On Saturday, the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars spruced up the school courtyard, transforming it into the Carnival Arts Courtyard with the help of street artist (and TJ neighbor) Hec "One Love" Andrade and Carnival Arts master drummer Ton Ton and the percussion apprentices, who drummed to inspire the painters and gave a drum clinic to the [...]
The Carnival Arts apprentices performed with master percussionists Michael Kernahan, Catelus "Ton Ton" Laguerre, and Arelan Torres. Joining them were Carnival Arts dancers from Thomas Jefferson Middle School and from Sosyete Koukouy. Congratulations to everyone on your Big Night in Little Haiti.
Ariante rehearses with Arelan Torres and a friend for his performance on Friday, April 17, opening for Big Night in Little Haiti. See Carnival Arts apprentices, master artists, and the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars from 6:30-7:30pm!
Last night roughly a dozen young artists from Miami Bridge and Eckerd Youth Alternatives auditioned for 6 apprenticeships funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. They showed so much promise that Eckerd was able to provide an opportunity for an additional apprentice, bringing our total to 7: Hakeem Hannam and McGregor Surmondre will apprentice [...]