Haiti exhibiting at the Children’s World’s Fair

Haiti was among eight nations exhibiting at the Children’s World’s Fair in the Louisiana Children’s Museum, New Orleans, on Saturday, March. More than 2000 children and parents came through the Fair. As Maryse Dejean observes, the Fair and Haiti’s exhibit were a lot of fun and a lot of positive information! Aristide Phillips and Don … Read more

VODOU: SACRED POWERS OF HAITI (Oct 2014)

Field Museum in Chicago, Sat Oct 25, 2014   –   Sun Apr 26, 2015 When you hear the word Vodou, what comes to mind? Zombies, evil spells, or dolls stuck with pins? In the upcoming exhibition Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti, look beyond these stereotypes and manufactured Hollywood images, and discover a vital spiritual and social … Read more

Fatal Assistance Screening In Miami

FATAL ASSISTANCE SCREENING IN MIAMI. Thursday March 21st to Sunday March 23rd Haitian born filmmaker Raoul Peck appearing Friday and Saturday at 8pm shows. Synopsis: Haitian born filmmaker Raoul Peck takes us on a 2-year journey inside the challenging, contradictory and colossal rebuilding efforts in post-earthquake Haiti. Fatal Assistance appearing at O Cinema (Miami, FL) … Read more

Bound by the sounds of Haiti

The eighth annual Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival takes place from Jan. 18 to 25, with some pre-festival shows scheduled for Jan. 17 The Montreal Gazette, By Bernard Perusse, Special To The Gazette December 30, 2013 MONTREAL – Milena Sandler had lived in Montreal for 15 years before moving to Belgium in 2004 and ending up … Read more

Danny Glover, Edwidge Danticat will shine spotlight on Haiti’s role in America’s emancipation

Boston Haitian Reporter, By Bill Forry, Apr. 11, 2013 In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and of the first black Civil War troops from the North, several Greater Boston educational, historical, and cultural organizations are collaborating to present Freedom Rising: The 150th Anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation and African American Military … Read more

The Holiday Gift Without a Price

So what should a gift cost?  The concept of holiday gifting presents each of us with this question and a few more.   How do we find the perfect gift that keeps on giving beyond the holiday season, extending to the entire year and beyond?  And how much is it worth to us and to those … Read more

Shopping Haiti for a Purpose

Perfect for Holiday season gift giving Le Flambeau Foundation recently launched a relationship with on-line store Touché Market Place (www.ToucheMarket.com) with the ultimate goal of raising funds to provide more educational tools and scholarships to youth in Haiti.  Offered are unique quality handcrafted items from Haiti.  The special “Flambeau” items featured in the store bring … Read more