Category Archives: Gede

Banbòch Gede! Gede Bash! Celebrate the Day of the Dead, Haitian Style

Makandal invites you to dance with the dead and rise again! Saturday, November 19, 8 pm – 1:30 am Tafari Tribe Globe Trade, 593 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn (map) For the third year in a row, we present our Banbòch Gede, … Continue reading

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Dead Gorgeous Gear!

How many of us who know the Gede think about their fashion style? These infamous spirits of death and decay are so in-your-face with their sass, their salacious talk, their spot-on mimicry of our carnal secrets that the chic elements of their … Continue reading

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Feed the Dead in November

We all have them. A doting parent, a best friend, a precocious child, a favorite teacher, a supportive colleague… Lost, too soon, to the other side. The dead. The wheel turns, their numbers swell—with those who happened to be in front … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About the Spirits of Death

Let’s talk about death. How much energy—how many dollars—do we invest during the course of our lives in putting off the inevitable? After all, what can be more frightening for a human than death, the precipice of the unknowable? What … Continue reading

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