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We Meet Alberto, One of Havana’s Living Statues

July 3, 2017 | 3 comments

It’s commonplace to find lots of living statues, stilt walkers followed by congas and clowns, as well as people enjoying them, along Old Havana’s streets. Alberto Sanchez, who is 39 years old, told us a little bit about his work.

Esperanza Spalding and Richard Bona in Guanabacoa

April 29, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The entrance was by invitation and the amphitheater was full. Most of the people went to see the students of the Guanabacoa music school. They almost never appear in public and relatives longed for that moment. Few knew that two world renown musicians, Esperanza Spalding and Richard Bona would be performing as well. (12 photos)

Medieval Music Returns to Havana

April 9, 2017 | No Comments »

Medieval music will once again fill some of Havana’s streets from April 24th to 27th. Concerts will be played by the Ensemble Vocal Luna, Camerata Vocale Sine Nomine and Lauda, the event’s host ensemble.

Cuba Opens WBC Play vs. Japan on Tuesday

March 6, 2017 | No Comments »

The decision was a surprise but that’s what managers are for. Carlos Marti, announced right-hander Noelvis Entenza to face the two-time WBC champions Japan on their home turf in the inaugural tournament clash for both squads, reports Ray Otero of Baseballdecuba.com.

Granma Wins Cuba Baseball Title

January 26, 2017 | No Comments »

It took 40 years but Granma finally obtained its first Cuban baseball championship and they did it in superb form, blanking defending champion Ciego de Avila 4-0 in the final series.

The Cuba Jazz Festival Is Coming Soon

October 21, 2016 | 13 comments

Invited artists include Terence Blanchard´s E-Collective, from the US, who will perform alongside Cuba’s Chucho Valdés; and the long-awaited Ivory Coast singer and French resident, Fatoumata Diawara, who will share the stage with our young pianist and composer Roberto Fonseca.

Madonna Disappoints Her Cuban Fans

August 17, 2016 | 39 comments

On the morning of August 16th, the Queen of Pop’s birthday, I received several calls and emails from friends confirming the fact that the star was visiting Cuba.

Soneros All Star: Traditional Cuban Music with a Twist

May 4, 2016 | No Comments »

A new music initiative has been born on the island. It has the magic of an aged rum or a robust cigar. Gathered under the direction of young double-bass player Pedro Pablo Gutierrez, renowned musicians with solid careers in such bands as Buena Vista Social Club and Afrocuba All Star have brought their creative efforts together.

Rolling Stones Post Video to Cubans on Friday’s Havana Concert

March 23, 2016 | 1 Comment »

The legendary British band “The Rolling Stones” just posted a video message of greeting to Cuba, two days before their historic free concert will this Friday in Havana, reported dpa news.

Rolling Stones Cuba Concert Set for 3/25

March 1, 2016 | 20 comments

The Rolling Stones confirmed today on their website that will give a free concert in Havana, Cuba on March 25, reported dpa news.