Celebrate culture and self-expression during Hip Hop Week

a scene from "Shake the Dust" features two breakdancers

NAU’s Ethnic Studies program is hosting its third annual Hip Hop Week April 25-29.

The week will feature a full slate of events including interactive hip hop workshops, live performances, a breakdancing film and discussion, “Rap, Race, Reality & Technology” and “The Art of Freestyle” presentations.

Tickets are required for the lecture by hip hop performer Chuck D of Public Enemy scheduled at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. The event is free for NAU students and $2 for the general public. All other events are free to the public.

The week will culminate with students presenting and sharing their hip hop learning experiences during the Undergraduate Symposium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 29, at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome.

A full event schedule can be found on the Hip Hop Week website.

Follow the week on Twitter with @NAUHipHop.