If you’ve been wondering why the tribute to Charlie Wilson during the recent BET Awards was such a hit the answer might lie somewhere in Jason Orr’s documentary “FunkJazz Kafé: Diary of a Decade (The Story of a Movement).”
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“FunkJazz Kafé: Diary of A Decade” 7 p.m. July 12. $15. Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd., Atlanta. 404-613-3220.
FunkJazz Kafé Arts & Music Festival, 8 p.m. July 13. $23-$43. The Tabernacle, 152 Lucky St. Atlanta.
FunkJazz is part of the National Black Arts Festival, a series of performances, discussions, community events and exhibits that run through September. Information at http://nbaf.org/festival-2013/.