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 20th
Friday, May 20th 7:00pm
Americas Society
Presented by Americas Society Literature Program
Americas Society celebrates its latest issue of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas—dedicated solely to Cuba—with an evening featuring the issue’s contributors. Guests will include the journal’s editors, plus Cuban writers Juan Carlos Flores, Reina María Rodríguez, Rolando Sánchez Mejías, and others.
Friday, May 20th 6:15pm – 9:15pm
Atlantic Center Plaza
Presented by BAM
This outdoor event will feature dancers and musicians from Ballet Folklórico Cutumba. Learn how to salsa, rumba, and more! There will be a dance lesson at 6:30pm, accompanied by live music.
Friday, May 20th 4:30pm
BAM Rose Cinemas
Presented by BAM
After the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, members of an aristocratic family decide to sequester themselves in a mansion and ignore the changes occurring in their country. Directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, one of the leading filmmakers in the history of Cuban cinema.
Friday, May 20th 2:00pm
BAM Rose Cinemas
Presented by BAM
Eva works as a seamstress while dreaming of being a fashion designer. Her life changes when she meets Jorge, a handsome exile who visits Cuba with the ambitious objective of taking photographs for a book. This is a film that will make you fall in love with Cuba.
Thursday, May 19th
Thursday, May 19th 7:00pm
Americas Society
Presented by Americas Society Literature Program
A group of leading Cuban writers—Abilio Estévez, Ernesto Hernández Busto, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, and Amir Valle—together with media scholar Rachel Price, discuss the use of social media as a means of both creative expression and dissemination of writing on and off the island.