Billboard: Retazos on stage

Dance-Theater Retazos company is on premier this weekend, and not one but two! The first one by the company director Isabel Bustos, and the second one by her son Miguel Azcue, director of the Swedish dance company Memory Wax. So Dance in Old Havana is our first recommendation, enjoy the city and its movements.

In Music, well… maestro Chucho Valdes will have several concerts with very special guests. In Visual Arts, a new expo with Juan Padron pieces, extremely recommended.

In FAC a little bit of everything so you don’t get bored. In Cinema, more than 20 films produced by the Japanese animation study Ghibli. And for closure, some of the things you may find if you stop by Arte en La Rampa.

A usual we have a bit of everything to keep you close, so choose and see you around!



Premiers in Retazos

Today and tomorrow, at 7 pm, Dance-Theater Retazos company will premiere two pieces. The first one, Mensajeros, by Isabel Bustos, director of the company; and the second one, Formas, created by Miguel Azcue, a coproduction between his company Memory Wax and Retazos. Presentations will take place in Las Carolinas (Amargura 61, btw San Ignacio and Mercaderes, Old Havana).

Juan Padron in gallery

Tomorrow, at 7 pm, in Gallery Servando Cabrera (23rd Ave., corner to 10st, Vedado), you are all invited to the expo Tan fiero como lo pintan, by Juan Padron! So well recommended!

Chucho in concert

Concert Once para dos by Chucho Valdes, tomorrow, in the Great Theater of Havana, at 8:30 pm. Guests will be the Argentinian singer Patricia Sosa and the Buena Vista Social Club diva Omara Portuondo.

Also, Chucho will present his new album with Patricia Sosa today, in a concert at the Habana Cafe of Melia Cohiba Hotel, at 10.30 pm. The special guests for the night will be Haydee Milanes.

Haydee in Pabellon

Tomorrow, Haydee Milanes in concert in Pabellon Cuba, at 5.30 pm.

The youngest voice of the Buena Vista Social Club

Idania Valdes will be in concert tomorrow, in Bar L’Elegante of the Habana Riviera Hotel, at 10 pm. For this presentation will join her Michel Herrera (music director and sax), Dayron Ortiz (Guitar), Adrian Estevez (Piano), Aaron Puente (base), Hernan Cortes (drums) and as a special guests Leo Garrido. Free entrance.

Idania Valdés. Foto: Claudio Pelaez Sordo.
Idania Valdés. Foto: Claudio Pelaez Sordo.

Jan Cruz in Fine Arts

Jan Cruz in concert tomorrow, at 7 pm, in the Fine Arts Museum.

Ivette Cepeda in concerts

Ivette Cepeda and Reflexion will perform today, as every Friday, in El Tablao of the Great Theater of Havana, at 10 pm. Also, tomorrow will be in Café Miramar, at 11 pm.

Teamglao with good timing

The radio show A Buena hora will have live broadcast with the group Teamglao, today, at 2 pm, in Cafe Miramar. Free entrance and good prices!

Teamglao. Foto: Tomada del evento en Facebook.
Teamglao. Foto: Tomada del evento en Facebook.

Legendary Cuban music

Launch of CD Pregones dorados by El Club de Los Soneros Dorados, with the biggest legends of the Cuban Son music. It will happen today, at 3 pm, in the Habana Riviera Hotel. Don’t miss it.

Los Soneros Dorados de Cuba

Pure energy in Pabellon

Dayme Arocena will perform today, at 5.30 pm, in Pabellon Cuba, as part of the fair Arte en La Rampa. Don’t miss it!

De blanco y descalza. Foto: Claudio Pelaez Sordo.
De blanco y descalza. Foto: Claudio Pelaez Sordo.

Harold López-Nussa in Montreal

Foto: Cortesía del artista.
Foto: Cortesía del artista.

Harold Lopez Nussa in concert in Montreal, tomorrow, in Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill. There will be two shows, the first one at 7 pm and the second one at 9.45 pm ($18.50 + tx). For bookings call 514 931 6808. SO if you are around don’t miss it. Harold on the piano, Gaston Joya on the base and Ruy Adrian Lopez-Nussa on the drums.

Haila in La Piragua

Haila in concert as part of her national tour A disfrutar Cuba, tomorrow, at 9 pm, in La Piragua.

Foto: Musicalia.
Foto: Musicalia.

Double in Pazillo

Foto: Evento creado en Facebook por Bar Pazillo.
Foto: Evento creado en Facebook por Bar Pazillo.

Saturday with Ray Fernandez and friends, at 9 pm. Sunday, same hour, you can enjoy with a special performance of Sahara.

Zahara. Foto: Tomada del evento en Facebook.
Zahara. Foto: Tomada del evento en Facebook.

Let’s go to FAC

FRIDAY, August 10TH

8:30 pm: Open Dance Class: From action to movement. Taught by Tamara Venereo. Nave 3.

9:30 pm: Play: Cabezas en Sueno. Choreograph by Jose Antonio Elias Leiva. Interpreters: Claudia de la Caridad Hernandez, Elaine Quintero, Adrian Nunez, Jose Antonio Elias Leiva. Nave 3.

9:30 pm: Session DJ Producer: Ivan Lejardi. Nave 1.

10:00 pm: AND Music. Guest: Carlos Miyares. Nave 4.

11:00 pm: Carlos Miyares in concert. Sax player in Cuban Quintet. Nave 4.

12:00 am: Open Jazz Jam with Aldama Brothers. Nave 1.

SATURDAY, August 11th

9:00 pm: Fashion. Collection: A Tempo. Designs by Reinel Delgado and Dianko Menendez. Nave 3.

9:30 pm: Session DJ Producer: Ivan Lejardi. Nave 1.

11:00 pm: Nube Roja in concert. Nave 4.

12:00 am: Rock and Roll in FAC: Los Kent. Nave 1.

SUNDAY, August 12th

9 pm: Play: “Todos los hombres son iguales” by Aire Frio theater. Written by Junior Garcia Aguilera. Directed by Eduardo Eimil. Nave 3.

10 pm: Persona Project presents “Be careful”, theater-dance show. Nave 5.

10:00 pm: AKNA in concert. Nave 1.

11: 00 pm: Michel Herrera in concert. Nave 4.

11:30 pm: Session DJ Producer: Ivan Lejardi. Nave 1.

Ghibli, more than an animation study

The magic of the Ghibli animation is the new film cycle for August with more than 20 titles.


F 10: 5 pm: Ocean Waves (Umi ga kikoeru, 1993)/Tomomi Mochizuki. Latin-American ICAIC News 228.

S 11: 5 pm: Whispers of the hart (Sumaseba, 1995)/Yoshifumi Kondo. Latin-American ICAIC News 24.

8 pm: Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime, 1997)/Hayao Miyazaki. Latin-American ICAIC News 234.

S 12: 5 pm: Spirited Away (Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi, 2001)/Hayao Miyazaki. Latin- American ICAIC News 242.

8 pm: The Cat Returns (Neko no ongaeshi, 2002)/Hiroyuki Morita. Latin-American ICAIC News 242.

W 15: 5 pm: Howls moving castle (Ugoku Shiro, 2004)/Hayao Miyazaki. Latin-American ICAIC News 243.

T 16: 5 pm: Tales from Earthsea (Gedo Senki, 2006)/Goro Miyazaki. Latin-American ICAIC News 247.

Cinema in Summer

Summer Cinenema Festival in every Cuban province. Here you have all the info so you can enjoy no matter where you are, whether you are a child or a grownup. Just click here y ve al cine.

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