Search Results

Advanced search parameters have been applied.

A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt

Description: This is the first serious biography of a man widely considered one of Texas’—and America’s—greatest songwriters. Like Jimmie Rodgers, Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, Townes Van Zandt was the embodiment of that mythic American figure, the troubled troubadour. A Deeper Blue traces Van Zandt’s background as the scion of a prominent Texas family; his troubled early years and his transformation from promising pre-law student to wandering folk singer; his life on the road and the de… more
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: 2008
Creator: Hardy, Robert Earl, 1957-
Partner: UNT Press
open access

The Economic, Fiscal, and Developmental Impacts of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts

Description: This report discusses the economic, fiscal and developmental impacts of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA). The University of North Texas Center for Economic Development identifies and calculates the economic and fiscal impacts that will attend construction and operations of the DCPA. They also look at ancillary commercial and residential development likely to occur in close proximity to the DCPA and consider the importance of the DCPA in making Downtown Dallas a desirable place t… more
Date: May 2006
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
captions transcript

[News Clip: Money]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 27, 1977, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 54 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

The Nightingale's Flight from Opera to Symphonic Poem: A Comparative Study of The Nightingale and The Song of the Nightingale by Igor Stravinsky

Description: An analysis of the transformation from Stravinsky's opera The Nightingale to The Song of the Nightingale, a symphonic poem by the same composer. The text includes a brief history of Stravinsky's life and the genesis of The Nightingale and The Song of the Nightingale. The bulk of the dissertation discusses actual changes employed by Stravinsky (with score examples). Patterns of modifications are identified and discussed as they relate to the composer's change of attitude in orchestration. Th… more
Date: December 2000
Creator: Couturiaux, Clay
Partner: UNT Libraries
captions transcript

[News Clip: Burnett Park]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 26, 1984, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 28 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Bed tax]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: September 7, 1981, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 40 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[30th anniversary of the march on Washington, tape 1 of 9]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during the 30th anniversary of the march on Washington celebratory performance held at the Kennedy performing arts center in Washington D. C.. Entitled 'I Remember.." the show includes speakers, dancers, and musicians. The footage shows the opening 30 minutes of the show which includes various speakers, a saxophonist, dancers, organist and two spoken poem readings.
Date: Autumn 1993
Duration: 31 minutes 23 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[30th anniversary of the march on Washington, tape 2 of 9]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during the 30th anniversary of the march on Washington celebratory performance held at the Kennedy performing arts center in Washington D. C.. Entitled 'I Remember.." the show includes speakers, dancers, and musicians. The footage shows the opening performance of a large choir marching onto the stage alongside men dressed in chains to a male gospel singer. Following the choir, two women read poems from a side podium.
Date: Autumn 1993
Duration: 31 minutes 40 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[30th anniversary of the march on Washington, tape 7 of 9]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during the 30th anniversary of the march on Washington celebratory performance held at the Kennedy performing arts center in Washington D. C.. Entitled 'I Remember.." the show includes speakers, dancers, and musicians. The footage shows the continued performance of a large choir accompanying various female soloists and speakers.
Date: October 1993
Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes 58 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

["Summer Arts Institute: It Takes A Village" performance]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during the 1997 summer youth arts institute production "It Takes a Village". The performance was held on June 14th, 1997. The footage shows a room with a low stage and the audience seated in folding chairs. The children perform as a group in white shirts with blue logos by dancing and singing. At the conclusion of the performance, adults thank volunteers and hand out certificates.
Date: June 14, 1997
Duration: 57 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Stewart, Tommie; Mitchell, Jerry & Anderson, Eric
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

["7th Annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance" tape 1 of 3]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during the 7th annual weekend festival of black dance held on March 4th, 2011. The footage shows young people in various groups and solo performances of contemporary style dance.
Date: March 4, 2011
Duration: 40 minutes 10 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[16th annual Summer Youth Arts Institute production, 2]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during the 16th annual Summer Youth Arts Institute production held on June 17th, 2000 at the Clarence Muse Café Theatre. The footage shows children of varying ages dancing, singing, and acting in various skits.
Date: June 17, 2000
Duration: 2 hours 6 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: King, Curtis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[Children's summer arts institute 1993 performance on DVD]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during the 1993 summer youth arts institute production. The performance was held in mid-June. The footage shows a room with a low stage and the audience seated in folding chairs. The children perform as a group in white shirts with blue logos by dancing and singing. At the conclusion of the performance, adults thank volunteers and hand out certificates.
Date: June 1993
Duration: 50 minutes 43 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Destination Dallas]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 8, 2007
Duration: 28 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Leisure time]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
Date: March 15, 1988
Duration: 1 minute 53 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Music review]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: June 18, 1980
Duration: 1 minute 47 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
captions transcript

[News Clip: Kids work]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: April 5, 1990
Duration: 1 minute 39 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Back to Top of Screen