“Haiti United”: 4th Edition of the International Black Expo Design

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Afro Modern Art (AMA) present for the 4th edition of the International Black Expo Design, to be held in Montreal, Canada, from April 24 to 26, 2015 at the Loft Hotel, located at 314 Sherbrooke East.

This international event, aims to make known to Quebec designers of the African Canadian community and the Afro-Caribbean designers through a prestigious fashion shows and exhibitions presenting design and African art and ethno-contemporary.

This year’s theme is “Haiti United”, a way to pay tribute to a country that despite the enormous difficulties always finds an inspiration, a strength and energy to move forward. Several personalities of fashion therefore will come from Haiti as well as renowned designers such as Malou Cadet, Phélicia Dell, who will present their new collection.

At this event will also be present among others: AVA Paris (Mali); Issa Sorogo (Burkina Faso); Eliane Cauvin (Montreal); Vala Bella (Montreal) and the “Hommes…

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102-Year-Old Woman Watches Herself Dance In The 1930s For The First Time [VIDEO]

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Alice Barker is 102 years old and she used to be a dancer in the chorus line in the 30s and 40s.She would dance on stages with greats like Frank Sinatra and up until now, she believed that all the footage of those performances had been lost. Thanks to the amazing David Shuff and the help of Jazz on Film’s Mark Cantor, Barker was finally able to see herself dancing as a young woman for the first time. Can we just all collectively say, “Awww!”

Shuff owns a therapy dog and he would visit Barker at her nursing home in Brooklyn, New York when the dog was just a puppy. Someone who works at the nursing home tried to find Barker’s videos, but had no luck, so Shuff stepped in, tapped Cantor–who happened to have a stockpile of the earliest music videos ever made (soundies). And guess what?…

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