FREE / GRATIS
Join a panel of dance legends of Soul, b-boying and theatre to discuss how their contributions impacted the meaning of dance and grafted new roots onto Hip Hop’s history. Featuring original Soul Train dancers Damita Jo Freeman and Thelma Davis; b-boy and founder of the Hip Hop School of the Arts, Lil’ Cesar; and Puremovement Company Director Rennie Harris. Facilitated by Professor Imani Kai Johnson (University of California, Riverside, Department of Dance).
Event seating is first come first served. Check in at sign-in table on Olive Court (between Grand Ave. and Hill St) beginning at 6pm.
PART OF A FOUR DAY HIP-HOP EXPERIENCE
The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles brings a fusion of Hip-Hop dance experiences to Angelenos, surrounding its presentation of Franco-Brazilian dance company, Compagnie Käfig. Over four days, The Music Center examines the culture, artistry and evolution of Hip-Hop dance through live performances, dance competitions, discussions, demonstrations, late-night dance parties and more. Choose from ticketed and free events, which will take place throughout The Music Center campus and in Grand Park.
OTHER HIP HOP EVENTS:
Beat Swap Meet
Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours/Hip-Hop Special Edition