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Dance Pages (circa 1983-1997), a quarterly magazine, presented its readers with articles about a wide range of dance genres, performances, companies, and individual dancers. The magazine also contained studio listings, book and video reviews, and information about dance history and health. Kenneth Romo and Donna Gianell, both professional dancers, created Dance Pages as a hobby, and they continued to serve as the publishers and editors of the magazine as it grew in size and scope. In 1995, the magazine changed names, becoming Dance & the Arts, and moved to a bimonthly publication schedule. The magazine ceassed publication in 1997. The collection includes publicity information, magazines, drafts of articles and advertisements, paste-ups for advertisements and magazine features, newspaper clippings, press kits, programs, flyers, brochures, catalogs, invoices, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, 35 mm slides, and transparencies.

The collection contains the records of Dance Pages, which were collected or created during the production of the magazine, as well as copies of the magazine from 1987 to 1997. Records were typically filed by subject or person rather than by type of record, so files contain a range of materials. The majority of the Dance Pages records are subject files, which primarily contain publicity information such as photographs and press releases for dance companies, dancers, schools, teachers, artists, musicians, filmmakers, photographers, performance venues, events, performances, and other dance-related topics. In addition to publicity materials, subject folders can contain drafts of articles and advertisements, paste-ups for advertisements and magazine features, illustrated graphics, press clippings, correspondence, invoices, brochures, flyers, programs, 35 mm slides, and negatives. The collection also contains administrative files, which hold materials related to magazine contributors, personnel, and business management. While the collection includes some financial documentation and correspondence, these materials are filed with the subject to which they pertain and are therefore distributed throughout the collection.

The materials housed within the collection are in a variety of formats, including paper-based records, magazines, paste-ups, illustrated graphics, newspaper clippings, press kits, programs, flyers, brochures, and catalogs, as well as photographs, contact sheets, negatives, 35 mm slides, and transparencies.

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Dr. Charles Rudolph "Chuck" Davis or Baba Chuck (1937-2017) was an African American dancer, choreographer, and founder of the African American Dance Ensemble, the Chuck Davis Dance Company, and the annual DanceAfrica Festival. Collection includes correspondence, paper based records, printed materials, teaching materials, programs, posters, publications, newspaper clippings, conference materials, notebooks, photographs, negatives, slides, super 8 film, artwork, and various other types of memorabilia.

Collection includes correspondence, paper based records, printed materials, teaching materials, programs, posters, post cards, publications, newspaper clippings, conference materials, notebooks, photographs, negatives, slides, super 8 film, artwork, and various other types of memorabilia

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Duke Ballroom Dance Club (DBDC) is a student organization specializing in the American style of Rhythm and Smooth ballroom dances including cha-cha; foxtrot; rumba; swing; tango; waltz; Viennese waltz; and more. Duke Ballroom Dance Club records are administrative documents including the constitution; leadership position lists; waivers; and DanceSport rulebooks.In 2020, the group officially became a part of Duke Sport Clubs, changing its name to Duke Club Ballroom Dance (DCBD).

Duke Ballroom Dance Club records are administrative documents including the constitution; leadership position lists; waivers; and DanceSport rulebooks. The collection also includes competition registration sheets; logistics; meeting agendas; member lists; surveys; Fred Astaire dance class documents; content for posting to social media for advertising and club updates on Instagram and Facebook, by direct email; graphic designs for club shirts and jackets; planning documents for Cackalacky, Carolina Ballroom Brawl, DC DanceSport Inferno, National Collegiate DanceSport Championships, and the Triangle Open; Duke venue schedules; and lighting cues and performance videos for WorlDuke 2017. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, also included are slides used for the Blue Devil's Day virtual tabling for recruiting club members.