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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... and watched on, impressed, as the venue gathered momentum during the summer. Bambaataa and his co-DJs cultivated a distinctive sound that wasn’t tied to genre. Ruza Blue Afrika Bambaataa Negril the Roxy Bronx Brooklyn ...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... women.” The chapter provides an analysis of the role of geopolitics in the evolution of women’s rights. The voices/perspectives from the former second world were at a disadvantage just as there was global momentum against “violence against women.” While violence against women is a global problem, how...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The convergence of punk and dance gathered momentum during 1981 when local New York bands Liquid Liquid and ESG released their debuts on 99 Records. During a prolific year, ZE Records came out with releases by Cristina, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Gichy Dan, Material, and the Waitresses...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... party at the venue. They showed up again the following Saturday to see if Garage resident Larry Levan could match Scott. Brody consolidated the momentum by booking live acts to perform on Saturdays. Just when disco was supposed to have died, the Garage along with the Loft reached a peak. The Loft...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... momentum when Irene Cara and Giorgio Moroder’s “Flashdance” came out in April. A go-to remixer who could infuse twelve-inch releases with a dance personality while leaving the seven-inch and album versions free to circulate in a nonremixed state, Jellybean Benitez became the most influential intermediary...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... backgrounds, a performative classroom that looks into the play within certain paradigms of Hindu ethics and religious philosophy. Within such a restless aesthetic, a kind of revenge of the aesthetic, Beckett’s Endgame builds a disquiet that beckons transcultural momentum and movement, provocatively...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-119
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In the 1990s, property values in the eastern lowlands, especially Santa Cruz, began to climb as the agribusiness model gained momentum. International demand for soybeans and foreign investment drove the market. The capital entering the country came especially from Brazil and secondarily...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... “violence against women.” The chapter provides an analysis of the role of geopolitics in the evolution of women’s rights. The voices/perspectives from the former second world were at a disadvantage just as there was global momentum against “violence against women.” While violence against women is a global...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... members then attacked and killed Acuña in retribution. After Tomás Katari’s death, leadership passed to his brothers Dámaso and Nicolás, and the movement grew increasingly radical before losing momentum in March 1781. The following passage comes from the unpublished play “The Sandals of Time,” written...
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... cultures and linguistic backgrounds, a performative classroom that looks into the play within certain paradigms of Hindu ethics and religious philosophy. Within such a restless aesthetic, a kind of revenge of the aesthetic, Beckett’s Endgame builds a disquiet that beckons transcultural momentum...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... artists, and breakers until the fire department closed the venue due to overcrowding. The party host took her party to Danceteria before deciding to relaunch at the Roxy roller rink. Bambaataa and others followed her and watched on, impressed, as the venue gathered momentum during the summer. Bambaataa...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... party at the venue. They showed up again the following Saturday to see if Garage resident Larry Levan could match Scott. Brody consolidated the momentum by booking live acts to perform on Saturdays. Just when disco was supposed to have died, the Garage along with the Loft reached a peak. The Loft...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...&B The convergence of punk and dance gathered momentum during 1981 when local New York bands Liquid Liquid and ESG released their debuts on 99 Records. During a prolific year, ZE Records came out with releases by Cristina, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Gichy Dan, Material, and the Waitresses...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... in pop music and paved the way for the music majors to reenter the field of dance. The turnaround announced itself in March when David Bowie released Let’s Dance , an album coproduced by Chic’s Nile Rodgers, and gained momentum when Irene Cara and Giorgio Moroder’s “Flashdance” came out in April. A go...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to climb as the agribusiness model gained momentum. International demand for soybeans and foreign investment drove the market. The capital entering the country came especially from Brazil and secondarily Argentina, while colonies of Mennonite settlers also became significant domestic soybean producers...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... brothers Dámaso and Nicolás, and the movement grew increasingly radical before losing momentum in March 1781. The following passage comes from the unpublished play “The Sandals of Time,” written by César Brie and first performed by his theater company, Teatro de los Andes, in 1995. In the play, the Indian...