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Jackson Browne
Live at the Moody Theater, May 13
"...interesting moment came when Browne spoke about traveling to Cuba with his band and the difficulties that such a..."

May 20, 2011 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

The Last Laugh
Guy Forsyth signs off on God's Favorite Band
"...stung too, after I had canceled a trip to Cuba because I had told Christina I would do a..."

April 21, 2011 Music Post by Austin Powell

Res publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 7-13
"...UNCORKING CUBA: 'ONE HUNDRED BOTTLES' Austin-based Cuban photographer/writer Eduardo Aparicio interviews..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Column

Her Fair Ladies
Cristina García's antidote to the so-called 'spicy señorita'
"...García's debut novel, National Book Award finalist Dreaming in Cuban (1993); charismatic women like Reina in The Agüero Sisters..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Drawing Inspiration Out of the Past
Writer Barry Gifford, still Wild at Heart
"...like the Casuarina in Florida, the Hotel Nacional in Cuba, the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, and on and..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Lady Matador's Hotel: A Novel
In this beautifully written short novel, García revisits the theme of cultural identity that arises from the isolation and dislocation from one's homeland
"...attending a conference of military leaders; and an expatriate Cuban poet and his American wife awaiting their adoption of..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Books Review by Jay Trachtenberg

If Not Killed, Kennedy Would Have Done Everything Right
"...how futile intervention was, first with the invasion of Cuba and by sending troops to Vietnam – both policies..."

Aug. 8, 2010 Postmarks

From Courtney, With Love
Students of the World's globe-trotting founder wishes you were here
"...with more sobering locales: Kosovo, the West Bank, Cambodia, Cuba, northern Uganda...."

July 23, 2010 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Founders Day
The 2010 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...worked, and ever since he has traveled extensively – Cuba, Chiapas, Iraq, Pakistan, Palestine, Israel, Haiti – to document..."

June 4, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

More Milestones
More opportunities to see films from boutique outfit Milestone Films
"...las America presents the stunningly shot, pro-revolutionary I Am Cuba (June 6 and June 8). Then on June 27,..."

June 3, 2010 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Central and South America Arrive
Ceviche may very well be the new sushi
"...a new category: Central/South American. Although Argentina, El Salvador, Cuba, Brazil, and Honduras are much closer to Texas than..."

May 21, 2010 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Anita Tijoux
SXSW Music 2010
"..."Represent," naturally flipping the song from a celebration of Cuba into an exultation of the país de poetas...."

March 26, 2010 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

Critics Poll
"...MICHAEL JACKSON, Eddie Bo, Joe Cuba, Mercedes Sosa, Roc Raida (Thomas Fawcett)..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Music Feature

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Times New Roman, Keith Richards, and much more
"...Japan and Hispaniola were actually the same island and Cuba was part of a mainland...."

Nov. 20, 2009 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Page Two: Haters and Promises
Whether it's in or it's out, the right twists reality to suit its own views
"...As a result, in Cuba, Hungary, and Iraq, resistance movements that felt emboldened because..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Paper Art: Still Obsessed
Papercut, Part. 2
"...the blade. A reader sent in a link to Cuban multi-media artist Elsa Mora's papercut blog. Inspired largely by..."

Aug. 11, 2009 Design Post by Anne Harris

'Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz'
The debut novel from Chronicle staff writer Belinda Acosta: an excerpt
"...of August, first with a book release party at Cuba Libre (409 Colorado) on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 6..."

July 31, 2009 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Moral Confusion and Intellectual Laziness
"...and well in places such as China, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, Russia, and U.S. academia/media. And it’s often dangerously..."

June 15, 2009 Postmarks

A Grin Without a Cat
The title of Chris Marker's radical magnum opus is a reference to Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat, which like revolution is seen only in parts, not the whole.
"...shot by Marker himself while filming other documentaries in Cuba, Russia, the U.S., and elsewhere. The rest is gleaned..."

May 15, 2009 Screens Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Playing Through
If a tie is like kissing your sister, then what does that say about soccer?
"...Puerto Rico Islanders, with Yordany Alvarez (who defected from Cuba a little more than a year ago) tying the..."

May 15, 2009 Column by Thomas Hackett

Headlines
The week's biggest little news blips
"...the White House announced a thawing of relations with Cuba, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples wrote to President Obama..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature

A History of Pigs in America
"...Christopher Columbus took eight pigs on his voyage to Cuba in 1493. They were tough and could survive the..."

April 10, 2009 Food Feature by Mick Vann

A Guide to the Works
"...history interviews exploring the experiences of people who left Cuba for the United States. (60 min.) Winship 1.134, Monday,..."

March 27, 2009 Arts Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Eldridge Goins Benefit Concert
Antone's, Sunday, January 11, 2009
"...run on the power of love either. This isn't Cuba or France or even Canada. It's nearly impossible to..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Luv Doc Recommends: A Night of Music From Around the World
Momo's, Friday, December 5, 2008
"...ensembles. Hear music from the Middle East, Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, and other Caribbean countries. Proceeds from the performance help..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Naming a Building After William Randolph Hearst Is a Bad Choice
"...the U.S. involved in a war with Spain over Cuba. His style of “journalism” even called for making a..."

Nov. 13, 2008 Postmarks

2008 Texas Book Festival
Citizen of the World: Stephanie Elizondo Griest
"...or at a bar in Havana after sneaking into Cuba against the wishes of the U.S. State Department (as..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Books Feature by Marc Savlov

Liquid Assets
Fabulous Texas rum on the cheap
"...rum. This is what the distillers recommend for a Cuba Libre, though it seems a shame to add rum..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Beat OU, Again!
Longhorns, and St. Ed's men and women, all face crucial late-season homestands, plus some random notes.
"...moved on to the final qualifying round by beating Cuba Saturday, 6-1; two Cuban players defected the day before..."

Oct. 15, 2008 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Hilltoppers, U.S. Men in Action This Weekend
All the latest soccer news on the Hilltoppers, Longhorns, Dynamo, and more
"...and Wednesday, Oct. 11 and 15. The U.S. plays Cuba on Saturday in Washington, then travels to Trinidad and..."

Oct. 8, 2008 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

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