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 dancer Miguel Altunaga. On the other hand, Acosta Danza, lead by Carlos Acosta with this new season Mitos, starting in Havana and continuing with a tour all over the Island. You can’t miss anything of this.

We’ll keep moving with Music cause, what a better way to fall in love? Look down the presentations and the artist of your preference and book the date. We bring everything for everyone. In Visual Arts, La Marca is celebrating its third anniversary. Check that out and join them. In Literature, there are still some proposals from the International Havana Book Fair. For closure, as every week, the FAC program.

We’ve been trying to make you fall and we want you to fall for us. So look and find, cause we have plenty. See you around!

 

Danza Contemporanea opening

From today until Sunday, Danza Contemporanea returns to the Great Theater of Havana, this time with Mas alla del polvo, a world premier by Cuban choreographer and dancer Miguel Altunaga.

They will also perform again Equilux, by British Fleur Darkin, presented last November in Mella Theater.

Mitos by Acosta Danza

Acosta Danza will perform from today until Sunday in Avellaneda Hall on the National Theater. The new season, named Mitos, will have four premieres in Cuba with important international choreographers. “Impronta” and “El salto del Nijinsky” by Catalan Maria Rovira. Duo “Mermaid” by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. “Rooster”, an original ballet by English Christopher Bruce with eight well known Rolling Stones songs. With these two last plays the audience in Avellaneda Hall will enjoy Carlos Acosta return to the stage.

To complete these presentations it will be “Imponderable” by Spanish Goyo Montero. Season “Mitos” will open a wide program of Acosta Danza presentations for 2018 with a national tour, several world premieres and important international guests.

Love with Polito Ibañez

Next Wednesday, at 8:30 p.m., Polito Ibañez will be in concert in Bar Restaurant Habanera. Special invitation for Valentine’s.

Night with M Alfonso

Picadillo in The Wynwood Yard

Group Picadillo will be today in The Wynwood Yard (56 NW 29th St., Miami 33127), at 8:30 p.m. Don’t miss it.

Picadillo durante una presentación en The Wynwood Yard. Foto: Evento en Facebook de la agrupación.
Picadillo durante una presentación en The Wynwood Yard. Foto: Evento en Facebook de la agrupación.

Los Caballeros de la Noche in concert

Qva Libre in concert tomorrow in Don Cangrejo (Ave 1ra bw 16 and 18, Miramar Playa), from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Osdalgia in Fontanar

Osdalgia in concert, today in Artex Cultural Center in Fontanar, from 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Foto: directoriodeafrocubanas.com.
Foto: directoriodeafrocubanas.com.

Yaima Saez as usual

Like every Friday Yaima Saez invites to her concert in Le Select, at 9 p.m. This time with two great Cuban musicians: Emilio Morales and Raul Verdecia.

Exclusive night

Singer J. Santana invites to a love night tomorrow, at 10 p.m., in Bar La Nota (25 bw 42 and 36, Playa). Entrance includes a welcoming cocktail.

Jams in Pazillo

Ray Fernandez comes back tomorrow to Bar Restaurant Pazillo (5th bw 4 and 6, Vedado), at 9 p.m. If you want to book call +53 53349570.

Foto: Perfil en Facebook del artista.
Foto: Perfil en Facebook del artista.

On Sunday there will be Jazz at 10 p.m. with Alejandro Falcon and a special guest: Polito Ibañez.

Love from Cuba in Miami

Celebrating Valentine’s Day, next Wednesday you could enjoy a romantic night with Mayco D’Alma, and have some laugh with Antolin “El Pichon”. And for closure, a Diana Fuentes concert. Everything starting at 7 p.m., in Old’s Havana Cuban Bar & Cocina (1442 SW 8th St., Miami 33135).

Tribute in Miami

Raul Moreira band will tribute Kelvis Ochoa, Descemer Bueno, David Torrens and Habana Abierta, with the most important hits, so you can remember and live that old time again. Tomorrow, at 9 p.m., in The Craftsman (900 SW Ave. #Suite 135, Miami 33130).

Double in Corner

Interactivo today in Corner Cafe at 10 p.m., and tomorrow David Torrens, same time.

Foto: Cortesía Corner Café.
Foto: Cortesía Corner Café.

Respect for the elderlies

Respeto pa’ los mayores in a new expo cycle in La Marca celebrating its third anniversary, today, at 6 p.m. in the studio. They will tribute one of the pioneers in Cuban tattoo: Julian Gonzalez, naif artist also.

Bees in pictures

Casa Victor Hugo in Old Havana invites to the expo Un abrazo par alas abejas de la Tierra by Alain Benoit. It will be inaugurated today, at 6 p.m., and it will be open to the public until March 12th.

Cuban art in the Fair

Today, at 10 p.m., in Boveda C2 of the International Havana Book Fair, will take place the panel “20 años de Artecubano”. Speaker: Alain Cabrera, editor. Panelists: Rafael Acosta de Arriba and Chrislie Perez.

A place for Flora Fong

Web site presentation: Flora Fong en el siglo XXI: insularidad, paisaje y sincretismo cultural, tomorrow, at 10 p.m., in Presentation Room Jose Antonio Portuondo, Morro.

Let’s go to FAC

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH
8:30pm: Contemporary Dance Class, taught by Niosbel Gonzalez. Nave 3.

9:30pm: DJ Resident Ivan Lejardi. Nave 1.

9:30pm: Presentation of R-Evolucion (Studio). Nave 3.

11:00pm: Aberto Lezcay & Formas in concert. Lezcay is considered one of the main talents of his generation and one of the pioneers of Nu-Jazz genre in Cuba. His shows are very versatile. Nave 4.

12:00am: Open Jazz Jam with Andy Garcia and Jazz tusabes. Band directed by the young pianist Garcia, who won the first prize in the JoJazz contest 2013. Currently working with Litz Alfonfo Dance Cuba and also with Alain Perez.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH

9:00pm: Fashion: “Diseño y Tradicion”. Collection Designer Yamara Arcia Serrano, and silversmiths: Jorge Ruiz Ramirez and Jorge Oliva. Nave 3.

9:30pm: DJ Resident Ivan Lejardi. Nave 1.

11:00pm: Real Project in concert. Cuban alternative jazz band. Nave 1.

12:00am: Rock and Roll in FAC: Eddy Escobar. This band covers from rock and roll tracks from the ’50 to Bruno Mars hits. Nave 1.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH

9:00pm: Play: Andamio. El Publico Group Theatre. Directed by Janier Palmero. While two workers are cleaning a skyscraper glass windows they talk about their personal lives representing one part of the nowadays society. Nave 3.

10:00pm: Lien and Rey in Concert. This a duo from the new generation of the Cuban song. Created in 1996 in Matanzas by Lien Rodriguez, violoncello player, singer, guitar player and composer, and Reynaldo Pantoja, tres player, singer and composer. Nave 1.

11:00pm: Luna Manzanarez in concert. Nave 4.

11:30pm: DJ Resident Ivan Lejardi. Nave 1.

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