The Westside of Your Mind: The Negro Problem's “Portable L.A. Headspace”
Co-presented with UCLALive
Stew—L.A. indie rocker, Tony-award winner and leader of afro-baroque band The Negro Problem and his longtime creative partner Heidi Rodewald kick off their residency at UCLA Live with this free event at the Hammer. Teacher/composer/writer and KPFK DJ Barry Smolin joins Stew and Heidi for an unpredictable evening about memory, the creative process and living in Los Angeles.
Do you have opinions about Los Angeles? A strong impression or memory? Share your thoughts, or tell us what Stew and Heidi have missed since leaving in 2004. Upload here—your memory or impression may be used as material for The Negro Problem's L.A. song cycle that is being created for the performance at Royce Hall on Friday, March 9.
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.