Friday, February 5, 2010

Youth, Music and Hope in Haiti's Camps

Liza passed along this great post from the Inside Disaster blog that features young musicians singing to cope, and help others cope, in the camps.

Vox Pop in Brooklyn To Throw Haitian Benefit FEB 13

Thanks to Veronique for passing this one on via Matt: There will be a Haiti Benefit at Vox Pop, the coffee shop/performance space on Cortelyou in Brooklyn on February 13. You can learn more about the event on Facebook.

Zing Experience Helps Project Haiti

Haitian Band Zing Experience recently threw a concert to benefit Norwegian organization Project Haiti, which is currently on the ground helping in Haiti.

Zing Experience passed Afropop the following song dedicated to the people of Haiti in this time of crisis...

For more on the benefit concert, check out this blog posting.

You can follow Project Haiti on Twitter @prosjekthaiti

"Sonde Miwa" From Erol Josue's Requiem for Haiti

Here is a second piece from Erol's Requiem for Haiti. We've been a busy with producing new shows at Afropop, but will endeavor to add Haiti updates when we can. The situation is still tenuous--people still need help. We'll post all of the benefit concerts we come across...

“Sonde Miwa” paints a bleak picture of the damage found in Haiti after the quake. Erol sings, “I’m looking in my mirror and seeing a lot of dead. A lot of blood.”