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  • blog June 13, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway! Fourth Annual Frisner Augustin Memorial Drum Concert

    The Haitian community in New York is alive and thriving. This Fri., June 16 at 7 p.m., come enjoy music of the culturally rich island nation at the fourth annual Frisner Augustin Memorial Drum Concert at the New School. Presented … Read more »

  • blog May 7, 2017

    Field Report: Festival International de Louisiane

    Feature image above: Sean Ardoin and Zydekool at the Warehouse in Lafayette, performing a showcase of contemporary zydeco rock and soul. Photos by William Farrington. Festival International de Louisiane is an arts festival with a special emphasis on the connection … Read more »

  • blog May 3, 2017

    Mixes from the Road: Music of Haiti, Chile and Dominican Republic

    Afropop producer Morgan Greenstreet has been all around the world this year. First in Nigeria for fieldwork and research for our current Hip Deep season and now in South America and the Caribbean on tour as a drummer with his … Read more »

  • program February 16, 2017

    Carnival In Brooklyn

    Every September, millions of people celebrate Carnival in Brooklyn. From the pre-dawn J’ouvert bacchanal in the streets, to the intense Panorama steel pan competition, to the massive Labor Day Parade on Eastern Parkway, central Brooklyn is transformed into a Caribbean … Read more »

  • blog February 2, 2017

    Win Tickets to See Emeline Michel, “Queen of Haitian Song”

    Are you in the New York area and at all interested in great music? Good, then here’s what you need to do: email info@afropop.org with “Emeline Michel Giveaway” in the subject line. Boom: Now you’re entered to win a pair … Read more »

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