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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Rolling Stones confirmed today on their website that will give a free concert in Havana, Cuba on March 25, reported dpa news.
Next month, from December 3 to 13, the public will once again stampede to the country’s movie theaters. The 37th Havana Film Festival will be an opportunity to get one’s bearings with respect to the most recent in film production in Latin America and cast a glance at film productions from other parts of the globe.
Manolito Simonet y su trabuco, a much-acclaimed Cuban salsa band created in 1993, will be performing in several Latin American countries as preamble to a major tour of the United States and Europe and the launching of Hecho en Cuba (“Made in Cuba”), a music project recently begun in collaboration with Argentine-English musician, composer and producer Dominic Miller.
The sculptor had planned to arrive incognito, like a regular gallery-goer with her hands extremely clean and showed well-painted fake nails. No one would have suspected she was the author of the works on display. (9 photos)