Posts Tagged ‘Hip-Hop Theater Festival’

ToDo ToDay: Cecily Strong! Teething Veils! Carolyn Malachi!

Rookies tend to fade into the background on Saturday Night Live. But Cecily Strong broke out playing the Weekend Update panelist "The Girl You Wish You Hadn’t Started a Conversation With at a Party." Her slurred speech, Smartphone-checking, and condescending yet uninformed moralisms ape the behavior of a well-intentioned George Washington University freshman after a few [...]

Dance DC Festival Showcases Hip-Hop Past and Present

There’s something funny about the Dance DC Festival, which starts now with some b-boys grooving down on Woodrow Wilson Plaza till 1:30 p.m. The festival, now in its eighth year, has always been about highlighting the variety of dance out there, with a particular focus on folk dance. And it’s very cool that this year, [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Hip-Hop Theater Festival, A Tribute to Kristen Bell

Most shows on the Kennedy Center Millennium stage start at 6 p.m. Period. But tonight, those who drop by an hour early will get a bonus from the 10th Annual D.C. Hip-Hop Theater Festival and music website Okayafrica. Before the festival’s African hip-hop showcase begins, Rujeko Dumbutshena, a Zimbabwean dancer who [...]

Lupe Fiasco Joins Hip-Hop Theater Festival

Lupe Fiasco has just been added to the line-up of D.C.'s Hip-Hop Theater Festival, as part of the Voices Remix event on July 7.  Phife from A Tribe Called Quest will be in town, too, to participate in the J. Dilla tribute/fundraiser on July 8. Note to event organizers: keep them away from each other.
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