Articles tagged cuba

22 Mar 2017 // 10:10 AM

Cuban Film Aficionados Can See the Trailer But Not the Movie

Santa and Andrés, which was recently shown at the Miami Film Festival, will no longer be screened at the Havana Film Festival New York next week.

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Three Americans Visited Cuba…

Dan Goldberg, Andrea Kuhn and Jody Eddy visited Cuba three times. Then they wrote a cookbook.

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With Culture Barriers Lifting, Cuban and American Music May Mix More

There is still a strong desire for artists and musicians to interact with their counterparts in the U.S. and around the world.

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Cuban Rare Groove

The new, the old, and the timeless meet, seamlessly joined in their intent to keep Cuban styles alive across the diaspora.

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Changüí Majadero - “Vamos Pal Guaso” (video) (premeire)

Hypnotically repetitive and gloriously syncopated, "Vamos Pal Guaso" is captivating and liberating.

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25 Jun 2015 // 2:15 AM

Amara Touré 1973-1980

Amara Touré was once the toast of Senegal and 1973-1980 is a succinct and comprehensive way to play catch-up.

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Buena Vista Social Club: Lost and Found

From the vaults come 14 unreleased tracks by the beloved Cuban ensemble.

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Alex Cuba - “Half a Chance (feat. Ron Sexsmith)” (audio) (Premiere)

"Half a Chance" finds the Cuban-Canadian singer/songwriter Alex Cuba joining his smooth brand of songwriting with that of legendary troubadour Ron Sexsmith.

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Hangin’ with the New Bolivarians in Oliver Stone’s ‘South of the Border’

Oliver Stone has chosen to channel his 'radical' political leanings into his documentaries, and this film would seem to bear that out.

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Omar Sosa & NDR Bigband: Ceremony

Once again, Omar Sosa has produced a distinct take on world jazz while renewing his own exploratory project, all within the carefully orchestrated confines of ritual space and time-honored practice.

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10 Mar 2010 // 10:00 PM

Josh Rouse: El Turista

More postcards from a sunny exile. Far from the blue glow of melancholy, Rouse's music aims for glorious golden moments.

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Various Artists: Si, Para Usted: The Funky Beats of Revolutionary Cuba Vol.2

A theme like the one Zacks has chosen gives crate-digging an exceptional purpose, putting a non-Cuban audience in touch with music that might otherwise be lost to them, giving a shape to an idea that might otherwise sound like a non-sequitur.

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MIAMI — An international concert planned for Havana’s Plaza de la Revolucion and headed by a major Latino pop star is stoking passions in exile

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10 Mar 2009 // 10:00 PM

Fidel!

With unprecedented access to his subject and sources, Landau has managed to make one of the most intriguing films ever about a would-be world leader.

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MIAMI - The many ways that Cuba’s music is isolated, by ocean, politics and tradition, create a kind of musical hothouse that often yields

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18 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Madera Limpia: La Corona

What looks like it would be a rap album with some Cuban touches turns out to be much more Cuban than expected.

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8 Jan 2009 // 8:59 PM

Guerrilla Patton

Soderbergh's supersized retelling of the Che Guevara legend is an uncomfortable mix of war procedural and unabashed hero worship; ingenious but flawed.

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Buena Vista Social Club: At Carnegie Hall

At Carnegie Hall staunchly carries with it the brand characteristics that launched this cultural exchange.

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17 Sep 2008 // 4:02 AM

A journalist takes a long road to fiction

In the fall of 1994, I traveled to Guantanamo for The Miami Herald to report on the tent-city camps erected by the U.S. government to

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28 Aug 2008 // 4:48 AM

MIAMI - The Cuban rocker whose biting profanity-laced lyrics against the Castro government has previously gotten him in trouble is now in detention and expected

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