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Giving Tuesday 2016: HCX Strong

11.28.16

Perks and Levels 

By Donating $75, win:
One HCX Exclusive Libète T-shirt PLUS entry to win a FREE Yoga gift certificate at Brooklyn Yoga Collective

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By donating $100, win:
One pass to a Sip and Paint Class by artist Nathalie Jolivert, PLUS entry to win a FREE Yoga gift certificate at Brooklyn Yoga Collective

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By donating $150, win:
One copy of Why Haiti Needs New Narratives by author and scholar Gina Ulysse, One Exclusive Kriyol Dance tote bag PLUS entry to win a FREE dance, fitness or yoga class at Fit4Dance

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By donating $300, win:
One print by photographer Richard Louissaint PLUS entry to win a FREE dance, fitness or yoga class at Fit4Dance (First 5 donations at this level)

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By donating $500, win:
One Spa Package at Body By Brooklyn: All day access to the wet lounge which includes: Turkish Steam room, Swedish and Russian Saunas, Jacuzzi, Cold Plunge Pool and a lovely relaxation area + a complimentary glass of champagne (First 2 donations at this level)

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By donating $1,000+, win:
Entry to Le Lambi Circle: 4 VIP tickets to the Annual Spring Programming Kick-Off event (in 2017, this will be the Haiti Film Fest), 1 print from the artist Rejin Leys and a special mention on our website.

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May 1 – June 30, 2016 Selebrasyon! | Libète/Freedom

04.01.16

New York’s Celebration of Haitian Art & Culture

Haiti Cultural Exchange is proud to announce our Second Biennial Selebrasyon! a festival of Haitian art and culture, showcasing the diversity, beauty and vitality of Haiti and its Diaspora – from the traditional to the modern.

Selebrasyon! is New York City’s only festival dedicated to the promotion of the highest caliber film, dance, music, literature, and visual art of Haiti and its Diaspora. HCX launched this biennial celebration in 2014 toward increasing engagement with Haitian Arts & Culture in one of the largest Haitian Diaspora communities in the world. The second installment of the festival will be presented as a part of HCX’s Spring & Summer 2016 Season centering on the theme of Libète/Freedom. Through exhibits, conversations, film screenings, and performances, Selebrasyon! will explore artistic movements of the 30 years subsequent to the fall of the Duvalier regime in Haiti.

Click here to read about Selebrasyon! 2014.

Check out the season line-up below!
Click here to see pictures from our last event!

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Selebrasyon! Kick Off Event | Click here to see pictures from this event!
Sunday, May 1st | 2-8pm

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Join Haiti Cultural Exchange for the kick-off of our Second Biennial Selebrasyon! featuring a DJ, live music, family arts activities, and a pop-up art exhibit of works on paper.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, May 1st | 2-8pm
LOCATION: Affirmation Arts Gallery | MAP
523 West 37th Street | New York, NY 10018
ADMISSION: $25 in Advance | $30 at Door
$15 for Students/Seniors (Tickets Available Only at the Door. Must Have Valid ID.)
Children Under 12 FREE
Click here to purchase tickets!

Lakou Mizik! | Click Here to see pictures from this event!
Friday, May 6th | 8pm

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In partnership with 651 Arts & BRIC, Haiti Cultural Exchange presents Lakou Mizik, a collective of Haitian musicians who are bringing new life to Haitian roots music with legends like master drummer Sanba Zao, and young stars like Steeve Valcourt and Jonas Attis.

DATE/TIME: Friday, May 6th | 8pm
LOCATION: BRIC House Ballroom |MAP
647 Fulton St | Brooklyn, NY 11217
ADMISSION: $20 in Advance | $23 at Door

The Haitian Creatives Series
Wednesday, May 11th | 6-8pm

Join us for a film screening by Richard Louissaint in collaboration with Weeksville Heritage Center, featuring the Haitian Creatives Series, an ongoing video and photo documentary project.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, May 11th | 6-8pm
LOCATION: Weeksville Heritage Center | MAP
158 Buffalo Ave | Brooklyn, NY 11213
ADMISSION: $10
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Exhibit at FiveMyles PLUS Space | Click Here to see pictures from this event!
Thursday, May 12th – Saturday, June 4th

FiveMylesJoin us as we journey through a visual art exhibit featuring Nathalie Jolivert & Mahalia Stines at the FiveMyles PLUS Space. This is an ongoing exhibit with an opening night reception on Thursday, May 12th at 6pm.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, May 12th – Saturday, June 4th
OPENING: Thursday, May 12th | 6pm
LOCATION: FiveMyles Gallery | MAP
558 St. John’s Place | Brooklyn, NY 11238
ADMISSION: $10 Suggested Donation

Haitian Flag Day Selebrasyon! | Click Here to see pictures from this event!
Wednesday, May 18th | 6 – 10pm

Flag Day 2016

Come celebrate Haitian Flag Day with HCX at Shapeshifter Lab, featuring Gashford Guillaume & Creole Fusion Ensemble, Anie Alerte, and Baz Twoubadou. Presented in collaboration with Councilmembers Jumaane Williams & Brad Lander.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, May 18th | 6-10pm
LOCATION: Shapeshifter Lab | MAP
18 Whitwell Place | Brooklyn, NY 11215
ADMISSION: FREE

Tribute to Vivianne Gauthier featuring
Jean Appolon Dance Expressions
& Kanu Dance Theater
 | Click Here to see pictures from this event!
Saturday, May 21st | 7pm
Sunday, May 22nd | 2pm

Angaje3In collaboration with the Harlem School of the Arts, Haiti Cultural Exchange presents the New York Premiere of Angaje featuring Jean Appolon Dance Expressions and Kanu Dance Theater.

