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  • Playlist: Podcasts That Will Teach You Something About Cuba

    If you’re looking for Cuba podcasts, there are several that deal specifically with Cuba and then some single episodes of other podcasts that feature Cuba in some way or another. All these are worth a listen because they give some insight into life on the island. (Some are in Spanish) Radio Ambulante (Spanish) This NPR […]

  • Playlist: (Some of) Cuba’s Acclaimed Movies

    Cubans have been avid filmgoers since the artform’s inception, and in the 1950s, Havana had more movie theaters than most other cities, including New York and Paris. Around that time, and with immense support from the Revolutionary government, Cuban filmmaking entered a “Golden Age” in which a number of Cuban directors gained prominence in Latin […]

  • Playlist: Songs Inspired By Havana

    The city has it’s reputation, and over the years it has inspired all sorts of musical numbers…by Cuban singers and even some unexpected U.S. artists (Jimmy Buffet, The Ramones). Here’s our list of the best so far!

  • Playlist: A Little Bit of Beny

    Beny Moré was a force of nature in Cuban music in the 40s and 50s. He was a self taught virtuoso singer and performer, a prolific drinker, and one of Cuba’s most beloved musicians. Here are some of our favorite selections from this native of Cienfuegos…

  • Playlist: Just the Classics

    A sampling — a mere sliver of the sounds that Cuban musicians put out over the preceding decades. All great songs, despite an over-reliance on some of them by the bands currently playing Old Havana.