Haitian band Lakou Mizik at Duke Coffeehouse
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Lakou Mizik is a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians formed in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The group includes elder legends and rising young talents, united through an eclectic but rooted sound that is driven by their mission to honor the healing spirit of their collective culture. This show is sure to be a vibrant dance party. Join us at the Duke Coffeehouse!Free and open to the public.Other related events:Tuesday April 2512p - 1:15p (lunch served at 11:45am)Location: Forum for Scholars and Publics - 011 Old Chemistry BuildingLunchtime conversation with members of Lakou Mizik to discuss music, culture and politics in Haiti. Band Members Steeve Valcourt, Sanba Zao, and Jonas Attis will present alongside creative director Zach Niles. Stay for a PARTICIPATORY SONG WORKSHOP with Sanba Zao and Steeve Valcourt 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Forum for Scholars and Publics.Sponsored by Duke's African and African American Studies, SLIPPAGE:Performance|Culture|Technology, the Haiti Lab/Franklin Humanities Institute, the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Center of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Duke Department of Music, the Duke Dance Program, and the Duke Center for International and Global Studies.