Annenberg Space for Photography Opens Cuban Photography Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography Opens Cuban Photography Exhibit

On September 9th, the Annenberg Space for Photography opened an exclusive exhibit called Cuba Is. The show is part of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative presenting the work of Latino and Latin American artists in more than 70 museums and cultural institutions across Southern California. The Cuba Journal spoke with the exhibit’s curator, … Read more

In Conversation: Cuba After Castro with Lanie Millar

In Conversation: Cuba After Castro with Lanie Millar

Lanie Millar is an assistant professor in the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Oregon. While at the Library of Congress on a Kluge Fellowship, she is doing research for her book manuscript on post-revolutionary literature from Cuba and Angola. Her project is titled, “Cuba and Angola: Cultural Conversations Before and After the Cold … Read more

IMAGES: Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films

IMAGES: Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films

From August 20, 2017–January 7, 2018, Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films, will be on display at the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA). The exhibit assembles approximately 40 Cuban posters publicizing Hollywood films from the 1960s to 2009 including some iconic names like Marylin Monroe and Alfred Hitchcock. Astonishing … Read more

Havana Hosts International Jazz Day 2017 Culmination Concert

Havana Hosts International Jazz Day 2017 Culmination Concert

Cuba’s music scene is heating up. Following thousands of events taking place in over 190 countries, International Jazz Day 2017 culminated in a concert streamed worldwide from Havana’s historic Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso. Established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in coordination with the Thelonious Monk Institute of … Read more