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Book on Cuban Ballerina Viengsay Valdes Exposes Sacrifices

Famous Cuban classic ballerina Viengsay Valdés presented today the electronic version of a book about her life, written by sociologist Carlos Tablada, with a title that characterizes her, De Acero y Nube (Of Steel and Cloud) Read More

Defectors Land on Their Feet

From left, Arianni Martin, Jorge Gonzalez and Randy Crespo practice English with Robert Vagi at his home in Phoenix; Ms. Martin and Mr. Crespo recently joined Ballet Arizona after defecting from Cuba, along with five colleagues. Read More

The Cuban Museum Presents ORISHAS at Koubek Center This Weekend

A dance-theater performance by New York-based artist Yesenia Selier and her troupe, inspired in the traditions of the female orishas of the Yoruba people of Nigeria Read More

Cuba Attends Int'l Folklore Festival in Belgium

Cuban dance-music company Camagua continued its European tour after representing the Caribbean island in the 54th International Folklore Festival of Jambes-Namur, Belgium Read More

Cuban National Ballet co-founder Fernando Alonso dies at 98

Alonso ex-husband of ballerina and fellow National Ballet co-founder Alicia Alonso Read More

Marianela Boan Returns to the Cuban Stage with “Caribe Deluxe”

Those of us who attended the performance staged at the Raquel Revuelta theatre on June 1st had the rare privilege of enjoying Marianela Boan’s poetry, which has returned to the Havana stage after an 8-year artistic hiatus. Read More

Cuban Classical Ballet welcomes defectors with open arms

<br />The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater Read More

Solmoirago Sends a Message of Love on International Day of Dance

With a message of love from Uruguayan Rodolfo Solmoirago, dancers from all over the world are celebrating the International Day of Dance today, falling on the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre, the French creator of modern ballet. Read More

Dancers defect from National Ballet of Cuba, seek asylum in U.S

Seven dancers with the Ballet Nacional de Cuba reportedly have defected while traveling last month in Mexico, with some of them resurfacing in the past week seeking asylum in the United States. Read More

Cuba’s Danza del Alma Company

The Danza del Alma contemporary dance company, under the direction of choreographer Ernesto Alejo, performed the work “El Camino” on January 25, 26 and 27 at the National Theater. Read More

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