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LUISA MARÍA GÜELL: AN EXCLUSIVE RECITAL

Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 7 pm

An exclusive recital by the widely acclaimed Cuban-Spanish singer Luisa María Güell, in celebration of her long and successful international career and her numerous recognitions, among them, winner of the International Malaga Festival in Spain; and winner at the Paris Grand Prix de la Chanson, in 1979, of the Edith Piaf Gold Medal, the only non-French […]

ALEXI TORRES’ ‘SUN LIGHT’

Saturday, October 15, 2016 ~ 2 pm to 5 pm

The CCCNY is pleased to invite you to a closing party for Sun Light, a solo exhibition by Cuban artist Alexi Torres at UNIX Gallery in Chelsea, which has run to critical acclaim for five weeks. This marks his second exhibition with the gallery. This new body of work features portraits of Cuban nationals, including friends and family […]

JUANA ZAYAS: “A CHOPINIST TO THE MANNER BORN”

Sunday, October 23, 2016 @ 3 pm

We are delighted to bring back by popular demand one of Cuba’s most beloved classical pianists, the internationally acclaimed Juana Zayas, whose 1983 recording of the Chopin Études has been widely lauded as the greatest of the 20th century. Juana Zayas’ childhood is stuff of legend. Picking out piano pieces by ear as early as […]

MEMORIAS DEL EQUILIBRIO

Friday, October 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm

The New York City launching of the latest collection of short stories by the prolific Cuban writer José Fernández Pequeño, author of sixteen books in several literary genres. This latest volume portrays human beings trapped by a supposedly communal and inclusive venture, but which instead pushes them to the edge of history. They are, above […]

CONFESSIONS OF A SECRET LATINA

Friday, November 11, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

An insightful conversatorio with Barbara E. Joe, veteran human rights activist and author of Confessions of a Secret Latina: How I Fell Out of Love with Castro & In Love with the Cuban People, a frank firsthand account of one woman’s journey, not only through Cuba, but through a life filled with unique challenges and […]

YOSS AND ILAN STAVANS IN CONVERSATION

Monday, November 14, 2016 @ 7 pm

In Super Extra Grande (Restless Books, 2015), a novel by Cuban sci-fi author Yoss (pictured above), Latin Americans have pioneered faster-than-light travel and spearheaded human colonization of the Milky Way, and the galactic lingua franca is now Spanglish. Using this satirical element as a jumping-off point, Yoss and award-winning writer, scholar, and Restless Books publisher […]

XV CONGRESO ANUAL ~ EL ARTE EN CUBA: INSIDE AND OUT

Sunday, November 20, 2016 ~ 9 am to 7:30 pm

                          The Cuban Cultural Center of New York celebrates its 15th consecutive annual conference, this year dedicated to the history and development of art in Cuba—from colonial times to present-day performance art. The all-day event will not only cover the evolution and the different influences […]

EL ARTISTA CUBANO: INSIDE & OUT ~ A ROUND TABLE

Monday, November 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

A post-conference conversatorio among Cuban artists from inside and outside the Island. Issues such as national identity, the role of the market, cultural interchange, censorship, art and society, and other topics will be discussed. Among the participating artists are Tania Bruguera, Armando Mariño, Sandra Ceballos, Geandy Pavón, Ofill Echevarría, Sandro Guerra, Sandra Dooley, Alberto Casado, […]

SALVE REGINA

Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

                        A unique concert in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of Our Lady of Charity as patroness of Cuba, and on the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Santuario de Nuestra Señora de La Caridad del Cobre in Santiago de […]

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