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    October 2016 | There are 8 news items in this month

    PRESENTE! Contemporary Art from Cuba exhibition
    date: 28 Oct 2016
    Today Cuba is in the midst of an artistic boom. Some have even suggested that the island is in a state of ‘artistic overproduction'. At the Havana Art Biennial in ... full article >>

    US blockade continues to damage the Cuban cultural sector
    date: 28 Oct 2016
    The US blockade continues to set up obstacles for the Culture Sector's scope and for the development of the country's cultural heritage. In the 12 months to June 2016, this ... full article >>

    Black History Month: Round up of books - history, testimonial, poetry
    date: 28 Oct 2016
    Read up on important books on Cuba for Black History Month - history, politics, poetry, fiction, testimonial A Biography of a Runaway Slave 50th Anniversary Edition 2016
    Compelling life story ... full article >>

    Cuban artists offer hope to victims of Matthew
    date: 28 Oct 2016
    During Cuban Culture week, art companies and organizations including the experienced and award winning Guantanamo Guiñol and members of the Hermano Saiz Association will take their talents to the areas ... full article >>

    Book review: Ophelias by Aida Bahr
    date: 28 Oct 2016
    This set of 8 short stories won well known Cuban writer, Aida Bahr, the Alejo Carpentier Short Story Prize and the National Critics prize when first published in Cuba. This ... full article >>

    CD Review: Omar Puente: Best Foot Forward
    date: 28 Oct 2016
    On arriving in the UK in 1997, the virtuoso violinist Omar Puente had already been leader of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra as well as touring with artists from the ... full article >>

    Carlos Acosta brings Cuban dance company to Sadlerís Wells with ballet diversity plea
    date: 28 Oct 2016
    The ballet star Carlos Acosta has said British companies must do more to extend opportunities to dancers from ethnic minority backgrounds. The acclaimed performer is bringing his new Cuban dance ... full article >>

    Join the Cuban salsa flashmob with Vamos Cuba dancers this saturday 29 October in Birmingham
    date: 27 Oct 2016
    Join the Cuban Salsa Flashmob at Grand Central station, Birmingham (the new New Street station) main concourse at 3pm - with members of the VAMOS Cuba cast from Havana and ... full article >>


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