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Event: at the Joyce, Nov. 11, 2000, matinee
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Chen, Ashley (Dancer)
Cunningham, Paige (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Kirschner, Mandy (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S. (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid (Composer)
Cintro, Sandra, 1968- (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company ()

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2000-11-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1849
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1367 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Filmed in wide shot.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York City, at a matinee on Nov. 11, 2000.
Biographical/historical: Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (126 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
This Event includes material from Scenario, Walkaround time, Trails, Changing steps, Points in space, Winterbranch, Change of address, Pictures. Merce Cunningham introduces the Event, which is staged as a demonstration rehearsal. This is followed by post-performance footage of production crew on stage and musicians (off-stage) rehearsing.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16413424
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0d2b5a10-e866-0131-6247-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2000.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2000). Event Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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