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by Anthony, Earle C.; Kales, Arthur
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Description : The Bohemian Grove is owned by The Bohemian Club in San Francisco, a private men's club founded in 1872, by a group of newspapermen and artists. Every July for two weeks, some of the richest and most powerful men in the world including U.S. Presidents and other world leaders gather at the Bohemian Grove, a 2,700 acre campground in Monte Rio, Calif. The Club is so exclusive that at one point the waiting list for membership was reportedly 33 years long! Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film:...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212087 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum performing...
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Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
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Description : Ruth Beckford performed professionally as a child in vaudeville. She studied dance at UC-Berkeley and trained at Welland Lathrop and Anna Halprin's dance studio. She was the first African American performer in a Bay Area modern dance company. Beckford taught African-Haitian dance and was artistic director of an African-Haitian Dance Company. Ruth Beckford wrote the authorized biography of Katherine Dunham. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Xoregos Dance Company; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212090 . Xoregos Dance Company (now Xoregos Performing Company) was founded by Shela Xoregos, a dancer, choreographer, and designer and performs "neglected classics and new works of theater, dance, music and poetry" (from Xoregos website) and has performed extensively in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum, Xoregos Dance...
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
Director : San Francisco Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in the United States, was the first company to stage a complete version of The Nutcracker in 1944, choreographed by Willam Christensen. The excerpts in this footage are from the third version staged by the company, choreographed by Willam's brother, Lew Christensen, in 1967 (the second version ran from 1954-1966). It was during this time the Nutcracker became an annual San Francisco Ballet tradition. The footage includes...
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Sam Shepard was the playwright in residence for Playwrights Festival III, formerly known as the Bay Area Playwrights Festival. This festival took place that year at Marin Community Playhouse and the College of Marin. These videos are significant due to Shepard's lasting influence as a playwright and performer in theatre history as a whole but also for the San Francisco Bay Area theatre scene and this also shows a part of the history of the Marin Community Playhouse in its inaugural year. Marin...
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Source: Betamax: 2 Tapes of 2
Museum of Performance and Design
by Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211738 . May be referring to Angels of Light. The Angels of Light were a free theatre group formed in early 1971 in San Francisco by Hibiscus (aka George Harris Jr). They gave spectacular free shows in local theatres and performance spaces in both San Francisco and New York gaining a cult following in the process. The free aspect of the performance referred to both...
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Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212089 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum performing...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Ends abruptly. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Anna Halprin. Anna Halprin has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Halprin, Anna
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Description : This recording is part of the Anna Halprin Papers held at the Museum of Performance and Design. Anna Halprin is recognized as a pioneer of postmodern dance in America and her papers are one of the Museum's most heavily used, drawing inquiries and researchers from around the world. Since moving to California in the 40s, Anna has worked with many of the major names in modern and post-modern music and dance. In 1955, she began an experimental dance group known as the San Francisco...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211909 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum in performance...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: Betamax: 2 Tapes of 2
Museum of Performance and Design
by Halprin, Anna
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Note: All tapes feature a small amount of static and image instability during the first and last minutes of the tape.  Description:  Anna Halprin is recognized as a pioneer of postmodern dance in America and her papers are one of the Museum's most heavily used, drawing inquiries and researchers from around the world. Since moving to California in the 40s, Anna has worked with many of the major names in modern and post-modern music and dance. In 1955, she began an experimental dance group...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater
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Note : Blue frame recorded into original tape. Dark images. Call Number : 014.035.178 Description : Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake created a major new location piece called Auto, which was performed at an abandoned Mohawk gas station in Sausalito. Ride Hard/Die Fast toured to several European...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Larry Blackshere Trio; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212025 . Larry Blackshere was a San Francisco Bay area based jazz musician. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features the Larry Blackshere Trio.
Topics: californiarevealed, Blackshere, Larry, Larry Blackshere Trio
Source: U-matic: 2 Tapes of 2
Museum of Performance and Design
by Satir, Virginia; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211926 . Virginia Satir was a prominent writer and therapist and considered a pioneer in family therapy. She founded the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California and lived in the San Francisco Bay Area when she died in 1988. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features therapist Virginia Satir. 014.035.539:...
