Dilated Peoples is a Los Angeles-based hip-hop group composed of producers and emcees Evidence, DJ Babu and Rakaa Iriscience. Formed in 1992, the group spent the 1990s solidifying a fan base in the underground hip-hop scene before signing with Capitol Records and releasing its debut album, The Platform, in 2000. Dilated Peoples went on to collaborate with Kanye West, Xzibit and John Legend, on its most renowned track, 2004's "This Way," and eventually switched from Capitol to Rhymesayers records to drop its sixth studio album, Directors of Photography, in 2013.
Santa Cruz Civic AuditoriumDecember 19, 2014 8:00 PM
307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
This world-renowned production tells the story of a nutcracker who comes to life, taking its owner, Clara, on a fantastical journey through a magical world populated by the rose queen, sugar plum fairies and an army of evil rats. The enchanting tale is performed by companies large and small during the holiday season, as a beloved tradition. The spectacular dances and incomparable score by Tchaikovsky have cemented themselves in the hearts and imaginations of popular culture, enduring for decades as a classic.