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Jan. 31 at Historical Society: Hip Hop Cinema Café

by Borderstan.com January 24, 2009 at 6:09 pm 0

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See “Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme,” at the Historical Society of Washington, DC, on January 31. (Image: The SolSource Group Web site.)

The SolSource Group and the Historical Society of Washington present Hip Hop Cinema Café (for ages 13 and up) with the 2004 movie, “Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme,” on January 31 at 2 p.m.

Explosively tracing the story of a group of underground hip hop MCs and DJs from the early 1980s to the present day, “Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme,” is a work-in-progress documentary film that explores the world of improvisational rap–the rarely recorded art form of rhyming spontaneously, or “off the top of the head.”

  • What: Film, Hip Hop Cinema Café, “Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme” (2004), 75 minutes; directed by Kevin Fitzgerald. For ages 13 and up.
  • When: Saturday, January 31 at 2 p.m.
  • Where: Historical Society of Washington, DC, at 801 K Street NW.
  • Admission: Free.
  • To Attend: RSVP or call (202) 383-1828.

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