Topics: californiarevealed, Satir, Virginia
Source: Betamax: 2 Tapes of 2
Museum of Performance and Design
by Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212183 . The Arcadia Bodybuilding Society was founded by George Birimisa in San Francisco, playwright, actor, and theater director who contributed to gay theater during the 1960s, the early years of the Off-Off-Broadway movement. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Presentation of Arcadia Bodybuilding Society's Physique...
Topics: californiarevealed, Birimisa, George, Arcadia Bodybuilding Society, Dickerson, Chris
Source: U-matic: 3 Tapes of 3
Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211669 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Performance of Carlos Carvajal's "Totentanz" by...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
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by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212075 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum in performance.
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212230 . The Lesbian Gay Chorus of San Francisco, founded in 1980, is the oldest established self-identified LGBT mixed chorus in the United States. They perform in San Francisco regularly and have toured nationally and internationally. Menage is an octet within this group, which also had the honor of being the only vocal group from the Bay Area to perform at the...
Topics: californiarevealed, Gay choirs, Lesbian choirs, Ward, Bill, Thompson, David, Sotak, Paul, Rohde,...
Source: U-matic: 2 Tapes of 2
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Description : Tom Heimberg is a violist and orchestral musician. He has played in the Oakland and San Francisco Symphonies and the San Francisco Opera Orchestra. As an orchester manager at the San Francisco Opera Orchestra he worked closely with Kurt Herbert Adler, the general director of the San Francisco Opera. This volume contains introductions by San Francisco music critic Robert Commanday and world-renown musicians Arnold Steinhardt and Lincoln Mayorga who were childhood friends of...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Heimberg, Tom, Adler, Kurt Herbert,...
Source: 10 Tapes of 10: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211681 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Dance Spectrum viewing tape. Thurs March 10 1977 / Lisa's...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211851 . Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake created a major new location piece called Auto, which was performed at an abandoned Mohawk gas station in Sausalito. Snake's work...
Topics: californiarevealed, Snake Theater, Hardman Chris, Farabough, Laura
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : In part 1 the program begins at 00:01:49. Left channel audio drops out at 01:00:00. In part 2 the program begins at 00:01:52. At 01:24:03 there are color bars and then a new recording begins; audio is louder. Part 2 ends abruptly at 01:49:56. Additional Title :Program I of III: Performed on June 9, 10, and 11 Description : Part 1 of 2: Introduction (starts at 00:01:50) Mevlevi Order of America (starts at 00:02:20) Tarangini School of Kathak Dance (starts at 00:17:10) Sri Susilowati...
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by Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211763 . May be an Angels of Light performance. The Angels of Light were a free theatre group formed in early 1971 in San Francisco by Hibiscus (aka George Harris Jr). They gave spectacular free shows in local theatres and performance spaces in both San Francisco and New York gaining a cult following in the process. The free aspect of the performance referred to...
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Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Farley, Alan
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : Sharon Ott was the Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theater for 13 years leading it from a small regional theater to one of national stature receiving the 1997 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theater. Note on original container : "In this week's program, host Alan Farley talks with Sharon Ott, Artistic Director of the Berkeley Repertory Company.” Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan Farley. Alan Farley has given...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211914 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum in performance...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Alecca, John J.
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Note : Channel 1 audio only. Additional Title : or, The Merryman and His Maid Description : Lamplighters Music Theatre has been a San Francisco institution for more than 60 years and is recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent Gilbert & Sullivan companies. The Company has won an Emmy Award and numerous local awards and honors. Of the dozens of Lamplighters recordings held by the Museum, this performance was ranked #1 in significance by the Artistic Director and other members of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Opera, Operas--Performances, Lamplighters (Operetta company), Sullivan,...
Description : Footage includes excerpts of the 1948 performance of Willam Christensen's first full length story ballet, Coppelia at the Stern Grove Festival. As San Francisco Ballet was in a transitional period, the company performed under as the Willam Christensen Ballet Company. Music was provided by members of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under the musical direction of Fritz Berens. Coppelia featured music by Leo Delibes and costumes by Russell Hartley (the founder of the Museum of...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211911 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum in performance....
