Ti Atis – Youth Cultural Engagement. Bringing Haitian Culture to Children & Youth – by Jessica Tong, Programs & Outreach Coordinator 

08.25.15

Ti Atis (Little Artists) is an in-school arts education program engaging youth of Haitian descent and their peers with Haitian history and heritage via the arts. The program gives young people ages 6-14 the tools to build an inclusive and culturally informed future as they learn about diverse art forms from professional Haitian artists. Our […]

Krik? Krak! We Didn’t Want the Night to End – by Tassiana Larochelle, HCX Volunteer

08.05.15

Saturday July 25th, was one of those deliberately beautiful summer afternoons that simply demanded acknowledgement. The sun was soft and bright, the air cool and crisp with ever so gentle and consistent breezes that dared you to roam indoors. Thus, it was the perfect day for the HCX community gathering outside of Five Myles Gallery […]

Mizik Ayiti! with Taïna Cérat Ligondé and Alegba & Friends at the Way Station – by Keylah Mellon, Communications and Outreach Intern

07.22.15

In collaboration with the Prospect Heights Music & Arts Festival, Sunday, July 19th at the Way Station, Taïna Cérat Ligondé took us away on a short but charming musical journey.  For an hour, in the heat of the New York summer, we were transported to a land completely her own with various renditions of jazz […]

A meditation on Arts & Culture and my time at HCX – by Tassiana Larochelle, Fundraising Intern

07.08.15

“Self-doubt is probably one of the stages of acclimation in a new culture. It’s a staple for most artists…  As immigrant artists, for whom so much has been sacrificed, so many dreams have been deferred, we already doubt so much. It might have been simpler, safer to have become the more helpful doctors, lawyers, engineers […]