*LOS ANGELES – Join the California African American Museum (CAAM) and enjoy the beauty of spring with Cross-Cultural Afro Influences during Target Sundays at CAAM, May 4, 2014, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Co-hosted by actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter and actress T’Keyah Crystal Keymah (pictured), the program will include special tributes to mothers and the history of Cinco de Mayo.
Co-host T’Keyah CrystalKeymahis best known for her characters on In Living Color, COSBY and That’s So Raven, as well as The Piano Lesson and T’Keyah Live!This Target Sundays at CAAM will include live performances by ventriloquist and impressionist Aaron Williams & Freddie; and soulful vocalist Wendy Smith Brune who has worked with Michael Bolton, Sheena Easton, Chaka Khan and many more. Also performing will be the soulful Jazz and R&B vocalist Harlem Lee, who secured two spots on the Top 40 U.S. Billboard R&B charts; Rogelio Mitchell, whose musical sound is a unique blend of Calypso, Reggae, Soca and Jazz; and theater performer Andrea Meshel.
Local artist and educator Teresa Tolliver will host an art workshop for all ages.
Supplies for the art workshop will be provided by CAAM. Guests are encouraged to stop by the CAAM galleries before the event and take advantage of the free exhibitions, which opens at 11 a.m.
CAAM is located at 600 State Drive in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037. ADMISSION IS ALWAYS FREE! Accessible parking for all of Exposition Park is located at 39th& Figueroa for $10 per vehicle. For more information on CAAM call (213) 744-7432 or visit www.caamuseum.org. Find CAAM on Twitter and Facebook at www.twitter.com/CAAMinLA and www.facebook.com/CAAMinLA.
CURRENT EXHIBITIONS IN THE CAAM GALLERIES
Recent Acquisitions – Curatorial Selections opens June 26, 2014 through September 7, 2014
Soul Stirring African American Self-Taught Artist from the South ongoing through June 8, 2014
Question Bridge: Black Males ongoing through June 15, 2014
A Memoir in Movement: Carmen de Lavallade & Geoffrey Holder ongoing through July 6, 2014
The Legacy of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company: More Than a Business ongoing through July 31, 2014
Hands on Design ongoing through August 3, 2014
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
CAAM is a state agency charged with researching, collecting, preserving and interpreting for public enrichment the history, art and culture of African Americans. Collaboratively operating in partnership with its 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Friends, the Foundation of the California African American Museum, CAAM houses a permanent collection of over 3,000 objects of art, artifacts and historical documents, and a publicly accessible Research Library containing more than 20,000 volumes.