Fowler Museum at UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Drive North, Los Angeles

    May 1, 2019 To July 28, 2019

    12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

    This exhibition features video works by contemporary African artists who are contending with inherited political, social, and environmental realities in their respective countries. Artists Kudzanai Chiurai (b. 1981, Zimbabwe), Zina Saro-Wiwa (b. 1976, Nigeria), and Mikhael Subotzky (b. 1981, South Africa) grapple with the ramifications of colonial legacies.Read more…

    LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

    May 3, 2019

    6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Celebrate L.A.’s finest jazz musicians! Jazz at LACMA is presented Friday evenings from April to November. Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer, arranger, and actress Sweet Baby J’ai has toured the world with her distinctive sound.Read more…

    California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

    May 8, 2019 To September 8, 2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    For many fans of 1970s American television, Ernie Barnes’ (1938–2009) painting The Sugar Shack is no doubt instantly familiar.Read more…

    The GRAMMY Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

    May 9, 2019

    7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

    Legendary funk bassist Bootsy Collins rose to prominence with James Brown in the early 1970s and later with Parliament Funkadelic, while renowned recording engineer Jim Vitti has been credited with designing and producing the sound of Parliament Funkadelic, Bootsy’s Rubber Band, Zapp and Roger, the Brides of Funkenstein, and more.…Read more…