Arts & Culture

Exclusive: Paul Beaubrun Discusses New Record Deal With Ropeadope
Arts & Culture

Exclusive: Paul Beaubrun Discusses New Record Deal With Ropeadope

Beaubrun gave an exclusive interview to the Haitian Times and told us what this deal means for himself, Haitian culture and his music.

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Vodou Surrealism
Arts & Culture

Vodou Surrealism

By Marcus Rediker Editor’s Note:This essay was originally published on Storyboard, Carnegie Museum of Art’s award-winning online journal. In September 2016, I hosted Ingrid Schaffner and Bisi Silva to show them my collection of Haitian art and to discuss their imminent trip to the Caribbean in preparation for the Carnegie Int’l, 57th ed., 2018. Early…

Haitian Artists on the Rise
Arts & Culture, Photo News

Haitian Artists on the Rise

Allan André is a Canadian-born, Haitian artist based in Ottawa. Color and emotion is infused in his paintings that he says is inspired by his travels and personal connections he’s made with people in life. His work has been featured in exhibits in New York, Orlando, Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. Learn more about Allan.    …

Brooklyn Exhibit Highlights Shared Culture and History of Haitians and Dominicans
Arts & Culture, New York

Brooklyn Exhibit Highlights Shared Culture and History of Haitians and Dominicans

In one piece titled Madame Beauvoir’s Painting, the artist Fabiola Jean-Louis highlights the strength and fortitude of women, while providing subtle commentary on the spectrum of the Black identity.  Madame Beauvoir’s Painting is inspired by 18th-century French portraits of elite, white women. However, instead of a white woman pictured in the ornate dress, Jean-Louis inserts Madame Beauvoir – a black woman.

Hollywood Comes Together for Haiti-Benefit Bash
Arts & Culture, News

Hollywood Comes Together for Haiti-Benefit Bash

At this year’s “Songs from the Cinema,” Hollywood a-listers came out in droves to raise money for Artists for Peace and Justice, an organization that “supports communities in Haiti through programs in education, healthcare, and dignity through the arts.” Hosted by Susan Sarandon and Olivia Wilde at a small club in Los Angeles, this very…

Black Public Media Celebrates 10 Years of “AfroPop” With Screening of Raoul Peck’s Documentary on Mismanaged Relief Aid to Haiti
Arts & Culture

Black Public Media Celebrates 10 Years of “AfroPop” With Screening of Raoul Peck’s Documentary on Mismanaged Relief Aid to Haiti

By M. Skye Holly NEW YORK, NY- In 2008, Black Public Media launched “AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.” The acclaimed documentary series is the only public television series “dedicated to presenting documentary films about the global Black experience.” Now in season 10, AfroPop X continues sharing relevant stories about people of African descent around the…

Arts & Culture, Haiti, Photo Gallery

Haiti Kanaval 2018 Comes to a Close

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – Kanaval season has come to close after three days of dancing and reveling in Haiti’s capital city. From Feb. 11 to Feb. 13 tens of thousands of people gathered at in Port-au-Prince to watch their favorite bands perform through a sea of people at one of the country’s largest cultural event.  

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