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  • 02:01

    Legacy of 1804/Eritaj 1804 sou Yon Ayiti Souvren

    in Current Events

    Nan Anivèsè Bayat Vètyè zanmi nou Hans Roy, Hugues Girard, Alain Martin, St Arromand Ducarmel ak Mario Louis Jean ap jwen avèk nou poun diskite kesyon souvrènte nou an 2015.

    (Yon lòt vèsyon diskisyon sa-a te fèt an annglè pa gen lontan: http://www.kiskeacity.com/2015/10/legacy-of-1804-on-what-it-means-to-have.html)

    9è PM Vandredi sila.

    Nap jwenn plis detay sou  www.kiskeacity.com.

  • 01:34

    Legacy of 1804 with Dr. Philippe Lerebours #Haiti #lof1804

    in Art

    Host artist Andre Juste interviews Dr. Philippe Lerebours on his life and legacy documenting Haitian art history.

    Dr. Lerebours is the author of "Haiti et Ses Peintres de 1804 à 1980".  He has a doctorate in Art History from the Sorbonne University in Paris. In a career that spanned decades, he had many responsibilities, including director and curator of the Musée d’Art Haitien du Collège St. Pierre and Head of the National School of the Arts (ENARTS).

    He was honored twice this summer for his lifetime achievements by Haitian organizations in Queens and Brooklyn.

    Host Andre Juste  is an artist and art writer evolving in the New York art scene whose work has been noted for defying stereotypes of Haitian art. He has contributed a chapter titled Haitian Art to Henry Louis Gates and Anthony Appiah's Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

    After the show, you can find a wrap-up at www.kiskeacity.com.

  • 02:01

    Legacy of 1804 with Arnold Antonin #LOF1804 #Haiti

    in Film

    Host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com does her best to connect with filmmaker Arnold Antonin live from Haiti via Skype. This may be more daunting than usual given Digicel's recent attempt to do away with free VoIPs. If it doesn't work out we'll do a regular news and blog review and bring Mr. Antonin back on a different date. Wish us luck!

    Arnold Antonin's new film on Frankétienne will premiere at St. Francis College in Brooklyn on 10/11.


    See show details, bios and wrap-up at http://www.kiskeacity.com/2015/10/legacy-of-1804-with-filmmaker-arnold.html.

  • 01:45

    Legacy of 1804 with Artist Andre Juste #LOF1804 #Haiti

    in Art

    Guest host and artist Andre Juste was supposed to welcome Dr. Philippe Lerebours to discuss his life and legacy as an art historian but Dr. Lerebours was ill and will join us instead on October 23rd.

    Instead Alice Backer interviewed Mr. Juste on recent shows of Haitian art in Paris, France: Haiti: Deux Siècles de Création Artistique at the Grand Palais and Hervé Télémaque at the Centre Pompidou. See the live tweet recap below.

    Details and show wrap-up at http://www.kiskeacity.com/2015/09/legacy-of-1804-with-dr-philippe.html.

  • Legacy of 1804 on situation in Arcahaie #Haiti

    in Current Events

    Video blogger Hugues Girard who informed us in the past on the Ile-â-Vache land grab attempts in Haiti fills us in on similar efforts of late in Arcahaie, near the vacation spot of choice for Port-au-Princians, Côte des Arcadins.

    Host: Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com.

    Visit www.kiskeacity.com for show notes and show wrap-up.



  • 01:28

    Legacy of 1804 on Conquering Student Debt #LOF1804

    in Current Events

    Host Alice Backer welcomes guest Natalie Jean-Baptiste, Esq., who shares tips on how to deal with crushing student debt. (This show was pre-recorded so there will be no live Q and A.)

  • 01:58

    Legacy of 1804 on Celebrating Bwa Kayiman Part 2 #LOF1804

    in Current Events

    As we continue to commemorate the kickoff of the Haitian revolution between August 14th and 21st, 1791, join host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com for part 2 of the Bwa Kayiman discussion with Dr. Jerry Gilles and Yvrose Gilles and a quick review of recent Haiti news and blogs.

    The ceremony and kickoff of the 13 year war that eventually led to the creation of Haiti and to Haiti freeing itself from slavery took place between August 14th 1791 and August 21st ,1791.

    Find out what the true purpose of the ceremony was and what was really sacrificed there as well as riveting historical details (citing sources) regarding it. Also, find out more who its leaders were and what motivated their quest for freedom.

    Lastly, was the ceremony merely religious or was it a religious gathering in preparation for a long war for freedom? - - See more at: http://www.kiskeacity.com/2015/08/legacy-of-1804-on-celebrating-bwa_38.html

  • 01:53

    Legacy of 1804 Haiti News and Blog Review #elections #lof1804

    in Current Events

    Join host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com as she reviews recent news and blogs on Haiti and its diaspora. Of note will be the election results.

    After the show look to www.kiskeacity.com for a live tweet recap.


  • 01:49

    Legacy of 1804 on "What does it mean to have a sovereign Haiti?"

    in Current Events

    Join guest host Hans Roy this Friday at 9PM as he tackles the concept of a sovereign Haiti in today's world.

    Synopsis: As we moved towards the end of the 20th Century, many believed the idea of  the nation state would become the norm, yet the Post Soviet Union and Post  9/11 world displayed  just the opposite. Unipolar, with one Super Power, the world seemed like a very dangerous place for small countries, especially those with resources, unless of course, they were loyal to the Super Power, the bully on the block. Recently, Paul Craig Roberts, who served as Assistant Secretary under Reagan, called European countries "Vassal States" when it comes to their foreign policy. If this is true, how do small countries, who are in many instances underdeveloped, maintain any semblance of sovereignty? Do Haitians today really care about becoming a sovereign state? Is it something that we will see in our lifetime?     

    We will also get a brief overview from Hugues Girard? of the recent protests in Arcahaie against another looming land grab which would redistrict a whole portion of the town under the name Arcadins.

    More details at www.kiskeacity.com

  • 01:49

    Legacy of 1804 with Dr. Gina Ulysse #Haiti #LOF1804

    in Current Events

    Wesleyan University Professor Gina Ulysse will be signing books at a Haiti Cultural Exchange Ann Pale at the Brooklyn Public Library this Saturday Setember 18th. Catch her here as she and host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com discuss her new book "Why Haiti News Narratives".


    See show notes and bio at www.kiskeacity.com.

  • 02:03

    Legacy of 1804 with NAHP Conference 2015 #Haiti

    in Current Events

    Host Alice Backer welcomes EJ Dupervil and Marie Texas of the National Association of Haitian Professionals on their upcoming annual conference taking place November 12-14, 2015 at Florida International University.

    See biographical details  and post-show notes at www.kiskeacity.com.  ?