It is a Thursday night and concert hall 1 at Havana’s fashionable arts venue Fábrica de Arte Cubano (F.A.C.) is exploding with audiences dancing to the sound of
In the words of Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez, “the spirit of internationalism is a traditional quality of the Cubans”. Nevertheless, Cuba’s abilities to pursue international cultural exposure
It is Sunday, 3rd February 2019, a week after a rare and deadly tornado devastated Havana’s boroughs of Regla, Guanabacoa and 10 de Octubre. The government has been
There are only two jazz dedicated venues in Havana - La Zorra y El Cuervo on La Rampa and Jazz Café in the Centro Comercial Galerías Paseo on
“More with less” is a phrase which accurately and succinctly defines the way of life in Cuba for artists and musicians as well as for the general population.
The exuberant energy of Alain Pérez and his fourteen-piece band were by no means diminished by the small stage of Bar Sarao, one of Havana’s new private music
“Havana is a mix of Third World, First World and Other World” (Karen Dubinsky 2016) The tall stone walls and high cupola of the sixteenth century church of