6 hrs ago
New York Daily News
'Cubans in Paris, Cubans at Home' at New York Festival of Songs
Cuban music is coming to New York - by way of Paris. The New York Festival of Song's 2013-14 Mainstage series resumes Dec. 5 with "Cubans in Paris, Cubans at Home," a five-section, 90-minute concert primarily composed of music that journeyed from Cuba's nightclubs and theaters to Paris during the late 1920s and '30s.
14 hrs ago
Stranger gives 4-year-old kidney
Little four year old Rosie Miller and her friend, Michelle Clark are reading a story together.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Obama, Give Me Five
On November 12th, the three of us traveled twelve hours by bus from Havana to reach HolguA n, site of the 9th International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Five.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Nyfos Presents Cubans in Paris, Cubans at Home Tonight in Reston, Vac; 12/5 in Nyc
NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG, with Steven Blier , Artistic Director, and Michael Barrett , Associate Artistic Director, continues its 2013-14 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center with "CUBANS IN PARIS, CUBANS AT HOME", featuring Cuban music's rich history in the concert halls, theaters, and nightclubs of two continents.
U.S. Calls for Release of Alan Gross From Cuban Jail
The United States called on Monday for the immediate release of an American contractor jailed for the past four years in Cuba, saying his continued captivity on the communist-ruled island was "gravely disappointing."
New York Post
a Sorrya plane hijackera s appeal denied
Luis Pena Soltren is seen in this courtroom sketch after he was hauled before a judge on charges he hijacked a plane and took it to Cuba in 1968.
The Village Voice
The Best Jazz Shows in NYC This Month
Joe Lovano Saxophonist Joe Lovano takes up residency at the Stone for six nights to mark his 60th birthday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Cubans in New York and the 1868 Cuban Rebellion
Professor Lisandro Perez talked about Cuban immigration to America, beginning with the sugar trade in 1823, as well as General Aguilera's attempts at reuniting the Cuban-American factions during the First War for Cuban ..
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Saturday, December 7
1949 - Nationalist government of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, fleeing the Communist takeover of mainland China, establishes its seat of government in Taiwan.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
US says working with Cuba to solve...
Washington said Wednesday it is actively working with Cuba to find a new financial institution to handle its diplomatic accounts in the United States, after the Caribbean nation announced that a banking cutoff had forced it to halt nearly all U.S. consular services just ahead of the holiday high season for travel.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Big Apple
Little Puerto Rico
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
National Review Online
Ted Cruz: Remembering JFK
Throughout his life, as a young man in college, war hero, U.S. representative, senator, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and president, Kennedy fully embraced the American spirit and called on us to do the same.
50 Years Ago In Rockland: The Loss of JFK
Nearing the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, so much reflection has already been written, some by younger writers who were not alive to absorb the year 1963, the 1950s and God, what happened in the killing's aftermath, that turbulent continuation of a decade still changing America.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
JFK Assassination: The Maxwell dean who penned President Johnson's words of mourning
Harlan Cleveland, former dean of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, died at 90 in 2008 .
JFK Assassination Theories in Their Leftist Context
166-68. 1997 Author's note: This passage comes in the middle of a section arguing that, concerning conspiracy theories, "the Left has a more insidious presence and greater reach" than the Right."
The Village Voice
The Pleasures of the Nat Hentoff Documentary The Pleasures of Being Out of Step
Here's a favorite even among this year's laudably strong DOC NYC lineup : The Pleasures of Being Out of Step , a feature-length tribute/study/profile of longtime Village Voice First Amendment defender Nat Hentoff, that brilliant and combative journalist, critic, screed-writer, and novelist.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Dance on Camera Unveils 2014 Lineup
Audiences will have a chance to kick up their heels again as the 2014 Dance on Camera series takes shape.
Kerry: Cuba must embrace broader...
Secretary of State John Kerry says that while the U.S. welcomes changes taking place in Cuba that allow Cubans to travel more freely and work for themselves, Havana needs to do more.
Laccetti: The mob and the Kennedy assassination
On their own initiative, the mob put out a $5 million hit on Castro. Why wouldn't they take the lead in acting against the Kennedys? Silvio Laccetti is a retired professor of history at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., and a national columnist.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Last night and last thoughts on Cuba
The last night before we head out for dinner we had three gentlemen who have been involved with the Castro regime come speak with us.