Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 1 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
OpEdNews Op Eds    H3'ed 7/8/10

Haiti: Vodun Jazzoetry-Ezili Danto's Red, Black & Moonlight (Videos)

Author 14934
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Ezili Danto
Become a Fan
  (20 fans)
- Advertisement -

(Image by Ezili Danto)   Details   DMCA
Haiti: Vodun Jazzoetry - Ezili Dantò's Red, Black & Moonlight (Video Reels)




The RBM series are written and performed by Ezili Dantò

- Advertisement -
Documenting the often tragic journey of Haitians in the US and abroad for human justice, the monologues cover Vodun cosmology, Haitian history, culture and US humanitarian imperialism in Haiti. It's a musical memoir full of coming of age stories of a woman raised African-American-Haitian in the US, who returns to her parents' homeland and cannot undo the U-turn. The work testifies to the tragic plight of the Black nation of Haitians surviving within a hostile American Mediterranean.

Texts of the RBM performances pieces may be found on our website. Email for more info and for bookings in video is updated to erzilidanto@yahoo.con Dance and drumming workshops are offered only with performance bookings. School clippings, one and two.

****

- Advertisement -

(
Image by Unknown Owner)   Details   DMCA
The Bwa Kayiman Ceremony

by Ezili Dantò


Ezili Dantò performs Bwa Kayiman, the Vodun gathering on Aug. 14, 1791 that started the successful Haitian revolution, abolished slavery, colonialism and created the nation of Haiti. Written by Ezili Dantò and performed here with Troupe Makandal and master Haitian drummer, Frisner Augustin.

See also - Bio of Ezili Danto, 1791


(Image by Unknown Owner)   Details   DMCA
- Advertisement -
Beyond 2004

(Image by Unknown Owner)   Details   DMCA
Kayiman Play

(Image by Unknown Owner)   Details   DMCA
Performance ritual ending Bwa Kayiman celebration and Bwa Kayman 2009 - Brooklyn, New York -Lakou Gran Bwa - Prospect Park, Brooklyn

previous | next


Copyrighted Image? DMCA

*******

Ezili Dantò performs at Carnegie Hall


See also Ezili Dantò - Unifying Ourselves

 

- Advertisement -

Rate It | View Ratings

Ezili Danto Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Human Rights Lawyer, Ezili Danto is dedicated to correcting the media lies and colonial narratives about Haiti. An award winning playwright, a performance poet, author and lawyer, Ezili Danto is founder of the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network, (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Did mining and oil drilling trigger the Haiti earthquake?

The Avatar Movie from a Black perspective

Rush Limbaugh/Clear Channel must be held accountable for racial, sexual slur and hate tirade on Haitians

Haiti: Brandt Busted as Clintons with Hollywood celebrate sweatshop

Oil in Haiti, reasons for the US occupation, Part 2

Bring Back Our Girls: Rescue the 234 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram gunmen