CREC Metropolitan Learning Center festival to feature Haiti

This Creedible photo will be on display this week in Bloomfield/Rebecca Newman - CreedibleWith 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:

Wednesday

Earth Shattering Poetry for Haiti & Art Auction

6:00—8:00 p.m.

Thursday

Show Choir Performance

4:15—5:30 p.m.

Friday

Haiti Festival—workshops, events
12:00—1:30 p.m.

Dr. Leslie Desmangles

Trinity College
The Spirits of the Deep: Religion and Cultural Traditions of Haiti
1:45—3:00 p.m.

Cash Reception and Silent Auction (Vito’s Deck)
5:00-7:00 p.m.

Noise for Nets—Haiti Benefit Battle of the Bands Concert
7:00—11:00 p.m.

Artwork, photography and student work will be exhibited
throughout the festival, including photographs by Rebecca Newman, who traveled to Haiti with Creedible in February.

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