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African Expressive Cultures, Abidjan USA: Music, Dance, and Mobility in the Lives of Four Ivorian Immigrants
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written by Daniel Reed, 1963-, in African Expressive Cultures (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), 352 page(s)
Daniel B. Reed integrates individual stories with the study of performance to understand the forces of diaspora and mobility in the lives of musicians, dancers, and mask performers originally from Côte d'Ivoire who now live in the United States. Through the lives of four Ivorian performers, Reed finds that dance...
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written by Daniel Reed, 1963-, in African Expressive Cultures (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), 352 page(s)
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Les Almees, danseuses orientales
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directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; produced by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-, Canal+ and Balcon Productions (Privately Published, 1989), 26 mins
Curvaceous and all dressed in lamé the oriental dancers - the Almées - always animate marriages and circumcisions. They are inspired by the stars of the oriental dance of the 40's and 50's: Samia Gamal, Tahia Carioca, Naïma Akef, etc ... Popular dancers come from all over Egypt and dream in secret to one day be...
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directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; produced by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-, Canal+ and Balcon Productions (Privately Published, 1989), 26 mins
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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i
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directed by Evann Siebens, fl. 2001; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003, in American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i (United States: Lehua Films, 2003), 55 mins
For Hawaiians, the hula is not just a dance, but a way of life. Yet while most Americans know only the stereotypes of 'grass skirt girls' from old Hollywood movies and tourist kitsch, the revival of the ancient art of hula tells of the rich history and spirituality of Hawai'i. American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'...
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directed by Evann Siebens, fl. 2001; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003, in American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i (United States: Lehua Films, 2003), 55 mins
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THE DANCE DIVINE
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written by Eleanor Flaig, 1902-1954; in The American Dancer, Vol. 5, no. 1, September, 1931, The American Dancer, Vol. 5, no. 1, September, 1931 (Los Angeles, CA: American Dancer Publishing Company, 1931, originally published 1931), 14-15
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written by Eleanor Flaig, 1902-1954; in The American Dancer, Vol. 5, no. 1, September, 1931, The American Dancer, Vol. 5, no. 1, September, 1931 (Los Angeles, CA: American Dancer Publishing Company, 1931, originally published 1931), 14-15
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ABOUT JAPANESE DANCING
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written by Harriet Huntington, 1910-2002; in The American Dancer, Vol. 5, no. 7, March, 1932, The American Dancer, Vol. 5, no. 7, March, 1932 (Los Angeles, CA: American Dancer Publishing Company, 1932, originally published 1932), 12-13
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written by Harriet Huntington, 1910-2002; in The American Dancer, Vol. 5, no. 7, March, 1932, The American Dancer, Vol. 5, no. 7, March, 1932 (Los Angeles, CA: American Dancer Publishing Company, 1932, originally published 1932), 12-13
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Art of Spain, Episode 1, The Moorish South
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
We know that Italy and Northern Europe are renowned for their art, but what about Spain? In this absorbing and original series, Spanish art gains centre stage as art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon goes on the road to reveal the fabulous art treasures of the country. Travelling from the south to the north he explore...
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
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2: Going to a Go-Go
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written by Kip Lornell and Charles C. Stephenson, Jr.; in The Beat: Go-Go Music from Washington, D.C. (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), 63-90
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written by Kip Lornell and Charles C. Stephenson, Jr.; in The Beat: Go-Go Music from Washington, D.C. (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), 63-90
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Afro-Christian Music and Religion
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written by Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014; in Blues People: The Negro Experience in White America and the Music that Developed from It. (New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1963), 44-61
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written by Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014; in Blues People: The Negro Experience in White America and the Music that Developed from It. (New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1963), 44-61
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The Dance
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written by Julio Finn; in The Bluesman: The Musical Heritage of Black Men and Women in the Americas (London, England: Quartet Books Ltd., 1986), 102-111
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written by Julio Finn; in The Bluesman: The Musical Heritage of Black Men and Women in the Americas (London, England: Quartet Books Ltd., 1986), 102-111
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The Bora of the Pascoe River: Cape York Peninsula, Northeast Australia
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produced by Wolfgang Laade, 1925-2013 (Folkways Records, 1975), 51 mins
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