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Graves, Mel; Marsh, George; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212030 . George Marsh is a professional jazz drummer who now also teaches at Sonoma State University. Mel Graves was a jazz and classical musician based in the North Bay area of San Francisco and performed in the surroundings areas until his death in 2008. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler Master
Topics: californiarevealed, Graves, Mel, 1946-2008, Marsh, George
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211963 . Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake created a major new location piece called Auto, which was performed at an abandoned Mohawk gas station in Sausalito. Snake's work...
Topics: californiarevealed, Snake Theatre, Hardman, Chris, Farabough, Laura
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
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by Snake Theater
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Note : Audio buzz and distortion. No audio until around 00:02:00. Most audio content in left channel only. Right channel audio drops out around 00:22:45 - end. Call Number : 014.035.163 Description : Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake produced many site specific works. Snake's work received national and...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Oakland Ballet Company; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212204 . Oakland Ballet Company was founded in 1965 by local dancer/choreographer Ronn Guidi. The company gained recognition in part from its historical reconstructions of ballets from the legendary Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev; the mounting of classic works of Americana; and presenting contemporary choreography works. The company remains active to present day....
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Source: U-matic: 2 Tapes of 2
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by Angels of Light Free Theater; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211978 . The Angels of Light were a free theatre group formed in early 1971 in San Francisco by Hibiscus (aka George Harris Jr). They gave spectacular free shows in local theatres and performance spaces in both San Francisco and New York gaining a cult following in the process. The free aspect of the performance referred to both the style and absent admission fee....
Topics: californiarevealed, Angels of Light (Theater group)
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
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by Graber, Lary; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211856 . Lary Graber was a composer/musician and a founding member of Snake Theater with Chris Hardman, Laura Farabough, and Evelyn Lewis (Graber's wife). The four were permanent members of the company until Graber's death in 1980. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Lary Graber and likely Evelyn Lewis.
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Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
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Description:  June Watanabe (b. 1939 - ) has created contemporary dance theater works and collaborated with distinguished artists from diverse disciplines including taiko master Seiichi Tanaka and the Kronos Quartet, visual artists like Ruth Asawa and Sandra Woodall, and choreographers Remy Charlip, Alonzo King, and Ed Mock. Her work incorporates and illuminates the Japanese American experience and explores ritualistic formalities, and womanhood. She is the recipient of the NEA's US Japan...
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by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212084 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Dance Spectrum performing Carlos Carvajal's...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
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by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212083 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Dance Spectrum performing Carlos Carvajal's...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by City Celebration, Inc.
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Note : Content is slightly out of focus throughout. Part 1: Tape begins at 01:09, after the color bars. The audio is out of sync at 01:53. Image is very dark. Part 2: Slightly out of focus. Tape stops and starts. Part 3: Tape begins at 01:02, after color bars. Part 4: Tape begins at 01:18, after color bars. Some dropout. Part 5: Tape begins at 01:56, after color bars. Image is very dark. Tape stops and starts. Part 6: Tape begins at 02:34, after color bars. Slightly out of focus. Part 7: Tape...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Halprin, Anna
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Note : Image frozen and heavy break-up at beginning until 00:01:20. Video break-up throughout. Speed is inconsistent in last 4 minutes - speeds up and slows down. Call Number : 004.107.019 Description : This recording is part of the Anna Halprin Papers held at the Museum. Anna Halprin is recognized as a pioneer of postmodern dance in America and her papers are one of the Museum's most heavily used, drawing inquiries and researchers from around the world. Since moving to California in the 40s,...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Alecca, John J.
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:39. Pirates of Penzance ends at 01:55:16. There is no recording from 01:55:17 - 01:55:47, then color bars until 01:56:16, then unrelated ballet content to end. Additional Title : or, The Slave of Duty Description : Lamplighters Music Theatre has been a San Francisco institution for more than 60 years and is recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent Gilbert & Sullivan companies. The Company has won an Emmy Award and numerous local awards and honors. Of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Opera, Operas--PerformancesLamplighters (Operetta company), Opera Comique...
