“Music at the Wende” is a new series of free concerts presented by esteemed Southern California musical organizations at the Wende Museum. This Friday’s presenters are the MCL Museum and Kamau Daáood — a performance poet, educator and community arts activist who is widely acknowledged as a major driving force behind Los Angeles’ black cultural renaissance.

The concert is made possible in part by the City of Culver City, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Performing Arts Grant Program, with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

The Wende’s collection of Cold War art, artifacts, personal histories and archival documents, record life, expression and political developments in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union from 1945 to 1991. It comprises a variety of media including ceramics, paintings, sculptures, posters, furniture, textiles, clothing, photographs, films and books.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1 — 7pm.: Museum tour and reception / 8pm: Concert
The Wende Museum, 10808 Culver Boulevard, Culver City