Loyola at a Glance
Ayiti Cheri concert next week benefits Haitian relief efforts
February 19, 2010
The ongoing relief efforts underway in earthquake-devastated Haiti will be supplemented by a benefit concert at Loyola University New Orleans Friday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m., in Roussel Hall, located in Loyola’s Communications/Music Complex.
The concert, “Ayiti Cheri,” the Creole term for Haiti beloved, will feature performances of Haitian dance and music and will exhibit Haitian art, poetry and cuisine. Loyola Director of Orchestras Dr. Jean Montès and his string quartet, along with Haitian dancers, will be among the evening’s performers.
There also will be a discussion of the history of Haiti and New Orleans and how the two regions are related. Haitian art will be on display and available for bid during a silent auction.
Although admission is free and open to the public, donations are encouraged. All proceeds will benefit the Haitian relief effort.
For more information, contact Sean Snyder in Loyola’s Office of Public Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-861-5882.
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