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Build an Ark at the Natural History Museum of Art This FRIDAY

by on Mar.30, 2005, under News


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First Fridays at the Natural

History Museum:



Friday, April 1,


7:30 PM to 1:00



For the new

Conversations exhibit, the Natural History Museum invited artists to work with

curators to create new artworks using selections from the Museum’s vast

collections. To celebrate this unique collaborative exhibition, the Museum has

planned an evening of music featuring artists whose work is particularly

informed by collaboration.


Build An Ark – With 18

local luminaries spanning generations and genres, Build An Ark unites once again

for a special extended set of majestic soul-jazz.


– Songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, the one and only Daedelus

shares his avant-electronic love-sound with a small jazz combo for an

unforgettable set of sonic dream vibrations. Expect members of

Kneebody and Jogger onstage.

– DJ Jimmy Tamborello – Famous for his memorable

collaborations in Dntel

and Postal

Service, Jimmy Tamborello will

serve up some of his favorite music from behind the wheels of steel.


Fever – Possibly the best example

of audio alchemy in Los Angeles, Dengue Fever are a group of seasoned local

musicians joined by Cambodian superstar vocalist Chhom Nimol to perform modern

renditions of the vibrant Cambodian rock music of the 60s and 70s. If that

sounds amazing, well… it is!


– Though known for founding Project

Blowed and his work with a variety

of cutting edge L.A. musicians, Busdriver is a musical collaboration unto

himself, effortlessly mixing vocal jazz, theatrics and spoken word deep into

territory yet uncharted by hip hop.


Soundsystem – The cultivated DJ

collective known as Dublab returns to drop science at the Natural History Museum

with mind-melting body-moving DJ sets from Frosty, B+, Kutmah, DJ Allen,

Daedelus, Eric Coleman, Hoseh, Carlos Nino and more. Expect a few surprise

musical guests to grace the soundsystem.

– Video DJs Mekanix

and Victor Solomon will provide all night visual music by mixing images from the

Conversations exhibit with footage from the stage, the dancefloor and the



– Located at

900 Exposition Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA

90007. Click

for a map.
– General admission

$15, Museum members and students (w/ ID) $12.
– Tickets at

or by phone at (866) 468–3399.
– For more information call (213) 763–DINO or


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