October 10, 2020

West Coast Funk & Soul Dance Series

The West Coast Funk & Soul Dance Series is a collection of 6 online film events that pay homage to the funk soul dance styles from the West Coast through the lens of some of the people who witnessed, lived and contributed to the history of the dance.


Episode 6


Fri Aug 6th
6-7:30pm

West Coast Funk n Soul Live + OG Scorpio Poplock Workshop 


Connecting the legacy of South Central LA funk n’ soul street dance culture! Featuring iconic Soul Train dancers Damita Jo Freeman, Thelma Davis Martin, Carole Creekmore and LA’s finest Medusa, Bopn Andre, Robot Prince, Boogie Frantick, LA Boppin Crew, Markski, Asia One, Vluv, Brother, Richie, Rich, Bboy Don, OG Iceman, DJ LA Smurf and the Funk n Soul band. Graffiti Art by Markski, Thus & Kaliko .

The West Coast Funk & Soul Dance Series is a collection of online film events that pay homage to the funk and soul dance styles in the West Coast through the lens of the people who witnessed, lived and contributed to the history of the dance.

This program is presented with the support of the City of West Hollywood. For more info on WeHo Arts programming please visit www.weho.org/arts or follow via social media @WeHoArts.
Produced by No Easy Props

How to watch and take part:

FB: event link https://www.facebook.com/events/266252098426504

Event brite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/x/west-coast-funk-n-soul-dance-series-og-scorpio-poplock-workshop-tickets-163608865521

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87871680073?pwd=UHBsd1NMUHQvU3ZMQjcrTUduSmdXUT09
Meeting ID: 878 7168 0073
Passcode: 410763


Episode 5


Thur May 13th
7-8:30pm

Breakin’s early days in the West Coast
Featuring legends, icons, and unsung heroes of street dance.


Bboys of the West Coast
Orko
Nonstop
Money B
Iceman
Oz Rock Tribute


Episode 3


Thur Mar
18th 7-8pm

Damita Jo Freeman, Thelma Davis, Carole Creekmore, Ana Sanchez, Queen Boogaloo, and Medusa


Women of Funk n’ Soul Dance featuring:
Soul Train alumni dancers
Legends of TV and film
Local heroines of street dance


Episode 2


Thur Mar 4th
7-8pm

Boppin Andre and The LA Boppin Crew


LA Boppin history and evolution according to Boppin Andre and The LA Boppin Crew.

Facebook Event


Episode 1

Thur Feb 18
7-8pm PST

Mark Elliot of Close Encounters of the Funkiest Kind and Medea Sirkas


The Bay Area strutting history and evolution according to Mark Elliot and Medea Sirkas.

Ad #1: Mark Elliot Close Encounters
Ad #2: Medea Sirkas

Facebook Event
Event Brite Tickets (Donation)