Tag: Spanish

CRI Lecture: “The Imagined Revolution: Cuba and the Vision of José Antonio Echeverria”

La Revolucion soñada: Cuba y la Visión de José Antonio Echeverria"

CRI Lecture: “The Imagined Revolution: Cuba and the Vision of José Antonio Echeverria”

José Antonio Echeverria (1932-1957) was a Cuban Student Leader who played a major role in the popular movement to overthrow Batista’s government. This lecture will attempt to recover Echeverría’s revolutionary ideals, based on national sovereignty and free elections, through his own words as documented in public speeches and writings.  Guest speaker: Dr. Lilian Guerra.  Event will be in Spanish, free and open to the public.  For information & to RSVP, call (305)348-1991.

Duo Con-Trastes: 2016 Miami International GuitArt Festival

GuitArt festival

GuitArt festival

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

$15 at the door | $13 Online | $10 FIU Faculty/Staff/Alumni | $5 Student

The Duo Con-Trastes is comprised of guitarists Zuleida Suárez and Susana Frade, both graduates of Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. Founded in 2002, the duo has a significant track record of concerts and performances in various festivals and prestigious concert halls, including Festival de Müsica Contemporánea de La Habana, Festival Identidades, Festival de la Joven Guitarra en la ciudad de Camagüey, los Ciclos de Conciertos de Müsica Contemporánea, La casa de las Américas, La casa del Alba Cultural, el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, el Teatro Auditórium Amadeo Roldán, and el Centro Hispanoamericano de la Cultura, among others.

Festival Passes Available!