Throw Down Your Heart
American musician Bela Fleck, who has 20 Grammy nominations for his work, goes to Africa to trace the roots of the banjo in Sascha Paladino's new documentary Throw Down Your Heart. Recording an album during his visit, Fleck travels to Tanzania, Mali, Uganda and The Gambia, meeting musicians from backgrounds very different from his own, who are still very like him when it comes to their love of music. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday. Through June 14. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7515 or visit www.mfah.org. $6 to $7.
Fri., June 12, 7 p.m.; Sat., June 13, 7 p.m.; Sun., June 14, 5 p.m., 2009
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