Re: Break Dancing~~~~

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Tue, 22 Aug 2000 10:52:36 -0700 (PDT)

<bold>Popular Culture in Dance: The World of Hip Hop </bold>(Eye on
Dance; 128)

Demonstration dances: Excerpts from "Style wars" (R.
Colon) -- "Wild

style" (C. Ahearn) -- "Electric boogie" -- "Beat
street" -- "Wild style". A

discussion of
<color><param>ffff,0000,0000</param>break dancing</color>, hip hop,
rapping and electric boogie as a

reflection of street culture. Includes interviews
with

performers/choreographers, examples of graffiti as a
reflection of street

culture and excerpts from performance videos. 29
min.

Available from:

ARC Videodance

150 5th Avenue, Suite 324

New York, NY 10011

Phone: (212) 206-6492


Rap: The Soul of the Streets.

"Take a wild ride behind the scenes and see why rap
really is the soul of the

streets. Explore what it takes to actually create a
hit song in a studio. Meet

some of the latest graffiti
artists,<color><param>ffff,0000,0000</param> break dancers,</color>
B-Boys and B-Girls in the

country".[from container]. 51 min. Video/C 5276

Available from: Amazon.com et al.

>This is a low-brow question. :-)

>

>Does anyone have any suggestions for Break Dancing Videos,

>either HOW-TO or feature films? I have 2 films on my

>list so far:

>Beat Street

>Breakin'

>

>Any help appreciated---seems like this craze is starting

>all over again.....

>

>Carol Dunn

>AV Librarian, NT Administrator and Webmaster

>Findlay-Hancock County Public Library

>206 Broadway

>Findlay, Ohio 45840

>419.422.1712 Ext. 217

>

>

>

Gary Handman

Director

Media Resources Center

Moffitt Library

UC Berkeley 94720-6000

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

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