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
Friday, May 27th
Friday, May 27th – Wednesday, June 1st
Metropolitan Pavilion
Presented by Metropolitan Pavilion
Cuban Visions is a contemporary Cuban art exhibit that features the work of nearly 30 artists. The largest exhibition of Cuban art in New York since MoMA’s Modern Cuban Painters in 1944, Cuban Visions will open a dialogue between prominent Cuban artists and Americans interested in a deeper understanding of Cuban life and culture.
Wednesday, May 25th
Wednesday, May 25th – Sunday, June 26th
Presented by Cuban Artists Fund
The Cuban Artists Fund is proud to present incisive works by two emerging Cuban photographers: Cirenaica Moreira, whose work concerns the social constructions of feminine roles; and Adonis Flores, whose work documents the mental consequences of war.
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.
Tuesday, May 24th
Tuesday, May 24th 7:30pm
Center for Cuban Studies, 231 West 29th St., 4th floor, between 7th and 8th
Holly Block is the Director of the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the author of ART CUBA THE NEW GENERATION. Please RSVP.
Sunday, May 22nd
Sunday, May 22nd 4:30pm
BAM Rose Cinemas
Presented by BAM
Cuban director Gerardo Chijona presents his latest film, which tells the story of Eucine, a teenager who runs away from her father’s sexual abuse and meets Alejandro. Together, they travel in search of a paradise that will change their lives. Ticket to Paradise was featured at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.