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Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... Significant works,"91 an "affirmation of the American traditions of democracy and social justice." 92 The New Masses called the ballet a "testimony to the greatest of American traditions-democracy,"93 and in Dance Magazine, Gervaise Butler characterized the dance as a "kind ofjoyceian manifesta• tion...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... the post• war years, some seemed specifically and exclusively tied to working with the traditions of Jewish life and within a folk genre, while others trans- Dance and Politics 163 formed such events into narratives to be explored within the wider mod...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... a smattering of bohemian tradition; her father was in public relations, her mother once had danced. Educated at the Walden School in Manhattan, a private institution that was a hotbed Workers Dancing 43 of radical ideas, and later in Chapel Hill...
Published: 02 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012559-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1255-9
...[ 2nd set ] Sentient Flesh Dancing Juba and the Buzzard Lope Play As if in direct rebuttal to Lewis s finding greater plea sure in consuming Negro flesh than dancing, the slaves contested the actualization of that structure of plea sure in the very dances, or frolics, as they were called, en...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... enemy in Zimbabwe’s minister of information, Jonathan Moyo. 14 / Dancing with Devils Gift ed musician, your songs of liberation and emancipation helped bring freedom to the people of Zimbabwe. . . . Known as the “Lion of Zimbabwe,” you have been the...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... blurred distinctions between revolutionary and "bourgeois" dance in interesting ways. In music and in theater, classical and traditional methods of training and composition were labeled "bourgeois" by the leftist press. In dance, paradoxically, it was the struggling new experiments of people like...
Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... groups, the evening to professional groups. Evening program: Dance Unit Strange American Funeral. New Dance Group Ah, Peace. Ruth Allerhand Strike. Helen Tamiris Escape, Flight, Individual and the Mass. Charles Weidman Tradition. June 16, 1935...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... mid-1990s through the early millennium, and the local history of access to health care, provide a context within which ngoma’s competitive camaraderie and danced poetics offer forms of expression that are palpable but inexplicit. Analyzing moments of breakdown and recovery in performance, and of...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
...2 COLOMBIA'S Billa OF ftIE MILLIONS, '123-'133 Edwin Kemmerer's first South American mission ushered in Colombia's "dance of the millions" in 1923, after that country contracted his team to synchronize and capitalize on its growing dependence on the United States. He was invited...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... KwaZulu-Natal Keates Drift 6 / / / INTRODUCTION fessional group led by Siyazi Zulu that draws its membership from three community teams. Their tradition of song and dance goes back to the six- teenth century. When the warriors returned home victorious from war, they would be greeted by the War Lord...
Published: 06 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005674-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0567-4
... differentiation. In this print, a group of men dance toward a group of women, with a fash ion able Gentile woman watching. All the dancers have their arms out, palms down, in the traditional manner; the women appear to be stepping backward while the men step forward (though in real ity, the dancers would be...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012344-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1234-4
...chaPTer fIve Talking Traditions: Orality, Ecol ogy, and Spirituality in Mangaia s Textual Culture MIchael P. J. reIlly The IslanD of MangaIa lies at the southern edge of tropical eastern Ocea- nia, in a sea of islands once crisscrossed by voyagers on double- hulled ships. The ancestors who founded...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009009-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0900-9
..., Texas. The staging and repurposing of Black popu lar dance informs much of the backbone of con temporary Black concert dance today, with the work of Camille A. Brown, Rennie Harris, Ronald K. Brown, and others as testimony. Similarly, familiar movement traditions that are today celebrated as theatrical...
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009009-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0900-9
...CH.12 BLACK CULTURE WITHOUT BLACK PEOPLE / HIP-HOP DANCE BEYOND APPROPRIATION DISCOURSE Imani Kai Johnson Cultural appropriation is currently a prominent topic of dis- cussion, and at any given moment there are readily available examples of it in mainstream pop culture. From such infamous examples...
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012719-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1271-9
... Music That Will Give People Hope : Centering Dance Music with Patricia Nicholson Music is invisible to the naked eye. If you want to look at music, go find a beautiful lake with wonderful trees that is placed against a lovely blue sky. That is the closest thing to music that we can see. William...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012344-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1234-4
... ténô by Poomä and Näpwé and are frequently reprised orally and adapted at pilou (traditional dance ceremonies) throughout the Paicî region: 560. â wë co Wâii nä ètö Wâii alone is invulnerable 561. jè a- pwëti tägo mäga he has chewed the bitter herb 562. â doro upwârâ ibu and the leaf of the stinging...
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... folk dance or American country dance (contra- or square-dancing others came through folk song, Conundrum of the Middle-Class Worker 127 which also tends to be an international tradition. The international core pro- vides an especially good point of entry into left-liberal political culture, for outside...
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By Ellen Graff
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... Blbl",ra.II, Aaron, Daniel. Writers on the Left. New York: Avon Books, 1961. Ackerman, Mildred. 'Jewish Dance Festival." Dance Observer, January 1948. "A Letter to Blanche Evan: From the Workers Dance League." New Theatre, June 1934· Allerhand, Ruth. "The Lay Dance." New Theatre...