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#NoALaBienalDeLaHabana

#NoALaBienalDeLaHabana

The voices of Cuban artists and intellectuals emerged from the San Isidro and 27N Movements to publicly question both the lack of freedom of expression and the continuous violations of human rights by the Castro dictatorship. By that time, we could not fully imagine...

Brigade 2506: 60th Anniversary of the Bay of Pigs Invasion

Brigade 2506: 60th Anniversary of the Bay of Pigs Invasion

"JAMAS ABANDONAREMOS NUESTRA PATRIA" On January 1, 1959, military dictator Fulgencio Batista fled Cuba, his regime toppled by a Revolution composed of multiple democratic organizations. Fidel Castro, head of the 26th of July Movement, the Revolution’s largest group,...

Operation Pedro Pan

Operation Pedro Pan

“Second star to the right, and straight on to Miami” was the route to Never-neverland for many of the over 14,000 Cuban children of Operation Pedro Pan. The story of this unique generational cohort whose lives were forever changed by their 45-minute flight to freedom...

Rafael Soriano: Cabezas

Rafael Soriano: Cabezas

Rafael Soriano is considered a member of the third Cuban avant-garde; that is, the modern artists that came of age in the 1950s prior to the triumph of the 1959 revolution. Throughout the 1940s Rafael Soriano’s paintings and drawings reflected the influence of...

Presenting Celia Cruz

Presenting Celia Cruz

Presenting Celia Cruz Photographs by | fotografías Por alexis rodriguez-duarte In collaberation with | EN colaboración por TICO TORRES Once upon a time, in a country far, far away, my husband and collaborator, Tico Torres and I were starving artists living and working...

Forever Celia

Forever Celia

About Forever Celia Forever Celia! is an exhibit that explores the incredible life of La Reina de Salsa, Celia Cruz (1925-2003). Going by decade, Forever Celia! takes an in depth look at how Celia's one of a kind voice and phenomenal stage presence made her an icon...

Luis Cruz Azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta was 18 years old when he arrived in New York City on a direct flight from Havana - it was November 19, 1960.  He became an exile.  He belongs to the first generation of Cuban Americans, those who arrived in the United States with a somewhat formed...