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Reference Desk

Reference Desk

By Garth Grimball
Performing arts and culture podcast. In each episode I look at a piece of dance culture and discuss it via references - pop culture, personal, and otherwise.
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the I((nternet)) of DaNcE : : learning TikTok with TEENS
Savage: https://www.tiktok.com/@keke.janajah/video/6802722722389576965?_d=secCgYIASAHKAESMgoweg3wQvueQJBZHmAxHa6NQ5bD1mY29s5epqL2yXYSGe8Qho5mZ0EUWk2%2F8Ps%2B7%2FVGGgA%3D&language=en&preview_pb=0&sec_user_id=MS4wLjABAAAAN42SZGAy-ewr3Lgqpqhs0QAqSP2m6ZFoBH90euAlMt307TlKx0iokcaimOdDVRI_&share_item_id=6802722722389576965&share_link_id=33AA3C94-CFF5-467E-A4E2-0A49666BAF09&timestamp=1615520690&tt_from=more&u_code=dfe47hladidf6m&user_id=6894711126735979526&utm_campaign=client_share&utm_medium=ios&utm_source=more&source=h5_m Renegade: https://www.tiktok.com/@matheusalbinow/video/6898425467351649538?_d=secCgYIASAHKAESMgowGCemp1GSBFdS%2FWcktgZARSn%2B9hkmtsmOiNx710mupCbJLFM%2Fi%2FznBFNPA82nkRCOGgA%3D&language=en&preview_pb=0&sec_user_id=MS4wLjABAAAAN42SZGAy-ewr3Lgqpqhs0QAqSP2m6ZFoBH90euAlMt307TlKx0iokcaimOdDVRI_&share_item_id=6898425467351649538&share_link_id=F5A6EDFA-4DF7-453D-951F-536F30B492E6&timestamp=1615520745&tt_from=more&u_code=dfe47hladidf6m&user_id=6894711126735979526&utm_campaign=client_share&utm_medium=ios&utm_source=more&source=h5_m
15:02
March 12, 2021
FLASH MOB! IT'S (A) HAPPENING! with Nataly Morales
2009 Flash Mob: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6Ustn0-UqY 2019 Flash Mob wedding proposal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qH-J72HiRSo
22:30
March 05, 2021
Dance with your Grandma at 2am with Javi Ramos
A dance from the Virgen de la guía festival in Llanes, Spain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQEeYcahvtw
30:06
February 26, 2021
The Spirit Moves Me (and I want to know more)
James Brown in Blues Brothers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdxSfPURVpk Sufi Whirling Dervishes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkuimX1bh6g Bharatanatyam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PfRSr0F9eM Candomblé: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrCFtojoy7Q Hula: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VO87RSZp65o
09:57
February 24, 2021
Invoking the Physical Experience with Jess Curtis
Jess Curtis/Gravity website: https://www.jesscurtisgravity.org/#welcome (IN)VISIBLE performance: https://www.jesscurtisgravity.org/invisible#invisible-desc The Way You Look (At Me) Tonight performance: https://www.jesscurtisgravity.org/twyl
38:46
February 18, 2021
Dancing for All the Senses
More info on Access Services: https://www.jesscurtisgravity.org/access
07:01
February 17, 2021
A Trinity of Dance, Song, and Drum with Muisi-kongo Malonga
Excerpt from Kongo Odyssey documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hAa2t4s8cU Fua Dia Congo Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WaDiaFuaYikaDio/?ref=page_internal
24:08
February 12, 2021
A Brief Look into Black History Month, the Black Arts Movement, and the Expansion of West African Dance
"The Black Arts Movement" by Larry Neal: https://www.jstor.org/stable/1144377?origin=crossref Carnival of Rhythm by Katherine Dunham: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lTcPgmZoj8 Fanga Dance performed by Pearl Primus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtPvsUwHXsE Revelations by Alvin Ailey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDXerubF4I4 Balante Dance performed by Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ys9uv_8HPc
08:45
February 10, 2021
Healed People Heal People with Rose Hammock
Video of Rose Hammock: https://youtu.be/KuM09iH5uvc Organizations:  https://www.pomoproject.org/ https://cimcc.org/ https://www.nativewellness.com/ https://www.redbudresourcegroup.org/ https://crihb.org/ Rose's IG: https://www.instagram.com/rosie_hammock/
43:10
