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The CCCNY presents its Fall Calendar 2014

GERTRUDIS GÓMEZ DE AVELLANEDA: A 200th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 @ 7 pm

                    Our Fall 2014 events calendar opens with a celebration of the great Cuban writer Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda on the 200th anniversary of her birth. The audience will be privy to a unique lecture and visual presentation entitled  “Picturing Cuba: Romantic Ecology in Gómez de […]

VIRGILIO PIÑERA’S “AIRE FRÍO”

Sunday Matinee, September 14, 2014 @ 2 pm

                        “I’m going to marry the first man I find in the street!” yells Luz Marina, the protagonist of Virgilio Piñera‘s masterpiece, Aire Frío. A strong-willed fighter bent on survival in a harsh world of male chauvinism, necessity and political turmoil, she will toil […]

XIII CONGRESO ANUAL—EL CHOTEO CUBANO: Humor and National Identity

Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 9 am to 7 pm

  The Cuban Cultural Center of New York is proud to present the first conference ever held on the history and development of the Cuban choteo—from its origins to the present. The event will include key guest speakers and entertainers, as well as historical footage related to the diverse facets of Cuban humor, both on […]

JUANA ZAYAS IN CONCERT

Saturday, October 18, 2014 @ 2 pm

Juana Zayas, one of the world’s most admirable concert pianists, returns to Carnegie Hall with works by Schumann, Schubert, Chopin and Debussy. Throughout her distinguished career, Ms. Zayas has performed for appreciative audiences and to glowing reviews the world over, eliciting superlative praise from the most demanding classical music critics: Zayas is an extraordinary pianist. […]

CUBAN CINEMA CYCLE: UNEARTHING NICOLASITO

Friday, November 7, 2014 @ 6:30 pm

An exclusive presentation dedicated to exploring the work of the experimental Cuban filmmaker Nicolás Guillén Landrián (1938-2003), fondly addressed as Nicolasito,* whose work was heavily censored and prevented from being part of the island’s film industry. In 1964, Guillén was given a special award at the Krakow Film Festival for his film En un barrio […]

SANDRO GUERRA’S FRACTAL MODEL OF LIFE

November 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm

  Sandro Guerra’s The Fractal Model of Life is an ambitious and unconventional book that looks to the relationship between life and fractals from a completely different perspective. It describes morphology as a mirror effect that takes place between two fundamental parts of the body that seem to follow similar instructions in opposite directions. To illustrate this idea a […]

LA VIRGEN DE LA CARIDAD EN EL ALMA DEL PUEBLO CUBANO

Friday/Saturday, December 5/6, 2014 (TBD)

The New York City book launching of La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre en el alma del pueblo cubano, the result of thorough, in-depth and decades-long research by Cuban historian Emilio Cueto, who brings to light the pervasive presence of Our Lady of Charity across the centuries and in the work of hundreds of […]

A CHRISTMAS PARTY @ VICTOR’S CAFE

Sunday, December 14, 2014 ~ 12 pm to 4 pm

By popular demand, the CCCNY caps its 2014 fall program and rings in the holiday season with another all-out dance party starring Sonidos de Cuba, the hottest Cuban combo on either side of the Hudson! Includes a delicious menu prepared by the chef at the chic Victor’s Café, the indisputable emblem of Cuban cuisine in New York City. SAVE […]