Roger Guenveur Smith and Marc Anthony Thompson premiere Twenty Twenty, their new multimedia performance about black music created and fostered in L.A. from 1960 to 1980. Smith and Thompson are your sonic tour guides through this impressionistic survey of distinctive music that includes Odetta’s spirituals, free jazz, psychedelic rock and the funky soul of the Brothers Johnson.
In conjunction with the exhibition Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required.
Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6:00pm.
Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.