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Billboard: Rayo means thunder

Embassy Rebirth/Tercer Paraiso Cuba and Arte Continua are calling so this is how we start. Once again, several projects get together in a Rayo Active Zone to invite you to stop by Chinatown in Havana. That way you can witness … Continued

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Donna Marie Factor in Havana. Photo: Claudio Aguilera.

Donna Marie Factor, an American who is very Cuban

Donna Marie Factor defines herself as an American who is very Cuban. A professor of Spanish in El Camino College, California, she feels joined to Cuba since two decades ago she discovered the virtues of the island’s music. Ever since … Continued

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Cuba’s forgotten jewels…, documentary about Jewish refugees in Havana

A very little known story of the European Jews who arrived in Cuba during World War II is the basis of a documentary signed by Judy Kreith and Robin Truesdale, with which the hope that that spirit of hospitality “remerges … Continued

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Billboard: Wins to dance

We are back with dance this week so you can keep on track if you liked last week proposals. This time there is Lizt Alfonso dance Cuba with two presentations in the Cuba National Theatre. And as we like you … Continued

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Scenes from Giselle by the National Ballet of Cuba. Photo: taken from Havana-Live.

National Ballet of Cuba on tour of U.S.

  The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), directed by the legendary ballerina Alicia Alonso, announced that it will make a tour of several U.S. cities next May and June. The Cuban company has chosen the classical ballets of its repertoire, … Continued

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Photo by Ira Hidalgo / Cortesía de Carlos Barba.

Carlos Barba, Isabel Santos, “25 Hours”…

A woman returns to Cuba after several years of absence. She does so to care for her father, who is already old and sick – who’s intention is unknown to her -, and discovers a country different from the one … Continued

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Billboard: Dance with love

Valentine’s Day is getting closer and we invite to celebrate it with Dance. Two premiers from two outstanding Cuban dance companies. On one side, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba with Mas alla del polvo, a world premiere by Cuban choreographer and … Continued

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Alexi Devilliers posing with one of his sculptures in Phoenix, Arizona. The artist of Cuban origin, known for his robot figures made of tinplate and old utensils, has been able to bring together three of the things people like the most in life: cooking, art and solidarity. Photo: Beatriz Limón / EFE.

The life of Devilliers, the “tin can sculptor”

Artist of Cuban origin Alexi Devilliers, known for his robot figures made of tinplate and old utensils, has been able to bring together three of the things people like the most in life: cooking, art and solidarity. Devilliers creates robot-looking … Continued

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Billboard: Books for a while

The place for the week is La Cabaña. There will be a little bit for everyone in this 27th Havana International Book Fair. Starting today you can get to the other side of the bay or any of the other … Continued

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Billboard: The neighborhood of the month

The next Silvio Rodriguez’s neighborhood concert is our first recommendation for the week. With that info we open the billboard today so you don’t miss the track and travel across the Island with Silvio’s songs. Below you’ll find more Music, … Continued

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