Visiting Flora Fong at her Havana Studio
Letters of Love and Hope: The Story of the Cuban Five
introduced by Alice Walker, with a preface by Cuban poet Nancy Morejon
Ocean Books, May 2005
A Place in the Sun?: Women Writers in Twentieth-Century Cuba,
Catherine Davies, Palgrave Macmillan, 1998
Ocean Press ("in the world to change the world") is an independent publisher with a unique list of books offering a radical global vision of politics and history, focusing particularly on Latin America, and including a focus on Cuba. See the complete Ocean Press catalog:Ocean Press
Sitio oficial de la pintora cubana Flora Fong:
"The Day Diplomacy Died" (33 min, Bernie Dwyer, 2010)
"The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo" (76 min, Lisa F. Jackson, 2008)
Charanga Danzon: Charanga is a genre and ensemble of Cuban dance music merging African and European influences, highlighting flute and violin. Danzon is the national dance style of Cuba. Founded in 2008 by violinist and educator Irene Mitri, Charanga Danzon is a unique Cuban music ensemble based in Seattle. This fluid ensemble finds its basis honoring the tradition of strings in Cuban music, with a repertoire including traditional charanga, son/danzon, cha-cha-cha, classical, and jazz. Members of Charanga Danzon include Irene Mitri (violin, ensemble director), Fred Hoadley (piano, tres), Francisco Medina Jr. (percussion), Michael Nicolella (guitar), Jim O'Halloran (flutes), Andy Schloss (percussion), Pedro Vargas (percussion), Ben Verdier (bass), with special guests Lance Lu (shekere, dance) and Theodora Fogarty (dance).Charanga Danzon
Contact Irene Mitri, (206) 789-6280, Irena Mitri
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