Dj’s Pandemic Street Photograpy Subject Of Historymiami’s ‘Capture’

Written By Jonel Juste For Artburst Miami

Many people lost their jobs during the pandemic and DJ Rahsaan “Fly Guy” Alexander was no exception. As South Beach clubs closed and the entertainment industry practically grinded to a halt, the professional deejay had no choice but to stay home. Yet, he refused to stay idle. He grabbed a camera and began snapping pictures. He relentlessly chased images of a time fraught with confinement, joblessness, and protests, but also of love and change. “CAPTURE: A Portrait of the Pandemic” exhibits 60 photographs at the HistoryMiami Museum opening on Friday, Aug. 5.

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« Astres et désastres », le dernier recueil de Jonel Juste

Article publié dans Le National

Poète d’une sensibilité attachante, Jonel Juste porte dans ses recueils de poèmes un regard attendrissant sur lui-même et sur le monde qui l’entoure aux fins de découvrir les reflets de son âme et la beauté de l’autre. Son nouveau recueil de poèmes « Astres et désastres » dit l’attachement de sa terre d’origine qu’il porte dans son corps, dans son cœur et dans sa tête et dit dans un lyrisme frémissant l’exil autrement. L’entretien avec le journal Le National est pour lui l’occasion de présenter son tout dernier livre.

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The Art Of X-Ray Photography

Written By Jonel Juste for Artburst Miami

Normally, x-rays are used to treat splintered bones, but Nick Veasey has been using them for his art for years. Through this unusual art-making tool, the British artist shows the inside of everyday objects like cars, shoes, packaging, guitars, planes, bikes, suitcases, etc. Also, he x-rays celebrities like Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Marylin Monroe, etc.

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The American Black Film Festival Is Back On Miami Beach

The American Black Film Festival is returning to Miami Beach after going virtual for the past two years. It will be a hybrid event. From Wednesday, June 15 to Sunday, June 19, the festival will be presented live while a virtual version continues from Monday, June 20 to Thursday, June 30.

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“Bèl Fanm,” An Exhibit About The Beauty And Strength Of Haitian Women

Painting by Voltaire Charles Marc (Mr. V) titled Les Ambassadrices (The ambassadors). Photo by Jonel Juste.

As part of the Haitian Heritage Month, the exhibit “Bèl Fanm, the beauty of strength” is on display at Little Haiti Cultural Complex until June 18.

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Sandy Dorsainvil surprisingly leaves Little Haiti Cultural Complex during Haitian Month

Sandy Dorsainvil announcing publicly her departure from Little Haiti Cultural Complex

This is not the kind of news expected during Haitian Heritage Month. That Sandy Dorsainvil, manager of the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, would be leaving the art and community center during the celebrations.

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After A Two-Year Pandemic Pause, The Haitian Compas Festival Gets Its Groove Back

Like everything that was put on the back burner because of Covid-19, the Haitian Compas Festival had to wait for two years before making a comeback. This year, the event will unfold over two days on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, at the Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater.

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Mai: Mois du Patrimoine Haïtien aux USA

Célébration de la fête du drapeau haïtien à Brooklyn

Mai est, aux Etats-Unis, le Mois du patrimoine haïtien, le « Haitian Heritage Month » en anglais. C’est un moment important dans la diaspora haïtiano-américaine pour les compatriotes qui vivent au pays de la bannière étoilée. Le mois de mai a été choisi particulièrement parce qu’il correspond à la fête du drapeau haïtien, le 18 mai en Haïti. Dans la diaspora, c’est un moment de retrouvailles et de célébrations de la culure haïtienne dans des villes comme Boston, New York, Miami où il y a une forte concentration d’Haïtiens. Voici l’origine de ce mois du patrimoine tel que lu et traduit de l’anglais du journal haïtiano-américain en ligne Lunionsuite.

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Story Of Haiti’s Rebel Radio Station Told Through Performance At Miami Theater Center

Haitian-American singer Leyla McCalla unveils “Breaking the Thermometer to Hide the Fever,” a multi-disciplinary work about Haiti’s iconic radio station, Radio Haiti-Inter.

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Darline Gilles Primée au Canada pour « Houminvi »

Le film « Houminvi », réalisation de la dramaturge, poétesse, journaliste, comédienne et activiste Darline Gilles, a reçu en avril dernier au Canada le Prix Agir pour l’égalité lors du 38e Festival International de Cinéma Vues d’Afrique. Le prix lui a été remis par le CECI, Centre d’étude et de coopération internationale.

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