The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the nominations for the 89th Oscars and Independent Lens was thrilled to learn that I Am Not Your Negro [official site] received a nomination for Best Feature Documentary. Raoul Peck‘s film, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and which was called “one of the best movies you are likely to see this year” by New York Times critic Manhola Dargis and
It’s here! Welcome to the new launch of our website!
We are excited to share with you our newly redesigned website, with a bold and hip new look and revamped navigation experience.
To start, we’ve streamed lined our menus to give you quick access to the items you’re looking, We have emphasized more on our work and commitment to promote our culture and to educate our readers. We have also put more focus on our music industry for all music lover. You can listen to your favorite artists/bands new or old on our “Music” section. .
Haitian saxophonist, arranger and band leader Raoul Guillaume was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 1927. A schoolmate of another great Haitian artist, Guy Durosier, Guillaume attended St Louis Conzague. He was a member of Orchestre Saieh with Guy Durosier and many other talented musicians such as Charles Dessalines, Rene Ferdinand, Joe Trouillot and Ansy Derose.
Webert Sicot (1930 - February 1985) was a Haïtian sax player, composer and band leader. He is recognized as one of the creators of konpa dirèk, a style of Haïtian dance music born in the 1950s. Biography: Sicot was born in Port-au-Prince, Haití, in 1930. He took his first musical lessons from Augustin Bruno. He made his debut as professional with Claudin Toussaint's Jazz Capois. He also
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Don't miss this Event...
the New York Haitian Promoters Coalition is back and has announced its 2nd annual Food Festival to take place this July in Brooklyn.
Buy your Tickets now. HERE !! VIP and Table reservations are available.
The New York Haitian Promoters Coalition (NYHPC) would like to take this opportunity to invite you to the 2nd annual A la Carte: A Food & Culture Festival.
Food and entertainment for the whole family showcasing Caribbean, Haitian and African cuisine. Chefs demo, bands, face painting, drumming and more.
Event hosted by the one and Only Dahved Levy
Corporate Executive Chef at BB Kings Restaurant Chef Patrick Simpson and Chef Natacha Gómez
Music By BoHio Music & Casym Steel Pan
And style show by Sabine's Hallway
And much much more!
Come indulge in the cuisine of the Black Diaspora!
The event will be held on Sunday, July 30th, 2017, at BKLYN Commons, located at 495 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225. BKLYN Commons, which provides both an indoor and outdoor environment, is the perfect setting for the festival as it’s situated in the epicenter of the Caribbean and African communities of NYC.
The festival in it’s second year, is the first one of it's kind in NYC targeting the Caribbean, Haitian and African Market. With over 2 million Caribbean and African born immigrants, New York City is a mecca of diversity, culture and exchange.