Copyright © 2024 Fowler Museum. All Rights Reserved.

Sitemap Privacy Policy

Admission is Free | Open Wed–Sun

Concert / Performance

CAP UCLA presents “That Bad Donato”

December 2, 2017 | 8:00PM - 10:00PM

CAP UCLA presents That Bad Donato: The LA/Brazil Connection
A performance in Royce Hall


About the performance
In 1970, legendary Brazilian pianist and producer João Donato was working in Los Angeles and recorded A Bad Donato, an album that would become a classic of Brazilian instrumental jazz-funk music. Organized to complement Axé Bahia at the Fowler, this event features Donato backed by Bixiga 70, Mateus Aleluia, and Thalma de Freitas. To purchase tickets ($29–$59), click here or call 310.825.2101.

At 6:30pm, join Curator Patrick A. Polk for a walkthrough of highlights from Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis. The galleries will be open until 7:30pm. Featuring more than 100 works from the mid-20th century to the present, including a stunning array of sculpture, painting, photography, video, and installation art, the exhibition explores the complexities of race and cultural affiliation in Brazil, and the provoca­tive ways in which artists have experienced and responded creatively to prevailing realities of Afro-Brazilian identity in Bahia.

At 6:45pm on Royce Terrace, Brazilian-born choreographer Marina Magalhães brings together LA’s finest dancers & musicians for a high-energy Samba Dance PartyBe transported to Bahia, Brazil as the artists perform Samba de Roda and Samba Reggae, then stay for an interactive class and open dance floor/free dance. Axé minha genre! Dance floor is open until the show starts at 8pm. This pre-show event is free. Food and drink will be for sale.

Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 398 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd | $12/day


Related Exhibition

Upcoming Programs

See all programs
May 2024
June 2024
There are no programs that match your selection

Stay Connected