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The Troubleseeker: A moving human chronicle that both entertains and lingers in our hearts.”

The first review is in…

“Alan Lessik’s The Troubleseeker succeeds on several fronts: as a passionate gay story that documents the devastation caused by AIDS in the epidemic’s early days; as a vivid depiction of post-revolutionary Cuba leading to the disastrous Special Period; and as a clever retelling of myth where the gods of the Greek pantheon and those of Santería mingle, compare notes, and join forces. 116 more words

First Novels

Babalú Ayé and Apollo

Little did any of us know to whom Ricky Ricardo was singing on I Love Lucy. It is hard to imagine now that a Cuban singer with a thick accent would be broadcast driving himself into a trance-frenzy, ripping off his tie and staring intently above as he he saw something no one else did. 361 more words

First Novels

Babalu

Playing a childhood game with my cousin.

Moments

El film Havana Instant tiene como tema de presentación el track La Gozadera, de Yoruba Andabo…

Source: El film Havana Instant tiene como tema de presentación el track La Gozadera, de Yoruba Andabo…

Havana Instant / A Moment in Havana, film directed by Guillermo Ivan (Mexico / Cuba) and filmed entirely in the city of Havana, Cuba in a co-production between Mexico, Colombia, Cuba and the United States, was awarded on September 7 at the 39th Montreal World Film Festival in which had its world premiere to a full house. 113 more words

Cuba

The Time WriterRhiannon and I Met in Birmingham....

Gosh, I am SO late in writing this post- This happened back in MAY! But, better late than never, right?

A few months ago, Rhiannon (@ 810 more words

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