• Nov 18, 2010 from 12:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Location: Bubble Lounge
  • Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2019
Join Haiti Cultural Exchange once a month for a conversation with a person of interest in our community. These discussions are designed to provide a glimpse into the person’s life, interests, inspirations, and work.Please join us this month at BUBBLE LOUNGE in Tribeca on Thursday, November 18 at 5 pm. Our special guest will be Val Jeanty, better known as Val-INC. She will be spinning her unique style of music and present, Sound Rite a short documentary by filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary.Val-INC incorporates the musical traditions of her ancestors past into the future. Born and raised in Haiti, Val’s percussive culture is the foundation of her creations. For the past 10 years she has lived and worked in New York City defining her new genre as “Afro Electronica.” She is a percussionist and turntabalist, using technology to lead listeners into her dreamlike expressionism of Afro, Creole and electronic compositions with moving results. Her live Afro Electronica installations have been showcased at New York City venues such as the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Joseph Papp Public Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, as well as internationally at SaaFelden ’02 in Austria, Stanser Musiktage ’03 in Switzerland and La Biennale Di Venezia ’03 in Italy.ADMISSION: $10 at the door + 1 drink minimumSeating is limited, and we encourage you to RSVP to regine@haiticulturalx.org.
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