Music & Performance

Twenty Twenty

Thursday Oct 6, 2011 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM This is a past program

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.

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.