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Black Music Month Celebrated CAAM Style

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LOS ANGELES —The California African American Museum will celebrate Black Music month during the Target Sundays at CAAM program, From Field Hollers to Musical Scholars on Sunday, June 3, 2012 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Co-hosted by singer Peggi Blu and Jeffrey Anderson Gunter, a host of musical performers will pay tribute to significant contributions made to the music industry, past and present. Co-host Peggy Blu got her career started at the tender age of three singing in her mother’s church choir. Since then she has sung for kings, queens, princes, ambassadors, prime ministers, and presidents from around the world.

Black music month marks significant for CAAM, every Thursday, for the entire month, CAAM will screen a film that pays homage to musical artists, known around the globe. As many races emulate Black music, cultures and countries, CAAM hopes to inform the community on the significant contributions made through the sounds of individuals dating back to the days of slavery leading up to the present day of a hip-hop inspired world. Artist and educator, Teresa Tollilver, will guide an art workshop, stating at noon. All CAAM exhibitions and educational programs are free and open to the public. CAAM is located at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, 90037. For more information about CAAM, please visit HYPERLINK "http://www.caamuseum.org"www.caamuseum.org.

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