Sunday, June 5, 2011, 1 pm: Target Sundays at CAAM – BEE BOP, DOO WOP, SCAT AND THE BLUES! Celebrating Black Music Month
CAAM focuses on the roots of our music in this celebration of Black Music Month. We trace the evolution of musical forms preceding R&B, Soul, and Hip Hop. Special recognition will be paid to composers of stage and screen, and we pay tribute to our fathers in Father’s Day recognition. This event is free and open to the public. 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA. For more information and to RSVP call (213) 744-2024 or visit www.caamuseum.org.
Thursday, June 9, 2011, 7pm: Films @ CAAM – Feel Like Going Home (2003, 110 minutes) Film screening in Celebration of Black Music Month
Martin Scorsese pays homage to the Mississippi Delta Blues. Musician Corey Harris travels through the Mississippi Delta and to West Africa exploring the roots of music. The film celebrates bluesmen through original performances by Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Keb’ Mo, Taj Mahal, Lead Belly, and others. This event is free and open to the public. 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA. For more information and to RSVP call (213) 744-2024 or visit www.caamuseum.org.