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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 72.
Published: 01 November 1996
... a BILLY STRAYHORN of what the Duke needed (one story the illusion that Citizen Kane was a mild rivalry toward his father's DAVID HAJDN has Ellington summoning Strayhorn...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Peter Erickson This article traces the poetic and artistic evocations of Billie Holiday’s performance of “Strange Fruit” through cross-media strands linking Michael S. Harper, Rita Dove, and Glenn Ligon. Taken together, the work of these three black artists forms a network of memorials that act...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., the Americans triumph in large part is because of the black models that sashayed the runway, moving like dancers with the instincts of soldiers. That combination mesmerized and blew away the French. Those models included Pat Cleveland, Bethann Hardisan, Billie Blair, Alva Chin, Charlene Dash, Norman Jean Darden...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 68–73.
Published: 01 May 2007
... course. between la recherche et Ie constat," insistin g In man y ways, Le Franc is about mu sic-music that for him, the filmmaker doit aller beau • as subject as well as narrative and analytic device. coup plus loin que le constat," and that it is an Dedicated to Billy Congorna, Roberto Fonseca...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 106–115.
Published: 01 May 2022
... to the Poet Léon Gontran Damas. In 1976, he began work on a public sculpture titled Homage to Billie Holiday and the Young Ones of Soweto, which he completed in 1977 and installed at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. This earlier Homage was informed by Edwards s recent travels to West Africa...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... blamed Grade, and arranged before him are fifteen vintage on the black soldiers of the Third Battalion, Twenty- radios that emit a sound track of Billie Holiday fourth Infantry, stationed outside Houston to guard singing “I Cover the Waterfront.” A soulful song...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 130–137.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., to be someone recording this movement? Were you aware, were you—Bobby Sengstacke, Fundy [Billy] Abernathy, Roy Lewis—consciously attempting to create this photo-­documentary...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2012
... a social mission that they were following through with after the march? CJM: Billy Strayhorn. EA: No. By the time I was a member, that [the march] had EA: Billy Strayhorn. And I met Billy Strayhorn through happened maybe the year before, so I don’t think so. We Bearden, so I...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 88–89.
Published: 01 November 2001
... but a former painter and a staff pho• magnetic Billie Holiday at tographer at The Miami Herald. Carnegie Hall. The "Country" sec...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 110–114.
Published: 01 May 2007
... that has shared experience that crosses social, economic, given a bizarre twist to the forbidden fruit story and racial lines through television, radio, movies, and linked it to "Strange Fruit," the famed Billie magazines, and video. Blacks and whites have Holiday song about lynching. Alice...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 42–47.
Published: 01 November 2010
... became intrigued a scaffold, flanked by musicians and framed by foli- by dung as a substance; within his work, its very age. It evokes the song “Strange Fruit,” famously hard presence is also the mark of an absence. sung by Billie Holiday, with its references to black As if tired...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... organized, as part of (See my essay “The Revolutionary Theater (1) HARYOU ACT, the nation’s first antipoverty pro- We wanted Black Art that was identifiably Afro-­ gram, a summer arts program called Operation American. As Black as Bessie Smith or Billie Holi- Boot Strap (under the overall direction...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 16–29.
Published: 01 May 2009
... it. A Xena the Warrior I worked. At the time he was as surprised that I Princess action figure is pinned to the wall next to knew something about his work as I was that he taped-up black and white images of Miles Davis, invited me out to visit him in Connecticut. In our Billie...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 144–150.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Newsreel, and Independent Television Service. (2002). Strange Fruit. San Francisco, Calif.: California Newsreel. This documentary takes a historical look into the antilynching song "Strange Fruit," first made famous by Billie Holiday. Abel Meeropol's (he used the pseudonym Lewis...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 136–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Dowoti Désir Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 Moments for Billie, 1965. Courtesy the artist. 136* Nka Journal of Contemporary...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and entitled it, ironically, Homage to New York. His was a hybrid between installation and performance that reversed the creative work- ing process in that the work dissolved with fire and smoke. The event was recorded on film and also survived in Billy Klüver s description of it.42 A pi- ano, played...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
...-   do sue do sue do sue do sue do do do do ter that Abernathy sends to Baraka as they struggle   masters sue due do due sue we we we weeeeeeeeeee to expedite Bobbs-­Merrill’s publication of In Our bang! bang! bang! Love (Billy Abernathy) Fundi Terribleness. Abernathy met Baraka when he and May...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 80–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Dungamanzi/Stirring Waters. offers curators few of the opportunities afforded Curated by Nessa Leibhammer, Natalie Knight, by the south-side entrance—admittedly facing and Billy Makhubele, Dungamanzi/Stirring Waters onto the railway line—to produce big or small...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- To appreciate the presence of death in the mid- 1980s mances. They join the harrowing late photographs images, one begins with the insistence on fashion of Billie Holiday, the skeleton and the gardenia, as in the earlier shots. Miles wants his stu on dis- moments of the necessary portraiture of evening...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
...- served as an interpreter between the two cultures, scale (twenty-four-by-twenty-inch) Polaroid prints an important role that sadly did not ensure a explores the expressive culture of famous perform- secure or prosperous life for her, as she died des- ers such as Josephine Baker and Billie Holiday...