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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 […]

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