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An Ambitious Student Film Festival
"...rare 35mm screening of the Russian documentary I Am Cuba, the festival promises something for everyone with a film..."

Sept. 27, 1996 Screens Feature

Ibeyi Transmits
Sisters prove the measure of their society
"...French-Cuban twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz come together as..."

April 13, 2018 Music Post by Isabella Castro-Cota

Welcome Cuban Opportunity
"...senators apparently don't think much of the thaw in Cuban-American relations, and they aren't alone, especially among Republicans in..."

Dec. 20, 2014 Postmarks

Adler Promises ‘New Way Forward’
Kicks off mayoral campaign at City Hall
"...weird … and one.” He was followed by Julia Cuba, executive director of GENAustin, where Adler’s wife Diane Land..."

May 5, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Lee Daniels' The Butler
The stars shine bright in this broad yet moving overview of the last 90 years of African-American history.
"...Starring: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Lenny Kravitz, John Cusack, James Marsden, Robin..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

How the Caja China Roasting Box Got Its Nicknames
Hot box cooking method delivers delectable pork
"” in Spanish. Supposedly the boxes originally cam from Cuba, referring to a new cooking method imported along with..."

June 25, 2013 Food Post by Mick Vann

SXSW 2013 Round Two: More Bands Announced
Big year for Bogota bands with a heavy playlist from Colombia
"...Aer (Waylan MA) Agent Ribbons (Austin, Calif.) Agonizer (Havana, Cuba) Agrupacion Cariño (Mexico City,, Mexico) Ain't No Love (Montreal,..."

Dec. 5, 2012 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

The Pilgrim and the Stars
Q&A with Italian trumpet standard Enrico Rava at the Montréal Jazz Festival
"...Portuguese were conservationists of that sound. For example in Cuba, today there are fourth generation musicians that can play..."

July 10, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Becoming Che
Benicio Del Toro on the method, the madness, and the merchandising
"...and 22 minutes, Steven Soderbergh's two-part biopic of Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara may seem to some audiences to..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Aztex Host Monterrey's Tigres This Sunday
" over two games). They face Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba, and Guatemala in the next group. Group 2: Mexico,..."

June 25, 2008 Sports Post

Queens of Havana: The Amazing Adventures of Anacaona, Cuba's legendary All-Girl Dance Band
Before there was the Buena Vista Social Club, there was the girls in the band
"...Queens of Havana: The Amazing Adventures of Anacaona, Cuba's legendary All-Girl Dance Bandby Alicia Castro, as told to..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Music Review by Graham Reynolds

April 26 - May 2
"...ALINA FERNANDEZ: POST-FIDEL CUBA The CNN commentator, writer, and daughter of Fidel Castro,..."

April 27, 2007 News Feature

Not reviewed at press time. Stars Çuba Gooding Jr. and Helen Mirren as passionate yet unlikely lovers, as well as assassins and stepmother and stepson. And if that's not enough drama, one of them also has a fatal disease.
"...Directed by: Lee Daniels. Starring: Helen Mirren, Cuba Gooding Jr., Stephen Dorff, Vanessa Ferlito, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Movie Review by Brian Clark

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...• Defying the U.S. blockade of Cuba for the 17th time, Pastors for Peace, a ministry..."

July 14, 2006 News Feature

My Favorite Year
In an extraordinary season of four premieres, playwright Robert Schenkkan brings UT, his old school, a new screwball comedy
"...By the Waters of Babylon, a romance between a Cuban gardener and an Austin widow, which premiered this past..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
" helping deliver 200 tons of humanitarian aid to Cuba as part of the annual Pastors for Peace Friendshipment..."

July 22, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...A benefit for Bikes Across Borders to Cuba will be held Saturday, July 12, 8pm, at Ruta..."

July 11, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Will Lavernia Ever Go Free?
"...years after his widely publicized release from prison, the Cuban refugee remains behind bars, trapped in a web of..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Pearl Harbor
"...Directed by: Michael Bay. Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr, Jon Voight, Alec Baldwin, Ewen Bremner, Kate..."

May 25, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cine Las Americas Film Festival Schedule
"...(D: Jose Sanchez; Bolivia, experimental, 3 min.); Midnight in Cuba (D: Dimitri Falk; Cuba/U.S., documentary, 60 min., 16mm)..."

April 20, 2001 Screens Feature

A Full Color Palette
Painter-Director Julian Schnabel's 'Before Night Falls'
"...Before Night Falls, selectively based on the memoir of Cuban author Reinaldo Arenas, begins as a visually dense coming-of-age..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Sidney Moody

Cuba L.A. Navidad Cubana (Narada)
Christmas Records
"...Cuba L.A.Navidad Cubana (Narada) The Cuban musical invasion is still..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Music Review by David Lynch

TV Eye
With PBS' Point of View (POV) documentary series, columnist Belinda Acosta has found a place where her ideals about the medium collide with reality.
"...Olsson's film examines the nostalgia and the reality of Cuba through the eyes of Sylvia Morini, who returns to..."

June 16, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

TV Eye
After federal agents stormed the Gonzalez house last Saturday, it was all Elián, all the time on cable television : but doesn't it feel more like a movie of the week than breaking news? Also, upcoming May television events, and networks announce series renewals.
" events in the nation occurs: Elián Gonzalez, the Cuban boy at the center of a binational tug-of-war, gets..."

April 28, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Sea Cruise
Sailing into the sunset on Delbert McClinton's Blues Crusie.
"...and tall; now, he's sobered by our proximity to Cuba. He taps a tobacco-stained index finger on Havana...."

Feb. 4, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

All About Cuban Cooking
"...All About Cuban Cookingby Josefina Alvarez..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Food Review

Record Reviews
Barbarito Torres
"...Just because it's Cuban doesn't mean it's the Buena Vista Social Cloob. Destined..."

July 9, 1999 Music Review

Record Reviews
Ibrahim Ferrer
"...recordings of the last two years, featuring some of Cuba's great, older musicians, have been so well-received that naturally..."

June 11, 1999 Music Review

"...Directed by: Jon Turteltaub. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Maura Tierney and Donald Sutherland. Fans of..."

June 4, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

What Dreams May Come
"...Directed by: Vincent Ward. Starring: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max Von Sydow, Jessica Brooks..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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