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The AggreGAYtor: June 10
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...It’s gotten better in Cuba, but better ain’t great. The Fugly..."

June 10, 2013 Qmmunity Post

In Memory of Richard Dorsett
Beloved local left his mark on Austin
"...family was stationed at the Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and it was here that Richard, at age 11,..."

Nov. 14, 2012 Books Post by Michael Hall

The AggreGAYtor: August 22
Your daily dose of LGBTQ news
"...Diana Nyad is forced to cut her Florida to Cuba swim short, remains a badass...."

Aug. 22, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Ted Cruz: The New Schwarzenegger
And we don't mean that in a good way
"...(Arnie in Austria, Cruz to an American mother and Cuban-born father in Canada) sent in to clear up the..."

Aug. 7, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'Hear Me/See Me'
Giving young immigrants and refugees a chance to tell their own stories
"...States from lands across the globe: Afghanistan, Bhutan, Congo, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Iraq, Korea, and Thailand. Some had..."

July 6, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Juan of the Dead
This zombie film from Cuba is a horror comedy that's also filled with political satire.
"...Not reviewed at press time. This zombie film from Cuba is a horror comedy along the lines of Shaun..."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...Amor Cronico (Cuba / USA) Director: Jorge Perugorria Weaving footage of singer..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar for June 23-30
"...CUBA, HUMAN RIGHTS, & THE INFORMATIONAL EMBARGO takes a look..."

June 24, 2011 News Column

Sundance Announces Competition Slate
Austinite Jeff Nichols will compete in Park City
"...Gilbert Sicotte, Nathalie Cavezzali. Ticket to Paradise (Boleto al Paraiso)/Cuba (Director: Gerardo Chijona Valdes; Screenwriters: Gerardo Chijona Valdes, Francisco..."

Dec. 1, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Grim History
Author traces Texas prison system from its roots in plantation slavery
"...the country is much more severe than Iran or Cuba or any of the countries that we think of..."

Aug. 20, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Abre los Ojos
Cine las Americas gets hip to Latin cinema's emergent talent
"...Cine y Televisión de San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, or EICTV, the prestigious filmmaking school located just outside..."

April 16, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Margaritas, Mojitos & More
Jessica Strand's new summer-beverage book will instantly make you thirsty
"...instantly thirsty. Recipes range from poolside classics such as Cuba libres, piña coladas, and frozen daiquiris to modern fusion..."

July 11, 2008 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Boycott China
"...of China, just like the sad little Communists of Cuba. Why do we boycott Cuba and not China? Ask..."

June 23, 2008 Postmarks

My Brother Is an Only Child
This Italian film is a coming-of-age story about a young man who – like the era he was born into – has no idea how to come of age, except by fits and starts.
"...staring contest, over the appearance of Soviet missiles in Cuba. Passionate in his religious beliefs but too intellectually stubborn..."

May 16, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Clinton Frustrations
"...shake hands with those people that sent me to Cuba and Texas helping me meet Johanna [“Postmarks,” March 7]...."

March 10, 2008 Postmarks

Krudas Cubensi
Victory Grill, Feb. 16
"..."¡Que viva Cuba!" The Cuban flag hung above the well-worn stage at..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

Moosehead
Canada gets bigger
"...Alex Cuba: Young, Cuban-born multi-instrumentalist already has one on the mantle..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Letters @ 3AM
Joe Biden and Chris Dodd rise above the other primary candidates in terms of achievement and hands-on experience in what a president needs to know
"...upon the pathetically misplanned Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. He fired those advisers, then heeded much better advisers..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?
This week Milestone is releasing the director's edition on DVD for the first time, complete with 10 minutes of previously unseen footage, and even with no other extras to speak of, it's a cause for celebration
"...I Am Cuba: The Ultimate Edition (New Yorker Video/Milestone Cinematheque, $44.95): Presented..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Screens Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Happenings
July 12-18
"...BIKES ACROSS BORDERS' ANNUAL BICYCLE SHIPMENT TO CUBA Help support Bikes Across Borders and Pastors for Peace,..."

July 13, 2007 News Feature

Point Austin: Getting Wello
Join the fight for universal health care
"...national health care along Canadian, British, French, or even Cuban lines – take your pick) and is both less..."

July 6, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Happenings
July 5-11
"...BIKES ACROSS BORDERS' ANNUAL BICYCLE SHIPMENT TO CUBA Help support Bikes Across Borders and Pastors for Peace,..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature

Sicko
Professional gadfly Michael Moore alights on the topic of the shortcomings of the American health-care system, and crafts his most widely accessible film to date.
"...Moore visits health facilities in England, Canada, France, and Cuba – countries where universal health coverage is assured –..."

June 29, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

TV Eye
La Lupe
"...York City, where she lived after leaving her native Cuba in the early 1960s. A contemporary of Tito Puente,..."

June 1, 2007 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Naked City
"...week conducting research for a book she's writing on Cuban exile and Austin resident Carlos Lavernia, who in 1984..."

April 27, 2007 News Feature

The Good Shepherd
Matt Damon abandons the cat-and-mouse theatrics of his Bourne identity to play the reserved fictional functionary whose life serves as the prism through which this film examines the early years of the CIA.
"...Cold War, and the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in 1961. The out-of-order sequencing adds little in terms..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

TV Eye
Alternate realties, other lives
"...because the Minuteman, Frank George (aka Francisco Jorge), is Cuban-born and speaks fluent Spanish, his experience leads him to..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Cine Las Americas
The slate through Sunday
"...Korda Vision: A Cuban Revelation* 6pm, Metropolitan A..."

April 21, 2006 Screens Feature

After a Fashion
Stephen goes to the Texas Film Hall of Fame and tells who was dripping in what
"...with some sort of reference to his girlfriend Julia Cuba. "Yeah, yeah, yeah," I always thought, "Julia must be..."

March 17, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

SXSW Film
Interviews and reviews
"...There is hope yet. In the northernmost curve of Cuba, our country's stranger to the south, the capital of..."

March 17, 2006 Screens Feature by Darcie Stevens

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