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Los Hermanos/The Brothers
How the Cold War divided a family, while music kept them connected
"...but he can pull it off.”) Aldo stays in Havana, racking up wins at the UNICEF Children’s Competition before..."

May 28, 2021 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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

Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-October Roundup
Travel news from around Texas and beyond
"...outdoor sculptures by 105-year-old artist Carmen Herrera (b. 1915, Havana, Cuba). Featuring four newly created sculptures that were envisioned..."

Oct. 17, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Stay home, stay safe, and still scratch that travel itch
"...San José and the Austin Motel in Austin, Hotel Havana in San Antonio, El Cosmico in Marfa, and Hotel..."

April 8, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Fernando Saralegui's Best Eats Havana
Dishing on the many flavors of Cuba’s capital
"...Cuba is the food of the world,” says the Havana-born, Austin-based, New York transplant who has worked in kitchens..."

Feb. 18, 2020 Arts Post by Barbara Purcell

The Glam Punks of 70s Austin Get Up to Their Gypsy Tricks
The Austin Punk Chronicles, chapter two, part two: Glitter rock (1972-76) fades
"...Jones before teaming with Clash bassist Paul Simonon in Havana 3am. Shannon famously joined short-lived Krackerjack guitarist Stevie Ray..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Luv Doc: Crap Taste
The sweet deliverance of blissful apathy
"...When you see the outside of one of these..."

July 5, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Caleb De Casper's New EP Is Here and Totally Queer
De Casper is “high-octane danceable rock music for you and your daddy”
"...the fun, right”), but he teases that one track, “Havana Hope Boy,” originated “with an inspiration from Lady Gaga,..."

May 15, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Garrison Brothers Distillery Announces Semifinalists in Texas Bourbon Bartender Competition
Five of Austin’s top bartenders compete to win $10,000 prize
"...Robbie Olivarez, Hotel Havana..."

March 6, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Lifestyle Brand Collective Blue Supports Diverse Creators in Austin
Missfits Festival embodies their mission of putting community first
"...women. Ho and Malibiran met Gonzalez Sander at Collective Blue Havana Nights in August and together have produced an event..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Arts Feature by Shavone Otero

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

Camila Cabello
"...reggaeton, salsa, and contradanza in her production, obvious standout "Havana" features Young Thug with its irresistibly sultry tropical thumps,..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Isabella Castro-Cota

SXSW Film Review: A Tuba to Cuba
Preservation Jazz Hall Band doc is filled with life and joy
"...while providing a range of Cubano music – via Havana, Santiago, Cienfuegos – that erases more cliched notions of..."

March 15, 2018 Screens Post by Michael King

SXSW’s Big Third List
YFN Lucci, Wyclef Jean, Ought, and 572 more
"...DJ Jigüe & El Menor (Havana, Cuba)..."

Jan. 10, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Review: Eldorado Cafe
Finding the gold in an Allandale strip mall
" chairs are reminiscent of the staccato-prone writer's favorite Havana hot spot, La Floridita, down to the blue and..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...Curato & Margarita Engle – All the Way to Havana Matt de la Peña – Coco: Miguel and the..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Gimme Shelter: A Song for Margaret Moser
A stoned soul picnic of Rolling Stones for Wattser
"...the Pope both nearly derail the band’s debut in Havana, which spines the narrative to a happier conclusion than..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Your Weekend in Film
What major releases and one-off screenings are worth your theatre time
"...centers on three friends trying to make it in Havana. Sunday, Violet Crown...."

Aug. 25, 2017 Screens Post by The Screens Staff

How Jimmy Buffett's "Margaritaville" Became the Most Valuable Song of All Time
Buffett began composing the song after visiting a local Mexican restaurant
"...spell of Buffett's "A Pirate Looks at Forty" or "Havana Daydreamin'," and the emotional tug of "Come Monday," his..."

July 21, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

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

SXSW Unloads Headliners
Avett Brothers, Weezer, Wu-Tang Clan plus 134 more
"...Krudas Cubensi (Havana, Cuba)..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Review: Red Ash Italia
Downtown hot spot brings back the basics
"...cocktails like the lambrusco-based L'accademia, and maraschino and rum Havana 3am (both $12), which leaned a little sweet for..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

CAMIBAart Gallery's Troy Campa
Troy Campa left behind a successful career in architecture to develop a new creative life with CAMIBAart Gallery
"...great people person – as director. (Future destinations include Havana, San Miguel de Allende, Budapest, and Mexico City.) New..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Arts Feature by Madeline Irvine

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

Grupo Fantasma Melts Austin City Limits
Latin hornographers’ second PBS taping pulls out all the stops
"...following “Problemas” broadcast Miami beach all the way to Havana – every riff a can opener, all cowbell blasts..."

June 29, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

A hairdresser finds his true self in a shabby Havana drag bar
" and taste the cheap rum in the shabby Havana drag bar prominently featured in Viva. For all its..."

June 17, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Gay Place
Hot days, hotter nights – it's springtime in the ATX
"...of gay love, family ties, and drag, set in Havana. Wed., April 20, 7:30pm. Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120..."

April 15, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

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

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