Posts Tagged ‘Caribbean’

Arts Roundup: Exhibitionist Eye Patch Edition

Good morning! Seems like it's de rigueur these days to begin a roundup with some musing on the weather, but I'm an indoor kid.
David Quammen's patrons aren't, though, and that's the problem: The subject of my colleague Amanda Hess' column this week runs the MOCA DC gallery in Georgetown and is facing eviction—partially because a performer, [...]

Latin and Brazilian Music Events This Weekend

For fans of  Latin and Brazilian sounds, Friday and Saturday nights offer a number of appealing choices.  Earlier in the week I highlighted the Monday appearance of Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Alexis y Fido, and now Friday brings another Puerto Rican reggaeton duo, Rakim y Ken-y (also known as  R.K.M. y Keny), who will be at El Boqueron [...]

Sweet Micky Headlines One Caribbean Haiti Relief Concert Sunday at the Crossroads

While the media may have moved on to covering Chile, Haiti’s massive problems following the January earthquake will continue for some time, and that means some benefit shows for the latter will keep happening.  On Sunday night at the Crossroads in Bladensburg, Haiti’s Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly and his band will headline the One Caribbean [...]

Haitian Bands Tabou Combo, Rafrechi at Benefits Tonight

What makes two of tonight’s local Haiti benefits unique?  They both feature Haitian bands.  Konpa combo Rafrechi is hosting a charity event at Kahler Hall in Columbia, Md., with donations going to the Caribbean American Network, while the New York City-based outfit Tabou Combo will be at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, where people can [...]

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