Martín Weber, “La Habana, Cuba,” 1999. From <i>A Map of Latin American Dreams</i>.<br/>Courtesy of the artist. | Americas Society Ballet Hispanico; Eduardo Patino | Ballet Hispanico Creole Choir of Cuba; Sven Creutzmann | BAM Adonis Flores, <i>Visionary</i>, courtesy of the artist | Cuban Artists Fund Danza Contemporanea de Cuba; Photo by Manuel Harlan | The Joyce Theater Still from <i>Casa Vieja</i>; courtesy of the artist | Havana Film Festival New York Los Muñequitos de Matanzas;  Cynthia Carris | World Music Institute, Symphony Space, MAPP International Productions Alexis Esquivel, <i>Smile You Won!</i>, 2010 <i>Queloides: Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art.</i> Courtesy of the artist | The 8th Floor Xiomara Laugart | Jamaica Performing Arts Center, World Music Institute
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.”
Friday, June 10th
Friday, June 10th 9:00pm
Presented by BAM
Rapper, activist, and poet Telmary Díaz is a “Cuban rhyming revolution” (NPR) and an essential catalyst of the nation’s dizzyingly hybrid hip-hop scene. Watch her dispense crisp Spanish rhymes over bell patterns, timbales, jazz riffs, and more in a free show at BAMcafé. Presented in association with Habana | Harlem.
Thursday, June 9th
Thursday, June 9th 7:30pm
Center for Cuban Studies, 231 West 29th St., 4th floor, between 7th and 8th
Lourdes Socarrás, curator and critic, was Director of the Cuban Fototeca for 10 years. She lives in Havana. Please RSVP.
Wednesday, June 8th
Wednesday, June 8th – Saturday, June 11th
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Presented by BAM
Ballet Nacional de Cuba makes a rare New York appearance with an enthralling program featuring scenes from Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Coppélia, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, and—choreographed by legendary General Director Alicia Alonso—Gottschalk Symphony, all accompanied by live orchestra.
Monday, June 6th
Monday, June 6th 6:30pm
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.