Blog Archive by Year

Dec 15, 2011
U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
On Tuesday, December 13, 2011, Ambassador and Mrs. Kenneth Merten hosted the Center Stage program for Haiti at their residence. In 2012 Center Stage, funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural...
Jul 13, 2011
Kathryn Garcia
I grew up in Miami, a city with one of the largest Haitian populations in the US, but I’d never actually been to the country until recently. Over the years, I’d been exposed to a fair amount of...
Jul 12, 2011
Rebecca Blunk
Center StageSM Artists Announced Contemporary ensembles from Haiti, Indonesia and Pakistan will tour the U.S. in 2012 (Boston, MA – July 12, 2011) Sufi-rock bands from Lahore…a comedy trio from...
Jul 06, 2011
Jonathan Secor
Jean-René Delsoin's Dance company was magical. The energy, the talent, the drive. And to see them in such a wonderful setting. Small stage built outside on the back of Jean's house/dance studio....
Jun 30, 2011
Jonathan Secor
Port-au-Prince was such a contradiction of experiences. This amazingly culturally rich city and country, in such an impoverished condition. The richness of the music, the dance, the art, the food..the...