Pablo Milanés will give a concert at the Karl Marx Theater, after three years of not being on stage for a personal show. The title will be “Mi Habana” because it will be dedicated to the Cuban capital, also to its people and to all those who go to the concert for a tour of the work of the great Milanés. OnCuba Billboard won’t miss it, and you surely won’t either. It’s impossible to miss it.
In addition, we have more Music for you because there are other artists around these days who will be performing in several places that will surely interest you. In Visual Arts we recommend several expos and the Festival of the Arts in San Isidro. In Cinema, you will find out about the official launching of the campaign for the 40th Havana Film Festival. In Dance, Dracula by the Laura Alonso Ballet Company. In Theater, a premiere in the Raquel Revuelta Cultural Center. And in Literature, the release of a text during Book Saturday.
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Pablo Milanés’ Havana
Pablo Milanés is returning to the Karl Marx to give a once-only concert: “Mi Habana.” The show that will be dedicated to the Cuban capital will be today Friday September 7, precisely at the time of Havana’s cannon blast.
The concert will feature from classics of his work to some of the most recent compositions. Thus it will be a tour of “Para vivir” or “Ya ves”, going through “Yolanda” or “De qué callada manera”, up to his latest creations, like “Vestida de mar.”
In “Mi Habana” Milanés will be accompanied by a format that has been closely working with him for a year and a half, made up by Sergio Félix Raveiro “El indio” on the bass, Miguel Núnez on the piano, and Osmani Sánchez in percussion. The guests who will join him on stage are a total surprise, a gift that Pablo will make to all the Karl Marx public.
Patricia Sosa and Chucho Valdés in Argentina
The meeting between Chucho Valdés and singer Patricia Sosa, made a reality in the romantic album Once: Concierto para dos, will be able to be heard for the first time live in Argentina today Friday September 7 in the Gran Rex Theater of Buenos Aires. The meeting between the vocalist and Chucho emerged as an initiative of the latter, who when by chance he heard Patricia was captivated by her voice.
A baroque September
The Ars Longa Old Music group is inviting you to a season of concerts called “septiembre Barroco 2018.” In the concert hall of the former church of San Francisco de Paula, always at 7 p.m. Here you can see the programming for the entire month.
Cuba’s train in Olalá
Tomorrow Saturday 8th, starting 11 p.m, Formell and Los Van Van Band will give a concert in the Bar Olalá (17th Street, corner of E, Vedado).
Concert by the Miguel Failde Band in Varadero’s Casa de la Música (Playa Ave., between 42 and 43, Varadero), today Friday the 7th, starting at 11 p.m. The Failde, from danzón to the timba in Varadero.
Brenda Navarrete’s world
Official presentation in Cuba of the CD Mi Mundo, the first record production of Brenda Navarrete. The artist will give a concert on the occasion in the Museum of Fine Arts, Cuban Art Building, tomorrow Saturday 8th at 6 p.m.
Mexico, I sing to you from Cuba
Mexican singer Rosalía León will give a concert on the occasion of Mexico’s national days next Thursday 13th at 7 p.m. in the Museum of Fine Arts. Rosalía León will be accompanied by several Cuban artists like Athanai, Haydée Milanés, Raúl Verdecia and Dayron Ortíz.
La Elevación expands
Christopher Simpson and La Elevación are inviting you to a special concert tomorrow Saturday the 8th at 5 p.m. in the Spanish-American Cultural Center (17 Malecón, between Prado and Cárcel). And on Saturday the 15th they will perform in the Casa del Alba Cultural (Línea, corner of D, Vedado), at 6 p.m.
Jam session with Ray Fernández
Jam session Saturday with Ray Fernández and invited trova singers in the Pazillo Bar (5th Street, between 4 and 6, Vedado), starting at 9 p.m. Don’t miss it.
Three from La Trovuntivitis
Today Friday the 7th, starting 9 p.m., in the Casa de la Ciudad in Santa Clara, three members of La Trovuntivitis are holding a concert. They are Karel Fleites, Migue de la Rosa and Michel Portela. Enjoy the good young Cuban trova.
Qva Libre in QBolá
Every Wednesday Qva Libre stages a concert in the QBolá Bar (42nd Street, between 1ra and 1ra A, Miramar) together with the ARCE project. The party begins at 11 p.m.
Vandálica in La Acacia
Inauguration of the bi-personal exposition Vandálica in La Acacia Gallery (114 San José between Industria and Consulado, Centro Habana), today Friday the 7th at 7 p.m. Artists Henry Eric and J. A. Vincench share spaces in the display.
Silva’s Mundo impreciso
The Gallery of the Rubén Martínez Villena Public Library (59 Obispo Street, Plaza de Armas, Old Havana) is inviting you today Friday the 7th, at 6 p.m., to the inauguration of the Mundo impreciso exposition by Cuban artist Alexander Silva. The display will present his most recent pieces belonging to the series “Vestigios de la refiguración.”
Festival of the Arts in San Isidro
The Gorría Workshop Gallery will hold tomorrow Saturday September 8 the second edition of the Festival of the Arts in San Isidro. This will be at 214 San Isidro Street between Picota and Compostela, Old Havana, starting at 10 a.m., with several activities to entertain the barrio with different artistic manifestations. Don’t miss it.
Venus wounded in Miami
Jesús de Armas: Drama y utopía
The Museum of Fine Arts is inviting you to the inauguration of the personal exposition Jesús de Armas: Drama y utopia which will be inaugurated tomorrow Saturday the 8th at 4 p.m. in the Cuban Art Building of the Museum of Fine Arts, coinciding with the 84th anniversary of the birth of the versatile artist who passed away in France in 2002.
Tattoos Inkuba 2018
First Convention of Tattoos Inkuba 2018, from today Friday the 7th to Sunday the 9th, in the Fé del Valle Events Center (10th Street between 5th and Calzada, Vedado). During these days the participants will be able to take part in theoretical-practical seminars, there will also be a live National Tattoo Competition and a live tattoo expo by the organizers and guests.
Festival of Cineclub Festival
Today, Friday September 7, the Cineclub Festival space will be dedicated to the official launching of the campaign for the 40th edition of the Havana Film Festival, in the Saúl Yelín Hall of the Casa del Festival, at 4 p.m.
The official spot for this edition, to be held next December 6-16, will be launched at the meeting. Following this, at 6 p.m. the exposition Citas y referencias de carteles serigráficos will be inaugurated. At 8 p.m., as it is already becoming usual, in the area of the swimming pool the documentary Roberto Bolaño. La batalla futura. Chile, by filmmaker Ricardo House and premiered in 2016, will be screened. This documentary is a view of the author of “Los detectives salvajes” and his relation to Chile, his country of origin. The material features stories and descriptions of the writer and poet through what his friends say about him.
Drácula in the Mella
The Laura Alonso Ballet Company of the Prodanza Center will present the work Dracula during this weekend in the Mella Theater during its usual schedules (Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 p.m., Sunday 5 p.m.) The original idea and general direction is by Grand Maitre Laura Alonso.
Un juego peligroso
Un juego peligroso is the title of the play by the Estudio Teatral Alba in the Raquel Revuelta Cultural Center being presented this weekend, always at 8:30 p.m. The piece features the confessions of two desperate actors, in a version of Virgilio Piñera’s Dos viejos pánicos. This version and mise-en-scene are by Jorge Alba.