Englert hosting 50 Years of Hip Hop celebration on Friday

From hip hop’s roots in DJ Kool Herc’s Sedgwick apartment in the Bronx, to its countless iterations across coasts, countries and decades, the Englert Theatre plans to celebrate “50 Years of Hip Hop” on Sept. 15. The event will feature […]

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One studio has built a break dancing scene in Des Moines. Now, one of its students is hitting the national stage.

It all started with a vision: to highlight a style of dance that originated in the streets of New York during the early 1970s. Breakdancing evolved as music was transitioning from disco to hip hop, pioneered by the Black and […]

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