Arkestry of the Cosmos: The Universe Language of Sun Ra

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Arkestry of the Cosmos: The Universe Language of Sun Ra

Time: February 9, 2013 to April 27, 2013
Location: William Grant Still Arts Center
Street: 2520 S. West View Street
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://wgsac.wordpress.com/
Phone: 323-734-1165
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: William Grant Still Arts Center
Latest Activity: Apr 24, 2013

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An exhibition of local, national, international, and intergalactic archives, art, and interviews on Sun Ra, members of The “Ark” and their quest to expand minds, music, and the souls through musical experimentation for over a half-century.  Featuring over 150 rare photographs, videos, albums, articles, and artwork on Sun Ra and The Arkestra.

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EVENTS

Sun Ra Tribute Concert & Exhibition Opening: 
Saturday, February 9, 3-6pm - FREE! 

A special one-time performance of two former members of The Arkestra Derf Reklaw (percussion) and Dale Williams (guitar), playing along with Dwight Trible (vocals), Edwin Livingston (bass), Bobby West (piano) and Marcus Miller (drums).

Sun Ra was born Herman Poole Blount in Birmingham, Alabama in 1914. Dedicated to awareness and a cosmic philosophy, Ra transformed into a creative, cosmic being by the name of Le Sony’r Ra, born to the Angel Race of  Saturn.  Ra was a pioneering afro-futurist and experimental composer. His first Los Angeles performance was at Dorsey High School in 1969, just a few blocks from where William Grant Still Arts Center is today.


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