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A CHRISTMAS GALA CONCERT

Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 7:30 PM

A celebration of the bicentennial anniversary of R. Schumann and F. Chopin with the Ossia Symphony Orchestra, under maestro Orlando Alonso, starring pianists Orlay Alonso and the legendary Cuban virtuoso Juana Zayas, whose 1983 recording of the Chopin Études was chosen by International Piano Quarterly as the compelling first choice of the 20th century. At […]

Fact & Fiction: Oscar Hijuelos and Carlos Eire on the Cuba-Miami Connection

Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 7:00 pm

In Beautiful Maria of My Soul, Oscar Hijuelos returns to the character of Maria from his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. The reader follows the enchanting Maria from Havana before Castro’s rise, to the steamy streets of Miami. Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy is Carlos […]

PASTOR GONZALEZ: GENIO Y FIGURA

Viernes 3 de diciembre, 2010 a las 6:30 pm

Una conferencia ilustrada sobre una figura transcendente, y poco conocida, de nuestra historia, un hombre cuya conciencia moral y cívica lo llevó al compromiso social, el activismo político e intelectual y la vocación religiosa, dejando un legado insoslayable para futuras generaciones, desde su joven militancia en las filas antimachadistas, su aporte a la Constitución de […]

INSCRITA BAJO SOSPECHA

Saturday, November 20th, 6 PM, 2010

A book presentation by author Mabel Cuesta With a special introduction by the Mexican poet Gaspar Orozco and the Cuban critic and professor Elena Martínez Libreria McNally and Jackson 52 Prince St. (e/ Lafayette & Mulberry) NYC

PURA CUBA: UNA SOLA ISLA

Friday, November 19th, 7 PM, 2010

Opening reception for artists Jesús Rivera, José Rodeiro, Raúl Villarreal, and others. Exhibit dates: November 19th thru December 14th QbaVa Gallery 508 42nd St. (off Bergenline), Union City, NJ

A FUNDRAISING PARTY

Saturday, November 13th, 7-10 PM, 2010

A musical soirée, with playwright Nilo Cruz, pianist Horacio Gutiérrez and other celebritiy guests, including a special surprise performance by a music legend and multi-Grammy winner! Club 31 9 West 31st St. – 2nd Fl. (bet. Broadway & 5th Ave.), NYC

ÚLTIMA RUMBA EN LA HABANA

Friday, November 12th, 6:30 PM

A novel by Fernándo Vázquez Medina With a special introduction by the distinguished Spanish writer Antonio Muñoz Molina CASA HISPÁNICA, Columbia University 612 116th St. (e/Broadway / Claremont), NYC

CON PERMISO, BENNY MORE

Friday, October 15th, 6:30 PM, 2010

An archival musical presentation by Armando López in homage to the iconic Cuban singer, kown to his fans as the inimitable Bárbaro del Ritmo. CASA HISPÁNICA, Columbia University 612 116th St. (e/Broadway / Claremont), NYC

CUBA: CAMPO ADENTRO

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

A photographic essay by Susan S. Bank narrating the daily life of Cuban campesinos and their intimate relationship with their animals and the land.

The Music of the Cuban Wars of Independence

June 19, 2010 at 8:30pm

Co-sponsored by The New York Historical Society A landmark concert featuring works by mostly American composers inspired by the Cuban Wars of Independence in the 19th century, including the first song dedicated to the Cuban flag, written by an American musician from Baltimore, Maryland, in 1851, as well as marches from the Ten Years War (1868-1878) and […]

IX Annual Congress: Cuban Architecture

Saturday, May 15, 2010 ~ 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In association with The Society of Cuban-American Engineers and Architects, and co-sponsored by The Cooper Union, The AIANY Global Dialogues Committee, The Architectural League and The Municipal Art Society Morning Program All sessions of the program will include historical films and audiovisuals 8:00 – Registration / Continental breakfast 8:45 – Welcoming Remarks Manuel Castedo (Cuban Cultural […]