First Fridays! at the Bronx Museum kicks off HFFNY
on April 5th
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



April 5th First Fridays! at the Bronx Museum of the Arts kicks off the festival with Havana Havana!, a music-documentary that vibrates with the soul and energy of African-Cuban drummers, guajira guitarists, and the pulsing melodies of celebrated Cuban musician Raul Paz.

HAVANA HAVANA! NY PREMIERE
David Grubin / Cuba-U.S. / 50 min. / Documentary / 2012

Cuban musician Raul Paz brings together fellow musical stars Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa and David Torrens for a concert in Havana. All of them left Cuba years ago, and their decision to return has injected a new spirit into Cuban music. Mirroring Cuba’s growing relationship with the world, Havana, Havana! highlights how the country’s musical expression is evolving in the 21st century.


El músico cubano Raul Paz invita a sus compañeros y estrellas de la música Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa y David Torrens a dar un concierto en La Habana. Todos ellos salieron de Cuba años atrás y su decisión de regresar ha inyectado una nueva energía a la música cubana. Reflejando los cambios y la creciente relación de Cuba con el mundo, Havana Havana! resalta la expression musical de la isla y su evolución en el siglo 21.

Followed by live presentation of Ivan Llanes & The Cuban Way. Music by DJ ASHO.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts – 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street, The Bronx (Map directions)
Entrance Free