Planet B Boy

Hip Hop Week

Our purpose is to educate people in the culture of Hip Hop by using elements such as art, music, film and dance. Hip Hop Week will not only educate but inspire and entertain the community by bringing musicians, artists, educators and designers together for a multi day event in St. Louis, Mo.

Planet B Boy
Benson Lee, 2007
USA, 95 minutes

Jumping continents and crossing cultures, Planet B-Boy looks at the history of breakdancing and its vibrant resurgence in urban cultures around the world.

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Graffiti Limbo
Brent Jaimes, 1996
USA 45 minutes

Graffiti Limbo offers unique insight into what may be the ultimate expression of public art. Graffiti is a vibrant combination of art and urban dissent that  emerged from the streets and inspired artists such as Keith Haring and Jean Michel Basquiat. It is one of the few art forms where artists face arrest and even death as they create their art. For some, however, it is a form of vandalism that causes millions of dollars in property damage and is used by gangs to mark turf in inner cities.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm


Winifred Moore Auditorium
470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119

Event Type

Art & Performances, Film Series

Departments

Departments, School of Communications

Cost

$5-$7

Group
Webster University Film Series
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