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Links on a Wednesday

- August newsletter of the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami – “While Freitas thumbed through those records, Bastos was warning of a future in which some music might disappear unnoticed. Most of the American and British records … Continue reading

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A large group of men and women around a man and a woman dancing c. 1900-1920 Photograph George Ranch Museum Collection, University of North Texas Libraries

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Gracias, maestro.

A small tribute to Juan Formell (with tweets) · LMRodriguez

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The Contradictions of Afrocubanismo Nationalism

[vimeo 20848186 w=500 h=281] Robin Moore speaks about “The Contradictions of Afrocubanismo Nationalism” at the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection.

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Sobre Celeste Mendoza

No recuerdo si era de día o de noche. Salí corriendo por toda la casa sin que nadie me pudiera parar. Tendría cinco o seis años. Había reconocido la voz de Celeste Mendoza en los altoparlantes del televisor Dumont y … Continue reading

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Al compas de Cuba

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuI_aiDacRo?feature=oembed&w=500&h=374] Al compas de Cuba, 1960, dir. Marcus Gallo. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Una mata

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX3c4RzzcH4?feature=oembed&w=500&h=374] “En mi Cuba nace una mata/que sin permiso no se puede tumbar/ no se puede tumbar/ porque son orishas.” (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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