The Fowler Museum at UCLA teams with Afro FunkÃ© to present a closing event for the Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley exhibition, (on display through July 24) with a toast to Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, hosted by Rocky Dawuni.
Report by Pauline Adamek
Entitled Fela-bration!, the fun-filled event with feature the following:
- Live music by Najite Agindotan (original Fela Kuti Egypt 80 member) + special guest drummers & dancers
- Sunny War, blues guitarist and singer
- Jaman Laws (son of legend Ronnie Laws) & Friends (live Afro Jazz)
Face painting by Wawi Amasha (Mami Afrika) and mask-making for families
DJs sets by Jeremy Sole (KCRW) and Glenn Red (Afro FunkÃ©/Eclectica)
See this major African art exhibition — Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley — before it embarks on an international tour!
This event is free. (cheap!)
Snacks/drinks are available for purchase.
Booked and Produced by Cary Sullivan (Afro FunkÃ©/Rocky Dawuni).
RSVP here (and see who’s coming!)
The Fowler Museum at UCLA
University of California Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7065
(310) 825-4361 “Ž
Saturday, July 23rd, 2011