ArtServe (InSIDE)/Out (and more)

I got an email from my friend Cathie today about great events taking place at ArtServe this summer. ArtSertve is an arts incubator located in Fort Lauderdale (1350 E Sunrise Blvd). Because of its commitment to creating cultural experiences for the community, ArtServe has become a national model for other arts supporting organizations. ArtServe is a multi-purpose facility that offers a shared office environment and venue at affordable costs to the more than 350 nonprofit cultural organizations and 10,000 artists living and working in Broward County. ArtServe encourages the growth of cultural organizations with educational and marketing programs including The Art of Doing Business workshop series, and the Broward…

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Carrying on Haiti’s Literary Torch

In an article by Kat Cherie on Haitian Times, writers Nadine Magloire, Evelyne Trouillot, Jessica Fièvre, Gary Klang and Josaphat-Robert Large share their take on the legacy of Haitian literary tradition. “I have an increased interest for nonfiction” “I continue to use the motherland as a setting for most of my stories. As an expat, I get to take a step back and reminisce with less bias about my life in Port-au-Prince,” Fievre says. “I have an increased interest for nonfiction, as opposed to making stories up. I also want to believe that my current writing positively reflects the influence of the MFA program at Florida International University.…

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M.J.’s Inbox: TiCorn in Concert

I got a little note from Haitian songwriter/singer TiCorn. It started with, “Bonjour M.J., me youn ti nouvel mizikal pou ou de TiCorn!” TiCorn is going to be in concert in New York on May 24th (Vault Cafe, in Long Island). On May 25th (Brooklyn), she will be selling her CDs at KOMBIT Bar Restaurant. For information and reservation, please call  516 424 2687 Check out the Concert Trailer of TiCorn in NEW YORK! The artist’s website is located here: http://www.ticorn.com/

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