67 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Arts, Cuban"
Comparsa dancer Irene Fernandez at the Queen Cafe

Comparsa dancer Irene Fernandez at the Queen Cafe

Date
1991-03
Description
Eight color slides. Fernandez was a comparsa dancer, a skill she learned from her mother Emelia Fernandez, under whom she apprencticed. She also worked as a registered nurse. More information on Fernandez (mother and daughter) can be found in S 1644, box 10, fodler 13. Murphy was her apprentice in 1990-1991. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez with their apprentices in Key West

Comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez with their apprentices in Key West

Date
1990
Description
Eight color prints, ten black and white prints, two proof sheets with 38 color images. Irene and Emelia served as master artists of the comparsas dance for several apprentices. The comparsas tradition was revived by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia herself arrived in Florida in 1959. She and her daughter revived the dance tradition in the early 1990s. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez with their apprentices in Key West

Comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez with their apprentices in Key West

Date
1991-07
Description
Twenty-eight color slides. Irene and Emelia served as master artists of the comparsas dance for several apprentices. The comparsas tradition was revived by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled outfits. The tradition began in Key West in 1938. Emelia herself arrived in Florida in 1959. She and her daughter revived the dance tradition in the early 1990s. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Cuban drummer Florencio Baro and  apprentice  performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Cuban drummer Florencio Baro and apprentice performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fitchen served as emcee. Parada and Hernandez apprenticed under drummer Baro in 1990 through the FFP Apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Cuban gigante at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Cuban gigante at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1994-05-28
Description
One color slide. Duenas was a 1994 Folklfie apprentice under Isaac Duenas.
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Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Date
1994
Description
Four proof sheets with 114 black and white images; 35 color slides. Apprentices Zepeda and David Duenas had to learn from Isaac Duenas to design and construct the gigante and farola figures. For more information, see S 1644, box 11, folder 22. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Date
1994-04
Description
46 color slides. Apprentices Zepeda and David Duenas had to learn from Isaac Duenas to design and construct the gigante and farola figures. For more information, see S 1644, box 11, folder 22. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon Zepeda

Date
1994-07-31
Description
20 color slides. Apprentices Zepeda and David Duenas had to learn from Isaac Duenas to design and construct the gigante and farola figures. For more information, see S 1644, box 11, folder 22. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Fiesta Guajiro radio show on WQBA

Fiesta Guajiro radio show on WQBA

Date
1985-08-18
Description
One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-117) Recording (in Spanish) of a radio program by Fiesta Guajiro in WQBA, which began broadcasting in 1948 in Cuba, and in 1978 in the US. Fiesta Guajiro is a six-member group with four singers (Martiea, Agaptic Gonzales, Miguel Ramirez, and Rocardo Capote), two musicians (Bertz Acebedo on laud-- a Cuban style of mandolin -- and Teodoro Maya on guitar). All were native Cubans. Their program aired Sundays 9-10am, WQBA, 108 am. They discuss history of the group and show; the Decima tradition (a 17th century 10-line improvised verse form); personal histories; and themes of decima improvisations. For more information see field notes in S 1628, Box 1, folder 10. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

Date
1995-07-13
Description
One video recording. (3/4 tape; 28 minutes)An episode of the Florida Public Television series, "Florida Crossroads." Filmed by Florida Public television (through a Florida Dept. of Education grant), the episode features performances, demonstrations, interviews, and presentations at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (26-28 May). Included are interviews with folklorists, park employees, musicians, artisans, and park attendees, as well examples of the folklife on display at the Festival.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Comparsa dancer Irene Fernandez at the Queen CafeComparsa dancer Irene Fernandez at the Queen CafeStill ImageFieldwork
Dance
Clothing and dress
Costumes
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Architecture
Signs (commercial)
Nightclubs
Community enterprise
Community culture
Comparsa tradition
Dancers
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Comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez with their apprentices in Key WestComparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez with their apprentices in Key WestStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Body movement
Clothing and dress
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Comparsa tradition
Dance
Latinos
Festivals
Dancers
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Comparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez with their apprentices in Key WestComparsa dancers Irene and Emelia Fernandez with their apprentices in Key WestStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Body movement
Clothing and dress
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Comparsa tradition
Dance
Dancers
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a_s1576_t90-114aCuban drummer Florencio Baro and apprentice performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Apprentices
Drum music
Drum performance
Drums
Cuban Americans
Arts, Cuban
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
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Cuban gigante at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalCuban gigante at the 1994 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Decorative arts
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Masks
Costumes
Apprentices
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Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon ZepedaFarola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon ZepedaStill ImageMask maker
Fieldwork
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Masks
Figurines
Parade floats
Apprentices
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Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon ZepedaFarola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon ZepedaStill ImageMask maker
Fieldwork
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Masks
Figurines
Parade floats
Apprentices
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Farola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon ZepedaFarola and gigante maker Isaac Duenas with apprentices Isaac Duenas and Ramon ZepedaStill ImageMask maker
Fieldwork
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Masks
Figurines
Parade floats
Apprentices
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a_s1576_t86-075Fiesta Guajiro radio show on WQBASoundFieldwork
Music performance
Latinos
Cuban Americans
Musical groups
Performers
Performing arts
Arts, Cuban
Drummers (Musicians)
Musicians
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Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk FestivalFlorida Crossroads: Florida's Folk FestivalMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Artisans
Leather workers
Metal-workers
Dancers
Whip maker
Secretary of State
Public officer
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Video recording
Television
Singing
Park Ranger
Saddles
Leather craft
Craft
Whipcracking
Whips
Fiddle music
Fiddlers
Old time music
Bandura
Hammer dulcimer
Dulcimer music
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Signs and signboards
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Workshops (Adult education)
Yodeling
Storytelling
Dance
Cooking and dining
Food preparation
Basket making
Basket work
Blacksmithing
Guitar music
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Secretaries of State (State governments)
Bands (Music)
Folklorists
Volunteers
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