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Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
Published: 29 January 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8318-5
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... Beginning in the mid-1970s the Arkestra and UGMAA finally achieved institutional stability and a concomitant expansion of its programs. This came at a time when it was most needed in the community, as government support for the arts and social services dwindled and many centers were closing...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... Evolving through their everyday practice as community artists, they offered neither treatises nor manifestoes, but the straightforward example of lives animated by this purpose, leaving their imprint on the myriad individuals and community they embraced. The Arkestra and UGMAA demonstrated...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... This oral history concludes at the turn of the century, but the movement continues to this day. It has not been without difficulties and challenges, but has also experienced a great deal of energy, new faces and voices, continued community support, and the reaffirmation of the Arkestra/UGMAA...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... and broaching plans for a more dynamic community presence in the 1990s, it was catalytic. As the arts movement emerged in Leimert Park, Horace and his UGMAA artists, once again, were in the middle of it, asserting the importance of community and its griots. 1992 Uprising Leimert Park arts renaissance...