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By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Grace Chang was one of the biggest stars of postwar Hong Kong film and popular music, most remembered for her debut role in Mambo Girl, which introduced to Chinese cinema the figure of the singing and dancing teenager. Her performances introduced new, foreign musical styles—such as American rock...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389385-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8938-5
Published: 02 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372332-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7233-2
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004554-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0455-4
...chapter 3 Cut It Out Impropriety at the MAMBO On May 30, 1967, Beatriz González opened her second solo exhibition at the Bo- gotá Museum of Modern Art (mambo). She chose to exhibit fourteen paintings based on reproductions of commercial devotional, allegorical, and commonplace media pictures she...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012344-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1234-4
... a case study of two Tanganyikan newspa- pers from the interwar period, the Protestant missionary periodical Ufalme wa Mungu, with which I started, and the government periodical Mambo Leo (Current affairs). While neither might fit conventional definitions of a news- paper, both were referred...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
.... Anderson, Ian. “Zimbabwe Gold: Ian Anderson on the Folk Roots of Th omas Map- fumo.” Folk Roots, no. 28 (October 1985): 28– 31. Beach, D. N. A Zimbabwean Past: Shona Dynastic Histories and Oral Tradition. Gweru, Zimbabwe: Mambo Press, 1994. Beach, David. Th e Shona and eir Th Neighbors. Oxford...
Published: 11 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1234-4
... a case study of two Tanganyikan newspa- pers from the interwar period, the Protestant missionary periodical Ufalme wa Mungu, with which I started, and the government periodical Mambo Leo (Current affairs). While neither might fit conventional definitions of a news- paper, both were referred...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... architecture of the cold war? This essay listens closely to the musical cinema of Hong Kong and Taiwan of the 1960s in order to answer these questions. Jones focuses on the Hong Kong diva Grace Chang and her appropriation of Afro-Caribbean genres, such as mambo and calypso, in a series of high-flying...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... and her appropriation of Afro-Caribbean genres, such as mambo and calypso, in a series of high-flying transnationally distributed Mandarin films, such as Air Hostess (1959) and Because of Her (1963). The essay goes on to consider the roughly concurrent arrival of mambo and other pop genres...
Series: The Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012894-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1289-4
... and waved my hands and body in a modified hula, indicating how fast Joe made his getaway. I tugged away from an imaginary policeman showing the extent of restraint imposed on Moe. I spun in place in the small area, kneeled and bowed and swayed and swung, always in rhythm. 36 Mambo in Africa, a song...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004554-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0455-4
... As director of the Bogotá Museum of Modern Art (mambo), Marta Traba inaugu- rated the museum s young artists program with González s first solo show of En- cajeras (Lacemakers), a series of abstract paintings based on Johannes Vermeer s The Lacemaker (c. 1669 1670; figure 1.2).2 The engagement of the series...
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By Ana María Reyes
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004554-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0455-4
... generated in the press give us insight into the social anxieties and political frustrations un- derlying Cold War aesthetic discourses. As a student of Marta Traba at the Uni- versity of Los Andes (Uniandes) and her protégé at the Bogotá Museum of Modern Art (mambo), González s triumphal debut materialized...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-147
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
..., that birthed Latin American magic realism. Kingdom, published without the preface, flopped in its 1950s U.S. transla- tion. Havana casinos, mambos, I Love Lucy, and perhaps Latin jazz made up Cuba in the postwar American imagination, then Castro triumphed in 1959 and even that figment ended too embargoed...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... almost entirely from one of my 1997 interviews with Th omas, but it incorporates elements from Zindi’s 1984 interview: Fred Zindi, Roots Rocking in Zimbabwe (Harare: Mambo Press, 1985), 25. 36. Mapira is the plural of bira. 37. Zindi, Roots Rocking in Zimbabwe, 24. 2. SINGING SHONA 1...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-151
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... music, was The Book of Salsa, by César Miguel Rondón, a Venezuelan radio journalist focused on the best per for mances and not rigid on authenticity. Sociologist and mambo fan Vernon Boggs collected journalism, scholarship, and interviews into the grab bag Salsiology. There, Juan Flores, later to trace...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-057
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... musician, making myself available to whoever called and hired me to play for dances and parties in groups of vary- ing sizes, playing every thing from polkas through mambos, jazz, and imitations of Wayne King. And: I found as many good ideas in fiction, drama, film, and photography as I did in what I...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-058
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... to whoever called and hired me to play for dances and parties in groups of vary- ing sizes, playing every thing from polkas through mambos, jazz, and imitations of Wayne King. And: I found as many good ideas in fiction, drama, film, and photography as I did in what I was supposed to be reading...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-150
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... on authenticity. Sociologist and mambo fan Vernon Boggs collected journalism, scholarship, and interviews into the grab bag Salsiology. There, Juan Flores, later to trace Puerto Rican sound in the book From Bomba to Hip- Hop, contrasted subcultural cocolos (salsa teens) and rockeros. ...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... possessed, the one "mounted" by the divine horseman. Maya Deren herself experienced the state of possession, became a Mambo (or priestess), and certainly stated her opinion of voudoun in the plainest of terms, writing: "I would say that, as a metaphysical and ritu• alistic structure Voudoun...