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  • On Dream Street…

    On Dream Street…

    Documentary about a dance team for people with disabilities called Dream Street as they compete at the Central Park Challenge. Continue reading

  • New Dance

    New Dance

    Compilation tape of various dance pieces produced by Skip Blumberg in 1986. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: House O’Matics #1]

    [Chicago Slices raw: House O’Matics #1]

    This video contains raw footage for the television show “Chicago Slices.” Camcorder Correspondent Brigid Murphy attends a House O’Matics dance crew performance in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Seville dancers]

    [The 90’s raw: Seville dancers]

    Raw footage for the award-winning TV series The 90’s. Footage of people dancing in traditional outfits in Sevilla [Seville], Spain. Continue reading

  • [Weekend TV 2-hour special]

    [Weekend TV 2-hour special]

    0:38 Weekend TV opening. People tell what they want to see on TV. Continue reading

  • Anzanga Marimba And Dance Ensemble

    This tape is an episode of “This Town’s Talent”, a program that appears to be produced for a local PBS or cable-access station. This episode features The Anzanga Marimba and Dance Ensemble, a group that performs traditional and contemporary African music using mostly marimbas, a type of African xylophone. The group performs five or six songs, and then ends the show with a traditional African dance. While the music and dancing are good, the show is hampered by its low (i.e. cable-access-ish) production values. Continue reading

  • Shindig! Presents Soul.

    Shindig! Presents Soul.

    This tape is a compilation of wonderful soul performances from the 1960’s TV show, “Shindig!” James Brown performs “Please, Please, Please” and “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag.” Tina Turner performs “A Fool In Love” by herself, “Money” and “I’ll Be Doggone” with Marvin Gaye. Marvin Gaye performs “Hitch Hike.” Booker T & the Mgs perform “Green Onions”. Joe Tex performs “Hold What You’ve Got.” Aretha Franklin performs “Rock-A-Bye Your Baby.” Two vintage commercials are included on the tape to remind us that “Shindig!” was brought to us “by the swingin’ cows and dairy farmers of the American Dairy Association” who remind us to “make it milk…OR VITALITY.” Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0513

    Image Union, episode 0513

    Image Union episode featuring “Dance in Silence” by Annette Barbier. Color video. A piece that documents a dance program for hearing-impaired young adults. It follows the dance troupe from rehearsals to their final performance. Continue reading