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Celebrate 76
Program 616
Original Airdate: 6/4/1976

Subject Keywords
Afro-American dance
Afro-Americans in the performing arts
Mime
Performing arts festivals - Boston - Massachusetts

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Johnson, Fred (Halim Adbur Rashid)
Lewis, Elma

Corporate Names
Celebrate '76
Dance Company of the National Center of Afro-American Artists
National Center of Afro-American Artists - Roxbury - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program consists of a short interview conducted by Barbara Barrow with Elma Lewis (founder of the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts and the National Center of Afro-American Artists) and footage excerpted from previous Say Brother programs featuring dance performances. Lewis discusses the ideas behind Celebrate '76, how it came about, how the event has strengthened the community, and who will be in this year's event. Dance performances are by members of the Dance Company of the National Center of Afro-American Artists and by Fred Johnson (Halim Adbur Rashid), a mime artist.

Producer
Marita Muhammad Rivero

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow

Director
Conrad White

Writer
Dighton Spooner

Host
Barbara Barrow

Guests
Elma Lewis

Performers
Dance Company National Center of Afro American Artists (dancers)

Others
Lydia Allen (intern)
Wendell Bourne (intern)
Ron Buccheri (switcher)
Kissette Bundy (intern)
Basil Chigas (stage manager)
Brian Clarke (intern)
June Cross (production assistant)
Michael Floyd (lighting assistant)
Rebecca Hill (make-up)
Pat Kane (videotape editor)
Sharon Kramer (graphic designer)
John MacKnight (videotape editor)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Lee Smith (assistant cameraman)
Jennifer Spangler (audio)
Dighton Spooner (researcher)
John Sullivan (lighting)
Don White (audio)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03312
Original footage 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-01248A
Preservation master digital beta cassette AB-01249
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette -2 (item number not yet assigned)



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