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Bewitching Long Exposure Photos Capture The Elusive Language Of Dance

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

For years photographers have attempted to accomplish the impossible: capture the bewitching movement of dance in a single, frozen image. Photographer ...

10-Year-Old Breakdancer Appears To Defy Gravity

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

The other day we had 6-year-old B-Girl Terra 'wow' us with her incredible dance moves. Now, to quote the 1984 song by Deniece Williams: Let's hear it ...

This Brooklyn Teacher Just Blew His Students' Minds

Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

The students at Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School in Brooklyn kind of had their minds blown by teacher Mikey Satira recently, when he threw dow...

WATCH: Breakdancing With Fireworks Is Seriously Extreme, Possibly Insane

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

First, a warning that there is some rather strong language mixed with extremely dangerous feats of skill and insanity in the video above. Do not ever ...

We Can't Enough Of This 6-Year-Old Breakdancing Girl

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Even if you've been practicing and practicing your headspins, you still might not match up to miniature breakdancer "Bgirl Terra." At just six yea...

WATCH: Breakdancing Waterskiing Grandpa Rocks Out

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Weird News

While you may not be familiar with the name Michael Temby yet, chances are that you will be by the time you finish watching this video from GoPro. ...

WATCH: Russian Wedding Dance-Off Gets Intense

Posted 08.27.2013 | Weddings

We're used to seeing some pretty awful (read: drunk) dancing at weddings. That's why we were so impressed by the dance-off that broke out at this Russ...

It's Time To End the Harlem 'Fake'

Christopher Emdin | Posted 04.30.2013 | Black Voices
Christopher Emdin

While many do not see the harm in the "new" Harlem Shake internet meme, here are five reasons why Harlem doesn't want you to shake.

Boys to Men

George Heymont | Posted 03.15.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Children are full of surprises and, these days, there's no guarantee that a young boy will idolize a football star. Three short films focus on adolescent boys whose development has taken an unexpected turn.

D.C.'s Search for the Next Steve Jobs & Other Artistic Pursuits

Roshanak Taghavi | Posted 06.20.2012 | DC
Roshanak Taghavi

Have you ever wondered how we'll find the next Steve Jobs?

WATCH: Lego Figures Break It Down In Student-Made Video

| Posted 02.08.2012 | Home

Here at HuffPost High School, we see a lot of cool things made out of legos (examples here and here), and this hilarious video instantly has become on...

WATCH: Breakdancing Traffic Warden Busts A Move

Posted 11.23.2011 | Comedy

If you find yourself driving through Abuja, Nigeria anytime soon, you might have the treat of getting directed by traffic warden Sebul Audu. Sure,...

Origins: The Social Roots of New York City Hip Hop Culture (PHOTOS)

David Maurice Smith | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home
David Maurice Smith

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WATCH: Breakdancers Protest Coal Across NYC

Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

Across New York City, a mob of breakdancers recently took to the streets to tell the city that it needs to move "beyond coal." The dancers, who wor...

An Oakland Turfing Crew Dances In The Rain

Posted 10.01.2011 | Black Voices

A quartet of turf dancers perform on a street corner one rainy day in Oakland, pulling off an array of moves that incorporate everything from ballet t...

Has Seoul Replaced The Bronx As The World's Breakdancing Capital?

Christian Science Monitor | Charles Usher | Posted 09.04.2011 | World

If you're looking for the world's best breakdancers you won't find them in New York. Although hip-hop is now a globalized culture, breakdancing -- ...

Mad Science, Tony's & Hip Hop: Highlights This Week

Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts

This week has overflowed with unexpected arts stories. From the breakdancing troupe in Uganda and predictions that the Street Art bubble is due to bur...

WATCH: Prince Charles Breakdances

Posted 06.28.2011 | Comedy

With the royal wedding a mere day away, the world is dying to know: how is Prince Charles going to look on the dance floor at the reception? Well,...

10-Year-Old's Amazing 'Pop And Lock' Dance Performance

Posted 05.29.2011 | World

A 10-year-old boy left Norway's Got Talent judges stunned after displaying some truly slick moves, and now the Internet is taking his performance to t...

WATCH: Incredible Urban Dancing Video In Oakland, CA

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A video showing a group of four young men performing a street-corner dance on a rainy day in Oakland, CA has gone viral on YouTube, and with good reas...

Legless Dancer Takes India By Storm (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Vinod Thakur's slick moves have already made him a ...

Breakdancer Charged With Felony After Scratching Floor With Diamond Belt

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.

Gaza Breakdancing On The Rise

Electronic Intifada | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was a summer Wednesday evening and Muhammad al-Ghreiz, 22, was getting his eight-member team ready for a breakdance show at the al-Baydar restauran...