Local and national hip hop artists make the news. Read the articles in the PD and Bohemian…
These Are the Breaks
Don’t call it a comeback—a new generation of breakers in the North Bay carries the original torch
Making hip-hop into high art
When: 8 p.m. March 9.
Where: Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. Admission: $20-$30.
Information: 546-3600, website
When the music, dance and art of the hip-hop culture rose up from the streets of New York City in the 1970s, its creators operated well outside mainstream American pop culture.
Since then, hip-hop has moved steadily, straight to the center of American life. If CD sales in the millions and sold-out concert tours aren’t enough to prove the point, here are a few additional bits of evidence: Hip-hop has produced a serious dance company of national and international prominence, Rennie Harris Puremovement of Philadelphia, which will perform March 9 at Santa Rosa’s Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. Click here to read the full article in The Press Democrat…
Click here to purchase tickets to Friday night’s show
$10 student tickets available at the door with student ID
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