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Thursday, March 17 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Importance of Bounce Movement

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New Orleans artists Big Freedia and Altercation present a lecture on the significance of Bounce Music relating to identity of all types (class, race, gender, sexuality).  All participants will expound on these topics with personal theories of identity, inclusion, musical cultural development, cultural reciprocation, the inter-relatedness of movement and consciousness, the history of this sacred dance and it's place in the New Orleans canon, and how exercising personal space can inform many aspects of our lives and identity.


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Big Freedia

Big Freedia (pronounced “FREE-da”), known as the Queen of Bounce, is at the forefront of the Bounce rap movement (a subgenre of hip-hop born out of New Orleans, known for its call and response style and lightening speed booty-shaking dance). Performing five out of seven nights... Read More →

Thursday March 17, 2011 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC

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