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Black pride fundraiser, 2000-03-04
Additional title: Evidence
Additional title: Ronald K. Brown video archive
Harmonica Sunbeam (Performer)
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Choreographer)
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- (Dancer)
Taylor, Cheryl Boyce (Speaker)
Lavender Light (Musical group) (Singer)
Evidence Dance Company (Dancer)

Ronald K. Brown Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2000-03-04
Table of Contents
Reel 1, B-roll and rehearsal footage (36 min) -- Reel 1, Performance footage (22 min) -- Reel 2 (18 min.) -- Reel 3 (40 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6868
Fund raising
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: First 36 minutes of Reel 1 is various b-roll shots of subways and New York City neighborhoods as well as rehearsal footage earlier in the day before the event. The end of Reel 2 overlaps a bit with the beginning of Reel 3 and appear to be footage from two different cameras at the same event.
Performers: Harmonica Sunbeam, host; Lavender Light Gospel Choir, singers; Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Dance Company, dancers, Cheryl Boyce Taylor, speaker.
Venue: Recorded March 4, 2000 Aaron Davis Hall, New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Robert E. Penn and Ronald K. Brown, 2011.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (MiniDV) (116 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Fundraiser performance for NYC Black Pride hosted by Harmonica Sunbeam, featuring performances by the Lavender Light Gospel Choir (various songs, including Lift Every Voice and Sing), Evidence Dance Company, and Cheryl Boyce Taylor reciting some of her poems.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20250110
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 89cab4e0-3091-0132-826d-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2000: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Black pride fundraiser, 2000-03-04" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2000.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Black pride fundraiser, 2000-03-04" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2000). Black pride fundraiser, 2000-03-04 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Black pride fundraiser, 2000-03-04