Kontakt: Heritage Day at R.I. State House and Musical Variedades
This one-hour videocassette of Kontakt is comprised of two half-hour episodes edited together.
The first episode (0:08-28:09) leads with a video essay about the 1989 Rhode Island Heritage Day, held on the lawn of the Rhode Island State House in Providence, RI. An approximately 10-minute segment with Benvindo Rosario, literary critic, follows in which the book Ilhas Afortunadas by Basil Davidson is discussed.
The second episode (28:09-59:25), entitled Musical Variedades features live performances by the Joao Mendes, Dany Silva, Gardenia, Morgadinho, and Paulo de Cravalho.
Note: Due to staff limitations we are unable to provide subtitles for non-English language material at this time.
João Rosário retains copyright to Cabo Verde TV Production, Inc. Videocassettes collection, MSS-0071. Use of the items in this collection are prohibited without prior written permission. Please contact RIC Special Collections for permission regarding use of collection materials."
Rhode Island (R.I.); Providence (R.I.); Literary criticism; Davidson, Basil, 1914-2010; Musicians; Performances; Educational/cultural films & video; History; Entertainment
English; Kriolu; Portuguese
Rosário, João; Rosario, Benvindo; da Graca, Maria; and Goncalves, João Jr., "Kontakt: Heritage Day at R.I. State House and Musical Variedades" (1989). Cabo Verde TV Productions. 23.