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Blue Sky - Artist, Part 3 | Profile
Blue Sky - Artist, Part 3 | Profile

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In Flint, Michigan, Blue Sky was commissioned to do a mural there, and Sky chose to paint an overflow parking lot, to reflect Flint’s automobile manufacturing background.
Blue Sky - Artist, Part 1 | Profile
Blue Sky - Artist, Part 1 | Profile

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The mural which Blue Sky shows viewers in this segment, called “Tunnelvision” is an illusion; a tunnel with a sun-rise painted on the other side. The mural is located on Marion Street, in downtown...
Joanne Woodward - Actor, Part 2 | Profile
Joanne Woodward - Actor, Part 2 | Profile

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Joanne Woodward talks about the early days of her career. Before going to New York, Woodward temporarily worked as a secretary for Albert Quigley. Upon arriving in New York, Woodward first went to...
Joanne Woodward - Actor, Part 1 | Profile
Joanne Woodward - Actor, Part 1 | Profile

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In this first segment, Joanne Woodward discusses her childhood, growing up in Greenville, her education, and inspirations for wanting to pursue a career in the arts. Woodward, originally from...
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 3 - Jazz Legend | Profile
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 3 - Jazz Legend | Profile

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When the opportunity came for a young Dizzy Gillespie to leave Cheraw, he took it. Dizzy moved to Laurinburg, North Carolina, where he went to school at the Laurinburg Institute. While in Laurinburg...
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 2 - Jazz Legend | Profile
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 2 - Jazz Legend | Profile

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Dizzy Gillespie was awarded the coveted Handel Medal, which is New York City’s most prestigious arts award. Gillespie is also part of the Newport Jazz Festival Program, and introduced friends and...
David Drake | SC African American History Calendar
David Drake | SC African American History Calendar

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David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s...
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 1- Jazz Legend | Profile
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 1- Jazz Legend | Profile

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Jazz legend John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, was born in Cheraw, South Carolina. Dizzy Gillespie, Cheraw's claim to fame, filled many musical roles, such as trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer...