Posts Tagged ‘DC Hip-Hop Theater Festival’

ToDo ToDay: HR! The Mantles! Videodrome!

August 28 marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. At the National Portrait Gallery, the museum is recognizing the event with a new exhibit that honors the man and the work he did. There’s enough in the exhibit to keep casual history fans engaged, but [...]

DC Hip-Hop Theater Festival: Majora Carter and Hip-Hop Environmentalism

The ninth annual DC Hip-Hop Theater Festival begins tonight, although its aims aren't purely theatrical. It has music, dance, art, and spoken word, not to mention a host of panel discussion. Of particular interest: "Hip-Hop Humanities: A Day on Earth," which looks at combining green and hip-hop culture. According to the relevant literature, some topics [...]