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Emeline Michel: Quintessence

March 8, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - March 9, 2013 @ 9:30 pm

| 35.00 / $28.00
BOTH SHOWS SOLD OUT!

7:30pm

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.

DIG DEEPER

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

*All programs subject to change

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Details

Start:
March 8, 2013 7:30 pm
End:
March 9, 2013 9:30 pm
Cost:
35.00 / $28.00
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Venue

Harlem Stage Gatehouse
150 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031 United States
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