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Stanford Report, October 18, 2000
Philadelphia hip-hop company comes to campus

Rennie Harris Puremovement, a Philadelphia-based hip-hop dance and theater company, will offer a master class in White Plaza at noon Monday, Oct. 23, reports the Committee on Black Performing Arts (CBPA).

The group also will hold a lecture demonstration at 5 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of East Palo Alto, located at 2031 Pulgas Ave. near Home Depot. Both events are free and open to the public.

Founded in 1992, Rennie Harris Puremovement is dedicated to preserving hip-hop culture through public performances and residencies, lecture demonstrations, mentoring programs and workshops. The company tours widely in the United States and abroad. Its Stanford engagement will complete a Bay Area tour that includes a two-week run in San Francisco of Rome and Jewels, the company's latest full-length work. The campus and East Palo Alto programs are part of INSIDE MOVES, the CPBA's exploration of black identity through movement. For more information, call 725-6739.