Alan Lomax, in 1992. As computer technology progressed, Lomax envisioned a searchable database for music from around the world. Credit G. Paul Burnett/The New York Times
Alan Lomax made it his lifelong mission to archive and share traditional music from around the world. He spent decades in the field, recording heralded artists like Muddy Waters and Woody Guthrie, as well as far more obscure musicians, from the British Isles to Haiti. He also created systems to classify this music and explore the links between cultures.
Caribbean authors will discuss their work, along with their lived and inherited experiences, in order to illuminate reality and take the audience on a journey through the many chapters of modern Caribbean life/history.
Featuring authors from:
French Guyana & Haiti
Françoise Loe-Mie, Margaret Papillon, and Yamilé Stitt
Saturday, April 22 / 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
In French - with simultaneous interpretation
ReadCaribbean is a series of readings, discussions, writing workshops and more highlighting the vibrant and diverse literary culture of the Caribbean. It is a Miami Book Fair program created with the support of John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Green Family Foundation
Twa otè ki sòti nan karayib la pral diskite sou travay yo fè, epitou prezante ekperians ak eritaj yo. Y ap mennen piblik la fè yon bèl wonn pou vizite diferan chapit lavi ak listwa Karayib modèn nan.
Otè an vedèt yo se moun:
Giyàn Fransèz & Ayiti
Françoise Loe-Mie, Margaret Papillon, ak Yamilé Stitt
Samdi 22 avril / 6:00 - 8:00 nan aswè.
An FRANSE - avèk entèpretasyon
ReadCaribbean se yon bèl pwogram Miami Book Fair Year - Round mete sou pye pou selebre tout bèl bagay pitit Karayib la reyalize nan domèn literati ak lakilti. Pwogram nan jwenn soutyen nan men Fondasyon John S. e James L. Knight ak Fondasyon Green Family
Trois auteurs caribéens discuteront de leurs oeuvres, ainsi que de leurs expériences, vécues, mais aussi héritées de l'histoire - afin de faire la lumière sur leurs réalités respectives et d'accompagner le public dans un voyage à travers les nombreux chapitres de la vie et de l'histoire moderne des Caraïbes.
En vedette, des auteurs en provenance de:
La Guyane Française & Haïti
Françoise Loe-Mie, Margaret Papillon, et Yamilé Stitt
Le samedi 22 avril / 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
En Français - avec interprétation simultanée
ReadCaribbean est une série de manifestations culturelles axées sur l'art et la littérature des pays de la Caraïbe. Ce programme, une initiative du Miami Book Fair Year-Round, est possible grâce àl la fondation John S. et James L. Knight et à la Fondation Green Family
Haiti Cultural Alliance, 225 NE 59th St, Miami
Suzette Espinosa Fuentes Gino Campodónico
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
proudly presents the return for a sixth consecutive season of
Haiti’s premier dance company
Featuring two world premieres
performed by stunning dancers accompanied by live vocals and drumming
John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall
OSCAR NOMINEE FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
From revered Haitian director Raoul Peck
Opens February 3 in Miami at O Cinema Wynwood and Regal South Beach 18
"One of the best movies you are likely to see this year." – Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
"A mesmerizing cinematic experience." – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
In 1979, author and activist James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends—Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.
At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only thirty completed pages of his manuscript.
Now, in his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America using and flood of rich archival material and Baldwin's original words articulated through the voice of Samuel L. Jackson.
I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond. And, ultimately, by confronting the deeper connections between the lives and assassination of these three leaders, Baldwin and Peck have produced a work that challenges the very definition of what America stands for.
Starts Friday, February 3rd at O Cinema Wynwood and Regal South Beach 18
This is a Magnolia Pictures/Amazon Studios release. Rated PG-13.
|»||See how the Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP program at FIU changes lives|
|»||Purchase Alan Lomax In Haiti: Recordings For The Library Of Congress, 1936-1937, nominated for two GRAMMY Awards.|
|»||Watch GFF President Kimberly Green's CGI Stories segment about the music of Alan Lomax.|