When the Buena Vista Social Club album came out in 1997, it had an indelible effect on the international community's perception of Cuba.
08 Jun 2018
The blurb's argument about the quality of the city's migrant Cuban musicians is proven as Lula convinces you while the songs twitch their arses like beautiful metronomes.
26 Mar 2013
Throughout human history, guerrilla warfare (messy, sprawling, and hard-to-define) has been much more common than “conventional” conflict between standing armies, though we have been taught to believe the opposite.
14 Mar 2013
If anything, Changó’s Beads and Two-Tone Shoes shows an author who is willing to stretch out and expand his palette, even as he grows well into his twilight years.
01 Jan 2013
Oliver Stone has chosen to channel his 'radical' political leanings into his documentaries, and this film would seem to bear that out.
01 Mar 2011
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.
08 Nov 2009
Travel writer captures the essence of Fidel's school days in The Boys From Dolores.
30 Jul 2007
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