New Supreme Leader Of Vodou Named In Haiti

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[•••] The induction ceremony for Zamor will take place on March 7, 2016 in Place des Gonaives. His term will run for seven years and metropolehaiti.com reports that he has promised to carry on the work of Beauvoir and also called for unity among his people.[…]

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A country and a religion felt the painful death of Max Beauvoir in September of this year. Beauvoir was a Vodou priest who had been elevated to level of Ati, the supreme leader of the religion. Elected by a unanimous vote on Thursday, the new Ati will be Alcenat Zamor, Lilith Dorsey announced in this reports for Patheos.com.

The induction ceremony for Zamor will take place on March 7, 2016 in Place des Gonaives. His term will run for seven years and metropolehaiti.com reports that he has promised to carry on the work of Beauvoir and also called for unity among his people.

Alcenat Zamor is 60 years of age and hails from the town of Gros Morne. He has been a practicing Vodou priest for 42 years. Some are calling Zamor a visionary, and some are saying no one will be able to replace Max Beauvoir.

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Zora Neale Hurston Continues to Make Headlines Through Her Writings, Books, and Her Dust Tracks Trail

Zora Neale Hurston, Harambe!!!

January marks her 125th bornMONTH

[•••] “Their Eyes Were Watching God” was one of her most well-known works, which was written in Haiti in seven weeks and includes the history of the 1928 Florida Hurricane as its backdrop. Zora died in January 1960, following two strokes during her years in Fort Pierce. […]

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T0012256285--592312.JPGWhen the New Year begins, it will bring two events together in January related to the noted Harlem Renaissance author, anthropologist and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston — her 125th Birthday and a new play on Hurston’s life, friends and folklore, Adrienne Moore reports for TC Palm.com.

“I’ve LIVED” will introduce guests at The Sunrise Theatre with new stories, a review of her written work and her love of Fort Pierce.

Written by local playwright Brenda Cooper, the story of Hurston’s life comes alive as Cooper and a cast of local actors present Zora in this drama production, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. at The Sunrise.

Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the downtown Box Office on South Second Street or by phone at 772-461-4775 or online at boxoffice@sunrisetheatre.com.

Tickets are also available by contacting Brenda Cooper directly at 772-332-1220.

Hurston arrived in Fort…

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