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Edwards, Amber

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Most widely held works by Amber Edwards
Against the odds : the artists of the Harlem Renaissance( Visual )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary telling of the struggle of Black visual artists in the 1920's and 1930's to show and sell their work. It describes the influence of the Harmon Foundation in creating an artistic home where Black visual artists flourished and developed a wide range of talent. Also included are items in the show which were curated by the Newark Museum to celebrate the work of the Harmon Foundation
The dancing man : Peg Leg Bates( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the life and work of tap dancer Peg Leg Bates, much of it told in his own words. Profusely illustrated with b & w archival footage, including many scenes of Bates dancing at different times of his life onstage, in films, and on television. Bates' performing career is complemented by his work as the owner and operator of a resort in the Catskills, which welcomed blacks in the years before integration. Interviewees Gregory Hines, Ruth Brown, Honi Coles, Buster Brown, Percy Sutton (owner of the Apollo Theater), Lon Chaney, Chuck Green, Van Porter, and Ted Levy offer insights into Bates' dancing, the difficulties faced by black performers during his early career, and the impact of his success as a black performer and resort owner
A place out of time : the Bordentown School( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little-known story of the last all-black, publicly funded, coeducational boarding school north of the Mason-Dixon Line. In a segregated society, the Bordentown School was an educational utopia and cultural oasis for black citizens in the northeast and beyond for more than 70 years. Founded in 1886, and forced to close in 1955 after the Brown volume Board of Education decision, the story of Bordentown is also the story of black education in America across two centuries
Words and music by Jerry Herman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles Jerry Herman's rise from witty off-Broadway revues during the 1950s to his first Broadway triumphs in the 1960s, Milk and Honey, followed by Dolly and Mame through the 1970s, including Dear World, Mack & Mabel to his triumphant smash hit in 1983, La Cage aux Folles
Michael Feinstein's American songbook by Michael Feinstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In addition to the three one-hour PBS episodes, this DVD set includes a Bonus Disk with two hours of additional live Feinstein performances and rare archival footage featuring Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Betty Hutton, Bob Hope, Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Spike Jones, Paul Whiteman, Cab Calloway, Kitty Carlisle, and more"--Container
George Segal : American still life( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This fascinating program weaves together interviews with the artist, scenes of him at work casting a model in his studio, commentary from his friends, family, critics, and historians, and rare archival footage of the Pop Art scene in the 60's"--Back of jacket
Vince Giordano : there's a future in the past( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about musician, scholar, and bandleader Vince Giordano who, with his 11-member band the Nighthawks, has kept alive the popular music of the 1920s and '30s for the past forty years with vintage musical instruments and a collection of more than 60,000 period arrangements. It takes viewers behind the scenes of the recording of HBO's Grammy award-winning Boardwalk Empire soundtrack, and alongside Giordano as he shares his passion for hot jazz with a new generation of music and swing-dance fans
Michael Feinstein's American songbook( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More cultural history, intimate biography, and a front row seat to great live performances!"--Container
Too many cats! by Joy Cowley( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous story about what happens when Grandma & Grandad decide to get a pet
Michael Feinstein's American songbook by Michael Feinstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... explores the classic popular music of the 20th century. Feinstein's expedition takes viewers on stage and backstage, into personal archives, attics, and flea markets, and inside the private world of a gifted and hard-working artist"--Container
Arts for everykid( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the usefulness of teaching dance to all children regardless of the child's ability or economic background
Our big box by Gemma Lovewell( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gemma and her brother are excited to find a huge present for them under the tree on Christmas morning but then they are disappointed when they discover it's just a cardboard box. Soon though, they put their imaginations to work and the box is transformed into a sun shelter, stable, car, and many more things
Greetings from Asbury Park( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the city's unique cultural history, with special attention to its role as an incubator for musical innovation, from rock and roll to rhythym & blues to jazz to ragtime
American originals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brick city lessons( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides an inside look at several Newark schools that are empowering students to take charge of their education and their future. This inspiring documentary about hope, creativity and determination spotlights the passionate, dedicated teachers and innovative administrators who are making the difference."
The artists of the Harlem Renaissance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary telling of the struggle of Black visual artists in the 1920's and 1930's to show and sell their work. It describes the influence of the Harmon Foundation in creating an artistic home where Black visual artists flourished and developed a wide range of talent. Also included were items in the show curated by the Newark Museum to celebrate the work of the Foundation
Selling Stanislaus : a look at recruiting strategies for companies to enhance relocation to Stanislaus County by Amber Edwards( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This study explores the issues surrounding recruiting and relocation as they pertain to both a national and local scale and a range of possible solutions. Stanislaus County, California, faces challenges around finding candidates to fill vacancies across the board but the problem is dire among certain industries. As a result, Opportunity Stanislaus a nonprofit located in Stanislaus County focused on economic development, created a multifaceted strategy to address the problems and the specifics of that approach are contained herein. This research was completed with the full permission of Opportunity Stanislaus with the specific goal of creating awareness around the talent deficiency, the need for relocation to the area, and the solutions being implemented
Against the odds the artists of the Harlem Renaissance( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

State of the Arts : Education Theme( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Segments focusing on various aspects of arts in education and its importance. "Fourscore ..." profiles ArtsPower founders Mark and Gary Blackman's about the "message plays" their company brings to schools, including their most recent piece "Fourscore and Seven Years Ago". Teen Arts covers the annual Teen Arts Festival, a visual and performance art showcase where teens can display their talents, get feedback from professionals, and also explore arts they may not necessarily be exposed to otherwise. Why Dance? profiles Jacques d'Amboise, the National Dance Institute, and the organization's work in area schools. Between segments, the host and Willa Spencer (Director of Instruction, South Brunswick Schools), elaborate on aspects of each segment and discuss the larger topic of arts in education
Arts 2000 : what everykid needs to know( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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