Haiti Cultural Exchange presents Pa Bliye | Toto Bissainthe, a multi-media exhibition and concert benefiting Haiti Cultural Exchange, in partnership with Fondation Haiti Jazz. February 7th 2020 at ShapeShifter Lab, the event included an incredible exhibition “An n’ Ale”, recounting the 40-year artistic career of trailblazer Toto Bissainthe. Performances by Riva Précil, grammy-nominated Nathalie Joachim, and Talie performed in tribute to the artist. With special guests Milena Sandler, exhibition curator and daughter of Toto Bissainthe, and musician Jöel Widmaier.
Suggested donation of $10 is payable at https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/haiticulturalx.
Houseband: Monvelyno Alexis (guitar), Markus Schwartz (tanbou/haitian drum), Bobby Raymond (bass), Frederic Lasfargeas (piano), Hiroyuki Matsuura (percussion)
This program is made possible through the funding support of Humanities New York, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, as well as public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with NYC Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.