On May 19, over 70 guests took part in a voyage through Haiti’s gastronomy, art and history at “Voyaj,” a tasting event with renowned Haitian chef, Stephan Berrouet-Durand of Culinary By Design and the Haitian Culinary Alliance. The event, which took place at the Bruce Bolling Building in Roxbury, Massachusetts, was attended by Haitian Consulate Marjorie Brunache and…
By Vania Andre
BOSTON, MA –Mattapan native, Marjorie Saintil-Belizaire, was selected to participate in Play Me, I’m Yours, Luke Jerram’s popular public art installation that is making its return visit to Boston this fall, courtesy of Celebrity Series of Boston. The Haitian-American artist is one of sixty artists that were selected to have their work featured in the public art installation.
By Gage Norris
On Sunday afternoon, Boston held its 16th annual Haitian American Unity Parade in honor of Haitian Flag Day. Filled with floats representing dozens of Boston-area churches, schools, music and dance groups, and political organizations, the parade stretched for a little over a mile on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan, MA.
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A group of Haitians in Boston met last weekend to organize themselves so they can be of better help for Haiti. As I sat in the assembly, listening to some of the people, a new sense of hope overcame me. I feel rejuvenated to continue writing about the plight of our people because I realize that I am not alone in the struggle in revitalizing our moribund nation.