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Filmmakers release film inspired by Haitian moms
Arts & Culture

Filmmakers release film inspired by Haitian moms

Joshua Jean-Baptiste and Edson Jean are excited to see their new film “Ludi” premiere at Miami Film Festival on Mar. 5.

Three Midwestern Venues Offer Haitian Art Exhibitions
Arts & Culture

Three Midwestern Venues Offer Haitian Art Exhibitions

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.

Reconnecting: Growing artist residency program seeks community members for projects
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Reconnecting: Growing artist residency program seeks community members for projects

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.

Exploring Yanvalou, the sacred dance of Haiti
Arts & Culture, Only In The Haitian Times

Exploring Yanvalou, the sacred dance of Haiti

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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