Krump Screens at Dances With Films

“The 818 Session” has been chosen to participate in the 15th Annual Dances With Films and will screen June 1 at 2:45 p.m. at the Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, Calif. It will also screen on June 29 between 2-4 LACMA as part of the Dance Camera West Dance Media Film Festival. About The 818 […]

The Underground on Screen and Stage

Not only is “The 818 Session” screening at Dances With Films and Dance Camera West in June, but Miss Prissy is working on a film titled “The Underground,” and Prissy and Lil’ C are creating an original live show to premiere at Bovard Auditorium at USC on Sept. 5, 2012. This year marks the 10th […]

Write a Love Letter to the Ocean, Get Your Tweet Shown in Times Square

Posted by Brian Clark Howard of National Geographic News By Leah Lamb Venice, California-based Wemo Media is celebrating the launch of theBlu by honoring the ocean through a global love letter that will be featured on the Nasdaq screens in New York’s Times Square on May 4th. People in NYC will get to engage in the […]

Krump Screens June 29 at LACMA

We have a date for our screening! “The 818 Session,” the mini-doc I made with my classmate Tee Letsaolo, will be screened on June 29 at LACMA between 2-4 p.m. as part of the Dance Camera West Dance Media Film Festival! This festival is free. About The 818 Session: The 818 Session is a krump […]

Cultural Touchstones of the LA Riots

Host: Warren Olney Produced by: Anna Scott On today’s anniversary edition of Which Way, LA?, we look at music, movies and literature that reflected – and in some cases predicted – the 1992 Los Angeles riots. We hear from filmmaker John Singleton, writer and actress Anna Deavere Smith, musicians Ozomatli and others about the cultural […]

May Day Occupy protests – live coverage

By The Guardian Live coverage of Occupy and May Day protests in New York and other US cities, plus highlights from around the world 11.23am: Workers, unions and demonstrators have taken to the streets across the globe to mark May Day, and participants and locals have shared the scenes on Twitter. 11.18am: Our Karen McVeigh […]

Krump to Screen at 2012 Dance Camera West Film Fest

The documentary, The 818 Session, that I made with Tshego Tee Letsoalo last semester will screen at the  11th Annual Dance Camera West Dance Media Film Festival, June 28-30, 2012 in Los Angeles.  The exact program, date, time and venue will be announced, but my acceptance letter stated that the screenings will be held at […]

Bonfire Gets Extinguished by Fire Dept.

I wasn’t there myself this week, but someone posted a three-part video series on Facebook. Part 2 includes a bonfire, which is quickly extinguished by the fire department.  

Worm Takes Over, Storyboard Returns

Big crowd tonight. The highlight was Worm. He’s little, incredibly athletic and throws himself to the asphalt with complete abandon. He jumps high in the air, drops to his knees, belly on the ground, springing up from a backbend. I also saw my eighth woman enter the circle. Her name is Ladia Yates. I heard […]

Good Newz for J.Bad

J.Bad had been arrested for not being a U.S. citizen while being stopped for something else. And here he was, back at the session, wanting — needing — to dance. He was home. Bad Newz was there. He danced a few times. And Lil Newz, aka Manny Fernandez, got in the circle. He always does […]