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SoCal museum listings, April 21-28: A salute to hip-hop and more

SoCal museum listings, April 21-28: A salute to hip-hop and more
A photo of Salt-N-Pepa from an album-cover shoot is among the images on display in the the new exhibit “Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop” at the Annenberg Space for Photography. (Janette Beckman)

Openings

En Iwamura: Legacy in the Vault Ceramics by the Kyoto-born artist. American Museum of Ceramic Art, 399 N. Garey Ave., Pomona. Now through June 30. Closed Mon.-Tue. $5, $7; 12 and under, free. (909) 865-3146. www.amoca.org

The Wings of Freedom Tour Vintage WWII aircraft including a B-17 Flying Fortress, a P-40 Warhawk, a B-25 Mitchell and P-51 Mustang. Western Museum of Flight, Zamperini Field Airport, 3315 Airport Drive, Torrance. Starts Thu.; ends next Sun. $5, $15. (800) 568-8924. www.wmof.com

Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop Iconic images of rap stars including Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West and Salt-N-Pepa, plus documentary footage, rare videos, memorabilia, etc. (starts Fri.; ends Aug. 18). Also on display: “Photoville LA,” featuring exhibitions in repurposed shipping containers, photo cubes and lightboxes, plus talks, workshops and more (April 26-28 and May 2-5 only). Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City. Closed Mon.-Tue. Free. (213) 403-3000. www.annenbergphotospace.org

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