This presentation is part of the Dance Halls, Juke Joints, and Honky Tonks Symposium, March 22-23, 2016. This symposium focuses on the issues associated with the preservation of dance halls and similar sites throughout the rural South. Some of the constant threats include relevancy, development pressures, deterioration, and financial viability. This symposium brings together experts and enthusiasts to discuss history, architecture, and culture associated with these buildings.
Juke Joints, Dance Halls, and House Parties: A Legacy of Music on Cane River by Tim Van Cleave
Cane River Creole NHP ranger Tim Van Cleave will provide a short presentation on their new documentary entitled “Juke Joints, Dance Halls, and House Parties: A Legacy of Music on Cane River.” Tim will discuss funding of the project as well as vision, partnerships, and expectations that the project produced. This will be followed by a viewing of the 30 minute documentary.