Celebrate Black History Month with Shreve Memorial Library and the Kabuki Dancers as they present, "The Breakdown: A Lesson on Hip-Hop History." Come and learn about Hip-Hop pioneers, dance styles, and how drums were influential in the creation of Hip-Hop. In honor of Black History Month, several performances will take place at Shreve Memorial Library branches throughout Caddo Parish February 18 through February 21.
“The Breakdown” highlights the history of Hip-Hop and the important figures that pioneered the culture. The program includes a discussion on the elements of Hip-Hop and Hip-Hop pioneers, Hip-Hop demonstrations, an interactive dance workshop, and a dance performance by the Kabuki Dancers. The programs are free and open to children and teens.
The Kabuki Dancers will present “The Breakdown” at the following Shreve Memorial Library branches on the designated dates and times:
Tuesday, February 18
Wednesday, February 19
Thursday, February 20
Friday, February 21
The Kabuki Dancers are a group of performing artists from the Acadiana area of Louisiana. The Kabuki Dancers have performed at Festival International de Louisiane, Jazz Fest, The Apollo Theater NYC, as well as part of the 2013 Super Bowl half-time activities. Locally, they work within libraries and public school systems to inform and influence those in the community in a positive way. They are artists with a message and offer dance workshops focusing on the importance of physical fitness and wellness for all age groups.