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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Herbie Hancock at The Grammy Museum - The Imagine Project

If you haven’t yet ventured out to The Grammy Museum at LA Live, you must treat yourself. The 18-month-old museum offers the community a substantial gift through classes, events (for all ages), artifacts, culture and history. The current exhibit – Strange Kozmic Experience, gives the visitor a rare glimpse into the lives of Janis Joplin, The Doors/Jim Morrison, and Jimi Hendrex, among others. On display are photos, cars, personal hand-written letters, journals, lyrics, and there is much more to this 30,000 sq foot museum.

The Museum’s mission is to use music as a gateway to learning; inspiring and cultivating creativity, critical-thinking and self-expression. The experiential tools that support their vision include after school programs, teacher curriculum, teacher workshops, museum tours, seminars, symposia, master music classes taught by Academy members, mentoring programs, music