Arts & Culture

No controversy over this Haitian soup joumou recipe, from Nadege Fleurimond
Arts & Culture

No controversy over this Haitian soup joumou recipe, from Nadege Fleurimond

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.

Reconnecting: Growing artist residency program seeks community members for projects
Arts & Culture, New York, Only In The Haitian Times

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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