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Street Jam: FREE Festival at Spirit Square Celebrates Hip-Hop and Breakin’ Convention

September 16, 2015

For the first time ever, Breakin’ Convention comes to Charlotte Oct. 9-10. The renowned “international festival of hip hop dance theatre” features the best hip-hop artists from around the world, as well as incredible local talent. This two-day event is highlighted by two evening performances, but also brings many activities, like Street Jam, outside of the theater walls.

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Street Jam is a free, family-friendly festival at Spirit Square Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This is your chance to get hands-on experience with all things hip-hop. Local hip-hop dancers will perform, DJs will be spin and graffiti artists will paint — all in celebration of Breakin’ Convention!

Here are just a few of the exciting activities you can expect at Street Jam:

  • You’ll have the chance to join in on a drum circle with drumSTRONG.
  • Learn how to beatbox and pop with Africano.
  • Watch a Fashion Freestyle fashion show featuring all the latest trends.
  • Try your hand at spinning records with These Handz DJ Academy.
  • See how well you can paint and tag in Graffiti Alley.
  • Get healthy eating tips for your and your family in free demonstrations with Chef Cat.
  • Take part in an interactive spoken word performance and workshop with Terry Creech.

Street-Jam_235We invite you to join us at Spirit Square Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. when Street Jam takes over. Bring the entire family and tell all of your friends! Visit our website for more information.

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