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Opening: B. Cider Show and Arthur Hall Dancers

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Arthur Hall Afro-American Dance Ensemble
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Dance
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Created in 1958, Arthur Hall Afro-American Dance Ensemble's repetorie of music and dance blends African, Caribbean, and Afro-American cultures. Each traditional dance is authentically costumed and choreograped to convey its meaning within the original society. Subjects of their work include slavery and revolution; requirem for Malcolm; traditional dance; and mosiac of Afro-American culture and thought.
Summary:
Arthur Hall Afro-American Dance Ensemble perform traditional African dances at the opening of an exhibition. Footage of artwork and artifacts from exhibition included.
Performance. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.
Cite as:
Opening: B. Cider Show and Arthur Hall Dancers, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Dancers
African American dancers
African culture
Dance
Museum exhibits
Local number:
ACMA AV003240
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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