The Kennedy Center

Words Beats & Life presents: Top Notch

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Watch as 3v3 teams of b-boys and b-girls from around the country defy the laws of gravity and compete for cash prizes, while live DJs spin the hottest tracks. Registration opens at 12 p.m. in the Grand Foyer. Preliminary dance rounds begin at 3 p.m. and the final rounds will take place as part of the Millennium Stage series at 6 p.m. From 12 p.m.-7 p.m. on the Front Plaza, 30 D.C.-based artists will create live works of art at the Kennedy Center, complete with music from live DJs and food trucks in this year’s Fine Lines Paint Jam. For more information:
Presented in collaboration with Words Beats & life as part of the 2017 Words Beats & Life Festival and 2017-2018 Kennedy Center Hip Hop Culture Season.

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Are you interested in performing on Millennium Stage, or do you have a program you’d like to recommend? In order to be considered, please submit any recent videos of live performance within the last two years, website, Facebook page, or other pertinent information to