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Genius came early to Flatbush that year



“I tell you Alfonso, Flatbush be damned – the world  is our oyster”

“I couldn’t agree more. Our form is absolutely exquisite. One performance with Katherine Dunham will put the dance world at our feet.” 9 more words

An Open Letter of Support for the Katherine Dunham Museum

The Katherine Dunham Museum is in serious danger of closing. On October 15, 2014, Leverne Backstrom, President of the Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts & Humanities (KDCAH), met with Shawndrea Thomas of Fox 2 News in St. 545 more words

Cake 178—Katherine Dunham Museum (72 cakes left)

Quite a few famous people have called East St. Louis home! One such person is Katherine Dunham. Katherine Dunham was a civil rights activist and prolific dancer, and the Katherine Dunham Museum continues her legacy today. 80 more words

St. Louis

Day Fourteen: Completion of First "Work Module," Followed by First Breakthrough

I’ve actually accomplished a surprising amount in the last two weeks.  I told myself I couldn’t write this blog post until I finished the ‘module’ of work I created for myself, so that I could coherently synthesize my thoughts on a range of related items, but I probably shouldn’t have waited this long.   2,127 more words


Student Representative Report to the School Committee - October 16, 2014

 by Katherine Dunham, SHS Student Representative to the School Committee

The past two weeks have certainly been eventful.

Most notably, of course, was yesterday’s high school and STEM Academy evacuation. 1,119 more words

Sandwich High School

Report to the School Committee by SPS Student Representative

by Katherine Dunham

At each School Committee Meeting, Student Representative Katherine Dunham provides an update about what is happening in the district. This updates includes news from all five schools in Sandwich.  1,261 more words

Sandwich High School