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Title
African dance is alive and well in America
Names
Davis, Chuck, 1937- (Choreographer)
Uhuru Dancers (Dancer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972-01-17
Table of Contents
I am Africa (woman's solo) - Women's initiation dance. - Samba (Brazilian) - The ghetto. Choreography by the Uhuru Dancers. Music: Donnie Hathaway.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6399
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-79 (former)
Topics
Samba (Dance)
Dance, Black -- United States
Dance -- Africa
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Notes
Creation/production credits: Telecast on January 17, 1972 by WNYC-TV, Channel 31, New York, on the series, University Broadcast Lab. Produced by the New York University School of the Arts. Producer: Electa Brown.
Creation/production credits: Choreography for first three works: Chuck Davis. Poem by Amad Shakur, read by Chuck Davis. Narrator: Gene Whittington. Danced by the Uhuru Dancers: Carol Awolowo, Sandy Burton, Lydia Evans, Shirley Fogg, and Monifa Olajorin.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
An observation on the roots and derivation of African dance. Traces the development of black dance in the New World from its African origins to the 20th century dances of Rio de Janeiro and New York's Harlem.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867030810-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162953
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 96988bc0-7dbf-0134-e2e5-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1972: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "African dance is alive and well in America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b8a5880-ef9b-0133-286e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "African dance is alive and well in America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b8a5880-ef9b-0133-286e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). African dance is alive and well in America Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b8a5880-ef9b-0133-286e-60f81dd2b63c

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African dance is alive and well in America