Food for thought: a benefit for neighborhood food distribution programs

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Food for thought: a benefit for neighborhood food distribution programs
Additional title: Mothers of Israel (Choreographic work : Oved)
Additional title: Re-Membering (Choreographic work : Alenikoff)
Additional title: Secret of the missing contact (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Body (in)print (Choreographic work : Jowitt)
Additional title: Half past kissing time (Choreographic work : Tarnay)
Cohen, Zeevaeva (Dancer)
Alenikoff, Frances (Choreographer)
Cunningham, James (Author)
Jowitt, Deborah (Choreographer)
Tarnay, Linda (Choreographer)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Choreographer)
Thompson, Walter (Composer)
Fritz, David (Curator)
Valle, Leonel (Lighting designer)
Oved, Margalit (Composer)
Ellmann, Barbara (Director)
Barrier, Andrea (Costume designer)
Smitheimer, Eileen (Production personnel)
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)
Moore, Jack (Costume designer)
Allison, Elizabeth (Costume designer)
Tsug, Eva (Costume designer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Alenikoff, Frances (Composer)
Alenikoff, Frances (Dancer)
Alenikoff, Frances (Author)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Dancer)
Oved, Margalit (Author)

Danspace Project Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996-02-04
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Sarah (an excerpt from Mothers of Israel) (ca. 11 min.) / choreography, Margalit Oved ; music and text, Margalit Oved, based on traditional Arabic song, and a biblical text ; performed by Ze'eva Cohen. |||| Re-Membering (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, text, songs and performance, Frances Alenikoff. |||| The secret of the missing contact (For Raymond Dooley) (ca. 9 min.) / choreography, text and performance, James Cunningham ; direction, Barbara Ellmann ; costume, Andrea Barrier ; sound design, Eileen Smitheimer. |||| Reel 2. Body (in)print (ca. 12 min.) / choreography and performance, Deborah Jowitt. Recording erroneously dated February 3 on frame. |||| Half past kissing time (A dance for Jack) (ca. 7 min.) / choreography and performance, Linda Tarnay ; music, Giacomo Puccini ; costume, Jack Moore (kimono), Elizabeth Allison (jumpsuit). |||| Middlepass #1: Root (work-in-progress) (ca. 8 min.) / choreography, Gus Solomons jr. ; original score, Walter Thompson ; costume concept, Eva Tsug ; performed by Gus Solomons jr. (dancer) and Walter Thompson (saxophonist).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7716
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5634 (former)
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.)
Benefit performances
Food for Thought (Benefit)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: presented by Danspace Project ; executive director, Laurie Uprichard ; curated by David Fritz.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Creation/production credits: Lighting, Leonel Valle.
Performers: Introduction by David Fritz.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, on February 4, 1996, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Date: Copyright 1996.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (69 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13800994
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c5f035e0-8047-0135-51d9-067d09c97be8
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.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Food for thought" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996.

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