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News Cuba » Culture: Collector Jorge Pérez accuses Miami-Dade County of slashing museum’s funding as 'punishment' for Cuban art show

News channel or source: http://theartnewspaper.com/news/cuban-culture-war-in-miami
Publication date: hursday 07 December 2017

As part of her testimony to Miami-Dade County’s commissioners in late September, Carisa Perez Fuentes, a spokeswoman for the diaspora museum, said: “After Obama began normalising relations with Cuba in 2014, Miami’s cultural calendar quickly filled ...

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Publication date: uesday 12 December 2017

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News Cuba » Culture: Kennedy Center Announces Artes De Cuba, A Two Week International Festival Celebrating Cuban Culture

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/washington-dc/article/Kennedy-Center-Announces-Artes-De-Cuba-A-Two-Week-International-Festival-Celebrating-Cuban-Culture-20171206
Publication date: Wednesday 06 December 2017

For two weeks this spring, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present Artes de Cuba: From the Island to the World, a festival celebrating the artistic richness that has emerged from this "island archipelago in the sun." This ...

News Cuba » Culture: Condemning Attacks on Aid Efforts, General Assembly Adopts Package of Texts, One Urging States to Better Protect ... - Reliefweb

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/condemning-attacks-aid-efforts-general-assembly-adopts-package-texts-one-urging-states
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Condemning Attacks on Aid Efforts, General Assembly Adopts Package of Texts, One Urging States to Better Protect ...ReliefwebThe General Assembly today adopted seven draft resolutions, among them texts on credentials, the culture of peace and on strengthening the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance. Condemning in the strongest possible terms the ...

News Cuba » Culture: Armando Hart, Who Revolutionized Cuban Schools, Dies at 87

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/29/obituaries/armando-hart-who-revolutionized-cuban-schools-dies-at-87.html
Publication date: Wednesday 29 November 2017

Mr. Hart, a lawyer whose grandfather was born in the United States and immigrated to Cuba, was also, later, his country’s first culture minister. An early member of Castro’s inner circle, Mr. Hart had played an integral role in the government for more ...

News Cuba » Culture: Feature: El Cobre, town marks beginning of end of slavery in Cuba - Xinhua

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136818472.htm
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Feature: El Cobre, town marks beginning of end of slavery in CubaXinhuaThe moving bronze sculpture of an outstretched hand rising from the earth and reaching for the skies was created by renowned Cuban sculptor Alberto Lescay. The sculpture is one of many sites of interest that make up the Slave Route, a project by the ...

News Cuba » Culture: Cuban Punto Inscribed in 2017 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

News channel or source: https://worldmusiccentral.org/2017/12/06/cuban-punto-inscribed-in-2017-on-the-representative-list-of-the-intangible-cultural-heritage-of-humanity/
Publication date: uesday 05 December 2017

Photo by Juan Carlos Borjas, Grupo Guijarro – Consejo Nacional de Casas de Cultura, 2009 UNESCO announced today that Cuban punto is inscribed in 2017 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Punto is the poetry and ...

News Cuba » Culture: HOLA USA Names New Editor In Chief - Hola Arkansas

News channel or source: http://hola-arkansas.com/hispanicprwirenews/hola-usa-names-new-editor-in-chief/
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

HOLA USA Names New Editor In ChiefHola Arkansas"I'm honored to take the editorial helm, and curate stories that connect with our well-heeled audience," added Miguel Sirgado, Editor-in-Chief, HOLA USA. "At the core of HOLA USA are elements that speak to me personally ? from beauty and style, to ...and more »

News Cuba » Culture: Cuban Country Music Declared UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21906&SEO=cuban-country-music-declared-unescos-intangible-cultural-heritage
Publication date: Wednesday 06 December 2017

Paris, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has decided today to include ''punto cubano'' or ''punto guajiro'' (a sung gender of the Cuban country music) in its representative list ...

News Cuba » Culture: House of troubadours in Santiago de Cuba preserves roots of Cuban music - China.org.cn

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2017-12/11/content_50097934.htm
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

House of troubadours in Santiago de Cuba preserves roots of Cuban musicChina.org.cn"The 'Trova' (traditional ballads from the region) reflects the life of the people of Santiago," cultural promoter Santiago Puente, a regular visitor to the House of Troubadours since its inauguration in 1968, told Xinhua. The House has been attended ...

News Cuba » Culture: Inside ‘Paladares,’ a Revealing Look at Cuba’s Underground Restaurant Culture

News channel or source: https://www.eater.com/2017/11/28/16552884/paladares-cuban-cookbook-plantain-chips-recipe
Publication date: Sunday 03 December 2017

Menus at Cuban restaurants can elicit an eye roll or two if they don’t list black beans, fried plantains, mojo, or ropa vieja among the offerings. These are the dishes that defined a lot of revolution-era cooking in Cuba, and certainly Cuban cooking pre ...

