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The Healing Voices of Haiti
Emeline Michel, Haiti’s supreme queen of song, and her artistic allies—novelist Edwidge Danticat, griot/vocalist James Germain, and legendary storyteller Jean-Claude Martineau—embrace the power of Haiti’s resilient spirit in a magical evening of poetry and song from Michel’s much-anticipated CD, Quintessence, five years in the making.
Experience the collective vitality of the voices of the “new Haiti” exuding pure, healing energy.
DISCUSS: Friday, March 8 Post-concert discussion with Emeline Michel, Edwidge Danticat, James Germain and Jean-Claude Martineau, moderated by Manolia Charlotin, Editor-in-Chief of The Haitian Times
WATCH: Video of Emeline Michel performing Fò’m ale
WATCH: Video of Edwidge Danticat speak at a TEDtalk on Haiti’s vibrant culture and people
WATCH: Video of James Germain performing Péyi a
READ: Edwidge Danticat recommended reading and listening list on Haitian history
READ: Interview with Emeline Michel in The Haitian Times on her new album, the 2010 earthquake, domestic violence and Haiti’s youth
$35 General / $28 Members
Event Type:PoetrySpoken Word