This Sunday evening, recording artist Farah Juste will be at Tap Tap Haitian
Restaurant on South Beach for "a CD signing and celebration". Ms.
Juste's career as a passionate singer of Haitian folk songs took off
with her debut solo album in 1977, and since then she has performed
from Paris to Switzerland to Carnegie Hall. The Port-Au-Prince native
moved to Miami in 1983, and has been a community activist championing
immigration-rights issues; her day care center, "Farah's Angels",
provides early child care to children in North Miami. But it is the
emotional/political music that she is really renowned for; if you go to
Miami's James L. Knight Center and look at the international mural,
Farah's image is smack dab between that of Diana Ross and Patti
Labelle. 'Nuff said.
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And don't forget the malanga fritters, mayi moulen, and Barbancourt rum drinks, which is reason enough to pay Tap Tap a visit.
Tap Tap is located at 819 Fifth St. Festivities take place "from 7:00 p.m. until ????". Call 305-672-2898 for reservations.