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the satirical weekly “Don Circunstancias”

The returning Havana

Cuba has a long history of periodicals in which caricatures and cartoons provide a glimpse of society`s daily life at different moments of its historical evolution.
Kirk Diuglas. Mercedes-Benz

Roll with Art. Kirk Douglas, the last star of old Hollywood, passed away

When Kirk Douglas played the role of the racing driver Gino Borgesa, in the movie The Racers (1955), he entered the Motor World faster than his character in the Montecarlo Rally. And although it is a r
Enriqueta Favez

Enriqueta Favez vindicated by art

Almost two hundred years ago, colonial Cuba was the scene of one of the most heinous stories committed against a woman. Literature has talked about it more than once and the cinema presented it masterf
The Cuban Aroma of Christie's

The Cuban Aroma of Christie's

The Christ painting was hanging on the wall as if Leonardo Da Vinci had just painted it. Those present at Christie's watched it anxiously. Some wanted to know who would purchase the canvas, which was f
Benny Moré

Benny Moré: a symbol of Cuban music

Benny Moré is a symbol of Cuban music. He represents the guajira (Cuban countryside music genre), the guateque, the “descarga,” the music of African traditions, the bohemian trova, the bars, cafes, cab
Ford Thunderbird, 1955

Roll with Art. Thunderbird, the Ford that captivated Hollywood

The Thunderbird was the response of Ford Motors Company to the Chevrolet Corvette, a subsidiary of General Motors Company (GMC), both launched in the golden age of the American auto industry: the 50s o
La Colmenita

Congratulations to La Colmenita in its 30 years!

It is not risky to say that there is no Cuban who does not know La Colmenita, this group of theater made by and for children who turns 30 years old founded by Carlos Alberto Cremata and which also know
Álvaro Castillo Granado

A bookseller, Álvaro Castillo Granada

Álvaro Castillo Granado (Bucaramanga, Colombia, 1969) arrives at a bookstore, especially if it deals with old or used books, and after a glance, his hands will settle, almost intuitively, as if they ha
Alexis Triana

Reach the fifty

«We always dream of a printed cultural magazine that was a home lamp and joy of many ...», I wrote for our tenth anniversary, almost a year ago. We already think of the magazine Arte por Excelencias nu
Artwork López Oliva

Theatrical outside the theater

For someone who during childhood had a theater as a complementary area of ​​home life - especially when it was a house where persons worked on advertising and scenographic painting - he comes to feel t