Mr. Tol E. Rance Comes To Town | WUNC Loading streams... They are bringing to the 80th Anniversary season of the American Dance Festival their piece, “Mr. Tol E. Rance,” which tackles minstrelsy.
July 10, 2013 - WUNC Chapel Hill
Manohla Dargis in The Week Magazine Skids and Mudflap do "indicate that minstrelsy remains as much in fashion in Hollywood as when, well, Jar Jar Binks was set loose by George Lucas," said Manohla Dargis in The New York Times.
James Brown in Washington Post Others may have followed in my wake, but I was the one who turned racist minstrelsy into black soul -- and by doing so, became a cultural force,Brown wrote in "I Feel Good: A Memoir of a Life of Soul" (2004).
Bill Evans in San Jose Mercury News The prevailing paradigm for so many years was to get as far away from all of those vestiges of slavery and black-face minstrelsy as possible,says Bill Evans, an accomplished bluegrass banjo player and ethnomusicologist based in the East Bay.