DATE/TIME: May 21st at 7pm | May 22nd at 2pm
LOCATION: Harlem School of the Arts | MAP
645 St Nicholas Ave | New York, NY 10030
ADMISSION: $20 in Advance | $25 at Door

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Exclusive Screening of Ayiti Mon Amour by Guetty Felin in Collaboration with CaFA | Click Here to see pictures from this event!
Wednesday, June 1st | 7:30pm

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In collaboration with the Caribbean Film Academy (CaFA), join Haiti Cultural Exchange for an exclusive screening of the film, Ayiti Mon Amour by Guetty Felin. Q & A with Director, Actors, & Special Guests to follow screening.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 1st | 7:30pm
LOCATION: BAM Peter Jay Sharp Buliding | MAP
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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Krik? Krak! Storytelling & Songs 
Saturday, June 18th | 2pm

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In Partnership with Brooklyn-Queens Land Trust (BQLT), join us for Haitian folktales and songs, connecting children and families to the rich oral traditions of Haiti.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, June 18th | 2pm
LOCATION: East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden | MAP
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Salon d’Haiti featuring Yanick Lahens & Gessica Généus
Sunday, June 19th | 2pm

Queens MuseumHaiti Culture Exchange’s signature literary event inviting authors of Haitian descent to talk about new work. This event will include readings, conversations with authors, and a book signing/sale. This program will be in French and Creole only.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 19th | 2pm
LOCATION: Queens Museum | MAP
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368
ADMISSION: $10 Suggested Donation

Lakou NOU + Mizik Ayiti!
Thursday, June 23rd | 7-10pm

Pioneer Works squareMeet the artists of Lakou NOU at Mizik Ayiti! an evening of Haitian music and dance in Red Hook’s premiere arts space. Presented in collaboration with Pioneer Works, Clocktower Radio, & Radyo Shak.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 23rd | 7-10pm
LOCATION: Pioneer Works | MAP
159 Pioneer Street | Brooklyn, NY 11231
ADMISSION: $10 Suggested Donation

An n’ Pale| Café Conversation with Poet Laureate, Danielle Legros Georges
Click here to see pictures from this event!
Sunday, June 26th | 3:30pm

Bowery SquareOur classic An n’ Pale | Café Conversation with Danielle Legros Georges. A Poet Laureate of the City of Boston and a professor in the Creative Arts in Learning Division of Lesley University, her poems have been widely anthologized.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 26th | 3:30pm
LOCATION: Bowery Poetry Club | MAP
308 Bowery | New York, NY 10012
ADMISSION: $10 Suggested Donation

Selebrasyon! Closing Night Haitian Flavor X Brooklyn Flow | Click here to see picutres from this event!
Thursday, June 30th | 6-11pm

Closing night

 

Join us for the closing night of Selebrasyon! featuring live music, a tasting of Haitian cuisine by renowned chefs and DJ.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 30th | 6-11pm
LOCATION: Berg’n | MAP
899 Bergen St. | Brooklyn, NY 11238

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Selebrasyon! Advisory Committee

Vania Andre · Makini Armand · Caron Atlas · Petrushka Bazin · Alicia Boone
Carolle Charles · Stephanie Cunningham · Edwidge Danticat · Jodine Dorce
Stephan Durand · Nadege Fleurimond · Fuljens Henry · Felicity Hogan · Carine Jocelyn
Wynnie Lamour · Daphne Leroy · Patricia Lespinasse · Farah Louis · Romola Lucas
Paola Mathe · Emeline Michel · Anthonine Pierre · Rose Pierre-Louis · Elsie Saint-Louis
Dina Simon · Gina Ulysse · Meredith Walters

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Selebrasyon! SponsorsSelebrasyon Credits

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Le Lambi Circle | A new opportunity to invest in HCX’s future

12.22.15

LeLambiCircleUpdatedFor seven years. Haiti Cultural Exchange has developed and grown dynamic programming toward creating a permanent presence for Haitian Arts & Culture in New York City. In 2016, the organization will take its efforts to a new stage by embarking on a plan to establish New York’s first Haitian cultural center. At this important juncture, we present Le Lambi Circle.

To join the inaugural Le Lambi Circle is to answer a special call to serve as a pillar of the Diaspora community in New York City. Our aim is to bring twenty donors into this circle throughout the new year in order to ensure that we can count on the sustained support necessary to grow into a physical space that our community can call home.

Le Lambi Circle members will be recognized as key supporters on HCX’s organizational materials and website. They will also be the first to be informed of important developments during this new phase. In appreciation of their commitment to the Haiti Cultural Exchange vision, Le Lambi Circle members will also receive complimentary admission to all HCX ticketed events and discounts at the HCX Boutik.

If you are able, we urge you to take part in this high impact opportunity to invest in the exciting future of Haiti Cultural Exchange. Donate today to help sustain a permanent presence for Haitian Arts & Culture in NYC. Please reach out to Erika Pettersen, Development Manager, at erika@haiticulturalx.org or (347) 565 4429 in order to ask any questions you might have about Le Lambi Circle.

Thank you for your continued support of Haitian arts & culture!

Click here to donate now!

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July 15th : Celebrate the Lambi Fund with an evening of Haitian Arts and Culture

06.10.15

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Join the Lambi Fund for an evening of Haitian arts and culture with internationally acclaimed Haitian writer Edwidge Danticat, honoring Josette Perard, the Lambi Fund’s director, and her 20 plus year service to the organization and the people of Haiti.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, July 15th | 6pm – 9pm
LOCATION:Penthouse 808 on the roof of the Ravel Hotel
8-08 Queens Plaza S, Long Island City, NY 11101 | MAP
ADMISSION: Click here to get more information about how to receive an invitation.

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