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Concerto / choreography by Lawrence Pech ; music by Georg Friedrick Handel ; costumes designed and constructed by Nancy Endy ; lighting design by Robert Klemm -- Initiation / choreography by Antonio Castilla ; music composed and performed by Stephen Kent and Jim Santi Owen ; costumes designed and constructed by Ivana Castilla ; lighting design by Robert Klemm -- For Irene / choreography by Lawrence Pech ; music arranged and performed by Larry Vuckovich ; costume by Sandra Woodall ; lighting...
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Source: Hi8: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-
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Note : Part 1: Camera set-up is far away, so the image is soft at times throughout content. There is a speck of dirt on the camera lens. Camera has difficulty adjusting to the dark, so image is not clear at times. Some dropout. Part 2: Dropout throughout. Tracking errors. Focus issues. Source : 3 Tapes of 3 : 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Lilith Theatre; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211920 . Lilith: A Woman's Theatre (now Lilith Theater), the Bay Area's internationally renowned women's theater of the 1970s and 1980s, was founded in Berkeley, California in 1974, by Terry Baum, Charlotte Colavin, and Shelley Fields and Carolyn Meyers. It operated in San Francisco 1976-1985 and returned the Bay Area theatre scene recently. Video by Demystavision....
Topics: californiarevealed, Baum, Teresa, Baum, Nancy, Lilith Theatre, Lockwood, Sharon, Myers, Carolyn,...
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211866 . Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake produced many site specific works. Snake's work received national and international recognition. It received support from the...
Topics: californiarevealed, Snake Theater, LA Mask Theatre
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212191 . Demystavision was a videographer company with local San Francisco Bay Area-based videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, and Jed Handler. Their collection of recordings from the 1970s to the 1990s capture a variety of San Francisco Bay Area performances, festivals, concerts lectures, and installations, among others, allowing access to works and...
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Source: U-matic: 2 Tapes of 2
Museum of Performance and Design
by Oakland Ballet Company; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212055 . Oakland Ballet Company was founded in 1965 by local dancer/choreographer Ronn Guidi. The company gained recognition in part from its historical reconstructions of ballets from the legendary Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev; the mounting of classic works of Americana; and presenting contemporary choreography works. The company remains active to present day....
Topics: californiarevealed, Oakland Ballet Company
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
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Spalding Gray performing his monologue "India and After" and interview with Theodore Shank. Spalding Gray was a well-known writer and actor and remains a subject of study and interest. He was especially known for his monologues, such as "India and After" (presented here). As he left actor groups in New York in 1980 to pursue his monologue work, this may be one of the earliest recordings of this specific work and one of the earliest recordings of him performing in California,...
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Source: U-matic: 3 Tapes of 3
Museum of Performance and Design
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Note : Still image for first ~20 seconds. Break-up increases toward end of tape. Additional Title : Scores Call Number : 011.015.011 Description : This recording is part of the Anna Halprin Papers held at the Museum. Anna Halprin is recognized as a pioneer of postmodern dance in America and her papers are one of the Museum's most heavily used, drawing inquiries and researchers from around the world. Since moving to California in the 40s, Anna has worked with many of the major names in modern...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by City Celebration, Inc.
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Note : Part 1: Camera set-up is far away, so the image is soft at times throughout content. There is a speck of dirt on the camera lens. Camera has difficulty adjusting to the dark, so image is not clear at times. Some dropout. Part 2: Dropout throughout. Tracking errors. Focus issues. Description : Tape 1: Sun Eagle Southern Singers and Dancers, Ebbitsaam Nikol, Harambe Dance Ensemble Tape 2: Gamelan Sekar Jaya, Kennelly School of Irish Dancing, Rosa Montoya Bailes Flamencos Call Number : EDF...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : Peter Coyote has been a noted and active member of the Bay Area arts scene since moving to California to study creative writing at San Francisco State University. He has starred in numerous TV and film projects, was a member of San Francisco Mime Troupe, a prominent member of San Francisco's counterculture community, starred in the world premiere of Sam Shepard's True West at the Magic Theatre and was appointed by Gov. Brown to serve on the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Museum of Performance and Design
by Bay Area Dance Series; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212216 . Video includes several prominent Bay Area Dance groups and artists, many of whom are still active in the San Francisco Bay Area. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. 1988 Bay Area Dance Series "First night" opening presentation. Includes second half of the evening with performances by Tango/Argentine...
