The Underground Premieres at USC Sept. 5

In celebration of krump’s tenth anniversary, “The Underground” is a live theatrical experience documenting krump’s history. The first show of its kind, the production was created and conceived by Miss Prissy, “Queen of Krump,” and features the choreography and talent of Lil’ C, krump pioneer and guest judge on the award-winning show “So You Think […]

Dances With Films festival screening

“The 818 Session” had its premiere at the Dances With Films festival on Friday, June 1, at 2:45 pm at the Chinese 6 Theatres.

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 p.m.at 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 […]

The Los Angeles riots: Inspiration behind a culinary upheaval

By Jonathan Gold It is the first morning of May 1992, and the air outside my Koreatown apartment is acrid with lingering smoke. I gingerly wander through the neighborhood, hoping to find a place to buy a quart of milk. Around the corner on Vermont Avenue is a now-famous ruin, a block-long strip mall whose […]

Witnessing the L.A. Riots leaves many scars, unanswered questions

By Victor Abalos As a TV journalist working in Los Angeles back in 1992, I saw plenty of signs that trouble was ahead. But I don’t think anybody can honestly say that they predicted what happened on the afternoon of April 29. At first, I watched it on TV.  I stood just a couple of […]

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 […]