Arts And Culture

Krump dancing and subtitled theater; this week in the arts

Sept. 11, 2012, 2:18 p.m.

The 24th Street Theatre will be hosting plays performed in Spanish and with English subtitles. (via googlemaps)


This is the first installment of OnCentral's weekly round-up of arts and culture events in and around South Los Angeles.

Krump Dance Workshop: This free workshop held at USC will be led by dancers Lil'C and Miss Prissy. They will teach participants the basic movement of Krump -- a type of dance described as "an energetic and expressive street dance created by youth in South Los Angeles." The event will celebrate Krump's 10th anniversary. For more information or to make a reservation, click here.

"Rome at the end of the Line" at 24th Street Theatre: Starting this Saturday and running through the beginning of October, this play will be showing at South L.A. theater, 24th Street Theatre at the corner of Hoover and 24th streets. It's part of a series of performances that will be in Spanish and include English subtitles. The theater's website describes the play as; "...a whimsical and poignant story about friendship that spans a lifetime."

Lois Mailou Jones exhibit: Presented at the California African American Museum, this exhibit called "A Life in Vibrant Color" closes Sept. 16. It features an overview of the late Jones' work as an "accomplished 20th century artist" who worked as a designer and painter. The museum describes her as "pioneering" and says her works spans "from the late Harlem Renaissance to her contemporary synthesis of African, Caribbean, American and African American iconography."

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