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So many dancers paint. I used to paint. I started again...

So many dancers paint. I used to paint. I started again recently. While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career. Start something else that makes use of your creative ability because if you don’t you will die inside as a person. 7 more words

Katherine Dunham

Let’s Do It Again

On July 4, 1940, the Diamond Jubilee Exposition of Negro Progress: 75 Years of Negro Achievement convened its two-month run at the Chicago Coliseum. The Exposition featured Black contributions to all aspects of American life from 1865 to 1940. 548 more words

Black Culture

Monday Open Thread | Black Dancers Week : Katherine Dunham

This week, we will look at the artistry of Black Dancers.

Anthropologist, Ethnologue, Choreographer, Dancer, creator of the Dunham Technique, author, Scholar, activist and humanist… 874 more words


See a play and benefit the Katherine Dunham Museum

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI)- Katherine Dunham was a world-famous dancer, choreographer, and East St. Louis resident. She instructed others on her Africa-influenced Dunham Technique and lectured on overcoming discrimination while traveling the world. 131 more words

AM Show

Friday Philosophy...Empires

No, I am not talking about the television series “Empire.” :) We’ve only just had cable for the first time in ages, so I haven’t even begun to catch up on any tv shows. 173 more words

Friday Philosophy

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Billy Wilder, director, producer & screenwriter (1906-2002)

Gower Champion, actor, theater director, choreographer & dancer (1909-1980)
Michael Todd, producer (1909-1958)
Katherine Dunham, dancer & choreographer (1909-2006) 9 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays