Arts preview: The Rennie Harris Hip-Hop Dance Company offers excellent primer on, well, hip-hop dance

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From the September 5, 2013 edition

If your knowledge of hip-hop dance begins and ends with Miley Cyrus twerking at the MTV Video Music Awards, here’s a chance to educate yourself in the form.

The Philadelphia-based troupe known simply as RHAW (Rennie Harris Awe-Inspiring Works) is known for its high-energy performances, which incorporate elements of breakdancing, pop-and-lock and B-boy, among countless other forms.