Fri 1/17: Big Night in Little Haiti featuring Djakout

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Little Haiti Cultural Center

Djakout #1 is one of the top bands in Haitian music today,
making their Big Night in Little Haiti debut this month.

Opening set by Pouvwa.

Between bands, enjoy DJ Mack of

The night will featuring delicious kreyol cuisine from Leela’s Lakay, ice cold Prestige Beer at the bar, and more. The hands-on art activities for kids are sponsored by Positive Impact Foundation / Kose Famn and Bass Museum of Art.

Photographer Richardson Dorvil will showcase his gorgeous now book Découvrir / Discover Haiti, with copies available for purchase and signing. Dorvil holds many titles: writer, designer and photographer, cultural ambassador of Haiti. He invites you to view the beauty of Haiti through his lenses and a difference face of the country.

In the gallery, Global Caribbean V, a selection of top contemporary Caribbean visual artists, presented by the Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance. This will be a last chance to see this Art Basel-sanctioned exhibition.

Big Night in Little Haiti takes place every 3rd Friday, free, at the Little Haiti Cultural Center. Major support is provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Boom. Additional sponsors and partners include Prestige Beer, FIU Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIAT of North Miami, AmericanAirlines, The Miami Foundation, City of Miami, Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.