"The History of Funk" – Dr. Rickey Vincent

April 16, 2016

April 16, 2016

2:00 PM To 4:00 PM

California African American Museum, State Drive, Los Angeles, CA, United States


Event Description

Author, scholar, educator and radio host Dr. Rickey Vincent will provide attendees with insight into the history, culture and politics of funk music. He holds a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley and is the author of Funk: The Music, the People and the Rhythm of The One.

Program accompanies Rhythm of Vision: The Artistry of Overton Loyd on exhibit March 17 – September 18.

Overton Loyd is an artist and illustrator widely known for designing a variety of caricatures and album covers, most notably for George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic collective. Rhythm of Vision: The Artistry of Overton Loyd is the first exhibition to reveal the full trajectory of Loyd’s complex and varied practice in painting, drawing, illustration and album cover design. The exhibition features more than fifty works and celebrates a career that now spans four decades.


How to Register?

Admission is Free

Please RSVP @ 213.744.2024 to attend one or more of the events, lectures or workshops.

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