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Summer Happenings at The Broad: Basquiat

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September 23, 2017 • 8:00 pm

(All times are in PDT)

Part of Summer Happenings at The Broad

Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 8:00 p.m.
$25 in advance, $30 at the door. Ages 21+. Tickets include access to the full museum, but please note the Infinity Mirrored Room will not be open.

Punk meets hip hop, gay meets straight, black meets white, and downtown party meets uptown art world— influences that made Jean Michel Basquiat the man he was. Zebra Katz and Downtown Boys provide a musical clash of punk and hip hop. DJ Rashida and Michael Stock turn The Oculus into a downtown dance party. Mecca V A and The MOVEMENT movement and Jay Carlon offer choreographed interventions and “dance-bombs.” Shani Crowe’s performance is centered on cultural coiffure and beauty ritual related to the diasporic African, and Damon Locks will present a sound piece based on themes found in Basquiat’s paintings.