Heart & Soul

HeART & Soul 2023

All Ages. Winter Park Library pays homage to the beauty of Black Culture across the Diaspora through music, spoken word, dance, and art.

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HeART & Soul 2024

This year, we celebrate the Caribbean with music, spoken word, dance, and art from the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, and the US Virgin Islands. Partnership with Hannibal Square Heritage Center. Art displays made possible by the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens.


About the Event:


Ms. Phylicia Ashley, reporter, WFTV Channel 9

Visual Artists:
  • Dominican Republic: Julio Sanchez

  • Jamaica: Kenneth Harris

  • Nevis: Angie Vazquez

  • St. Thomas United States Virgin Islands: Carmen Nibbs

  • Quilting: Lisa Moore

  • Trinidad: Weldon Ryan     

  • Winston Boots

  • Power House Family Steelpan

  • Jeffery Hunter



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Patrick Noze: Artist, Illustrator, Educator, Owner of Noze Art Gallery,

Crealdé School of Art Senior Curator

Lougawou: The Adventures of Patrick Noze

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St. Thomas United States Virgin Islands:

Carmen Nibbs, Fiber Artist

Broo Nansi and Sis Iwana 

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George A. Glean Sr. : Searching for Higher Ground read by the author

Velma Daniel: An Exploration of Caribbean Migration: by George A. Glean Sr.

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  • Pat Quintyne Hildebrand: Called to Serve

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  • Lorna Wilmoth, President of Pine Hills Seniors Inc.: Nanny of the Maroons
  • Kenneth Harris, Artist & Owner of JamArt Framing & Art Gallery: One Love