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The CCCNY presents its Winter Calendar 2015

A MEMORIAL CONCERT FOR GERMÁN DIEZ

Saturday, April 18, 2015 @ 2 pm

A concert in tribute to the formidable pedagogical legacy of the late Cuban Maestro Germán Diez (1924-2014), chairman for almost half a century of the piano department at the Greenwich House Music School in Manhattan’s West Village. First coming to the United States from Havana upon winning the National Music Award Competition in 1945, he […]

CUBAN CINEMA CYCLE: UNA NOCHE

Friday, March 20, 2015 @ 6:15 pm

    This riveting debut feature by British director Lucy Mulloy premiered at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival and 2012 Tribeca Film Festival to international critical acclaim, earning rave reviews. It made worldwide news when two of the film’s lead actors, Javier Nuñez Florián and Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, on their […]

CUBA IN SPLINTERS

Thursday, March 5, 2015 @ 7 pm

Join us for our opening Literature event in 2015, a presentation of Cuba in Splinters: Eleven Stories from the New Cuba (OR Books, 2014), with Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, the anthology’s editor, and fellow author Lizabel Mónica and translator Hillary Gulley, all of whom will discuss Cuban literature today on the cusp of the recent […]

EN UN SALÓN DE LA HABANA

Saturday, February 7 @ 4 pm

                  Spend a magical afternoon at the breathtaking Salón Sorolla of the Hispanic Society of America! Relive the splendor of the elegant Havana salons of yesteryear, when the sun filtered through baroque stained-glass foyers and fashionable ladies swooned to the romantic lyrics of the most admired Cuban […]

OFRECIMIENTO A MARTÍ

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 @ 6 pm

Our traditional annual tribute to José Martí on his birthday. Those attending should bring a white rose. Commemorative words by Martí scholar and translator Esther Allen who will also read an excerpt of “Nueva York bajo la niece,” Mart’s essay on the blizzard of 1888 (pictured above), from his Escenas norteamerticanas.     José Martí Statue in Central Park 59th Street, off 6th Ave., […]