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October 20, 1991 | JAN BRESLAUER, Jan Breslauer is a frequent contributor to Calendar
Young Hannah, who sees visions of angels, sits curled at her Grannie's feet. Her mother sweeps nearby, complaining that she can't get the young girl to do the dishes. Slowly the lights change, and, as Hannah's mother fades into the darkness, a line of women in luscious orange-and-red, African-tinged tribal dress undulate onto the stage. The generational conflict is both ancient and recent, domestic and mystic.
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April 23, 1992 | FRANKIE WRIGHT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Most every turn in Maia Claire Garrison's choreographic career has been a surprise. Not that she's been at it for long. Only last June, having just graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, she was settling into Manhattan life and a routine of classes, never guessing that in 10 months she'd be in an emerging West Coast showcase for black choreographers and preparing to tour the globe with Urban Bush Women, one of the country's hottest performance companies.
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April 23, 1992 | FRANKIE WRIGHT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Most every turn in Maia Claire Garrison's choreographic career has been a surprise. Not that she's been at it for long. Only last June, having just graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, she was settling into Manhattan life and a routine of classes, never guessing that in 10 months she'd be in an emerging West Coast showcase for black choreographers and preparing to tour the globe with Urban Bush Women, one of the country's hottest performance companies.
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October 20, 1991 | JAN BRESLAUER, Jan Breslauer is a frequent contributor to Calendar
Young Hannah, who sees visions of angels, sits curled at her Grannie's feet. Her mother sweeps nearby, complaining that she can't get the young girl to do the dishes. Slowly the lights change, and, as Hannah's mother fades into the darkness, a line of women in luscious orange-and-red, African-tinged tribal dress undulate onto the stage. The generational conflict is both ancient and recent, domestic and mystic.
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July 30, 1987 | ZAN DUBIN
Citing an absence of local black dance troupes scheduled for the Los Angeles Festival, members of a new dance organization asked the City Council Tuesday for money to produce a separate minority arts festival to coincide with the Sept. 3-27 arts event. The council took no action on the matter. "We look at the (Los Angeles Festival) program and we are amazed that there is not greater representation of local black dance," Dr.
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