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.
Fri Aug 6th
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
Thur May 13th
Breakin’s early days in the West Coast
Featuring legends, icons, and unsung heroes of street dance.
Bboys of the West Coast
Oz Rock Tribute
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
Thur Mar 4th
Boppin Andre and The LA Boppin Crew
LA Boppin history and evolution according to Boppin Andre and The LA Boppin Crew.
Thur Feb 18
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.