Havana Times Photo Galleries

Havana’s Carnavaleando Interactive Theater Co. featuredimage

Walking around the center city we came across by chance an event taking place on the San Rafael Blvd. pedestrian zone on the grounds that was once the El Encanto department store. The Carnavaleando Interactive Theater Company was holding one of their street performances. (21 photos)

Gringo’s Peek into a Cubano Rodeo featuredimage

After paying 10 Cuban pesos (about 35 cents USD) no one seemed to notice us three Gringos as we passed under the arched entryway to Havana’s Rancho Boyeros fairgrounds to attend the 18th International Agricultural Fair and Rodeo. (17 photos)

Havana’s Maceo Park, Now Without Bars featuredimage

For many years one of the most famous parks in Havana, Maceo Park, was gated and its periphery guarded with several prohibitions. Now, without bars, the park happily allows free access throughout the day. (18 photos)

Cuba and its People Photo Feature featuredimage

After reviewing all of the images taken, I decided the portraits of the Cuban people to be my favorites. I have found the Cuban people to be friendly, resourceful, proud to be Cuban and very helpful to an American who speaks no Spanish.(27 photos)

Cuban Jazz Artist Tonatiut Isidron Live featuredimage

After performing next to musicians of the stature of Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Horacio Hernandez, Orlando Sanchez and Marcos Printup, Tonatiut Isidron recently offered his first concert at Cuba’s National Fine Arts Museum. (26 photos)

Denmark’s MishMash Theater Co. Performs in Cuba featuredimage

A young woman entered the stage carrying two actors on piggy-back. “Ladies and gentlemen, our donkey has died,” they said. As of that moment, a recent Sunday morning was marked by excitement and humor at Old Havana’s La Proa* Theater.(20 photos)

Concert in Cuba to Support Venezuela featuredimage

Sunday evening March 15, at the steps of the University of Havana, a concert took place in solidarity with the people and government of Venezuela, currently involved in a diplomatic conflict with the United States. (17 photos)

Photo Roundup of Havana’s 24th International Book Fair featuredimage

With its achievements and shortcomings Cuba’s annual International Book fair drew a great many people in its 10 days in Havana. Now, it will begin its tour across the island’s other provinces.(27 photos)

Cuban Artist Esterio Segura’s “The Tropical West” featuredimage

Esterio Segura believes that one is responsible for one’s fate, and that has been his driving force in the world of visual arts. This helps explain the numerous series he has produced, one of which is on display at the Factoria Habana gallery. (11 photos)

Cuban Dance Co. Stages Three Unforgettable Pieces featuredimage

This past February 14th, Cuba’s Danza Contemporanea (DCC) dance company treated the audience to a marvelous Saint Valentine’s gift. They performed two premieres and restaged a popular piece: English choreographer Billy Cowie’s Tangos Cubanos (“Cuban Tangos”), Cuban choreographer and former DCC dancer Alexis Zanetti’s Retorno (“Return”) and Belgian-Colombian choreographer Anabelle Lopez Ochoa’s “Reversible.” (17 photos)