Venue Details

390 Star Starred
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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16 reviews
14 stars
attended Mar 30 2013

I loved the whole performance except some guy in the 2nd half doing some rap about going to kill someone. That was negative and a real turn off, both the rap and the... continued

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Amina
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11 reviews
509 stars
attended Mar 30 2013

It was an awesome performance. I loved the artistic integrity and how the dancers interpreted movement to convey emotions. Also, I enjoyed their use of hip hop choreography for non-hip hop related songs, such as Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. :)

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Website

http://www.carpenterarts.org/2012-2013/rennie-harris-rhaw.html

Quotes & Highlights

“Harris has crafted and transformed this street-smart, urban dance form into a complex, concert-stage product. … Through his choreographic overhauls he has made theater dance history.” —Dance Magazine
“Harris has become the Basquiat of the U.S. contemporary dance scene.” —The Times (London)
“Hip-hop dance to a higher power, in both the mathematical and the metaphysical senses.” —_The Village Voice _

Description

Urban dance guru and Alvin Ailey Award recipient Rennie Harris puts a hot spin on the coolest moves around, delivering street dance with spirit and straight up Philly soul in Rennie Harris Awe-inspiring Works. With music as diverse as its dance styles, RHAW features a fresh company of sensational dancers who pop and lock, b-boy and boogaloo to create funky, upbeat depictions of city life, young love and growing up.

RHAW reflects Rennie’s commitment to bringing the artistry of hip-hop to contemporary audiences by making it not only accessible but relevant, fun and inspiring!