Art, Film, & Culture

2019 Apr 19

Central America and the Caribbean Film Series presents: Puerto Rico: Trouble in Paradise

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street

Trouble in Paradise: Puerto Rico After Maria

A look at 21st century Puerto Rico, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the preexisting crisis. Conversation about the status quo and communities standing up when faced with social abandonment.


Presented in collaboration with Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA), Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico School of Law, Consulado General de México en Boston, Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF) and The Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard

Opening remarks:...

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2019 Apr 13

Memories on/for a future reconciliation

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Authors:
Renato Cisneros, author of “La distancia que nos separa”
José Carlos Agüero, author of “Los rendidos: Sobre el don de perdonar” (via Skype)
Lurgio Gavilán, author of “Memorias de un soldado desconocido”

Respondents: 
Alexandra Hibbett, Universidad Católica, Perú
Alberto Vergara, Universidad del Pacífico, Perú

The wounds inflicted by the protracted civil war Peru faced between 1980 and the early 2000s have proven hard to heal. After twenty years...

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2019 Apr 12

Puente Musical: Celebrating Chucho Valdés

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street

Harvard University Jazz Master in Residence Chucho Valdés in concert with Harvard Jazz Bands

A concert featuring pianist Chucho Valdés, the 2019 Harvard University Jazz Master in Residence, with the Harvard Jazz Bands. The Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdés is one of the most influential figures in modern Afro-Cuban jazz. He is a six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Latin Grammy Award Winner. Born into a family of musicians in Quivicán, Havana province, Cuba, Dionisio Jesús "Chucho" Valdés Rodríguez, has distilled elements of the...

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2019 Apr 11

Chucho Valdés: Narrativas Musicales

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Leverett Library, 25 Mill Street

Chucho Valdes 1Speaker: Chucho Valdés, composer and pianist

A través del diálogo entre el pianista y compositor Chucho Valdés y el Prof. Yosvany Terry, Narrativas Musicales ahondará en la vida y obra artística de Valdés, su concepción del Jazz y la música en general, sus contribuciones a la...

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2019 Apr 03

Student Workshop with Peruvian graphic artist Cherman

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Art Study Center, Harvard Art Museums, Level 4

In this informal workshop, Peruvian graphic artist Cherman will offer insights about his own creative practice and discuss the artists that have inspired him using works from the Harvard Art Museums’ collections. Admission is free and open to Harvard students. Capacity is limited to 15 and registration is required through this link.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the program to allow sufficient time to sign in at the Art Study Center...

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2019 Mar 13

Screening of "La Negociacion/The Negotiation" with Director, Margarita Martinez

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street

la_negociacionThe Negotiation tells the story of the peace dialogues between the government of Colombia and the Marxist FARC guerrilla, the oldest insurgency of the hemisphere after more than half a century of war and three failed dialogue attempts.
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2019 Mar 11

Panel Discussion: Central American Migration and Cultural Exchanges

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

The proposed panel discussion is part of the supporting programing for the exhibition Arquitectura del vaivén: Diasporic Building(s) in Central America’s Northern Triangle, organized by DRCLAS Arts and the Central America and the Caribbean’s programs during the academic year 2018-2019, and curated by Gabriela Poma, Harvard University Doctoral student in Romance Languages and Literatures. The panel responds to interest in the study of...

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