Street Dance NY to LA: Graffiti Rock

Photo: Paula Court

Photo: Paula Court

 

The Kitchen's 1981-1982 dance season opened with Street Dance NY to LA, a two-part presentation that included Graffiti Rock (October 2-3) and Toni Basil Presents a Decade of Los Angeles Street Dance (October 22-24). Graffiti Rock kicked things off with a “breaking” contest/concert between Rock Steady Crew and Swift Kids. The multimedia event also included “talk-sings play-by-play commentary” by Fab 5 Freddy and an “improvised score” by DJ Spy, in addition to an exhibition of work by the city's leading graffiti artists.

Supplemental Information

New York Magazine Review [PDF]
Cabaret Review [PDF]
Program [PDF]
Village Voice Review [PDF]
Soho News Listing [PDF]
Press Release [PDF]
Other Stages Review [PDF]
New York Times Review [PDF]
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