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October 26, 2016
The University of Alabama’s Cuba Week kicks off Monday, Oct. 24 at 8:30 a.m. at Bryant-Jordan Hall on the UA campus. Following an opening ceremony in which President Stuart Bell and others will speak about the success and history of UA’s relationship with Cuba, members of the UA staff will join with more than 20 Cuban artists, musicians, writers, doctors, and scholars for a series of panel presentations, readings, lectures, exhibitions, and discussions sharing their collaborative and individual work.
On Tuesday, Oct. 25, the public is invited to attend a movie gala on campus at ten Hoor hall, room 30, at 7 p.m. for the showing of “Y Sin Embargo.”
On Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m., Cuban musicians will join with UA associate professor of clarinet Osiris Molina for a concert in the Frank Moody Music Building Concert Hall. Their performance features the piano, flute, and clarinet.
And on Thursday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m., Cuban printmakers will visit downtown Tuscaloosa’s Harrison Galleries for an exhibit of their work. The exhibit, “Los Grabados de La Habana,” is on display from Oct. 16–29. The public is welcome to come meet the artists at the opening reception Oct. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.
For further details on Cuba Week events, please visit www.cubaweek.ua.edu.