Sounds of Little Haiti
Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
On Sunday, March 9, 2014 , Northeast Second Avenue Partnership (NE2P) and the Little Haiti Cultural Center will be hosting the second installment of Sounds of Little Haiti featuring Boukman Eksperyans; unplugged. Sounds of Little Haiti is an intimate look into legendary musicians across the Caribbean. Audiences have an opportunity to hear the stories behind the music. They get an in-depth look into the rhythms that inspired their favorite bands. The Sounds of Little Haiti Series proceeds benefit programming at the Little Haiti Cultural Center and furthers the mission of Northeast Second Avenue Partnership (NE2P) to showcase and promote Little Haiti as a cultural destination.
This event will be held inside the Little Haiti Cultural Center‘s theater located at 260 NE 59th Ter, Miami, FL 33137 from 6PM to 10 PM. Comedian Jacques Bourjolly “Kako” will hosting. Kako’s presence is sponsored by Digicel.
Boukman Ekseryans music is a fusion of traditional Haitian and Caribbean rhythms with rock and reggae. Their Grammy nominated debut album, Voudou Adjae, brought them to international fame. The Little Haiti Cultural Center’s Manager, Sandy Dorsainvil said “We are extremely proud to have a legendary band such as Boukman Eksperyans perform at fundraising event benefiting the Centers Senior’s program.”
Tickets for the event will be on sale Friday, February 21 and are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. They are available for purchase at Mazi Sound, Mizik Depot and the Little Haiti Cultural Center. For more information, please visit the event on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/soundsoflittlehaiti
When & Where
Northeast Second Avenue Partnership and Little Haiti Cultural Center
The Northeast Second Ave Partnership (NE2P) is a community initiated group of diverse stakeholders interested in a comprehensive revitalization of Little Haiti. NE2P is committed to creating and sustaining a vibrant commercial corridor center to increase economic opportunity and highlight the vitality of Little Haiti's art, history and culture. For more information please visit our website at www.ne2p.org
"The Mission of the Little Haiti Cultural Center (LHCC) is to provide a space that brings together people and ideas to promote, showcase and support Afro-Caribbean culture in South Florida." The Little Haiti Cultural Center offers a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to gain exposure to Afro-Caribbean culture, entertain and develop a new talent, and expand their knowledge of the arts.