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Smith, Anna Deavere

Overview
Works: 113 works in 160 publications in 1 language and 3,667 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Miscellanea  Fiction  Interviews  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Historical drama  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Narrator, Host, Interviewee, Performer, Actor, Creator, Director, Producer, Moderator
Classifications: PS3569.M465, 700.23
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Letters to a young artist by Anna Deavere Smith ( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From "the most exciting individual in American theater" (Newsweek), here is Anna Deavere Smith's brass-tacks advice to aspiring artists of all stripes. In vividly anecdotal letters to the young BZ, she addresses the full spectrum of issues that people starting out will face: from questions of confidence, discipline, and self-esteem, to fame, failure, and fear, to staying healthy, presenting yourself effectively, building a diverse social and professional network, and using your art to promote social change. At once inspiring and no-nonsense, Letters to a Young Artist will challenge you, motivate you, and set you on a course to pursue your art without compromise. --From publisher description
Hawaii's last queen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hawaii's last queen tells the story of Lili'uokalani's life, her embattled reign as the queen of Hawaii, and the ultimate betrayal that led to the loss of her kingdom."--Container
Streb : how to become an extreme action hero by Elizabeth Streb ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mystery of love ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the many varieties of the emotion of love. Various individuals offer personal definitions of love
Letters to a young artist by Anna Deavere Smith ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deavere Smith mentors her young artist over a period of five years, sharing her hard won wisdom about the challenges and rewards of the artistic life. Drawing on her own life experiences as an actor, teacher, and playwright, Deavere Smith provides a motivating example for how to pursue one's art without compromise, while offering tips on everything from how to stay healthy to building a diverse network of friends and professional alliances
The bondwoman's narrative by Hannah Crafts ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this 1850s novel, the only one known to be written by a female African American slave, a self-educated young house slave discovers that a devastating secret of her mistress forces them both to flee from slave hunters, with yet another powerful enemy at their heels
Emma Amos action lines ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma Anos, an African American artist, talks about her life and her art
Women in theatre Dialogues with notable women in American theatre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These thirteen interviews are from a unique television series that highlights the accomplishments of women on the American stage. Hosted by Newsday theatre critic Linda Winer, the playwrights, directors, designers, producers, and performers interviewed on the programs encompass generational, disciplinary and ethnic diversity; they share their thoughts and vision, their career paths and professional choices. The interviews afford to a wider audience a unique look into the lives of some of the gifted women who create and sustain theatre in the United States
Lidia celebrates America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join host and Chef Lidia Bastianich and her celebrity cast as she celebrates independence and freedom with different cultures across America. Our celebrity cast includes: actress Anna Deavere Smith, opera singer Renee Fleming, singer Martha Wainwright, Chef Jacques Pepin, actor Alex Mapa and former Olympic athlete Nadia Comaneci
Lyle Ashton Harris by Lyle Ashton Harris ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lorna Simpson : works on paper by Lorna Simpson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Can we all get along? ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prompted by the events in Los Angeles following the Rodney King verdict, McNeil/Lehrer News Hour correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault conducted a series of interviews with community leaders, journalists, politicians, educators and other experts on race relations in America. They give their views on how and why racial tensions exist and continue to grow, and what steps we need to take to maintain a positive racial climate
House arrest by Anna Deavere Smith ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hymn for Alvin Ailey based on the ballet "Hymn" ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Featuring the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this one hour special incorporates archival footage and interviews with friends and family to tell the story of a man who transformed the experience of his life and his culture to become a trailblazer of American modern dance."--Container
Race, Gender and Power in America by Gender and Power in America Race ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proceedings of the forum that was organized to assess the impact on women of the testimony by Professor's Anita Hill before the Senate Judiciary Committee in which she charged sexual harassment by then Supreme Court nominee Judge Clarence Thomas. Provides and overview of sexual harassment law since the hearings. Includes a review of the hearings
Anna Deavere Smith, actress-playwright Poets House ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Award-winning actress-playwright Anna Deavere Smith gives voice to questions of life and death, sickness and medical treatment, through her one-woman play 'Let me down easy.' In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers speaks with Smith ... about her acclaimed play, which spotlights the real-life personal stories of people facing illness and their mortality. Afterward, the Journal profiles New York City's Poets House, a national poetry library and literary center that invites poets and the public alike to step into the living tradition of poetry."--Container
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities by Anna Deavere Smith ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smith's off-Broadway play is as much a commentary on current racial tensions as it is a work of drama. Award-winning writer and solo performer Smith derived her scripts from interviews with people who experienced or observed New York's 1991 Crown Heights racial riots
Interview with Anna Deavere Smith, October 06, 1993 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mother of God by D.C.) Washington National Cathedral (Washington ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith, February 01, 1999 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Deavere Smith, Anna 1950-
Languages
English (80)
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