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“No Way Home” Carlos Acosta

“No Way Home” Carlos Acosta

No Way Home: A Dancer’s Journey from the Streets of Havana to the Stages of the World By Carlos Acosta (Author) Carlos Acosta, the Cuban dancer considered to be one of the world’s greatest performers, fearlessly depicts his journey from adolescent troublemaker to international superstar in his captivating memoir, No Way Home. Carlos was just […]

“The Black Tradition in American Dance” Richard A. Long

“The Black Tradition in American Dance” Richard A. Long

The Black Tradition in American Dance By Richard A. Long (Author) Format: Hardcover This book “surveys all of the major personalities in Black dance from the 1920′s to the present day” (1989 copyright). Photographs by Joe Nash. Inside the cover, it sums it up, “Richard Long’s elegantly illustrated (photos) book, dedicated to Pearl Primus and […]

“The Hungry Heart” Jean-Claude Baker

“The Hungry Heart” Jean-Claude Baker

The Hungry Heart By Jean-Claude Baker (Author) Based on twenty years of research and thousands of interviews, this authoritative biography of performer Josephine Baker (1906-1975) provides a candid look at her tempestuous life. Born into poverty in St. Louis, the uninhibited chorus girl became the sensation of Europe and the last century’s first black sex […]