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  • Do the Milly!

    Do the Milly!

    Hinton Battle, three-time Tony Award winner, teaches the citizens of Chicago how to dance the Milly. Continue reading

  • Ideas: Sandra Lowell – Tapdance; Tracy + Peter Wedding, etc.

    Ideas: Sandra Lowell – Tapdance; Tracy + Peter Wedding, etc.

    The first part of this video is a tapdancer performing several takes of a performance for the TV show, THE 90’s. The second and larger part of the video is footage of a Jewish family wedding in Sonoma, CA with several scenic shots sprinkled throughout. Continue reading

  • 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

  • [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

  • Image union, episode 0615: Pop Goose

    Image union, episode 0615: Pop Goose

    Compilation episode of Image Union featuring the work of Robert Skiles, Gaylon Emerzian, Brad Sherman, Chel White and Michel Le Blanc, Mark Pritchard, and Mark Listizia and Patrick Reilly. Works include animation, comedy, and drama. Continue reading