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 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   […]

Lakou Nou Artist Residency: Okai’s Drumming Exchange and Wellness workshop in Canarsie

11.21.16

Okai is a percussionist and vocalist in several bands that are based in Brooklyn, all representing the music of the African Diaspora. As a lead vocalist and percussionist of Brown Rice Family, StringsNSkins and Underground Horns Okai is often on the road travelling to perform gigs all over the country and internationally. As a Lakou […]

Sherley Davilmar and the Flatbush Community: “How Desensitized Are We?”

10.26.16

by Marie Antoine, HCX Fundraising Intern. As a Lakou Nou artist-in-residence in the Flatbush community, Sherley Dalvimar organized a three-part workshop series created to raise awareness of social issues faced in the black community including gentrification, wellness and the assault on black bodies as it manifests in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. Part One: Part […]

HCX Collaborations | Haïti en Folie

10.25.16

By Nathalie Jolivert, HCX Communications and Outreach Coordinator This past Sunday, October 23, 2016, Haiti Cultural Exchange collaborated with Festival Haiti en Folie and hosted a conference and book signing for authors Michel Soukar and Rodney Saint-Eloi at Brooklyn College. Fabienne Colas, founder of Haiti en Folie and Carèl Pèdre, radio host of Chokarella in […]