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Juan de Marcos & Afro-Cuban All Stars U.S. Tour 2017

Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars (Photo by: Luiz C. Ribeiro Photography) Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars launch U.S. Tour on April 12th 20 Years After His First Concerts In Europe And US Presenting The…

Music A Yiddish-Cuban Opera to Have Its Premiere in Havana in March

Frank London for the New York Times Credit Anya Roz Yiddish-Cuban opera is not something you come across every day. But a new one composed by Frank London of the Klezmatics — based on an 86-year-old Yiddish poem about Hatuey,…

Cuban Ballet: Proud Past, Promising Future

Credit Lisette Poole for The New York Times HAVANA — In the Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso, the woman with her name on the theater makes as grand an entrance as it is possible to make while being…

Hear Pedrito Martinez’s New Song With Ruben Blades: Exclusive

By James Suckling From Arnold Schwarzenegger, Summer 96 Cuba’s 1996 Crop Has Been Hit Hard by Bad Weather, but Production May Still Be the Highest in Years Two dozen workers stand in the shade of one of the huge, whitewashed…

Hear Pedrito Martinez’s New Song With Ruben Blades: Exclusive

The Cuban percussionist and singer trades riffs with the salsa star on the first single from Martinez’s Habana Dreams album The international spotlight that was on the Rolling Stones recent concert in Havana left Cuban groups in the shadows. And…

Obama on Cuba: Differences Remain but Change in Sight

Obama on Cuba: Differences Remain but Change in Sight by JON SCHUPPE and TIM STELLOH-NBC News Emerging from a historic meeting with his Cuban counterpart, President Obama said Monday that he remained concerned about the communist island’s record on human…

HURRICANE UPDATE: We are pleased to announce that Cuba did not suffer a severe level of damage from Irma. Hurricane Maria is not projected to hit Cuba. Travel to Cuba is fully restored!
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