Field work and immersion in Afro-Ecuadorian traditional music

By |August 6th, 2015|

What do artists do during the day? What are their houses like? How did they start playing an instrument? Did they come from a musical family? What kind of artistic resources did their hometown offer them? And most importantly, HOW will this unique art form be preserved? […]

New project Announcement- Afro-traditional music research

By |July 1st, 2015|

We are delighted to be writing from Quito-Ecuador at this time! INTAKE is proud to continue our international partnership with the United States Embassy in Ecuador since 2010 and to have the opportunity to follow-up and go deeply into a long-dreamed project incorporating afro-Ecuadorian, African-American, and afro-Caribbean roots, cultures and their diverse forms of expressions through music. […]

The Arts impact on social change and politics

By |June 25th, 2015|

21st Century Art and Politics June 24, 2015
The International Festival of Arts and Ideas launched its program last week in New Haven, Connecticut. The festival is a 15-day long program of performing arts, lectures and discussions that celebrate artists and thinkers from around the world. […]

Intake goes to Yankee Stadium

By |June 24th, 2015|

Yankees vs. Phillies June 23, 2015
Yesterday was an eventful day for INTAKE members. We were fortunate enough to have been given twenty Yankee tickets by Harman Kardon, an audio equipment company headquartered in Stamford, CT. Harman’s professional audio systems amplifies the sound for Yankee Stadium and other venues across the world. We thank them for their generosity and support! […]

INTAKE’S work will be proudly supported by the United States embassy in Nicaragua

By |June 19th, 2015|

Today was a tremendous day for The Sister City Project of Norwalk/Nagarote. The Sister City Project of Norwalk/Nagarote is a partnership between the people of Nagarote, Nicaragua and the Greater Norwalk Area of Connecticut that focuses on sustainable community development and breaking the cycle of poverty for the most disadvantaged children in Nagarote. Today we celebrated with them their completed twenty-nine successful years of partnership!

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