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A guide for those interested in the literature, culture and history of the Caribbean.
After its initial presentation in 2012, Caribbean: Crossroads of the World traveled to the Pérez Art Museum Miami. The website offers a behind-the-scenes look at this new iteration of the exhibit as well as interviews with selected artists.
The following guides on Latin American art/culture were produced by the Museum of Modern Art in New York and provide a description of archival materials held by various art institutions throughout the city.
This is a chronology of creative contributions made by Caribbean women. Among the arts covered in this volume are quilting, beadwork, dancing, diaries and memoirs, folk music, landscaping, sculpture, theatrics, etc. Entries are cross-referenced and include further readings drawn from an exhaustive bibliography of sources.
The GeoArchive brings you to the places where Alan Lomax, American musicologist, and some of his colleagues made recordings of thousands of songs, stories, jokes, sermons, personal narratives, and interviews.
Features over 200 entries and in-depth essays on genres ranging from Afro-Cuban Jazz to Alcatraz, from Carnaval to Charanga, and from Dancehall to Dub. All entries conclude with a bibliography, discographical references and discography, with additional information on sheet music listings and visual recordings. Written and edited by a team of distinguished popular music scholars and professionals.
Includes coverage of: The historical, geographical, demographical, political, economic and cultural context. Genres for which the location is known or which have been important to the development and current practice of its popular music. Significant venues such as theatres, dance halls, clubs and bars. The role of the industry: music publishers, record companies/labels, recording studios, radio and TV. The role of the state and government regulatory bodies. The teaching and research of popular music in educational institutions. Songs associated with the location. Notable performers and other practitioners such as producers, engineers, technological innovators, record company heads, journalists, critics and scholars, songwriters, composers and lyricists. 250 leading popular music scholars and practitioners have contributed over 500 entries.
Written by C. L. R. James. Presumed lost until the rediscovery of a draft copy in 2005, the play was first performed in 1936 with a cast including the American star Paul Robeson. This marked the first time black professional actors starred on the British stage in a play written by a black playwright. This edition includes the program, photographs, reviews from that production, a contextual introduction, and editorial notes.