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How Does Salsa Cruise Cast a Spell on the Salsa Professional?

If you are one of the salsa enthusiasts planning to go on a salsa cruise, you are sure to find the mix of salsa and vacation a great combination that revives your spirits. The salsa cruise also produces a magical spell on the enthusiast, which works to the advantage of the enthusiast. The various fe

How to Watch American Videos in Canada

All DVDs have an imprinted region on the disc. When playing the DVD, you must have a DVD player that matches the region (or is region free). If you don't, you are unable to watch the movie. Thankfully, both the United States and Canada use region 1 (the only two countries that do so), allowing you t

It's Not the Hula Lessons Only That Makes a Great Dancer

People think that the more Hula lessons you take, the greater a Hula dancer you will become. It may be part of the equation, but not the only factor. The main factor to becoming a great Hula dancer will shock you.

The Entrance

An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction.

How to Improve Your Singing Abilities

Almost everyone loves to sing, but if you are serious about taking it up as a professional career, you will have to improve your vocals in order to find success in the path you have chosen. Some people opt for vocal lessons to improve their sound quality and range just because they would like to sin

How to Perform Mentalism

This is a common question that is often asked by a beginner magician. Learning card tricks is one thing, staging an act in front of an audience is another feat of its own. For those of you who are seeking for information, you will find some useful tips here.

Oysters Bring Together the East and the West

The Living Arts Institute (LAI) and the World Oysters Society (WOS) have a mutual interest in this remarkable crustacean, the oyster. LAI's new initiative Will Oysters Save the World has as its central feature an original play called Cirque de Sea - an aqua-cultural fusion of science and the ar

Why Listen to Old Time Radio?

With all of the hundreds of cable TV channels, why would anyone bother listening to old time radio these days? I would, for one. And believe it or not, there are thousands of people who listen to old time radio (OTR) shows every day.

5 Reasons Why Spider Man Tickets Are Hot

Spider Man tickets are currently the hottest tickets in town. These are tickets for the new Spider Man Broadway musical with music from the legendary, Bono and The Edge. And here are a few reasons why the rush is frantic and crazy just to get hold of a couple of tickets.

Guitar Instructional DVD

Learning to play the guitar can be a fun and exciting experience. One way of learning which is growing in popularity is the use of a guitar instructional DVD. These DVDs provide many benefits. Additionally, there are many options to choose from, allowing you to tailor the lessons to your specific ne

How to Rate Broadway Plays

Broadway: the very name conjures an image of glitz, glamor, talent and showmanship. Broadway plays include everything from Shakespearean drama to blockbuster musicals. The theater is distinct from other forms of art in that its production involves numerous elements that contribute to the whole. All

Become an Actor - 4 Ways to Get You Started

So you want to become an actor? Here are 4 ways to get you started. Audition, audition, audition and audition. Really, you just need to jump into the game. And the only way to do that is by attending auditions for acting. That really is the name of the game. Audition, audition, audition and audition

Learn Street Magic From David Blaine

Using the technique by mastering mentalism, David Blaine has shown levitation on TV. He had combined the use of master mentalism, skill and illusion to good effect while performing the act.

Magic In A Card Trick - What Is It About Card Magic?

Card Magic is believed to have originated in the 18th century courtesy of an Italian magician named Giovanni Giuseppe Pinetti. Owing to his charismatic personality, he was the first entertainer who was allowed to display his card magic tricks in a theatre much to the delight of the audience. The imp

Spider-Man Video Screen Shot 10

A brilliant new promo video from the creators of Spider-man, Turn off the Dark showcases snippets of the production in progress, from costume sketches and sets, to the show's much-talked-about flying stunts, to glimpses of the show's principals and dancers singing, leaping, and embracing.

Basics in Auditioning for Theatre

Unlike other actors, performance actors are required to perform before live crowds. This means there is no room for error hoping that the act would be edited like in movies.

Basics of Human Arm Puppet Manipulation

Human arm puppets can be effective when done properly, but take some extra work since there are two people involved that have to work together. This article looks at some basic tips and helps on how to put them on, how to use them, and what not to do when working one.