals a vast expanse of dance-related job possibilities that are as exciting as they are rewarding. In addition to tips and interviews from many different dance industry professionals, So, You Want to Be a Dancer? includes inspiring stories from young people who are in the industry right now, as well as activities, a glossary, and resources to help you on your way to a successful career in dance.

The Motion Picture Guide 1988 Annual

Author: Jay Robert Nash
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780933997165
Size: 70.48 MB
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1986-1987 in two sections: Film reviews; Obituaries; [1988-]: has sections: Film reviews; People to watch; Awards; Obituaries; and Indexes.

The Sculpture Of Frank Dobson

Author: Neville Jason
Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers
ISBN:
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This is the first comprehensive overview of the life and work of pioneering British sculptor Frank Dobson (1886-1963). In the 1920s and 1930s Dobson was an important member of the British avant garde, and with Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Jacob Epstein, he represented to Britain and the world what was best and most advanced in British sculpture. Yet with the rise of a younger generation of sculptors led by Henry Moore, Dobson's reputation as an artist languished and his art became seen as 'dated'. The exhibition True and Pure Sculpture, held at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge in 1981, succeeded in introducing Dobson's work to many not previously acquainted with it, and extending the knowledge of those who were. The Sculpture of Frank Dobson catalogues and illustrates over two hundred pieces of sculpture, and includes sixteen large-format colour plates. An illustrated survey of Dobson's life places his career in the context of the development of the Modern Movement in Britain.