Topics: californiarevealed, Balle Saba, Traditional West African Dance, Tango/Argentine Folk Ballet, San...
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211971 . Demystavision was a videographer company with local San Francisco Bay Area-based videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, and Jed Handler. Their collection of recordings from the 1970s to the 1990s capture a variety of San Francisco Bay Area performances, festivals, concerts lectures, and installations, among others, allowing access to works and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Mullen, Dennis
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Description : Mann studied ballet with Theodore Kosloff, Alexandra Baldina, Lew Christensen, Willam Christensen, and others. She toured with Ballet Russe in Europe. She returned to California and founded Ballet Valmann. Mann taught ballet until her retirement in 1992. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Ballet Valman, Ballets Russes du Col. W. de...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211863 . Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake created a major new location piece called Auto, which was performed at an abandoned Mohawk gas station in Sausalito. Snake's work...
Topics: californiarevealed, Snake Theater, Hardman Chris, Farabough, Laura
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
California Revealed
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Lawrence Pech was a principal dancer for San Francisco Ballet and founded Lawrence Pech Dance Company in 1995. An acclaimed dancer and award-winning choreographer, Pech has choreographed more than 50 ballets and 30 musicals. For the past 16 years, he has served as dance master for San Francisco Opera. His Bay Area-based company showcased new works through a collaboration of choreographers, composers, designers, musicians and classically trained dancers. Featured on this recording is Blue Lair...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Hi8: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Music plays under color bars until program begins at 00:01:15. Audio levels low at times. Dropout throughout due to deterioration of original tape.  Call Number : 993.090.65 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topic: californialightandsound
Museum of Performance and Design
by Graham, Bill; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212157 . Bill Graham may be referring to prominent concert promotor and impresario Bill Graham, who was very active in the San Francisco Bay Area. In tribute, the San Francisco Civic Auditorium (one of the oldest buildings and one of two remaining in San Francisco from the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition in its original location) was renamed to the Bill Graham Civic...
Topics: californiarevealed, Graham, Bill, 1931-1991, KSAN (Radio station : San Francisco, Calif.)
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Haigood, Joanna; Kahn, Ned; Tomb, Bruce; Randolph, John; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212203 . Dancer and Choreographer Joanna Haigood co-founded San Francisco-based Zaccho Dance Theatre in 1980. Her work has been commissioned by leading arts presenters such as National Black Arts Festival, the Exploratorium, Capp Street Project, Jacob's Pillow, the San Francisco Art Commission, Montalvo Arts Center and the McColl Center for Visual Art, among others....
Topics: californiarevealed, Haigood, Joanna, Kahn, Ned, Tomb, Bruce, 1958-, Randolph, John, 1957 or 1958-,...
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Carroll, Bob; Krassner, Paul; Knight Elsa; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212032 . Bob Carroll is an actor and storyteller known for his monologues. He was active with the Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features Bob Carroll performing his one-man show "The Salmon Show". Paul Krassner, and Elsa Knight.
Topics: californiarevealed, Carroll, Bob, Krassner, Paul, Knight Elsa
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by World Arts West; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212058 . Started in 1978, the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival is the first multicultural, city-sponsored ethnic dance festival in America. These recordings are from the inaugural presentation of the festival, which continues to present day. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features the Ethnic Dance Festival likely...
Topics: californiarevealed, World Arts West, San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 2 Tapes of 2
Museum of Performance and Design
by Kinney, Dena
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Additional Title : Nemesio Paredes: my life in dance: the three cornered hat: family man, dentist, and dancer Description : Topics of discussion include: San Francisco family, San Francisco Ballet, Spanish dance training, flamenco training, important teachers, Theatre Flamenco, past and current locations for flamenco culture in San Francisco, transition to Rosa Montoya Bailes Flamencos, choreographic career, solo performance career, studying tango, performing with Bailes Espana, as well as...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Flamenco dancers--California--San...
Source: 9 Tapes of 9: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theatre; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211965 . Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake produced many site specific works. Snake's work received national and international recognition. It received support from the...
