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Blues for Smoke features a wide range of contemporary art, music, literature, and film and explores the blues not simply as a musical category, but as a web of artistic sensibilities and cultural idioms. In conjunction with his exhibition, curator Bennett Simpson, from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, discusses the vitality and innovation at the core of the blues tradition as a major catalyst for experimentation within modern and contemporary art.
$8 general admission; $6 senior citizens and students; free for members.