Local and national hip hop artists make the news. Read the articles in the PD and Bohemian…

Roxrite stands onstage in Moscow, covered in Champagne, having just won the world championship of breakdancing, the Red Bull BC One. Surrounded by thousands of breaking fans, Roxrite shouts out his hometown b-boy crews SUB-4 from Windsor and Renegades from San Francisco, and on a world stage, between breaths: “I finally got to accomplish a dream, it’s a blessing. Much respect 415 and 707, Sonoma County!”  Click here to read the full article in the North Bay Bohemian…

Making hip-hop into high art

By |The Press Democrat
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

What: Rennie Harris Puremovement, presented by the Rodney Strong Vineyards Dance Series.
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…


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$10 student tickets available at the door with student ID

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