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 13th
Friday, May 13th 7:30pm
Baruch Performing Arts Center 25th St. (bet. 3rd and Lexington Aves.)
For Tickets (646) 312-5073
Co-presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center and The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation
Songs of Cuba by the Ossia Chamber Players featuring Elaine Alvarez, soprano, and Orlando Alonso, piano, with the Mozart Academy Ensemble is dedicated to some of the most important works of the composers of the classical Cuban music repertoire, including Cervantes, Lecuona, Montsalvage, Caturla, Roig, Vitier and more.
Thursday, May 12th
Thursday, May 12th 6:30pm
Presented by BAM in partnership with the National Book Awards
A National Book Award finalist and author of Dreaming in Cuban, Cuban-born writer Cristina Garcia appears at BAM to read from and discuss her work with moderator Michael Greenberg.
Thursday, May 12th 6:00pm
The 8th Floor RSVP CLOSED
RSVP closed. No admittance without RSVP
a film by Sara Gómez
In Spanish with English subtitles. A love story combining elements of fiction and documentary, De Cierta Manera examines issues of sexism, racism, and class-based prejudices in early 1960s Cuba. Odette Casamayor (Assistant Professor of Classical and Modern Languages, University of Connecticut), Katrin Hansing (Associate Professor of Black and Hispanic Studies, Baruch College, CUNY), Julie Skurski (Distinguished Lecturer of Anthropology, Graduate Center, CUNY) will discuss.
Wednesday, May 11th
Wednesday, May 11th – Saturday, June 25th
Center for Cuban Studies, 231 West 29th St., 4th floor, between 7th and 8th
THE CUBAN ART SPACE OF THE CENTER FOR CUBAN STUDIES PRESENTS: Mabel Poblet/Ernesto Rancaño: Recent Works May 12- June 25, 2011 reception with the artists Wednesday, May 11 6-9 pm
Tuesday, May 10th
Tuesday, May 10th – Sunday, May 22nd
The Joyce Theater
Presented by The Joyce Theater
Making its highly-anticipated U.S. debut with a tour that includes a two-week stop at The Joyce, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba will provide audiences with the extraordinary chance to experience Cuba’s premier contemporary dance company in an eclectic program featuring the vibrant fusion of American and Afro-Caribbean dance.