<<rwd<< FREE event! Saturday 07.23.11 : FELA-BRATION @ UCLA's Fowler Museum!!
The Fowler teams with Afro Funké to present this closing event for Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley (on display through July 24) with a toast to Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, hosted by Rocky Dawuni!
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 Funké/Eclectica)
See this major African art exhibition (curator-led tours at 1:15 and 3:30 pm) before it embarks on an international tour!
Free. Snacks/drinks available for purchase.
Booked and Produced by Cary Sullivan (Afro Funké/Rocky Dawuni).