Jan. 14, 2021 - Despite challenges, Haiti's PapJazz Festival will take place both in-person and virtually from Jan. 16 to 23, with 11 venues throughout Port-au-Prince and the suburb of Pétion-Ville holding events.
Jan. 13, 2021 - A new year-long project that explores and celebrates the influences of Haiti on New Orleans' famed music, culture and community is being launched today by Philadelphia public music radio station WXPN.
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.
Dec. 04, 2020 - No dish says independence, liberation and freedom quite like Haitian soup joumou. Sipping the hearty soup, traditionally made with squash, beef and vegetables is an indispensable New Year’s Day tradition.
Oct. 09, 2020 - Now in its fifth year, the year-long Lakou Nou artist residency program allows artists to connect their skills to community needs. Through the program, four artists will each receive $7,000 to implement community art projects in Canarsie, Flatbush, Crown Heights and East Flatbush.
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.