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Choosing Their Words Carefully
How literary translators shrink the world down to a more manageable size
"...Obejas had already translated Portela's "The Last Passenger" for Havana Noir, an anthology of modern crime stories based in..."

Dec. 31, 2010 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

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..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Music Review by Graham Reynolds

Too Tough To Die
The last surviving real Ramone takes us back to the best years of our lives.
"...and Dee Dee's -- 'Let's Go' and 'This Ain't Havana' -- his way was not effective. 'Chinese Rocks' came..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Universal Talent
From 1961 to 1992, Julioeloy Mesa worked in the Cuban Institute of Cinematic Industry and Art, making movie posters that earned international awards, exhibitions in museums, and even a permanent collection in the Library of Congress. Though he now lives comfortably in Austin, Texas, Mesa's artistic struggle continues.
"...of Cinematographic Art and Industry. Cloistered in one of Havana's most hallowed state offices (Fidel Castro regularly watched movies..."

July 13, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

Havana Bay
Stacy Bush reviews Martin Cruz Smith's Havana Bay.
"...Havana Bay by Martin Cruz Smith..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Books Review by Stacy Bush

A Chip off the Auld Sod
Off the Bookshelf
" get an entire picture of the product of Havana. He picks of the scent, so clearly, of the..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Books Review

Bitten by the Bug
Trumpet Phenom Roy Hargrove
"...for the project was inspired by Hargrove's visit to Havana in 1996. Dazzled by the city's uniformly high level..."

June 6, 1997 Music Feature by Jeff Mccord

Record Reviews
"...Havana remains among the major music centers in the Western..."

Jan. 3, 1997 Music Review

CAMIBAart's "Ciudades" Present Cityscapes Extending to Infinity
Daniel Rodríguez Collazo's work places a city in our city that resonates between here and Cuba and beyond
"...honed his skills, with a focus on engraving, at Havana's Academia de Artes Plasticas Eduardo Abela. The exhibition program..."

Feb. 12, 2021 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Unveils Third Artist List
Bedouine, Priests, Mystery Lights, Kokoko!, and 297 more
"...Cimafunk (Havana, Cuba)..."

Jan. 9, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

ACL Live Review: Camila Cabello
Quintanilla charisma and a punk heart equal stardom
"...The Havana-born singer, 21, came out swinging with high-energy hit “Never..."

Oct. 8, 2018 Music Post by Clara Wang

Texas Book Festival 2017: The First Dozen
Lisa Ko, Claire Messud lead off first look at fest lineup
"...middle-grade novel in verse, and All the Way to Havana, a look at Cuba through a child's eyes; Javaka..."

June 7, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

A backpacker and drug smugglers clash on a high-speed highway
"...Wake me when Dominic Toretto torques his way into Havana...."

March 3, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Buena Vista Social Club Survivors Come to Austin
Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa lead the new Cuban-American frontier
"...In 1996, when journeyman guitarist/producer Ry Cooder traveled to Havana and recruited a group of Afro-Cuban all-stars to expose..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Music Feature by María Núñez

Day Trips: Cruisin' to Cuba
Seven-day visit to the forbidden island unveils a vibrant culture
"...had five ports of call with two days in Havana over a week. The ship was comfortable, but the..."

March 18, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

After sufferiong trauma in Afghanistan, a heroic dog is sent stateside
"...a Hollywood writer-for-hire, working on screenplays from Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights to the magician/bank heist curio Now You See..."

July 3, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Arts in Context: Somos Krudas
AIC brings us a look at the life and work of hip-hop duo Krudas Cubensi
"...and intimate visit to Cuesta and Prendes’ homes in Havana and get to meet their mothers. Havana is bursting..."

June 24, 2015 Screens Post by Alexa Harrington

Fantastic Fest Awards Announced
Studio Ghibli’s latest wins audience favor
"...MERCADO FANTASTICO Gold Prize: HAVANA VAMPIRE TERRITORY (director Carlos Lechuga) and THE TURNED (director..."

Sept. 23, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Price You Pay
At what cost does the vinyl revolution come?
" to hear your Rubber Soul." '56 Chevys in Havana, Cuba..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

SXSW Friday Showcases
"...Six of them come together here. Escape comes from Havana with a harsh, pounding roar and a chip on..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Getting Warmer
Essential Cinema tours contemporary Latin America
"...wander from the capitalistically corrupt, tourist-clogged hotels of downtown Havana, circa 1964, into the real world slums and peasant..."

June 1, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

You Can Sing, but You Can't Dance
AFS Documentary Tour presents Afghan Star
"...The beginning of Havana Marking's Afghan Star suggests we're in store for something..."

June 26, 2009 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

2008 Texas Book Festival
Citizen of the World: Stephanie Elizondo Griest
"...gig in post-Soviet Russia or at a bar in Havana after sneaking into Cuba against the wishes of the..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Books Feature by Marc Savlov

What's Cooking at the Triangle
" mindset. Lunch features Mexican panini such as the Havana (sliced pork loin, pickles, mustard, sweet roasted garlic, and..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

The Marvelous Jew
Larry Harlow talks salsa consciousness
"...graduating high school I took a Christmas vacation to Havana for the first time – I’d never been out..."

Oct. 7, 2008 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
"...realm of unrestrained emotion. Looking like Billy Strayhorn, the Havana piano physicist's 90-minute set wound airtight tunes around a..."

July 4, 2008 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Habana SoCo
The food is as good as it was before the fire
"...the stateside versions imported by expats into the Little Havana sections of Miami and New York City. Things were..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Food Review by Mick Vann

Miami Vice
Perhaps vice isn't what it used to be, or maybe Crockett and Tubbs don't belong in this new time slot, but Michael Mann's movie turns out to be dreary and monochromatic.
"...want to book next year's summer holiday in old Havana – the place, in Mann's universe, anyway, has lost..."

July 28, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sound Checking for a Pulse, and Finding It
The rock docs in this year's 24 Beats Per Second program rattle and hum with soul and revolt.
"...Wednesday, March 15, 5pm, Dobie East of Havana..."

March 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

2 Fast 2 Furious
"...the toughies are cardboard cut-outs with bizarre on/off Little Havana accents, the babes are busty (and shadow thin, and..."

June 6, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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