Old Schools: The Birth of Hip-Hop Culture in the U.S. and France
5th & K | Cullen | May 21,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Schools: The Birth of Hip-Hop Culture in the U.S. and France discussion presented by Alliance Fran├žaise de Washington. Alain-Philippe Durand, French born professor of U.S. and French  hip-hop cultures at the University of Arizona, accompanied by Junious "House"  Brickhouse, urban dance expert and founder/director of Urban Artistry, will  discuss the rise of hip-hop in two distinctly unique cultures. Exploring how American hip-hop emerged and influenced the French urban scene, and how French  dancers adapted this dance with other influences,  they will speak about mutual  inspiration in what is now a worldwide art form.

$5 Suggested Donation (cash at door)

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