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9733: Haitian Cultural Events in Broward county Florida

From: leonie hermantin <lhermantin@hotmail.com>

Broward County Commission - Libraries Division
The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
and A.C.T.I.O.N. Foundation,( a non-profit organization promoting Haitian 
Art and Culture)

proudly announce:

Haiti: From a Legacy Of Freedom To An Explosion Of Culture.

A month full of cultural events that celebrates Haitian Art and Culture.

Dec. 1: Grand Inauguration at the Broward Main Library (6th Floor) Time: 
6:00  p.m.
    An Opening ceremony
    A major Art Exhibition
    This art show will display more than forty art pieces including    
sculptures by the celebrated Haitian artist IRIS.
The theme is
Memories and Expectations: A Path to Spirituality.
Music will be performed by the famous Haitian musical group:  AYABONMBE

  Cocktail reception
A taste of Haitian cuisine.

Dec. 7:   The virtuoso Haitian pianist Micheline Laudun-Denis at the
          auditorium of Broward Main Library. Program will include music
          by classic and Haitian composers.
          Time: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.(auditorium 1st floor)

Dec. 8:    Book Talk with internationally acclaimed authors:
           Edwidge Danticat and Dany Laferriere  on the theme:
           Haiti: An Endless Source Of Literary Inspiration.
           Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (auditorium 1st Floor)

Dec. 14:  Movie projection of La Peur D'Aimer. Haitian Actor-producer
          Reginald Lubin will present the film. Time: 7- 9pm
          Auditoriun 1st floor

Dec. 15:  Discussion Forum:
          Haitian Identity and Integration to the AmericanSociety.
               Guest speakers : Dr. Jean- Pierre Bayard
                Mr. Max Beauvoir, biochemist/Hougan,
                State Rep. District 108 Philipe Brutus,
                Mr. Gerard Latortue economist,
                Dr. Michel-Rolph Trouillot,
               (auditorium 1st Floor)

Dec. 21:  Movie : LUMUMBA by  Haitian movie Producer Raoul Peck.

Closing ceremony (auditorium 1st Floor)

Admission to all events is free of charge !
All events will be held at
Broward County Main Library
100 S. Andrews
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

(I-95 to Broward Blvd Exit
East to Andrews Avenue then turn right (one block)
For more information call the Broward County Library at 954-357-7444

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