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The Cuban Art Revolution: Meeting the Artists and People of Cuba
In collaboration with Road Scholar
In the heart of Havana, join local artists, performers, dancers and students for an intimate and insightful look at the arts, dance, and music of Cuba. Discuss the local art scene with artists and learn about art education with students and instructors. Music and dance come to life as you attend rehearsals and private performances with well-known Cuban community dance companies and musicians.
Tuesday, March 12, to Wednesday, March 20, 2013
(5 spaces remaining as of 1/15/13)
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Reserve by January 18!
Cuba Today: People and Society (March 2012)
A special offer from the Elderhostel Institute Network for members of OLLI @Berkeley
Delve into the rich history and heritage of Cuba. In the heart of Havana and Cienfuegos, meet members of the local communities to discuss their faith, lives and, cultural traditions. Meet face-to-face with community leaders, local residents, artists and intellectuals to discuss Cuba today, and explore local landmarks that are significant to Cuba's cultural heritage. This program will be joined by Professor Alex Saragoza of UC Berkeley.
Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
In the 2010-11 academic year, OLLI @Berkeley expanded its programming to include week-long travel programs to Mexico. A unique partnership with the Tahéima Wellness Resort and Spa in the Mexican Riviera near Puerto Vallarta offered participants both an opportunity to engage with Mexico through deepening understanding of the culture, politics, and environment, as well as world-class health and wellness resources. Scholars-in-residence included artists, writers, political scientists, historians, and medical doctors.
NOTE: The program at Tahéima is on hiatus.
In the News
- The New York Times: "Lectures to Go With That Mai Tai" (September, 2010)