Beware of the Dandelion: Complex Movements

A multimedia performance, visual-art installation, and workshop space exploring the connections between social justice movements and complex systems. Inspired by Grace Lee Boggs and community organizing networks in Detroit, this project provokes participants to investigate a new theory of change for the world.

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One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide Festival

The Kennedy Center, in collaboration with Hi-ARTS, producers of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival, presents One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide, a festival celebrating this uniquely American art form. The festival highlights MCing, DJing, b-boying, and graffiti writing, the original four elements of hip-hop culture, alongside contemporary interdisciplinary work born of hip-hop aesthetics. Ticketed and free performances and exhibitions explore the breadth and depth of hip-hop today.

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One Mic: NSO Pops: Nas 20th Anniversary Celebration of ILLMATIC

The NSO Pops venture into the realm of hip-hop with famed rapper and actor Nas, who marks the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic and launches the Kennedy Center’s weeklong celebration One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.

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The Black Book Masterclass Spring 2014

Classes Begin April
Application Due March 28th.
Free for Students Ages 14-18
To request an application

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Hi-ARTS Photos

Hi-ARTS Video



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