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Politics and Culture after Padura

There’s barely a break in the action into November. Hurricane and storm destruction, films and culture, Trump and hot politics in DC, Seattle, and at the UN. Following the week-long Leonardo Padura festival —on the heels of the Boston Latin … Continue reading

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PADURA IS COMING!

Leonardo Padura is Coming to Boston — October 10-18 Cuban Novelist Leonardo Padura is coming to Boston and July26.org is hosting the festivities!  Check out the celebration and all the public events, including the film showings, on the festival site. … Continue reading

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Poster/Art Show, Witness for Peace/Cuba and July26.org planning meetings in August

The Taunton Public Library, located at 12 Pleasant St., will host an exhibit of compelling Cuban political posters from the collection of Stephen Lewis, August 3 to 30.  A Witness for Peace New England-wide organizational meeting will take place Saturday, … Continue reading

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July 26th Cuba Revolution Day with Lee Schlenker, Witness for Peace

Lee Schlenker (left) will be featured on the July 26th program, which will include discussion of October programs with Cuban popular educator and poet Marcel Lueiro Reyes and Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura. On Wednesday, July 26, Cuba’s Revolution Day holiday, … Continue reading

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June: Art, Music, and May Day in Cuba

Friday, June 9, 6:30-8:30pm —A Discussion with Afro Cuban Artist and Activist Mirna Padrón Dickson – Community Church of Boston – 565 Boylston St., Copley Sq. Sat, June 10, 4:00 pm – Mozart in Havana – St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave., … Continue reading

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Pastors Program Postscript

By Monday, April 24, the public event at the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain supporting the IFCO/Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba had snowballed into a major occasion with four special presenters and attracted 80-90 attendees. Organizer Nancy Kohn … Continue reading

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Understanding Diago

A shortened version of the following was submitted as a letter to the Boston Globe: I was struck by the recent article about the Juan Roberto Diago show at Harvard’s Cooper Galley, Cate McQuaid’s “Cuba sí, racism no!” (p. G2, … Continue reading

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