Topics: californiarevealed, Snake Theater, Hardman, Chris, Farabough, Laura
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Dance Spectrum; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212144 . Carlos Carvajal is a renowned San Francisco Bay Area-based Filipino dancer and choreographer, affiliated with groups such as San Francisco Ballet, his company Dance Spectrum, and World Arts West's Ethnic Dance Festival Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Dress rehearsal of Carlos Carvajal's "Totentanz"...
Topics: californiarevealed, Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-, Carlos Carvajal's Dance Spectrum
Source: 1/2 inch videotape: 2 Tapes of 2
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theatre; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211665 . Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. Snake relocated to Northern California performing many site specific works. Snake's work received national and international recognition and support from the National Endowment...
Topics: californiarevealed, Snake Theater
Source: U-matic: 2 Tapes of 2
Museum of Performance and Design
by Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211760 . May be an Angels of Light performance. The Angels of Light were a free theatre group formed in early 1971 in San Francisco by Hibiscus (aka George Harris Jr). They gave spectacular free shows in local theatres and performance spaces in both San Francisco and New York gaining a cult following in the process. The free aspect of the performance referred to...
Topics: californiarevealed, Angels of Light (Theater group)
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Bulitt, Patricia
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Description : Guimaraes was born in Brazil but emigrated to America in 1977. He taught dance in the Bay Area. He introduced his native dance, Frevo, which has its origins in the Capoeira martial art form. He performed locally in carnival festivals and toured Europe and South America. He performed briefly with choreographer Jamie Miller, contributing his own choreographic blend of Afro-Brazilian and jazz dance forms. Guimares died in 1993 of AIDS-related conditions. Additional Description :...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Dancers--San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.),...
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Susa, Conrad
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Call Number : 014.019.0012
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
Museum of Performance and Design
by Sharrar, Jack F., 1949-
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Description : After graduating from Brown University, William Paterson served with the army in Europe during World War II. After the war Mr. Paterson joined the Cleveland Playhouse. He left the Playhouse at the invitation of ACT founder William Ball in 1967. He remained a member of ACT's acting ensemble for 30 years. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Actors, Acting, Paterson, William, Ball,...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Kerwin, James; Reynolds, Jim; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A212028 . Concert was part of the Jazz Inside/out Concerts series held at the Julia Morgan Center in Berkeley California, which featured San Francisco Bay-Area based performers. Video by Demystavision. Videographers Bill Bathurst, Ron Blanchette, Jed Handler. Features James Kerwin and Jim Reynolds in concert at the Julia Morgan Center Master
Topics: californiarevealed, Kerwin, James, Reynolds, Jim
Source: U-matic: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Lamplighters
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:07 after color bars. Low audio (mic in audience). Section of dropout and fuzz 01:01:00-01:02:07 due to deterioration of original tape. Call Number : 999.030.288 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Lamplighters Music Theatre. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Antenna Theater; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211875 . Antenna Theater of Sausalito, California is a non-profit arts organization which creates original work in many disciplines. Artistic Director Chris Hardman founded Antenna in 1980 to experiment with the essential dynamics of sound, sculpture and live performance. Antenna has brought its unique combination of sound, image, and movement to adventurous San...
Topics: californiarevealed, Antenna Theater (Theatrical troupe)
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Ruth Hatfield, a modern dancer, choreographer and dance educator, talks about her life and career in dance. Martha Graham, Anna Halprin, Hanya Holm, Louis Horst, Doris Humphrey, Nik Krevitsky, Jose Limon, Gertrude Lippincott, and Bernice Van Gelder are some of the people Hatfield talks about. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Dance--Study and teaching, Dance teachers,...
Source: 13 Tapes of 13: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:40 after color bars. Description : Concert version with Debra Milsom, Laurie Laxamana, Jere Torkelsen, Ellen Peabody at PG&E's Beale Street Theater in San Francisco. Call Number : 992.161.35 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Opera, Opera--18th century
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater; Demystavision
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211871 . Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake produced many site specific works. Snake's work received national and international recognition. It received support from the...
Topics: californiarevealed, Snake Theater, Hardman, Chris, Farabough, Laura
Source: Betamax: 1 Tape of 1