TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM: A CARIBBEAN MUSICAL POTPOURRI
Our Caribbean musical melange brings together the collective cultures of the Caribbean's musical styles, including Reggae, Calypso, Soca, and Latin American sounds while adding a touch of dance and spoken word to sweeten the peppery potpourri. Can you say "Hot!"?
CURATORIAL WALK-THROUGH & CONVERSATION WITH YRNEH GABON BROWN
Join artist Yrneh Gabon Brown and Exhibition and Visual Arts Curator Mar Hollingsworth for a dynamic walk-through of the exhibition Visibly Invisible, followed by an informal conversation with local scholars, advisors, and supporters Paul Van Blum and Karen Koblitz. This program has been partially funded by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Light refreshments to follow RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
WALK-THROUGH AND RECEPTION WITH ARTIST MARK STEVEN GREENFIELD AND
CURATOR MAR HOLLINGSWORTH
Join us for a conversation and walk-through with the artist Mark Steven Greenfield and CAAM's Visual Arts Curator Mar Hollingsworth as we explore the work on view in the exhibition Lookin' Back in Front of Me. Light refreshments to follow. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
Come study the lines and shapes presented in the artworks Kilgore and Kemp. Then have fun participating in a life drawing class, with a live model with instruction given by artist George Evans. Although the model will not be nude, this class is recommended for individuals with life drawing experience, ages 15 years and older. Click here for Details and to register.
Artist and Arts Educator June Edmond, and Visual Arts Curator Vida L. Brown will discuss the artworks of well-known African American artists whosse works reflect and embrace the styles and elements defined in Cubism. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
Yrney Gabon Brown whose first LA exhibition Visibly Invisible is currently on view through March 1, 2015 at the California African American Museum, will be in a dance performance - with choreography by Pat Taylor - and accompanied by JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble. The event will also highlight poetry. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
In conjunction with the CAAM exhibition Lookin' Back In Front of Me, a survey of the artistic output of Mark Steven Greenfield, this lively and thought-provoking meditation workshop will be conducted by Sibgonile West who is a certified teacher of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) Program as espoused by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. She has taught TM throughout the United States including the University of Northern Iowa. As a researcher, she has examined the health benefits of TM at the King Drew Medical Center and the University of California Irvine. Her "easy to do technique" of meditation takes novices to the source of thought, expanding their self-awareness and inner knowingness. There is a natural outcome of inner peace while at the same time a fueling of creative vitality.
This event is free to the public. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
This film documents the efforts of Vicky Ntetema, a BBC radio journalist, as she begins an investigation into the black market trafficking of body parts of persons with albinism. Patrons are encouraged to participate in a lively conversation with artist Yrneh Gabon Brown following the screening. The film for this program is being loaned to CAAM by Under the Same Sun, an organization devoted to helping people with albinism in Tanzania. This screening is free to the public. RSVP preferred 213.744.2024.
CAAM is proud to present a panel discussion exploring the genetics of albinism, and the socio-political factors influencing the harsh treatment of the albino population in Tanzania. Panelists include Dr. Murray Brilliant, PhD., Senior Scientist, Director of the Center for Human Genetics at the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation in Wisconsin, and Dr. Rebecca Kammer, Clinical Consultant, Optometric Education at VisionCare Opthalmic Technologies and founder of Low Vision U in Orange County. RSVP preferred 213.744.2544
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