All it took was one phone call, now Little Haiti gets a Wyclef Jean concert

Wyclef Jean was about to hit the stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival last weekend when the call came. His brother-in-law Supreme wanted to know if Jean, who’s been busy promoting a new album J’ouvert, could squeeze Miami in his schedule for a Little Haiti event promoting

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What do konpa and EDM have in common? A free party in Little Haiti.

Haitian-born DJ and producer Michael Brun never misses a chance to pay tribute to his Haitian roots, mixing his blend of progressive house with authentic Haitian beats. So with the biggest electronic dance music festival hitting Miami this week, Ultra at Bayfront Park, it seems only fitting that Brun, the

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Hundreds drawn to Blacktech Weekend for connecting, collaborating, capital raising

It was billed as an opportunity to “break bread and make bread.” Blacktech Weekend was certainly that and a whole lot more. Black startup founders, investors, techies and community builders flew in from Silicon Valley and all over the U.S. to meet and mingle with Miami’s entrepreneurship community for talks,

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On Thursday, February 2, 2017 Miss Universe Haiti Raquel Pelissier,right, who came in second place in the Miss Universe pageant, sits on stage during a brief visit to Little Haiti as she gave remarks and took questions inside the Caribbean Marketplace at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex.

5 things that prove Miss Haiti is better than we imagined

Wanda Tima-Gilles, president of L’Union Suite, the popular Haitian-American social platform, and two other organizers initially had planned a simpler welcome for Miss Haiti, Raquel Pelissier. But on Thursday night, scores of Haitians, including celebrity DJ Michael Brun, turned up at the invitation-only event to honor Pelissier, who was named

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Sounds of Little Haiti is back with Haitian supergroup KLASS

If you love Haitian music, this weekend is a musical bonanza: Magnum Band is having their 40th anniversary at the North Beach Bandshell on Saturday night. T-Vice hosts its Miami album release at Randy’s Lounge in North Miami. Another score is the free cultural event Sounds of Little Haiti, which takes place

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How To Spend 48 Hours In Miami

Start off the evening with a trip to Little Haiti. Visit the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, the art and cultural hub of the neighborhood. It’s where there is always an art exhibition on showcase, and it’s where you can find authentic Haitian arts and crafts for sell in their Caribbean

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Art Beat Miami promotes local, Caribbean artists

Joann Milord began the art fair Art Beat Miami in Little Haiti in 2014, after she noticed art galleries migrating from Wynwood into her neighborhood. She wanted local and Caribbean artists to have a space of their own. “We’re riding the wave of gentrification right now,” she says. “You see

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Miami’s Best Free Concert of the Weekend: Big Night in Little Haiti

Big Night in Little Haiti — the music, food, and arts festival that celebrates the rich Haitian culture of Miami — returns this Saturday, November 5. The event that started as a monthly festival in 2011 courtesy of the Rhythm Foundation and the Little Haiti Cultural Center tragically announced last

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Common Field Convening: Hundreds of Arts Experts Address Cultural and Community Issues in Miami

Miami transforms into the flashy center of the art world each December for Art Basel. But this week, the city will morph into a more cerebral cultural hub. Common Field Convening, commencing in Little Haiti this Thursday, is a conference that brings together arts organization administrators, artists, activists, and community leaders

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Trump meets with Haitian-American community in Miami

On Friday, the Republican candidate for president, Donald Trump, met with the Haitian-American community in Miami’s Little Haiti. It would be a historic first for these Americans descended from Haiti. It was the first time a U.S. presidential candidate would meet with these people. Although the Clintons honeymooned in Haiti,

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