The Dance of 17 Lives Book

The Dance of 17 Lives


  • Author : Mick Brown
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Buddhism
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 0747568715

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This is a true story of the intrigues behind the life of one of the most important figures in Tibetan Buddhism

The Dance of 17 Lives Book

The Dance of 17 Lives


  • Author : Mick Brown
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2010-11-15
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408819487

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In January 2000, two Ambassador taxis twisted their way up the narrow road leading towards Dharamsala in the Himalayan foothills of northern India - the home-in-exile of the Dalai Lama. In one taxi was a fourteen-year-old boy, the 17th Karmapa, one of the most important figures in Tibetan Buddhism. The boy's arrival in Dharamsala was the culmination of an extraordinary escape which had brought him 900 miles across the Himalayas, in conditions of high danger, from the monastery in Tibet where he had lived since he was seven years old. Fascinated by this charismatic young figure, Mick Brown travelled to Dharamsala to meet him, and found himself drawn into the labyrinthine - not to say surreal - web of intrigue surrounding the 17th Karmapa's recognition and young life.

The Dance of Life Book

The Dance of Life


  • Author : Edward T. Hall
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385192484

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Looks at how time is consciously and unconsciously structured in various cultures and how time has been experienced by humans from prehistoric times to the present

Life is a Dance  Step One Book

Life is a Dance Step One


  • Author : GreenBranch Dorothy Phyllis Miller
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release Date : 2018-07-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 9781525521805

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Life leaves a mark-a limp-a scar... in exchange for a song-a kiss-a star... Author, GreenBranch, aka Dorothy Phyllis Miller, writes this historical novel based on a true story in moving scenes depicting the life of a young woman born to an immigrant family, who faces prejudice, traumatic deaths, upheaval and shocks with innocence and artlessness-lessons learned by which readers may benefit or share. Entertaining and instructive, you will want to follow this true story (enhanced by some fiction to mellow the drama.) to the surprising end. In the literary world, the author's Canadian magazine, Single Minded, published in the late 1980's, received good reviews; was sold to Singles USA in Ohio in 1987.

Dance and the Quality of Life Book

Dance and the Quality of Life


  • Author : Karen Bond
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 570
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319956992

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This is the first volume devoted to the topic of dance and quality of life. Thirty-one chapters illuminate dance in relation to singular and overlapping themes of nature, philosophy, spirituality, religion, life span, learning, love, family, teaching, creativity, ability, socio-cultural identity, politics and change, sex and gender, wellbeing, and more. With contributions from a multi-generational group of artists, community workers, educators, philosophers, researchers, students and health professionals, this volume presents a thoughtful, expansive-yet-focused, and nuanced discussion of dance’s contribution to human life. The volume will interest dance specialists, quality of life researchers, and anyone interested in exploring dance’s contribution to quality of living and being.

The Dance of Life Book

The Dance of Life


  • Author : Viva Librte
  • Publisher : iNK Books - imprint of MJSOLS
  • Release Date : 2020-12-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9788194823995

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A gripping and breathtaking family saga. Full of love and passion, cut short before it's time, not fully realized. Raul Almandres, a Latin dance instructor from Cuba is of a charming disposition and an unstoppable nature and becomes quite a controversial figure. Raul was raised based on the stories of the notable revolutionary Che Guevara, but when he heard from a friend about Israel and its young Democracy, he reaches a decision to move to Israel and learn about Western Culture. In Israel, Raoul meets a "Jewish Princess" from a good home, Noga Barnea, and the two are swept up in a life full of love and happiness. But one surprising summer evening, he goes out for a run in the pouring rain and mysteriously disappeared without a trace. Even more shocking and suspicious beliefs that he is a spy, a member of some unsavory organization or possibly an agent of an enemy nation was raised. Seven years would pass until the hard truth surfaced, in a tear-jerking narrative in which the author presents a deep message to the reader. The story is based on an interpretation of various events that occurred to the author on a trip to Cuba and in the descriptions of the places that are presented to the reader with the special aromas, colors and authentic atmosphere.

Live Hope Minute Book

Live Hope Minute


  • Author : Mark Smeby
  • Publisher : BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
  • Release Date : 2017-12-12
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781424555680

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Become a champion of hope! As we see chaos in the world around us, we want to have hope. But what is hope, and where does it come from? Hope is more than simple optimism that things get better, or a finger-crossed wishing that things go our way. Live Hope Minute explores the life-transforming concept of true hope and how to keep a godly perspective in our current circumstances. Through these short, inspiring devotions: • Your hope will become grounded in unshakeable faith. • Your life will become marked by love that you cannot help but give away. • Your vision will grow and keep you moving toward God and his plan for your life. When you discover true hope, you will find you are building your house on the rock that will not move. Regardless of the storms and challenges you face, you can demonstrate to those around you that life is more than just what we can see or feel. Be amazed at the power and comfort God’s hope can offer.

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor  1980   1983 Book

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor 1980 1983


  • Author : Tim Lawrence
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-09
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN 10 : 9780822373926

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As the 1970s gave way to the 80s, New York's party scene entered a ferociously inventive period characterized by its creativity, intensity, and hybridity. Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor chronicles this tumultuous time, charting the sonic and social eruptions that took place in the city’s subterranean party venues as well as the way they cultivated breakthrough movements in art, performance, video, and film. Interviewing DJs, party hosts, producers, musicians, artists, and dancers, Tim Lawrence illustrates how the relatively discrete post-disco, post-punk, and hip hop scenes became marked by their level of plurality, interaction, and convergence. He also explains how the shifting urban landscape of New York supported the cultural renaissance before gentrification, Reaganomics, corporate intrusion, and the spread of AIDS brought this gritty and protean time and place in American culture to a troubled denouement.

Brooklyn Life Book

Brooklyn Life


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1915
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433104827120

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Moving Toward Life Book
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Moving Toward Life


  • Author : Anna Halprin
  • Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
  • Release Date : 1995-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 0819562866

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The collected writings of one of the most influential luminaries of American dance. Anna Halprin is one of the most important innovators in the history of modern dance, performance art, and post-modern dance. Moving Toward Life brings together for the first time her essays, interviews, manifestos, and teaching materials, along with over 100 illustrations, providing a rich account of the work that radicalized an entire generation of performers. Since the late 1950s, Halprin has been at the forefront of experiments in dance, from improvisation and street theatre to dances in the environment and healing dances. A brief overview of Halprin's career shows how her work has prefigured — and transfigured — crucial developments in postmodern dance. In the 1960s, Halprin invented the "workshop," and in the wake of the Watts riots, her multiracial company broke boundaries in their confrontational political performances. In the 1970s, she organized "community rituals" to explore how individual creativity feeds positively into group dynamics. These healing social events led to her current work with cancer survivors and people challenging AIDS and their caregivers. Depicting Halprin's deep commitment to social change, Moving Toward Life presents an engaging, critical document of the life of one of the most influential and least known luminaries of American dance. Sally Banes and Janice Ross join Rachel Kaplan in providing introductory essays to sections of the book.

The Dance of Life Book

The Dance of Life


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-05-22
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781434945532

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