Archivo de Silhouettes

Archivo Silhouettes

Yarisley Silva: shoots for the stars

When referring the elite of Cuba’s athletes, a space should be reserved for Yarisley Silva, who through hard work and sacrifice has leapt to the top of the world’s best pole vaulters, in a sport that has never been very … Continued

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Alexis Valdes: a magic that I never felt again

Alexis Valdés, the well-known Cuban actor and comedian, began performing the monologue “Defending the Caveman” at the Trail Theater in Miami on Sept. 6, 2013. It is a piece written in 1991 by U.S. actor Rob Becker, who won the … Continued

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The style without style of Kelvin López

If there is anything that distinguishes the work of Kelvin López, it is the diversity of his styles: it’s as if his hands multiply—into several pairs—and form a set of images organized into perfectly differentiated series. “I don’t always want … Continued

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The Cuba where I live can’t be seen from a hotel window

Interview with Fernando Ravsberg, BBC correspondent in Cuba Fernando Ravsberg is a journalist with a unique ability for reflecting people’s lives. He has been a war correspondent and has worked for Swedish National Radio, the U.S. network Telemundo, Mexico’s Televisión … Continued

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Eve changed the rules

Interview with Mariela Castro The idea of interviewing her came up between songs, knowing that she loves the trova genre and that it is advisable to address a woman of such fearless ideas—and actions—poetically. Here are a few of our … Continued

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Softball diplomacy

It all began when the Bambino’s Curse ended. The Red Sox had won their first World Series in 86 years, and Michael Eizenberg was wearing his Boston cap when he arrived in Cuba in 2006 with a crazy but felicitous … Continued

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Paola Guanche: A voice that will make your seat spin

The lights come on and a fine layer of mist covers the stage. In the center, a silhouette appears, and her voice, accompanied only by a piano, softly caresses the first notes. In a few seconds, you realize that it’s … Continued

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Silvio Rodriguez: the only way for us to coexist is to respect each other

Silvio Rodríguez, the Cuban musician who composed the soundtrack of an era in Latin America, is considered one of the innovators of contemporary culture. In the political environment of the 1960s, when he was a young novice in the trova … Continued

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Zaida, the bird-woman

Zaida del Río is like her artwork: surprising and unexpected; for one thing, she refuses to take a common, hackneyed approach to anything. Her work expresses and exudes a deeply-rooted Cuban-ness, with a touch of the universal. Del Río, who … Continued

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“Whoever wants more is greedy”

Interview with Leo Brouwer 5th Leo Brouwer Chamber Music Festival, September 30-October 13, 2013

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