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American Women -- Dance

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BB1054 Hindu dancing / Ishvani Hamilton ; interviewed by Colin Edwards and Bari Rolfe

Ishvani Hamilton discusses of the role of dance in Hinduism. She is interviewed by Colin Edwards...

Hamilton, Ishvani., Dancing (in religion, folk-lore, etc.)., Hindu dancing / Ishvani ; interviewed by Colin Edwards and Rolfe Bari., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 3 Jan. 1961
BB3396 Valerie Bettis interviewed by Baird Searles

Valerie Bettis was a famous modern dancer, also known for her dance and acting appearances on...

Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982, Dancers -- Personal narratives., Actresses -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, December 27, 1966
BB3863.34 Whatever became of Sally Rand / interviews by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski interviews burlesque dancer and actress Sally Rand (1904 - 1979). Rand,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rand, Sally, 1904-1979, Lamparski, Richard., Stripteasers WBAI, 13 Sep. 1966.
BC0327 Yvonne Rainer on dance / interviewed by Liza Cowan.

Yvonne Rainer, dancer, choreographer, and founder of dance company The Grand Union talks with...

Rainer, Yvonne., Dancing., Women dancers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 6 Sept. 1971.
BC0436.09 Whatever became of : Alexandra Danilova / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

The Prima ballerina assoluta Alexandra Danilova (1907-1997) received Richard Lamparski in her...

Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997, Ballet., Dancers -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 25, 1972
BC1503 Speaking of exotic dancing : unlearning to not speak / Zenia Daragahey and Donna Whitley ; interviewed by Betty Mayer and Marina Bostead.

A discussion originally broadcast live November 15, 1971 on Unlearning to Not Speak. It brings...

Whitley, Donna., Bostead, Marina., Daragahey, Zenia., Dancing -- United States., Women dancers., Unlearning to Not Speak collective., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 15 Nov. 1971.
IZ0357 Interview with Katherine Dunham

Interview with Katherine Dunham, African-American choreographer and founder of the Katherine...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Dunham, Katherine, African American women dancers, Women choreographers WBAI, 26 Oct. 1974.
IZ1073 The Velvet Sledgehammer: May 9, 1979

This program contains a review of Alive!, a women's jazz group from Berkeley, and a review...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Alive! (Musical group), Millett, Kate., Tyler, Edwina Lee, Women -- Iran -- Social conditions. WBAI, 9 May 1979
IZ1407 Memorial for Anna Duncan, Isadora's daughter

This program seems to be a recording at dancer Anna Duncan's (1894-1980) funeral or...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, DUNCAN, ISADORA, 1878-1927., Duncan, Anna, 1894-1980, Modern dance. WBAI ca. 1980 (no broadcast info on tape)
KZ0093 Modern dancer / Martha Graham ; interviewed by Emily Schiller and Ginny Roe.

Dancer and choreographer Martha Graham (1894 - 1991) discusses her life and art with Emily...

Schiller, Emily., Graham, Martha., Modern dance., Women dancers., Dancing -- History., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 29 Oct. 1974.
WZ0117 Blacks and the Washington D.C. ballet / Claire Haywood; interviewed by Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan.

Hosts Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan interview Claire Haywood (d. 1978), artistic director of...

Ballet., Blacks in the performing arts., African American women dancers, Haywood, Claire, -1978, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, May 9, 1977.