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Bridgers, Ann Preston
by Bridgers, H. C., Jr. Ann Preston Bridgers, teacher and actress, was born in Raleigh. During most of her childhood she lived in Adrian, Ga., with her parents, Annie Preston Cain of Hillsborough and Robert Rufus Bridgers, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Buck Dancing
by Baker, Bruce E. Buck Dancing by Bruce E. Baker, 2006 See also: Clogging; Step Dancing. Buck dancing is a folk dance that originated among African Americans during the era of slavery. It was largely [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charles, Lucile Marie Hoerr
by Rives, Ralph Hardee. Lucile Marie Hoerr Charles, lecturer, scholar, and first director of dramatic arts at East Carolina University in Greenville, was a native of Chicago, the daughter of Charles Ferdinand Hoerr and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clogging
by Baker, Bruce E. Clogging is a form of traditional solo step dancing to traditional string music common in western North Carolina and growing in popularity across the state and nation. The term has been used to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coastal Life
by Amspacher, Karen Willis. Coastal Life "Homegrown Skills: Creating a Way of Life at the Coast" by Karen Willis Amspacher Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2009. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Community theater, Thalian Association
by Tetterton, Beverly, Steelman, Bennett L. The Thalian Association is the name of a succession of amateur theatrical companies active in Wilmington for more than 200 years. Wilmington gentlemen organized the first "theatrical corps" sometime [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cultural Resources, Department of
by Williams, Wiley J. The Department of Art, Culture, and History was created by the Executive Organization Act of 1971 and activated in 1972. By this statute, various commissions, boards, and independent state agencies [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dance
by Pertalion, Patricia L., Moore, Cecelia, Koos, Emily, Conley, Robin. Dance by Emily Koos and Patricia L. Pertalion, 2006 Additional research provided by Robin Conley and Cecelia Moore. See also: African American Dance Ensemble; American Dance Festival; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Decoys
by Carr, Dawson V. Wild waterfowl provided an abundant source of food for settlers of the North Carolina coastal regions, and early residents often made decoys to lure the birds within range of their guns. Not until [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dramatic Arts- Part 1: Introduction
by Wegner, Ansley Herring, Moore, Cecelia, Mitchell, Ted. Dramatic Arts by Ansley Herring Wegner and Ted Mitchell Additional research provided by Cecelia Moore. See also: Opera Houses; Outdoor Dramas; Strolling Players; Thalian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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