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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, School of International and Public Affairs 502

Dr. Albert Sergio Laguna analyzes the significance of the famous comedian to understand Cuban-American culture in Miami.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Dr. Albert Sergio Laguna's book examines the aesthetic and social logics of a wide range of popular culture forms originating in Miami and Cuba from the 1970s through the 2010s.

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Venue:Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Written in verse, with excerpts from José Martí's seminal "Versos sencillos," Emma Otheguy's bilingual book is a beautiful tribute to a brilliant political writer and courageous fighter of freedom for all men and women.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Graduate and undergraduate students interested in joining the organization are welcome to attend. Free pizza and refreshments will be served.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

In this book, Dr. Danielle Pilar Clealand analyzes racial ideologies that negate the existence of racism and their effect on racial progress and activism through the lens of Cuba.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Dr. Sharon Milagro Marshall sets the historical contexts which initiated Barbadian migration to Cuba and gives voice to the migrants' compelling narratives of their experience.

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Venue:Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St, Miami, FL

The renowned Cuban pianist will play songs from the Cuban, Spanish, Latin American, and international repertoire. His guests will be singer Cristy Arias, guitarist Juan Areco, and dancers Darcy and Odaray.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center 150

In his work, the Cuban-American artist Humberto Calzada often explores the themes of loss, decay, and rebirth. This documentary, directed by Eliezer Jiménez Almeida, endeavors to explain how Calzada's personal and spiritual loss, as remembered or imagined from afar, has affected his art and imagery.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

This short documentary directed by Richard Abella examines Ernest Hemingway's life and work in Key West, Florida (1931–39), and the outskirts of Havana, Cuba (1939–60). In addition to the director, a panel discussion will include the film's cowriter and narrator Raúl Villareal, and FIU Spanish professor Ricardo Castells.

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Venue:Frost Art Museum, Modesto A. Maidique Campus

An unprecedented examination of Rafael Soriano's work, this exhibition curated by Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta focuses on the multiple influences that nurtured a style where, in Soriano's words, "the intimate and the cosmic converge."

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

The Cuban film critic Dean Luis Reyes will discuss the recent trend among young Cuban filmmakers toward more critical and reflexive approaches to social reality.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library 220

Danny González Lucena's documentary focuses on the Harvard Summer School for Cuban Teachers, which brought nearly 1,300 Cubans to Cambridge in 1900. The goals of the program were to provide educational and cultural enrichment for the teachers and to forge closer ties between Cuba and the United States.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center

The Cuban Research Institute is pleased to announce the 13th installment of its annual concert series. This year's concert will be dedicated to Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz, in memory of the renowned Cuban saxophonist and former FIU music professor, Carlos Averhoff, Sr.