February 05, 2021
Making it Rain
Public performance of Hopi Rain Dance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi4mTKufky0&t=67s
11:39
February 03, 2021
How is that Oyster performing? with Daniel Fernández Pascual
Cooking Sections:  cooking-sections.com empireremains.net climavore.org New book is OUT >> Salmon: A Red Herring
30:56
January 29, 2021
Spacing Out
Book: The Eyes of the Skin by Juhani Pallasmaa MCDC Nearly Ninety rehearsal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Jj-JGVIr8
13:40
January 27, 2021
BONUS EPISODE: The Year that Was, Online
MerceTrust IG: https://www.instagram.com/mercetrust/ Dance and Stuff: https://www.danceandstuff.com/the-podcast Pam Tanowitz & Reid+Harriet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUc188WtE08&t=1560s Review of State of Darkness: https://blog.lifeasamoderndancer.com/2020/11/state-of-darkness-and-the-internet-of-dance.html More info about Kim Ip: https://www.instagram.com/krimmip/ Dance Writing: https://www.dancemagazine.com/protest-dance-2648441874.html?rebelltitem=2#rebelltitem2 and: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/09/arts/dance/dancing-protests-george-floyd.html?searchResultPosition=2 Lover's Rock trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVOhXowWqDU
12:31
December 29, 2020
Blame it on My Wild Heart: Or, are we all semioticians now?
Watch Stevie Nicks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2rOh6dCwao See Gay Semiotics: https://www.gaysemiotics.com/gay-semiotics Read Pitchfork's Stevie breakdown: https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/stevie-nicks-in-33-songs/
06:48
August 18, 2020
Dance, Protest, and Public Health with Dr. Rhea Boyd
Read NYT article: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/09/arts/dance/dancing-protests-george-floyd.html?searchResultPosition=2 Watch Durham protest video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLVZpTCJrZo See photograph from Newark, 1967: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/11/nyregion/newark-riots-50-years.html
33:45
August 11, 2020
Dance Yrself Unseen
MIRIAM (excerpt) by Nora Chipaumire: https://vimeo.com/67897269 Teepa Snow on Dementia and Language: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BlZF_4EKp4
09:13
May 26, 2020
Decisions Decisions
Kurt Jooss's The Green Table section: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5BUkCd2Hfw Crystal Pite's The Statement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hslbcnPF27M
07:30
May 19, 2020
What about what I want?
Waving a Rose Back & Forth: A 3 Part Look into Center Stage on its 20th Anniversary Part 3: A conversation with dancer and scholar Katherine McGinity on the movie's final performance Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoBTuIsB3ls
20:52
May 14, 2020
Anyone can see she's working her ass off
Waving a Rose Back & Forth: A 3 Part Look into Center Stage on its 20th Anniversary Part 2: Anyone can see she's working her ass off A conversation with dancer. choreographer Nataly Morales Nataly's favorite scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnApvAf1A8s
20:29
May 13, 2020
Dance the Sh*t Out of It!
Waving a Rose Back & Forth: A 3 Part Look into Center Stage on its 20th Anniversary Part 1: Dance the Sh*t Out of It! A conversation with curator and dance lover Anna Harsanyi Anna's favorite scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1lF6D8frfw
14:40
May 12, 2020
Call Your Mother
Molissa Fenley's 100 Vessels: https://vimeo.com/57373707 (8:10-14:30) Also: Molissa Fenley's State of Darkness: https://vimeo.com/46187147 Clip of Holley Farmer dancing: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk5F_9Bg1q-/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
10:09
May 05, 2020
How slow can you go?
See Eiko and Koma's Mourning (excerpts): https://vimeo.com/9525564
09:35
April 28, 2020
Remember When
See the Picnic dance here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oivcG31tDY
09:48
April 21, 2020