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Experience the Pulse and Flavor of Little Haiti during Art Basel
(Black PR Wire) MIAMI— In its third year, Art Beat Miami, presented by Northeast Second Avenue Partnership (NE2P), returns to Little Haiti with its highly anticipated satellite show featuring more than 30 emerging and renowned artists from Haiti and around the world.
Art Beat Miami takes place During Art Basel/ Miami Art Week with a conceptual Pop-up Art Fair at the Caribbean Marketplace. Nestled in the heart of Downtown Little Haiti, Art Beat Miami will feature emerging and renowned artists, painters, sculptors, art exhibits, murals, performers and musicians. The art fair brings together multidisciplinary artists working in collaboration to highlight the culturally rich and diverse creativity of local artists and the Caribbean Diaspora here and beyond during Art Basel/Miami Art Week. Exhibiting artists include Fabrice Cospolite, Rachel Salnave, Pascal Pierre-Louis and many more.
Art Beat Miami will run from Wednesday, November 30 through Sunday December 4, 2016 atThe Caribbean Marketplace in the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami,Florida 33137). Art Beat Miami will showcase the best works across a variety of mediums including paintings, sculptures, drawings, fine art, street art installations and photographs, which have been curated by Pulitzer Prize winning Miami Herald photojournalist Carl Juste.
Art Beat Miami is a free event open to the public. The Art Beat Miami fair launches with a preview party, hosted by Haitian-American actor, Jimmy Jean-Louis, on Wednesday, November 30 from 7 pm to 10 pm at The Caribbean Marketplace. In addition to hosting the preview party, Jimmy Jean-Louis will release a limited edition 2017 Haiti Calendar featuring positive images of Haiti. Attendees will enjoy a musical performance by renowned Haitian songstress Rutshelle Guillaume. In addition, international celebrity luxury fashion designer Stevie Boi will perform a live design creation.
On Saturday, December 3 from 11 am to 2 pm, author and television personality Demetria Lucas O’Doyley will host a celebrity brunch featuring Chefs of the Caribbean: Chef Wilkinson Sejour of Chef Creole; Bravo Top Chef Ron Duprat; Chef Michelle of Tropical Feast; Chef Jerry Dominique owner and head chef of KC Healthy Cooking and Chef Hugh A. Sinclair Tickets can be purchased for $50 at abm2016brunch.eventbrite.com.
For the third year of Art Beat Miami, art lovers can walk, drive or take a trolley to explore the Little Haiti Mural Project curated by Yo Miami. The Little Haiti Mural Project is a large-scale public street art installation, spanning 30-buildings throughout Little Haiti, featuring the work of muralists of Case Maclaim, Axel Void, Yuhmi Collective, Claudio Picasso (CP1), Jorge Rodriguez, Hoxx, Ruben Ubiera and many more. For more information, please visit www.littlehaitimuralproject.com.
Art Beat Miami is brought to you by following sponsors: City of Miami Chairman Keon Hardemon, Art of Black Miami organized by the Greater Miami Conventions and Visitors Bureau, Iris Photo Collective, Haitian American Chamber of Commerce, Little Haiti Optimist Club, Chefs of the Caribbean, Minister of Culture of Haiti, The Creative Esquire, MJ Diversity Consulting Group, Bousa Beer, Lionheart Capital, Belaire Rose, Yelp Miami, LMPG Marketing, Little Haiti Cultural Complex, Miami Dade County Cultural Affairs, Royal Decameron, Midtown Studios and Chef Creole.
GETTING TO ART BEAT MIAMI For your convenience, the City of Miami will extend the Midtown trolleys to various locations throughout Little Haiti including the Art Beat Miami art fair. The route will start in Midtown and will offer free transportation between the Design District and Little Haiti. NE2P has created a Little Haiti guide and map identifying all mural exhibitions and events throughout the neighborhood. The Little Haiti guide is available in print or online at www.artbeatmiami.com and www.ne2p.org.
ABOUT ART BEAT MIAMI
Art Beat Miami is an experience of art, cultural, exchange, food and music inspired by Haiti and artists worldwide. During Art Basel Week, the Little Haiti Community invites you to discover multidisciplinary works of art by internationally recognized artists at the Caribbean Marketplace of the Little Haiti Cultural Center. Enjoy live music, food, mural exhibitions, special events, and conversations with artists.
Art Beat Miami Planning Committee: Northeast Second Avenue Partnership (NE2P), Iris Photo Collective, The Creative Esquire, Little Haiti Optimist Club, Little Haiti Cultural Complex, Midtown Studios, Yo Miami, and MJ Diversity Consulting Group and Chef Creole.
ABOUT NORTHEAST SECOND PARTNERSHIP, INC. (NE2P)
The Northeast Second Partnership, Inc. (NE2P) is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the revitalization of the Little Haiti community by creating and sustaining a vibrant commercial center to increase economic development in Little Haiti and preserve and highlight Little Haiti’s history art and culture.
LOCATION: Little Haiti Cultural Complex 212-260 NE 59th Terrace | Miami, FL 33137