News Cuba » Culture: Feature: House of troubadours in Santiago de Cuba preserves roots of Cuban music - Xinhua

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817472.htm
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Feature: House of troubadours in Santiago de Cuba preserves roots of Cuban musicXinhuaSANTIAGO DE CUBA, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- It is impossible to visit or talk about Santiago de Cuba without knowing the Casa de la Trova (House of Troubadours), a busy cultural institution which preserves the deepest roots of Cuban music. In an almost ...

News Cuba » Culture: Cuba’s Week of Italian Culture Declared a Success

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Cubas-Week-of-Italian-Culture-Declared-a-Success-20171202-0015.html
Publication date: Friday 01 December 2017

Events are due to conclude Sunday with a concert headlined by Cuban artist Monica Marziota, the first Latin American singer to receive the Lanuza Prize. Cuba's week-long celebration of Italian culture, which has been observed annually on the Caribbean ...

News Cuba » Culture: Feature: Santiago de Cuba seeks to profit from its coffee tradition - Xinhua

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136814793.htm
Publication date: Saturday 09 December 2017

Feature: Santiago de Cuba seeks to profit from its coffee traditionXinhuaThe Coffee Roads project has been promoted since 2014 by the city authorities of Santiago de Cuba, with aspirations to make it a tourism high point. They hope to take advantage of the long coffee tradition in these mountains, where French settlers ...and more »

News Cuba » Culture: Art Maker: Mark Guglielmo, photographer and painter

News channel or source: http://www.gazettenet.com/Art-maker-Mark-Guglielmo-photographer-and-painter-13213219
Publication date: Friday 08 December 2017

says his Cuban photo-mosaic project is all about “trying to get to the essence of Cuban culture, in all its complexities and idiosyncrasies. I’m interested in art that jumps off the page, that grabs you, that changes you.” Hampshire Life: Talk about ...

News Cuba » Culture: 21st Handicraft Fair Opens in Havana - Escambray

News channel or source: http://en.escambray.cu/2017/21st-handicraft-fair-opens-in-havana/
Publication date: Friday 08 December 2017

Escambray21st Handicraft Fair Opens in HavanaEscambray'With the slogan Art, Utility and Trade, the Fair is dedicated to stained-glass works, to the province of Santiago de Cuba, and to Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, on the first anniversary of his death,' said Valdes. The lifework of artists Jorge Luis ...

News Cuba » Culture: The “Culture” of Violence in Cuba

News channel or source: http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=129055
Publication date: Friday 08 December 2017

HAVANA TIMES — Although it might not be apparent to the tourist, our society is very violent in many ways. It’s sad to admit it, but that’s our reality and we don’t get anywhere by minimizing it or denying it. If selling firearms was legal here ...

News Cuba » Culture: The “Culture” of Violence in Cuba - Havana Times

News channel or source: https://www.havanatimes.org/?p=129055
Publication date: Friday 08 December 2017

Havana TimesThe “Culture” of Violence in CubaHavana TimesHAVANA TIMES — Although it might not be apparent to the tourist, our society is very violent in many ways. It's sad to admit it, but that's our reality and we don't get anywhere by minimizing it or denying it. If selling firearms was legal here, Cuba ...and more »

News Cuba » Culture: Electrifying Photos of Cuba's Thriving Music Scene

News channel or source: https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/evbjep/electrifying-photos-of-cubas-thriving-music-scene
Publication date: Sunday 03 December 2017

And the jewelry and gold teeth worn by locals reference American rap culture as much as they reference the virgin goddess Oshun, Patroness of Cuba. Set against a backdrop of Soviet-era concrete blocks and Spanish colonial churches, Pratt's new book ...

News Cuba » Culture: Unesco Declares Cuban Country Music 'Intangible Heritage' - teleSUR English

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Unesco-Declares-Cuban-Country-Music-Intangible-Heritage-20171206-0028.html
Publication date: Wednesday 06 December 2017

teleSUR EnglishUnesco Declares Cuban Country Music 'Intangible Heritage'teleSUR EnglishIn doing so, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage – currently gathered on Jeju island in South Korea – is officially recognizing the genre as an important part of Cuba's cultural heritage. Punto ...and more »

News Cuba » Culture: Cuba is a Cultural Power, Says Kennedy Center in USA - Prensa Latina

News channel or source: http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21940&SEO=cuba-is-a-cultural-power-says-kennedy-center-in-u.s.a
Publication date: Wednesday 06 December 2017

Prensa LatinaCuba is a Cultural Power, Says Kennedy Center in USAPrensa Latina06 de diciembre de 2017, 16:42Washington, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Deborah Rutter, director of the renowned John F. Kennedy Center in the United States said that Cuba is a cultural power, while announcing a festival dedicated to Cuba from May 8th to 20th ...and more »