CAF 20 Year Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off Party
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

CAF 20 Year Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off Party

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IT'S OUR 20TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

We are pleased to announce the launch of Cuban Artists Fund’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, a year-long series of events, commencing on November 8th, 2018 at Parla Studios, located in Brooklyn.  Our first celebratory event will be hosted by brothers, José Parlá and Rey Parlá, and will feature Cuban-inspired hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, live DJ music, and dancing. The dress code is guayabera-chic, so leave the formal attire at home.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
7PM - 10PM

PARLA STUDIOS
479 BALTIC STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11217


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CAF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ben Rodriguez-Cubeñas (Chairman), Gabriel Alonso-Mendoza, Abdo N.F. Ballester, Maria Rita Caso, Myriam Castillo (20th Anniversary Chair), Lourdes Lopez, Hon. Maria Lopez, Elizabeth Lorenzo, Juan Alejandro Ramos, Rafael V.G. Rodriguez, Ponchitta Pierce, Natan Wekselbaum (in memoriam), Caroline Wekselbaum

 

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 RU Talk: Jorge Wellesley and Elizabet Cerviño in conversation w/ Meyken Barreto and María de Lourdes Mariño Fernandez
Jul
24
6:30 PM18:30

RU Talk: Jorge Wellesley and Elizabet Cerviño in conversation w/ Meyken Barreto and María de Lourdes Mariño Fernandez

Reflecting on Elizabet Cerviño's practice, María de Lourdes Mariño Fernandez writes: "Elizabet’s art is a mixture of earth (the dust we all are) and thought. It is formed through the vital bound with material elements as much as hopes, feelings and desires the artist shares with her public and her city...

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A VIP DANCE PERFORMANCE by Mario Sergio Elías & Raúl Reinoso
Jul
18
7:30 PM19:30

A VIP DANCE PERFORMANCE by Mario Sergio Elías & Raúl Reinoso

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Join us on Tuesday, July 18th for the New York City debut performance of Acosta Danza's El Cruce Sobre El Niágara, hosted by Cuban Artists Fund and Broadway Cares.

Havana-based company Acosta Danzafounded by dance legend Carlos Acosta, is defined as a space for renovation, research, and experimentation, not only for Cuban artists, but it also opens its doors to creators worldwide, including choreographers, musicians, designers, visual artists, and audiovisual. 

RSVP: CARLOS@CUBANARTISTSFUND.ORG

Choreography premiered by Cuban Contemporary Dance in 1987, and inspired by the homonymous play by the Peruvian playwright Alonso Alegría, Casa de las Americas Award in 1969. Boan’s El Cruce Sobre El Niágara is one of the most important choreographies of modern Cuban dance.

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EcoArt Project Happy Hour at the Bronx Museum
May
17
5:00 PM17:00

EcoArt Project Happy Hour at the Bronx Museum

Calling all environmentally focused designers, artists, scientists and solution seekers! Take a happy hour break during NYCxDESIGN and join EcoArt Project at a special Bronx Museum XM Café Happy Hour with founder, Pino Fortunato, for an evening of innovative art, design, resources, networking, and inspiration around the creation of a green economy.

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Design Havana Exhibition
May
10
to May 17

Design Havana Exhibition

In May 2016, within the program of the first Design Biennial of Havana (BDHabana, May 14-20, 2016) and in collaboration with EcoArt Project, we presented a workshop at the ISDi – Istituto Superior de Disêno Industrial in Havana, and launched the Design Havana Competition, the first eco-sustainable furniture and lighting design competition in Cuba...

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Beginning of the End by Rachel Valdés Camejo
Oct
18
to Nov 21

Beginning of the End by Rachel Valdés Camejo

Times Square Arts, Cuban Artists Fund, and Cuban artist Rachel Valdés Camejo bring The Beginning of the End, an interactive and reflective monument that asks visitors to investigate the relationship of the viewer to the object and its surrounding space, to the Broadway Plaza between 46th and 47th Streets from October 18 – November 21, 2016.

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Goodbye My Love by Esterio Segura
May
8
to May 13

Goodbye My Love by Esterio Segura

Cuban artist Esterio Segura’s installation Goodbye My Love is part of Times Square Arts’ initiative to bring leading contemporary art in multiple forms to visitors of New York City’s Times Square. Goodbye My Love will be installed in Anita’s Way, the pedestrian passageway connecting West 42nd Street with West 43rd Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway.

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