For Immediate Release
November 27, 2020
Contact Information

Contact: Marie Louissaint
Phone: 305-968-9310


(Black PR Wire) MIAMI, FLORIDA – The 7th annual Art Beat Miami is five days of art, culture, food, fashion, and music experience inspired by Haiti and the Caribbean during Art Basel/Miami Art Week.  This year, Art Beat Miami will take place virtually from December 2nd to December 6th. In its seventh year, South Floridians and the world will see art from 40 emerging and renowned artists from the Caribbean and around the world. Attendees will feel the beat of Haitian music at the Art Beat Miami online Preview Party featuring KAI headlined by Richard Cave opening the Art Fair on Wednesday, December 2nd.  Guests can attend the fun-filled Sip & Paint affair hosted by Annick Duvivier on Thursday, December 3rd. Attendees will learn to create appetizing bites with Celebrity Chef Cal, mix tropical drinks with mixologist Rell and learn to whine their waist with Ashlee Thomas all at Spice it Up! Miami happening on Friday, December 4th. Art on the catwalk from local and national fashion designers will be featured at the Sew Artsy event on Saturday, December 5th. Art Beat Miami will close out the online experience with poetry at Poetic Lakay on Sunday, December 6th. All the events will be live streamed live for free on, Art Beat Miami social media platforms as well as partner platforms.  The event will support the artwork of visual artists by making their art available for purchase at

Art Beat Miami is presented by Little Haiti Optimist Club, Welcome to Little Haiti, and produced by Marie Louissaint and Joann Milord.

Art Beat Miami is sponsored by Little Haiti Optimist Club, Welcome to Little Haiti, Chefs of the Caribbean, Art of Black Miami, Republic of Haiti Minister of Culture and Communication, Miami Dade County Cultural Affairs, Lobey Art and Travel, and Afrikin.

The events are free to stream; tickets are available via websites: and

Art Beat Miami 7th Annual Festival Schedule:

Reception/Preview Party: Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 7:00 pm, kicks off the celebration with an online Preview Party including Haitian Kompa band KAI headlined by Richard Cave and hosted by DJ Rocksteadyy.

Sip & Paint: Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 7:00 pm, patrons can enjoy an interactive Sip and Paint experience hosted by Artist Annick Duvivier. Individuals can channel their inner creativity by purchasing their paint kit for $25 in advance to be delivered to their home and enjoy a Bonjour Blend Coffee for just an additional $15. The paint kit pre-order deadline is November 29, 2020.

Spice it Up! Miami: Friday, December 4, 2020, at 7:00 pm, audience members can enhance their cooking skills with lessons by Celebrity Chef Cal, the Executive Chef at DaCave, and Miami's top tier private chef. Mix the perfect tropical drink with Rell, the mixologist, and learn to whine your hips with Ashlee Thomas!

Sew Artsy: Saturday, December 5, 2020, at 7:00 pm, watch the runway as local designers share their wearable art inspired masterpieces.

Poetic Lakay: Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 7:00 pm, open mic platform hosted by Haitian Cultural Crusader, Mecca AKA Grimo, for those eager to share poetry, drumming, spoken word, and music!