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Seattle is mosaic of cultures and diverse communities, with an endless supply of inspiring tales to share. Community Stories presents this rich tapestry -- the people, the neighborhoods, the communities, relevant issues, cultural traditions and rich histories that make each of us unique. Learn more about your neighbors on Community Stories.

To submit story input and for further information about Community Stories, please contact: Shannon Gee, Community Stories Senior Producer, (206) 233-3982, shannon.gee@seattle.gov

Community Stories: Massive Monkees -- The Beacon (trailer)
Community Stories: Massive Monkees -- The Beacon (trailer)
2/17/20161:40

The Massive Monkees' roots date back to the mid-90s with a group of kids bonding around a love of hip-hop and dance at a local rec center. After winning world championships and achieving many other accolades in the break dance community, the Seattle crew opened its own dance studio, The Beacon, where they teach, mentor and inspire people of all ages. 

See the full documentary here.

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