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By Tequila Minsky

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Three Midwestern Venues Offer Haitian Art Exhibitions

Dec. 15, 2020 - The Figge’s Haitian Masterworks, co-curated by Vanessa Sage and Joshua Johnson, offers selections from its historically significant collection, started in 1967 by Dr. Walter Neiswanger. The Jacmel Art Center, a central hub for Jacmel’s artistic community, prepared both the Indianapolis shows, which were curated by Director Lee Rainboth. The Garfield Park Arts Center is featuring Across the Bridge while Through the Gateway is showing at the District Theatre.
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Exploring Yanvalou, the sacred dance of Haiti

Sep. 21, 2020 - The Haitian-led dance group La Troupe Zetwal, in partnership with Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Arts Council and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs held an educational event dedicated to the sacred dance in Prospect Park, on Sept. 19. “Yanvalou: A Sacred Dance of Ayiti,” convened Haitian musicians, dancers and sociologists from across New York City.
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