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Poets and dancers

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Title
Poets and dancers
Names
Reed, Ishmael, 1938- (Author)
Blank, Carla (Choreographer)
Cooper, Dennis, 1953- (Author)
Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Dancer)
Elmslie, Kenward (Author)
Grimsted, Almon (Dancer)
Waldman, Ann (Author)
Kraus, Lisa (Dancer)
Tisa, Ken, 1945- (Costume designer)
Dara, Olu (Composer)
Robison, Mark (Videographer)
Mullins, Carol (Lighting designer)
Toussaint, Allen (Composer)
Reed, Ishmael, 1938- (Speaker)
Blank, Carla (Dancer)
Elmslie, Kenward (Composer)
Collection

Danspace Project Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-02-26
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: 1 (44 min.) Skydiving. Text written and read by: Ishmael Reed. Choreographed and performed by: Carla Blank. Music: Allen Toussaint. Sung by: Taj Mahal. - The wardrobe master of paradise. Text written and read by Ishmael Reed. Choreographed and performed by: Carla Blank. Music: Carla Bley. Sung by: Taj Mahal. - Hole: (The spoken word). Poet: Dennis Cooper. Dancer: Ishmael Houston-Jones. - Nobody was there. Text written and read by: Ishmael Reed. Choreographed and performed by Carla Blank. Music: Olu Dara. -- 2: (46 min.) Area J. Words and music by Kenward Elmslie. Dance by: Almon Grimsted. Orchestration: Steven Taylor. Costume design: Ken Tisa. - Mother's curse. Poet: Anne Waldman. Dancer: Lisa Kraus.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8019
Topics
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
spoken word
Notes
Venue: Videotaped at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, Feb. 26, 1989, as part of the Danspace Video Archival Project. Cameraperson: Mark Robison. Presented by the Danspace Project and the Poetry Project.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (90 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916018179-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169941
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 16b5ec50-8bf1-0138-cd0b-0bfdb75269a8
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1989: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Poets and dancers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/809c89d4-c5bc-42bf-b6e9-c8f8bc344602

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Poets and dancers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/809c89d4-c5bc-42bf-b6e9-c8f8bc344602

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). Poets and dancers Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/809c89d4-c5bc-42bf-b6e9-c8f8bc344602

Wikipedia Citation

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Poets and dancers