With the support of the Bezos Family Foundation, the CREC Metropolitan Learning Center, 1551 Blue Hills Ave. in Bloomfield is pleased to present its Third Annual Global Ideas Festival. The festival is a week of performances, exhibits, workshops, films and speakers designed to inform and inspire and to raise funds that will assist in rebuilding a specific school, L’Ecole le Bon Samaritain (EBS), in Carrefour, Haiti.
Festival highlights include:
Earth Shattering Poetry for Haiti & Art Auction
Show Choir Performance
Haiti Festival—workshops, events
Dr. Leslie Desmangles
The Spirits of the Deep: Religion and Cultural Traditions of Haiti
Cash Reception and Silent Auction (Vito’s Deck)
Noise for Nets—Haiti Benefit Battle of the Bands Concert
Artwork, photography and student work will be exhibited
throughout the festival, including photographs by Rebecca Newman, who traveled to Haiti with Creedible in February.