Fèt Gede at Pioneer Works

10.11.18

Haiti Cultural Exchange and Pioneer Works dedicate a night to Haitian Vodou and the ancestral dead with a Fèt Gede. Live DJ sets by Val Inc. and DJ Sabine, performances by Sheila Anozier and Okai, and a ceremony (10pm) led by houngan Jean-Daniel Lafontant. Fèt Gede celebrates ancestors, death and life by venerating the pantheon […]

Haitian Creole Symposium | Ann Pale Kreyòl

10.11.18

Haiti Cultural Exchange is pleased to curate the closing night of the Haitian Creole Symposium presented by the Haitian-American Foundation for Educational and Cultural Exchange. Join us for a conversation with Haitian cultural scholar Dr. Nixon Cleophat and visual artist Klode Garoute. The evening will feature performances by spoken word artist Schneider Laurent and musicians […]

Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings by Francie Latour at Greenlight Bookstore | Recap

09.23.18

On September 22, 2018, Greenlight Bookstore and HCX collaborated to present award-winning Haitian-American author Francie Latour and her book Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings, the story of a Haitian-American girl and the unusual bond she has with her aunt, a painter who lives in Haiti. Through vivid illustrations by Ken Daley and Latour’s magical tale, young […]

Strings N Skins at BQLT 7th Annual Bike & Walking Tour | Recap

09.16.18

On September 15, 2018 at the People’s Garden in Bushwick, Brooklyn, HCX joined the Brooklyn-Queens Land Trust at the final stop of the BQLT Annual Bike & Walking Tour. Brooklyn-based Strings N Skins, brought the rhythm under the J line as gardeners, community members and families viewed outdoor sculptures and enjoyed a delicious community barbecue, dancing and […]