Here is the latest nutshell of news about the upcoming trips to Cuba for writers and others folks in the arts:
2011 Writers, Artists, and Filmmakers Research Delegations to Cuba!
February 12-20, and April, 2011.
Groups of writers, visual artists, filmmakers, educators, others, will be going to Cuba, February 12-20, and early April 2011, exact dates to be determined. The February trip will intersect with the International Book Fair in Havana, and includes a visit to nearby Matanzas, with its thriving arts scene, and Varadero Beach.
The April trip will intersect with Cuba’s “Sundance”—the Festival of Poor Cinema; we visit Holguin; Santiago de Cuba; Havana.
We meet extensively with Cuban writers, artists, filmmakers, architects, scholars and others, and individual research can be arranged. Join us!
For more information and for registration: contact me, Anya Achtenberg, at http://anyaachtenberg.com/ or 651.214.9248,
or see www.minnesotacubacommittee.org
Here is an article about the trip we took last January, just out on The View from the Loft:
Poetry is Our Only Real Country:
by Anya Achtenberg
“Es la poesía la única patria real del hombre.”
(“Poetry is the only real country of human beings.”) Derbys Dominguez, poet, arts instructor, in Matanzas, Cuba
I first traveled to Cuba from Boston when I was a barely published poet…
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