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Cuba's AIDS Embargo
Cuba's Policies May Be Correct, Not Cruel
" Havana, and I'm in a car with three Cuban doctors and Jerry Buttrey, one of my neighbors from..."

Sept. 27, 1996 News Feature by John Davidson

Day Trips & Beyond: Six Baseballs for Cuba
Capt. Day Trips makes friends in Cuba by handing out new baseballs
"...Handing out baseballs in Cuba: A "Day Trips" travelogue...."

March 16, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Lazaro and The Shark: Cuba Under the Surface
Protest, poverty, and art intersect in Cuba's conga culture
"...Directed by: William Sabourin O'Reilly. Lazaro and The Shark: Cuba Under the Surface is a story of community and..."

Jan. 6, 2023 Movie Review by Annie Flores

I Am Cuba
I Am Cuba was actually shot as an elaborate pro-Castro piece of Soviet propaganda, but instead it's as if everyone in question just went gaga, drunk on the sheer beauty of Cuba and making up new film techniques as they went along. The film is a stylistically brilliant quartet of vignettes set during the waning years of the Batista regime. The interconnecting stories that propel the film along were written by Russian poet laureate Yevgeny Yevtushenko.
" the film find of the year, I Am Cuba was actually shot in 1964 as an elaborate pro-Castro..."

July 28, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Review: A Tuba to Cuba
Preservation Jazz Hall Band doc is filled with life and joy
"...afternoon screening of international music documentary A Tuba to Cuba might not even have been the film itself. Afterward,..."

March 15, 2018 Screens Post by Michael King

Dreamland Via Cuba
Artists Virginia Fleck and Sandra Ceballos found dreams to be a recurring theme in both their work when Gallery 106 sent Austin-based Fleck to Ceballos' home in Cuba, and now they've collaborated on an exhibition titled "Dreaming My Dreams."
"...106 has garnered kudos for bringing the work of Cuban artists to Austin: two Austin Critics Table awards in..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Arts Feature by Molly Beth Brenner

Papa: Hemingway in Cuba
A young writer travels to revolutionary Cuba in 1959 to meet his idol
"...reviewed at press time. A young writer travels to Cuba in 1959 to meet his idol, Ernest Hemingway, while..."

April 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cuba Libris
Through Alfredo José Estrada, Havana speaks freely
"...a City. More than a prosaic history of the Cuban capital characterized by illusions and stereotypes, Estrada's Havana tells..."

March 30, 2007 Books Feature by Sofia Resnick

Mercedes Wanguemert-Peña's Grand Obsession Stuck Inside Cuba
"...Cuba' is printed a zillion times or more on newsprint..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Day Trips: Cruisin' to Cuba
Seven-day visit to the forbidden island unveils a vibrant culture
"...The Republic of Cuba is 1,069 miles and several decades away from Austin...."

March 18, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Another Eye on Cuba
"...Paul Margolis, whose photographs of Jews in Cuba are featured this month at Pro-Jex Gallery, has, in..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Arts Feature

Better Relations With Venezuela and Cuba Needed
"...recent peaceful overtures to Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and Cuba. People should know that the so-called “liberal” mainstream U.S...."

April 21, 2009 Postmarks

Red Menace: Cuba's Heavy Metal Underground
SXSW Panel Reviews
"...Red Menace: Cuba's Heavy Metal UndergroundAustin Convention Center, Friday, March 15..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Another Side to Cuba Story
"...Editor, Re: “Long Arm of the Bush Administration Touches Cuba Caravan” [News, July 29]. The law breakers taking unlawful..."

Aug. 9, 2005 Postmarks

Leaving Cuba; Leaving Your Parents
"...In reference to the book review of Tastes Like Cuba printed on August 8 [“Book Reviews,” Food], I can..."

Aug. 12, 2008 Postmarks

Cuba's Pride Parade Cancelled
Gay Pride Parade cancelled before it began.
"...A few clicks ago, we posted news of Cuba's first ever Gay Pride Parade. We were holding our..."

June 25, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Horns Crack Top 10; Klaus Paces St. Ed's; USA in Cuba
Soccer news from Austin and afar
"...40+ to follow Wednesday. The U.S. Men travel to Cuba, their first match there since 1947 (7pm Saturday, Sept...."

Sept. 3, 2008 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

'Sicko' Shouldn't Have Romanticized Cuba as Much as It Did
"...message, rather because I thought his romanticized excursion into Cuba to compare its nationalized system to the U.S. system..."

July 4, 2007 Postmarks

Libya, Yes; Cuba, No?
"...citizen to travel to Libya now, but not to Cuba. Someone please explain...."

Feb. 27, 2004 Postmarks

Rolling Stones in Cuba
"...weekend President Barack Obama made a historic visit to Cuba. Longtime Chronicle photographer Gary Miller made the trek and..."

April 1, 2016 Photo Gallery

Learning About Cuba, Having Some Vodka

Oct. 26, 2007 Design Post by Cindy Widner

Texas, Gateway to Havana?
Before Perry opposed Cuban thaw, his ag commissioner called for it
"...plan to soften and potentially normalize US relations with Cuba. But it wasn't that long ago that his administration..."

Dec. 21, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Before Night Falls
" director/co-writer Julian Schnabel (Basquiat). His film about exiled Cuban poet/novelist Reinaldo Arenas is a biopic only in the..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Bitter Sugar
"...TV's One Life to Live) is the portrait of Cuba's “new man.” This young believer in the Revolution is..."

June 6, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Strawberry and Chocolate
"...the main theme of this fascinating new film from Cuba. The story tracks the development of an improbable friendship..."

March 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Double Jeopardy
The state of Texas jailed Cuban exile Carlos Lavernia for 16 years for a crime he did not commit. Now the INS might send him back to Cuba.
"..."Please be advised that the subject is a Mariel Cuban and represents a particularly high risk for assault and..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Mambo Kings
"...Play Songs of Love, tells the story of two Cuban brothers, Cesar (Assante) and Nestor (Banderas) Castillo. The story..."

March 20, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
Computers intended for humanitarian aid held up at border
"...11-vehicle, 150-member caravan hauling tons of humanitarian aid to Cuba, including donations from Austin-based Bikes Across Borders, has made..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

SXSW Film Review: Give Me Future
Major Lazer invites the people of Cuba to party
" become political when they reach the shores of Cuba...."

March 14, 2017 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

You Say 'Maricon' Like It's a Bad Thing
Cuba holds it first Pride Parade. Kate holds her breath.
"...the prime of the Mariel Boatlift, the news of Cuba's first ever Gay Pride Parade is shocking to say..."

June 25, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

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