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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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Rafael Zarza. Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez

Zarza: Faithful to the Stone and a Devotee of the Bull

When Rafael Zarza – October 2, 1944 – was barely a child and was in primary education in La Vibora’s José Miguel Gómez School, he was fascinated by a mural that had been ordered from the brilliant Carlos Enríquez: “the … Continued

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Photo by Gabriel Guerra Bianchini

Mario Guerra: “I Have Been My Own Characters”

  It’s difficult to look at Mario Guerra straight in the face; he has a strong, honest look in his eyes. He is the protagonist of some of the scenes of Cuban cinema and theater that have had the greatest … Continued

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Billboard: Lets talk about Jazz

We keep listening jazz because we are still talking about Jazz Plaza in Cuba. Have a good one during these days in Havana or Santiago and find the good music. Here you have everything about the international Jazz festival. As … Continued

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Alfredo Guevara in 2009. Photo: José Goitía to The New York Times.

Alfredo Guevara: The Counterpointing of Culture*

  Alfredo Guevara pointed to that piece of furniture, an avant-garde armchair, too low for him to sit on at the height of his already 80 years, and he said: “one day Leo Brouwer called me to tell me those … Continued

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Billboard: January sounds of Jazz

The third week of 2018 and cultural life is already on the move in Cuba. As promised last year, the Jazz Plaza International Festival is getting here, because a promise is a promise, and promises are kept. So in terms … Continued

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