Fela-bration!

 

Note: due to the 405 closure this event was rescheduled from July 17 to July 23.

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

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  • Sunny War, blues guitarist and singer

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  • 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).


RSVP here (and see who's coming!)

 

EVENT DETAILS

Fela-bration!

Saturday, July 23, 2011

1-4 pm

Free program

Download the complete event schedule.

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