A Celebration of Cuban Arts and Culture


Saturday, February 10, 2018

3-5pm: Dr. Magaly Lavadenz will discuss her relationship with Cuba and being a hyphenated American.  The discussion will feature clips from the PBS film Crossing Borders: A Cuban Returns, about her first trip back to Cuba since she left at age 3. (Murphy Recital Hall)

5-7pm:  Film Screening: Prof. Glenn Gebhard presents Historias de la Revolución, the first feature film made after the Cuban revolution.  Discussion with the presenter. (Mayer Theatre)

7-8pm | Jose Cristobal from KXLU will DJ music to warm up the crowd; food trucks available for guests. (Lawton Plaza)

8-10pm | Afro-Cuban salsa music with Ricardo Lemvo, with salsa lessons led by LMU dance majors. (Lawton Plaza. Rain contingency- Burns Back Court.)

Sunday, February 11, 2018

5-7pm: Film Screening: Prof. Glenn Gebhard presents Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution, followed by discussion.  Panel to include PROD. faculty and producer/director Glenn Gebhard, producer Mario Congreve, PBS executive producer Steve Krahnke, and PBS editor and associate producer Susanne Schwibs from WTIU PBS in Indiana, along with RECA faculty and sound mixer Kurt Daugherty, PROD faculty and Associate producer Eugene Brancolini, SCWR alumni and writer Tim Guest, and RECA faculty and music composer Mladen Milecevic. (Mayer Theatre)

Panel to include PBS executive producer Steve Krahnke, and PBS editor Susanne Schwibs from WTIU PBS in Indiana, along with sound mixer Kurt Dougherty, and RECA faculty Mladen Milecevic. (Mayer Theatre)

7:30pm | The Music of Leo Brouwer (Murphy Recital Hall)

Featuring performances by LMU Faculty, students and alumni of Leo Brouwer’s music for solo guitar, guitar duo and quartet, string quartet, orchestra, and chorus, with selections to be choreographed by LMU faculty and student dancers.


Sunday, February 11 at 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Loyola Marymount University, Various Locations (see schedule in description)

Event Type

Exhibitions and Performances, Film


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