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Benefit Concert and art exhibit titled "Vanishing Birds of Haiti." Supports school and cultural center in Haiti directed by Professor Gerdes Fleurant, Ph.D. - Gawou Ginou Foundation and highlights issue of deforestation in Haiti that will impact Warblers and Ruby Throated Hummingbirds populations that spend the winter on the island and the summer here.

Celebrating Haitian Heritage Month Friday, April 30th, at 8:00 pm, Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second Street, Cambridge,  MA 02141  Tel: 617-577-1400  Web site: www.cmacusa.org  Admission: $20-$25 Adults  Information: Carey Dardompre 617-852-6436  Email: cdardompre@gmail.com Web: www.ArtisansWorldGallery.com


Paintings by Haitian artist  Larimer Saincilus, entitled Vanishing Birds of Haiti, will be shown at Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center from April 16 to June  4, 2010.  Larimer Saincilus is the son of the late master artist from Petite Riviere de l’Artibonite, Haiti,  Ismael Saincilus. Vanishing Birds of Haiti was first featured in Port-au Prince in 2005 . It was a project commissioned by the government of Haiti to document the birds going extinct on the island due to deforestation. The program was sponsored by the Audubon Society in Haiti

(John Audubon was born in Haiti).


PRESS RELEASE

Regarding:
Celebrating Haitian Heritage Month

Featuring:
Vanishing Birds of Haiti art exhibit by Larimer Saincitlus
Zilimisik - Haitian and African Diaspora world beat with Kera Washington
Yanvanlou - Haitian Drum and Dance Ensemble with Peniel Guerrier
Professor Gerdes Fleurant, Ph.D. - Founder Gawou Ginou Foundation
Jean Dany Joachim - Haitian Poet and Cambridge Poet Populist

Date: Friday, April 30th, at 8:00 pm

Place: Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second Street, Cambridge, MA 02141
Tel: 617-577-1400 Web site: www.cmacusa.org

Admission: $20-$25 Adults

Information: Carey Dardompre 617-852-6436 Email: cdardompre@gmail.com Web: www.ArtisansWorldGallery.biz

The month of May is known as Haitian Heritage Month. On this occasion Artisans’ World Gallery will showcase the beauty of Haitian culture through art, poetry, dance and music.

Paintings by Haitian artist Larimer Saincilus, entitled Vanishing Birds of Haiti, will be shown at Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center from April 16 to June 4, 2010. Larimer Saincilus is the son of the late master artist from Petite Riviere de l’Artibonite, Haiti, Ismael Saincilus. Vanishing Birds of Haiti was first featured in Port-au Prince in 2005 . It was a project commissioned by the government of Haiti to document the birds going extinct on the island due to deforestation. The program was sponsored by the Audubon Society in Haiti (John Audubon was born in Haiti).

Yanvanlou with Peniel Guerrier and Zilimisik with Kera Washington will perform traditional folk dance and music of Haiti and the African Diaspora with a dance troupe of 20 students of Wellesley College. The dancers will appear in full costumes with the band Zilimisik of 8 women percussion and jazz artists.

The event will be hosted by Cambridge Poet Populist and Haitian Poet Jean Dany Joachim.

Professor Gerdes Fleurant, Ph.D. - Founder Gawou Ginou Foundation www.gawouginoufoundation.org Gawou Ginou Elementary/Secondary School, Léocardie and Alexandre Kenscoff Cultural Center in Mirebalais, Haiti - will provide opening statements.

For additional concert information and interviews contact
Carey Dardompre 617-852-6436 Email: cdardompre@gmail.com Web: www.ArtisansWorldGallery.biz


Carey Dardompre -- Haitian and African Diaspora Cultural Programs

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