Salsa, Timba and Rumba are traditional and popular in Cuba but there's a whole other, Cuban alternative music scene that's worth learning about.
Category - People & Culture
As artists continue to use their medium to spread messages, another song is rising as a potential rally cry.
Jorge Olivera Castillo has spent his entire life fighting for freedom of expression, and paying dearly for it.
A Pura Belpré Honor Book (an award given to a children’s book that best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino experience), Islandborn can be the story of any...
I skipped work to see In the Heights and I think you should sneak past your boss today and do the same.
Havana Music School founder Miguel Freijo Buendia introduces us to five must-listen-to bands when next in Havana.
The rising Cuban star tells Startup Cuba about HBO's Revolution Rent, the story of bringing Rent to life in Cuba, and her journey to getting a role in Gloria Estefan’s...
Here's some new music released to the Cuban rock scene by this young Indie band riding the Indie Rock genre's popularity surge.
This list of 21 Cuban and US social media accounts will keep you connected to all things happening in the space between the United States and Cuba.
Puerto Rican director, Mariem Pérez Riera tells the story of the life and 70-year career of singer, actress and dancer Rita Moreno.
For a place where surfing isn’t legal, or recognized, you’d expect that people who do it might have some inhibitions or fears of participating.
Samara Mejia Hernandez wants Latinx entrepreneurs and investors to think about wealth creation in a different way.
The Cuban indie pop-rock group's first practice sessions were in the garage of Lisset’s house in La Lisa, an out-of-the-way area of Havana.
Los Hermanos is a story of what’s possible to achieve when we break our geopolitical differences down to a human level.