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The Rockefeller Years, 1964 to Spring 1968

Renée Levine Packer

in This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter describes the series of coincidences that led to the creation of the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts; assembling the first group of Creative Associates by Lukas Foss and the ... More


Locating solo performance

Stephen Greer

in Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526113696
eISBN:
9781526141941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Since the late 1990s, the figure of the creative entrepreneur has played an increasingly significant role in the working life of performers and theatre-makers across the UK and Europe. Focusing on ... More


The Edinburgh Festivals: Culture and Society in Post-war Britain

Angela Bartie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748670307
eISBN:
9780748689293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Edinburgh Festival – and the Fringe that it inspired – has been the hub for numerous ‘culture wars ’ since its inception in 1947. This book is the first major study of the origins and development ... More


Introduction

Angela Bartie

in The Edinburgh Festivals: Culture and Society in Post-war Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748670307
eISBN:
9780748689293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670307.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the inaugural Edinburgh Festival of 1947 and sets the scene of the post-war world in which it took place. The Festival City is conceptualized as ... More


Duke Ellington

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Meeting Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, at Lyndon Johnson's White House, marked the beginning of the author's close working relationship with one of America's most important composers. This chapter ... More


Expansion Plans: Asymmetries of Pan-African Power

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter recounts the international organizing efforts of Hoyt Fuller and the ways Black Arts activists understood their work as part of a larger Pan-African project. Spanning an explosive decade ... More


A Celebration and a Festival

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0018
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The celebration of the anniversary of twenty-five hundred years of Iranian monarchy in October 1971 was meant as a tribute to Iran's history, an affirmation of Iran's progress under the Pahlavis, and ... More


Taking Art to the Streets: The Ephemeral Outdoor Museum as Contact Zone

Katarzyna Pieprzak

in Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on the nature of the street to engage with multiple histories and experiences of the environment. It argues that the visible but ephemeral outdoor museum is a vital site to be ... More


Living Diaspora in Haiti and Senegal

Joanna Dee Das

in Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190264871
eISBN:
9780190264901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264871.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

“Living Diaspora in Haiti and Senegal” analyzes Dunham’s years spent living in those two nations as an investigation into fashioning a diasporic life. In 1949, Dunham purchased Habitation Leclerc, an ... More


Venice and its First World War

R.J.B. Bosworth

in Italian Venice: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300193879
eISBN:
9780300210118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193879.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of World War I on Venice and vice versa. It begins by focusing on the night of October 24, 1915, when Austrian planes dropped incendiary bombs that hit the ... More


The Polynesian Homeland: A Sea of Islands

Riet Delsing

in Articulating Rapa Nui: Polynesian Cultural Politics in a Latin American Nation-State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851682
eISBN:
9780824868024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851682.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Since the 1990s, Rapanui cultural revival takes place in the context of regional (Polynesian) cultural revival. I first describe the participation of Rapa Nui in the Polynesian language conferences ... More


Facing the Music, 1987–1989

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the publication of Brown’s first few stories, which won him an audience nationwide as well as in Mississippi. It tells the story of how Brown was invited to read at ... More


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