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Dunham, Katherine

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Most widely held works by Katherine Dunham
Island possessed by Katherine Dunham( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Katherine Dunham began her love affair with Haiti during her first visit in 1936 as a graduate researcher in dance and anthropology. Island Possessed reconnects her with this love, bringing to life personal sketches of political figures, market women, peasants, children, even gods. Dunham tells how the island came to be possessed by the demons of voodoo and other cults imported from various parts of Africa, as well as by the deep class divisions and the political hatred still very much in evidence today."--Back cover
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
Kaiso! : writings by and about Katherine Dunham by Katherine Dunham( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaiso, a term of praise that is the calypso equivalent of bravo, is a fitting title for this definitive and celebratory collection of writings by and about Katherine Dunham, the legendary African American dancer, choreographer, anthropologist, and social activist. Originally produced in the 1970s, this is a newly revised and much expanded edition that includes recent scholarly articles, Dunham's essays on dance and anthropology, press reviews, interviews, and chapters from Dunham's unpublished volume of memoirs, Minefields. With nearly a hundred selections by dozens of authors, Kaiso provides invaluable insight into the life and work of this pioneering anthropologist and performer and is certain to become an essential resource for scholars and general readers interested in social anthropology, dance history, African American studies, or Katherine Dunham herself. -- Publishers description
Dances of Haiti by Katherine Dunham( Book )

16 editions published between 1947 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing in the light by Madison Davis Lacy( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing in the Light presents six historic works by African American choreographers, filmed by the American Dance Festival to preserve and celebrate the black tradition in modern dance. Created from 1938 to 1959, when viewed together in chronological order these works dramatically illustrate the important role black choreographers have played in the development of American modern dance. Host Taye Diggs introduces each dance, and gives précis biographies of the creative men and women who conceived them and brought them to the public
Katherine Dunham's Journey to Accompong by Katherine Dunham( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kasamance : a fantasy by Katherine Dunham( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sworn to the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film-portrait of the Afro-Cuban master drummer, Francisco Aguabella. Born in Cuba, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1957 where he made outstanding contributions to Latin popular music while maintaining his roots in traditional Afro-Cuban religious drumming. Film explores Aguabella's role both as a sacred drummer and a figure of historical influence in Latin Jazz, Pop and Fusion. Included are many interviews with musicians who have worked with him and have been influence by his music
Katherine Dunham( Visual )

6 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This news segment, The MacNeil Lehrer report produced by PBS is about Katherine Dunham and her work in East St. Louis, Illinois
Free to dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of African American dance; emphasizes the role that African-American choreographers and dancers have played in the development of modern dance as an American form of art. Featuring the African American Dance Ensemble and other Black dance groups
An evening with Katherine Dunham( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[D]ocuments a dialogue with legendary dancer Katherine Dunham at age 95. Beginning with a tribute to Dunham's career, the program contains rare footage of Dunham drumming with percussionists and a discussion of her views on rhythmic motion, Haitian dance, and love"--Insight Media website
The best of Abbott and Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who done it?: Slapstick comedy thriller in which two radio writers become involved in a real murder while they are recording a whodunit play
Dance Black America( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a four-day festival of dancers and dance companies held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The festival presented a variety of black dance companies and celebrated the evolution of black dance
90° degrees of shade : hot jump-up island sounds from the Caribbean : mambo, calypso, goombay, mento, merengue, cult, and compas music( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HistoryMakers video oral history with Katherine Dunham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham was born on June 22, 1909, in Chicago, Illinois. Her father was African American, while Dunham's mother was French-Canadian. Dunham became interested in dance at an early age but she did not seriously pursue a dance career until she was a student at the University of Chicago. Dunham began to study the African roots of dance and, in 1935, traveled to the Caribbean for field research. She returned to the United States in 1936, informed by new methods of movement and expression that she incorporated into techniques that transformed the world of dance. In 1940, she formed the Katherine Dunham Dance Company. Called the “Matriarch of Black Dance,” her groundbreaking repertoire combined innovative interpretations of Caribbean dances, traditional ballet, African rituals and African American rhythms to create the Dunham Technique. Katherine Dunham passed away on May 21, 2006 at age 96
Les danses d'Haïti by Katherine Dunham( Book )

4 editions published in 1950 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shango( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed for PBS' Great Performances at a three-day festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) celebrating black dance. Narrated by Geoffrey Holder, Dance Black America brings to the screen the best of black dance through the years, both concert dance by leading black choreographers, and the street and social dance that trace their roots to Africa
Kaiso! : Katherine Dunham, an anthology of writings( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touch of innocence by Katherine Dunham( Book )

9 editions published between 1920 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drum rhythms of Cuba, Haiti, Brazil( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Kaiso! : writings by and about Katherine Dunham
Alternative Names
Catharina Dunham

Dunham, Catherine.

Dunham, Catherine 1909-2006

Dunham, Katherine Mary

Dunham, Mary Katherine.

Dunham, Mary Katherine 1909-2006

Dunn, Katherie 1909-2006

Dunn, Kaye

Dunn, Kaye 1909-2006

Dunn, Kaye ca. 1910-2006

Katherine Dunham Amerikaans acteur

Katherine Dunham Amerikaans actrice

Katherine Dunham ballerina, coreografa e antropologa statunitense

Katherine Dunham danseuse, chorégraphe et anthropologue, créatrice du Ballet nègre en 1931

Katherine Dunham US-amerikanische Tänzerin, Choreographin, Anthropologin und Bürgerrechtsaktivistin

Pratt, John T. Mrs

Pratt, John T. Mrs 1909-2006

Pratt, Mary Katherine Dunham

Pratt, Mary Katherine Dunham 1909-2006

Данэм, Кэтрин

קת'רין דנהאם

קת'רין דנהאם שחקנית אמריקאית

كاثرين دنهام

کاترین دانهام

கேத்தரின் டான்ஹாம்

キャサリン・ダンハム

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