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.
Film screening and interview featuring film producer, Michele Calabresi, and event moderator, Camilo Pinto, Venezuelan novelist, journalist, TV screenwriter, and publicist. Event in Spanish. Part of LACC’s Andean Studies Program of Excellence, and COL-LACC ‘s Venezuelan Studies Initiative.
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!