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She's Got Haitian Rhythm
She's Got Haitian Rhythm
TitleShe's Got Haitian Rhythm
DescriptionBrief article about Dunham background as interpreter of Haitian folk dancing. Dance recital at the Goodman enthusiastically received by critics, recent ballet Fedre at the Great Northern; Studies in Haiti voodoo and dance rhythms; Lives on the south side. Authority on the Haitian period when Henri Christophe was its black emperor.
CollectionSCRC Text (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
SubcollectionKatherine Dunham Papers
Original Publication SourceChicago Daily News
Place WrittenChicago, IL
Date(s)1939-11-18
Subjects -titlesBallet Fedre
Subjects -peopleDunham, Katherine
Collection ID/Box#FP20_7_F1DUNHAM_B102_F05_02
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TranscriptShe'i Got Haitian Rhythm,
A dark eyed, pale-skinned girl wearing black and | a East Indian scarf seen leaving a concert ;cent evening turned out, upon inquiry, Katherine Dunham, interpreter of Haitian folk || dancing. One of the most important and aggres. live artistic geniuses of Chicago, dance enthusiasms md critics call Miss Dunham, who is of the Negro ! ace. Not content with studying here, she Haiti to make a comprehensive sttidy of voodoo and the dance rhythms of the black race. Her dance rerital at the Goodman a year ago was enthusias¬ tically received by critics, and her recent ballet, "Fedr§, " at the Great Northern drew the dance I tans of the city. Miss Dunham lives on the soutli j side, and is an authority on the Haitian period when Henri Christophe was its black e
Original Formatarticle
Original dimensions (cm.)7 X 8
Digital Object TypeImage
Digital File Format.tif
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
LanguageEnglish
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