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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...
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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Doubletime
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directed by Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004; produced by Andrea Meditch, fl. 2005, Alexandra Johnes, fl. 1988 and Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004, Uncle Booster and Cactus Three (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
Jumping rope is one of the most timeless and universal forms of play. It can be found in nearly every era and on every continent. No one knows for sure where it came from - some cite ancient Egypt, other say ancient China. Double Dutch is perhaps the most well-known type. Brought to America by early Dutch settlers...
directed by Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004; produced by Andrea Meditch, fl. 2005, Alexandra Johnes, fl. 1988 and Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004, Uncle Booster and Cactus Three (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
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Economist Video, Misty Copeland: Why Ballet Has So Few Black Dancers
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produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
Misty Copeland made history by becoming the first black female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. She talks to The Economist about the lack of diversity in ballet.
produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
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Steppin'
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directed by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003; produced by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1992), 56 mins
Introduces viewers to the step show, an exciting dance style popular among black fraternities and sororities. In addition to many rousing, crowd-pleasing performances, the program examines the cultural roots of steppin' in African dancing, military marching and hip-hop music, and discusses its contemporary social...
directed by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003; produced by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1992), 56 mins
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