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[Photograph of a woman singing on stage at a festival in a blue dress]

Description: Photograph of a woman performing on a dark stage. She has brown, curly hair and wears a light blue dress with long sleeves and a sequin-embroidered bodice. She stands facing the right and appears to be singing. The background is dark. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Gavin Hart and the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble, 13]

Description: Photograph of the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica performing "Kudos" a tribute to musical masters whose offering have had profound impact on audiences across the diaspora, with an excerpt by Michael Jackson. The soloist dancer, Gavin Hart takes to the middle of the stage dressed in a likeness of Jackson's Thriller coat, the rest of the ensemble performing behind him. This photograph was taken at the 9th Annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance Rhythm and Soul of a People, sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22,2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of six dancers with their hands raised]

Description: Photograph of six individuals from a dance ensemble performing a dance on stage in colorful costumes. They all stand facing the audience with their hands raised above their heads. They are dressed in tattered red, orange, yellow, and purple clothing that swirls around them as they dance. A large, purple screen with city skyline imagery hangs down behind the dancers at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a dancer in a green leotard on one foot]

Description: Photograph of a dancer from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during a performance of "Transition." He stands on one leg facing the left and holds his arms out in front of him. He is dressed in a dark green leotard. A large, purple screen hangs down behind him. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of two men from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble]

Description: Photograph of two male dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during their performance of "Baka Beyond." They both stand with their arms held out to the side. The man in the front wears a brown tank top with orange bellbottom pants. The man behind him wears a blue, patterned tank top with jeans. A large screen with muted colors hangs down at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of performers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble in bright costumes]

Description: Photograph of a large group of dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during the performance "Baka Beyond." They are scattered across the stage and most of them dance with their arms outstretched. Three of the dancers sit on the stage. Many of the dancers wear yellow and tan leotards with scarves. The other dancers wear tank tops with pants. A large, colorful screen hangs down at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of seven women from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble leaning to the right side]

Description: Photograph of seven dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during the performance "Baka Beyond." They stand close together in the middle of the stage and lean towards the right. They wear leotards in various shades of yellow and brown and have patterned scarves around their necks. Some of the dancers have sheer, purple scarves attached to their waists. A large, colorful screen hangs down at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of four women spinning on stage]

Description: Photograph of four members of a dance ensemble performing on stage, possibly the dance "Sankofa-Ja" by the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica. They are dressed in yellow, red, and green costumes and appear to be spinning. A large, purple screen hangs down behind the dancers at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of three dancers curled up on stage and one standing]

Description: Photograph of four dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during the performance "Baka Beyond." Two of them curl up on the stage on their hands and knees facing each other. Another dancer is curled up between them with her back to the camera. They wear yellow leotards with sheer purple scarves attached to their waists. A dancer wearing a dark tan leotard dances to their left towards the front of the stage. A large, purple screen hangs down at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Performers in costume and makeup, 5]

Description: Photograph of several women dressed in leotards and in full makeup seen standing together as a group on stage. This photograph was taken at the 9th Annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance Rhythm and Soul of a People, sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22,2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of two dancers bending forward to touch the stage]

Description: Photograph of two dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during a performance of "Transition." They both bend forward to touch the stage and kick one leg back behind them. A man in a dark green leotard dances in the front. A woman wearing a sparkly green leotard with an attached skirt dances behind him. A large, dark blue screen hangs down at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a male dancer kicking his leg out to the side]

Description: Photograph of a dancer from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during a performance of "Transition." He kicks one leg out to the side wears a dark green leotard. A large, purple screen hangs down behind her. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a woman seated on stage in a light blue dress]

Description: Photograph of a woman performing on stage. She has brown, curly hair and wears a light blue dress with long sleeves. Sequins are embroidered on the bodice of her dress. The woman looks towards the right and appears to be talking or singing. The back of the stage is dark. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of two women from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble dancing with their backs to the camera]

Description: Photograph of two dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during their performance of "Baka Beyond." They stand next to each other with their backs to the camera and lean forward slightly with their hands on their knees. They both wear yellow leotards and have a piece of sheer purple fabric attached to their waists. A large, colorful screen hangs down at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of six dancers in red and orange on a stage]

Description: Photograph of a large dance ensemble performing a dance on stage in colorful costumes. They are spread across the stage in a staggered formation and dance with their arms held down at their sides. They are all dressed in tattered yellow, orange, and red clothing. A large, purple screen hangs down behind the dancers at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Performers engaging with audience members, 6]

Description: Photograph of the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica receiving praise and handshakes from the audience members who attended their performance of "Kudos." This photograph was taken at the 9th Annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance Rhythm and Soul of a People, sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22,2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of three dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble in dark green attire]

Description: Photograph of three dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during a performance of "Transition" on a dark stage. A woman stands on one leg with her back to the camera and bends forward. She wears a short green dress with matching tights. Two men dressed in green leotards stand across from her and reach towards her. A large, dark screen hangs down behind them at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of three performers in colorful costumes]

Description: Photograph of a dance ensemble performing a dance on a dark stage in colorful costumes. Three dancers appear to be walking towards the right with their arms down at their sides. They are dressed in purple, red, orange, and yellow clothing. The back of the stage is dark. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of nine members of the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble dancing on a stage]

Description: Photograph of nine dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during the performance "Baka Beyond." At the front of the stage, two dancers in yellow leotards are partially visible lying down with their legs held up. Four dancers dressed in yellow and orange huddle together in the middle of the stage and appear to be spinning. A woman wearing a tan leotard and two men in khaki-colored outfits stand around them and lean back. Pink lights shine down on the stage around the dancers. A large, colorful screen hangs down at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a man in a green leotard bending forward on stage]

Description: Photograph of a dancer from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during a performance of "Transition." He stands in a wide stance and bends forward as if to touch the stage. He is dressed in a dark green leotard. A large, purple screen hangs down behind him. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a woman in a blue dress performing on stage at a festival]

Description: Photograph of a woman performing on stage in front of an audience. She has brown, curly hair and wears a light blue dress with long sleeves and a sequin-embroidered bodice. The woman appears to be singing or talking. The background is dark. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble on stage in a circle]

Description: Photograph of dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during the performance "Baka Beyond." Five dancers dressed in yellow, orange, and pink stand in a circle in the middle of the stage. They all hold one arm out to the side. Two men in khaki-colored outfits sit down on the stage behind them. A large, colorful screen hangs down at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of three dancers in green with their backs to the camera]

Description: Photograph of three dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during a performance of "Transition" on a dark stage. They all stand with their backs to the camera and their arms down at their sides. A woman dressed in a sparkly green leotard with an attached skirt stands on the left. Two men wearing dark green leotards are stand to her right. A large purple screen hangs down behind them at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of two male dancers holding up a woman]

Description: Photograph of three dancers from the Stella Maris Dance Ensemble of Jamaica during a performance of "Transition" on a dark stage. Two men dressed in dark green leotards stand behind a woman and lift her up. She is dressed in a sparkly green leotard with an attached skirt. A large purple screen hangs down behind them at the back of the stage. Photograph taken at the 9th annual Weekend Festival of Black Dance, Rhythm and Soul of a People sponsored by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: [2013-02-22..2013-02-23]
Creator: Brown, Jirard
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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