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Billboard: Ay, amor

¡Fabiana Cozza is in Havana singing Bola de Nieve! We open today with this Brazilian singer, with her voice, her melodies. We interview her about her concert in the Fine Arts Theater, about her immense art. That’s our proposal for this … Continued

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Finca Vigía. Photo by Otmaro Rodríguez.

Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s Havana Paradise

When Ernest Hemingway arrived in Finca Vijía he was already well-known in Havana. The Ambos Mundos Hotel, El Floridita Bar and La Bodeguita del Medio formed part of his usual itinerary each time he arrived in Cuba. His third wife, … Continued

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Billboard: Party with drums

To keep the party on, we have another one for this week. A big party, a really Cuban one: Fiesta del Tambor. Gerardo Piloto and Klimax will lead this edition, dedicated to Brazil and with a lot of concerts in … Continued

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Photo by Jorge Luis Borges

Mabel Poblet: First the Idea, Later the Technology

  When Mabel Poblet was barely a child and walked through the streets of her native Cienfuegos, she dreamed about being a ballerina, but she lacked the necessary physical aptitudes: her mother, an architect, and her father, a renowned children’s … Continued

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PM (Orlando Jiménez Leal and Sabá Cabrera Infante, 1961).

Censored Cuban cinema in MoMA

  The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) of New York is announcing the exhibition of a program of Cuban films that have been censored on the island. From March 9 to 11, 10 films, between shorts and feature-length documentaries and … Continued

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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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