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    April 2016 | There are 10 news items in this month

    FREE CULTURE! Review of Michael Barr's work inspired by book on Cuban culture policy
    date: 27 Apr 2016
    The Scottish Saltire and Union Jack flags flutter in the breeze. They fly directly above a line of contemporary banners fixed between the columns of the Royal Scottish Academy, a ... full article >>

    The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution
    date: 27 Apr 2016
    Dr Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt examines how, from the early days of the Revolution, culture and participation in the arts was prioritised for all
    Readers of this magazine will undoubtedly know that, ... full article >>

    'The Companion': less style, more freedom - interview with the director Pavel Giroud
    date: 19 Apr 2016
    For Pavel Giroud, boredom doesn't work. Nor does he like radicalism. For that reason he doesn't understand the fact that certain film directors, with the goal of opposing the commercial ... full article >>

    U.S. Government Cultural Mission to Cuba Announced
    date: 18 Apr 2016
    Trip Builds on President Obama's Recent Visit - "Todos Somos Americanos" Less than a month after the historic visit by President Barack Obama, a U.S. government cultural mission to Cuba will ... full article >>

    US delegation on culture to visit Cuba
    date: 15 Apr 2016
    Announced yesterday by both Cuban and US governments that on 18 April a delegation from the United States President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities will visit Cuba, including ... full article >>

    Julio Garcia Espinosa Cuban filmmaker dies
    date: 15 Apr 2016
    "Stop eating sh*t and go and make films about Batista!" Cuban filmmaker Espinosa was told in 1956 before the revolution in response to his neo-realist El Megano film , according ... full article >>

    Acosta Danza to make debut at Havana's Grand Theatre
    date: 15 Apr 2016
    Renowned Cuban dancer, Carlos Acosta, is presenting his newly set up company Acosta Danza at Havana's Grand Theater from May 8 through 13 with a contemporary program. The program is made ... full article >>

    Young, restless and nonconformist - Young Cuban Filmmakers showcase reveals new perspectives
    date: 15 Apr 2016
    New talents, new perspectives... Since its first edition, the ICAIC Young Filmmakers Showcase has been controversial. It arose within the so-called audiovisual age, yet tends to be a departure from the ... full article >>

    Watch Cuban artist Kcho draw live outside his studio for his YouTube channel
    date: 15 Apr 2016
    In March 2016 Cuban artist Kcho started live streaming to YouTube from his studio and groundbreaking community arts centre the Romerillo Organic Museum in Havana. Read more about it ... full article >>

    Kcho against the blockade and error 403
    date: 15 Apr 2016
    If a virtual information cloud can be useful to Cuba, (the Cuban artist) Kcho looks for it and finds it. At least he tries. For that reason he has created ... full article >>


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