After 5: DJ Son Zoo

  • Sat 18 June 2016
  • 5 pm

Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, a new center for contemporary art in LA’s Downtown Arts District, presents After 5, a series of free live music performances on Thursday nights, 5 – 8 pm. Take advantage of extended Thursday opening hours at the gallery to explore the exhibition, ‘Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016,’ then meet friends in the central courtyard for an evening outdoors. Enjoy live bands and DJ sets, craft cocktails from Hollywood lounge The Spare Room, savory Russian hand-pies from the Airstream kitchen of Pirozhki LA, and late shopping hours at D.A.P.‘s on-site bookstore ARTBOOK @ Hauser & Wirth. Thursday 9 June: DJ Son Zoo Sonny Abegaze, aka DJ Son Zoo, is a record collector, DJ and arts programmer based in Los Angeles. With an emphasis on engagement with public spaces and non-traditional creative venues, the events he produces highlight the intersections of music, visual arts, and local culture. Currently, Sonny curates and produces events at Union Station through the series Metro Art Presents. The series is designed to creatively activate the iconic landmark station and engage commuters through free arts and cultural programs. Recent collaborators and performers at Union Station include: dublab, Echo Park Film Center, Kamasi Washington, The Colburn School, Los Angeles Film Festival, Capoeira Exchange and Miwa Matreyek. Sonny is co-founder and resident DJ at Radio Afrique, a series of events dedicated to highlighting the richness of music and film from Africa and the diaspora. This event is free, but reservation is required. Click here to reserve a place.