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Event: at the Joyce, Nov. 8, 2000
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cunningham, Merce (Interviewee)
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)
DeMarinis, Paul (Composer)
Vaughan, David, 1924- (Interviewee)
Carlson, Trevor (Interviewer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2000-11-08
Table of Contents
Performance (93 min.) -- Pause (5 min.) -- Interview with Merce Cunningham and David Vaughan [excerpt] (7 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1846
Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Filmed in wide shot.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York City, on Nov. 8, 2000.
Content: This Event includes material from Locale, Changing steps, Installations, Un jour ou deux, Jacks, Winterbranch, 10's with shoes, Rondo. An excerpt from an on-stage interview conducted by Trevor Carlson with Merce Cunningham appears at the end of the disc. Vaughan and Cunningham discuss the origin of the company's Events and various Events staged in the past as well as the material and costumes for the present Event.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (110 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
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.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16345963
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a31ccee0-352b-0131-60e3-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2000.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2022.

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

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