A Brief History of Theater

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Theater is arguably the most expressive storytelling medium, and is constantly adapting to the shifting times. Although audiences today generally experience live-action storytelling from the comfort of our living rooms,...

Intro to Kabuki Theater

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A Look Into The Past Japan has been a center of culture for many centuries. Art, music, dance, and theater have all had influences on the culture of the area....

Piano Playing Resources for Theaters and Performances

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Pianos have a rich history that dates back to the 1600s and has grounded much of modern music, theater, and songwriting. Bartolomeo Cristofori, a harpsichord repairman from Italy, based his...
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15 Mind-Blowing Home Theater Designs to Inspire You

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Upgrading to a home theater is one of the most popular home renovation projects today. It makes perfect sense as you now have easy access to movies and shows. It also provides…

Transforming Your Basement Into A Man Cave – The Ultimate Guide With Cost Breakdown

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From the dawn of life, there has been a desire in men to have a place of their own. A place they can retreat to, relax and spend time doing...

Movie Magic: CGI and 3D Animation

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  CGI stands for computer-generated-imagery, which is the creation of special visual effects using computer software. In the film industry CGI is closely associated with animated films or with the...

History of Percussion in Music and Theater

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  Percussion instruments are constructed with sonorous materials, and these materials vibrate to make music when the instruments are struck or shaken, thus producing sounds at varying pitches. For indefinite...

A Look at the History of the Globe Theater

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  Over the course of literary and theatrical history, one of the most well-known theatre troupes made their home at the famous Globe Theatre in London in Great Britain. The...
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Behind the Scenes: A Guide to Theater Makeup

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  Before performers take to the stage, sitting with a professional makeup artist ensures that their look is ready to dazzle. A theater makeup artist has a wealth of professional...

7 Things to Look Out for When Ordering Your Furniture Online

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Online buying has made it easier and more affordable for consumers to get exactly what they want when they want it. It is convenient and hassle-free. But, you need to...

Home Theater In Your Small Apartment – How To Pull It Off

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Living in an apartment doesn’t necessarily mean you have to give up your dream of setting up a home theater. There will be some limitations especially in terms of space....

50 Greatest Online Resources for Movieholics

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Do you ever wonder how we managed without the internet? If you’re a lover of movie trivia, you’ll know exactly how endless, circular arguments can ruin nights out. First dates...

How Much Does It Really Cost To Build A Home Theater?

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How your home theater setup turns out mostly depends on the budget you have for it. Of course, having a ballpark figure of how much the overall setup generally cost...

How To Clean Your Favorite Room – Home Theater Cleaning Guide

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Cleaning - one house chore that most of us don’t like but it has to be done! Plus, if it’s done regularly and using our tips, it can take only...

Space Saver Home Theater Seating

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The process of building a home theater room for the ultimate movie experience is largely going to be driven by the dimensions of your room unless you literally have no...

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Star Wars?

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Do. Or do not. There is no trying with our ultimate Star Wars quiz. Hard questions on ships, behind-the-scenes tidbits, and quotes await you. But don’t worry; you’re ready!

Poll: What’s the Best Star Wars Movie?

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It all started back in 1977, when one of the most prominent film franchises of all-time, Star Wars, hit theaters all across the globe, and instantly became a worldwide culture phenomenon.

Everything You Need To Know About Buying Your Home Theater Seating Online

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While most homeowners, when setting up a home theater, focus on the technology element: television, sound system, and so on - they tend to forget how important seating is for...

Acting Resources Theater

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Performing for a full house is a dream for many aspiring actors. But although you might hope to put on a performance that inspires every member of the audience to...

Abraham Lincoln and the Events at Ford’s Theatre

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April 14, 1865, was a date that will go down in history as an event that changed history in the United States. On that date, President Abraham Lincoln and his...

Flute Resources for Theater and Opera

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The flute is one of the oldest instruments in human history and has been found in cultures around the world. The earliest flutes date from 30,000 to 40,000 years ago,...

Guide to Cinematic Terms

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Whether watching a movie at the cinema or at home, it's easy to get caught up in a story and not consider all of the work that happens behind the...

Kids Guide to Making Movies

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Lights! Camera! Action! Seeing a movie used to mean going to the theater, buying a ticket for a seat, and watching a movie on a huge screen. Making movies used...

Harmonica in Theater and Music

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Diatonic and Chromatic Harmonicas The two main types of harmonicas are the diatonic harmonica and the chromatic harmonica. The diatonic harmonica is used most often in the country, folk, blues,...

5 Grizzly Pet Attacks on Furniture

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It will come as no surprise to many pet owners that your furry friends can indeed be rather destructive at times. Although they are cute and cuddly, many animals also...
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Shakespeare and His Influence on Theater

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William Shakespeare, "the Bard of Avon," was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. He wrote nearly 40 known plays, covering comedies,...

History of the Media in the United States

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We hear the term media used quite a bit in referring to reporting of events to the public. We may have heard the term, but what is it, and where...
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Top 10 Movie Serial Killers Body Count

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There is no middle with horror movies - you either like them or despise them. Well, we are fans! Especially when we watch them in our home theater, late at...
woodworking and furniture


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Woodworking is the art of working with wood to create something, such as furniture. Projects can be as simple as a small box or as complex and ornate as a...

Remastered Classics: Our Best Picks For Classic Movie Night In HD

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There is no denying that High Definition breathes new life into some of the greatest movies of all time. Thanks to all our advances in technology, remastered editions of classic...

Overview of the History of Theater

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One of the most popular forms of entertainment for people is a visit to the theater. For centuries people have enjoyed drama, comedy, music, and other forms of entertainment. In...

Using Color Theory to Enhance Your Room

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Colors are all around us, from food and clothes to nature and even the paint color of your bedroom. Picking the right colors is important when you're trying to make...
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Don’t Ruin Your Movie Nights – Home Theater Safety

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When planning a home theater most homeowners tend to overlook the most important aspect or concern, safety. They are often more concerned about which home theater system is the best...