The Apollo Breakin' Convention: Panel Discussion
Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
The Schomburg's Hip-Hop 4.0 Initiative presents the kickoff to The Apollo Theater's Breakin Convention with a panel discussion featuring hip-hop dance legends and participating artists. The discussion, led by the festival's artistic director Jonzi D and moderated by Kamilah Forbes, will explore the art form's evolution from hip-hop dance, originated in the Bronx in the late 1970s, to hip hop dance theater's development and global expansion.
In collaboration with The Apollo Theater.
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
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