October 02, 2014Public art is back in the spotlight in Toronto this weekend, where the Nuit Blanche brings out massive crowds for a night of art-minded fun. Here’s a quick look at the works by five Cuban artists (and one curator) on view in this year’s edition.
September 26, 2014Last week, the New York Times published a recipe for picadillo, calling it “the ultimate Cuban comfort food.” The accompanying article cited Nitza Villapol as a picadillo starting-point, describing her as “the closest thing Cuba has had to a Julia Child.” That sent us on a hunt for more about Nitza, including a video.
September 18, 2014Alumbrones, a documentary by South African filmmaker Bruce Donnelly, opened in New York last Friday for a one-week run. Twelve artists—male and female, ranging in age from 18 to 65, of varying social and cultural backgrounds—eloquently discuss the importance of art in their lives, their styles and techniques, their philosophy of life, and their love of Cuba.
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