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Author: Jill Kimball

COLORADO PUBLIC RADIO: Hip Hop Choreographer Lorenzo ‘Rennie’ Harris on A Life of Abuse

Violence and abuse are recurring themes in the life of Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris. He reflects on those experiences through dance. The choreographer is widely considered a pioneer in the hip hop genre. He’s been praised for his ability to fuse street dance, theatrics and storytelling.

He’s also artist-in-residence at University of Colorado Boulder’s Department of Dance and Theatre. His Denver-based company, Grass Roots Project, performs at the Irey Theatre in Boulder Friday through Sunday. The show is called “Beautiful Human Lies,” and is inspired by Harris’ experiences growing up in a predominately African-American community in north Philadelphia.

Harris spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner. Hear the interview here.

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Faculty Tuesdays

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Feb 20, 2018

Faculty Tuesdays

The Joy of Strings!
Free concert

The College of Music String Faculty collaborate with CU students to celebrate the joy of strings with a program of duos, a septet premier, and more. ...

CU @ The Dairy

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Feb 21, 2018

CU @ The Dairy

Worlds Around Us - John Gunther & Friends
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Join CU composer and saxophonist John Gunther for a musical journey exploring a fascinating potpourri of styles - a string quartet, jazz trio, electro...

CU Guitar Festival Winners

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Feb 22, 2018

CU Guitar Festival Winners

Silvui Ciulei, guitar, and Stephen Lochbaum, guitar
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The winners of the 2017 CU International Guitar Festival Competition, Silvui Ciulei and Stephen Lochbaum, return to Grusin Music Hall for an encore pe...

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