Thursday, June 16th
Cuba Inside and Out: José Manuel Prieto and Gabriela Rangel FREE!
Thursday, June 16th 6:00pm
Americas Society
Presented by Americas Society Visual Arts and Literature Programs
In conjunction with artist Consuelo Castañeda’s "For Rent" gallery installation, acclaimed Cuban writer José Manuel Prieto (Nocturnal Butterflies of the Russian Empire, Rex) reads from and discusses his latest novel in Castañeda’s “lounge.”
Thursday, June 9th
Thursday, June 9th 7:30pm
Center for Cuban Studies, 231 West 29th St., 4th floor, between 7th and 8th
Presented by Havana Film Festival New York
Lourdes Socarrás, curator and critic, was Director of the Cuban Fototeca for 10 years. She lives in Havana. Please RSVP.
Monday, June 6th
Monday, June 6th 6:30pm
BAMcafé
Presented by BAM
Legendary prima ballerina and General Director of Ballet Nacional de Cuba Alicia Alonso talks about the rich history of her company, founded in 1948, a model of diversity and aesthetic originality. Moderated by Anna Kisselgoff.
Sunday, May 29th
Sunday, May 29th 5:00pm
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Presented by BAM
Idalberto Banderas, Artistic Director of Ballet Folklórico Cutumba will join a conversation with Baba Chuck Davis, Artistic Director of DanceAfrica, and Dr. Marta Moreno Vega of the Caribbean Cultural Center about Afro-Cuban music and dance, its relevance within Cuban culture and the prominence of folklore. Moderated by Fernando Sáez of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba.
Wednesday, May 25th
Wednesday, May 25th 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Americas Society
Presented by Americas Society Literature Program
Hijuelos, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning novelist (The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love), will discuss and read from his latest publication, a page-turning memoir that traces his life from his childhood in 1950s New York to his development into an acclaimed author.