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What I Saw in Habana

As the lights came on at the Teatro Nacional in Habana, I wasn’t sure if I was in Cuba or the U.S.  The audience was Caucasian, well dressed, with an air of sophistication and worldliness.  I had just seen excerpts from Giselle, performed by the famous Cuban National Ballet, and again the dancers were all Caucasian […]

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Once Upon a Time in Cuba

First impressions…   I   wonder if it’s better to leave a place with great memories or to return and be completely disenchanted with what it has become. I would soon have an answer to this question. After a nine year absence and ten trips to Cuba between 1995-2004, my curiosity finally lured me back.  I […]

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