Here come the boys (and girls)

Southest B-Boy Championship event organizer/promoter Mike “Frantic” Pelletier of Hunab Kru says “SEBC 2 will be a collection of the most talented dancers in the South practicing the most difficult dance art known to man.” Photos by Jonathan Welch

It’s the region’s most epic display of hip-hop culture, and it’s gonna be bigtime. This Saturday, b-boys and b-girls from seven states will congregate at the Asheville JCC for a chance to win cash and bragging rights (prizes range from $300 to $800 cash). Last November, when B-Boy Frantic (aka Michael Pelletier) put on this event, comedian Dave Chappelle showed up, so you know it’s a big deal. Expect one-on-one battles, three-on-three battles, all-style battles and feats of physical prowess from crews that have traveled from as far as Florida and Virginia. The public is invited at 5 p.m. and tickets are $15 (free for children under 10). There’s not another event like this around, and it’s only once a year. With DJs Ethical (Atlanta), Fred Krugr (Charleston) and Brett Rock (Asheville), along with special guest judges B-Boy Domkey (Virginia), B-Boy Machine (California) and B-Boy Palmer (Texas).

Don’t miss.

Frantic has opened Asheville Alternative Dance Center, a new studio on Eagle Street that offers classes in break-dancing, house-dancing, popping and pole fitness. More about the studio and the Southeast B-Boy Championships at http://www.ashevillealternativedance.com.

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2 thoughts on “Here come the boys (and girls)

  1. B-Boy Frantic

    I’m blessed to have chose such an art embrassing city to call my home!!! I have traveled the country representing Hunab Kru and ALL that is ASHEVILLE!!! The support for our “little” ;) event has been AMAZING!!! Thanks to MY WIFE FIRST, The Express, The JCC, My KRU, Diamond Thieves, Ox&Rabbit;, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sima Down, Favillas NY Pizza and all who will be in atten-dance!!! I LOVE YOU ALL!!!!!

  2. UnaffiliatedVoter

    ‘JCC’ at the Jewish Community Center? really?
    or am I mistaken?

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