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Raíces student performer Aja Washington dancing Yemayá, the orisha, or force of nature, of the ocean. In Nigeria, the orisha Yemayá was originally a river, but in the evolution on the island of Cuba, during and after the trans-Atlantic slave trade,…

After the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble was asked to perform at a benefit event sponsored by local Rutgers University students. Raíces Ensemble members and Raíces student performers created a presentation for…
Raíces Cultural Center flyer for Afro-Cuban dance classes offered at the Eugene Young Environmental Eduction Center in the Fall of 2023.
Raíces Cultural Center flyer for Afro-Caribbean hand percussion classes offered at the Eugene Young Environmental Eduction Center beginning in the Fall of 2023.

"His real name was José María López Lledín, a native of Lugo in Spain, where he was born in 1899 into a wealthy family. Some say he lost his mind when, during the trip from Spain to Cuba, the vessel sunk and he lost his family. Others claim that…

Las cinco esquinas (5 corners) in the city of Regla.

Classic street in the city of Regla.

Unknown Conjunto playing son music in the port tavern Havana Club in Old Havana.

Conjunto Deboson. They play the classic Són music of Cuba. Alberto on guitar and Janete on the flute.

Conjunto Deboson. They play the classic Son music of Cuba. Janete on the flute, Jorge on percussion, Andrés on bass.

Entrance to the ferry that runs back and forth between the old port of Havana and the city of Regla.

Bar Havana Club in the port of Old Havana.

Stained glass canopy roof of the Hotel Rachel in Old Havana. The Hotel Raquel stands at the intersection of Calle Amagura and San Ingnacio in the traditional Jewish quarter of Old Havana. Built in 1908 as a bank by the architect Naranjo Ferrer, in…

Second floor lobby in the Hotel Rachel. Many of the rooms have biblical names and besides the hotel being called The Rachel there are decorative references to the Bible and to the Jewish faith throughout the building, which was restored.

Front view of the Hotel Rachel in Old Havana.

Iglesia (Church) de la Virgen de Regla. Statues and Altars of the different saints worshipped in the church. Dino sits in pew facing camera.

Maximo Gómez street in the port city of Regla.

Typical building in Old Havana with columns, porticos and balconies.

Busy street in Old Havana in front of the Capitol building.

"Old Lonja del Comercio building.The Lonja del Comercio (Chamber of Commerce) building in Old Havana, Cuba served as the stock exchange in the capital until the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Today, it is an office building.
Based in the building are local…

Chi Tack Tong restaurant in Chinatown in Old Havana. Absolutely delicious menu and warm friendly staff.

The Sierra Maestra Customs Terminal in Old Havana.
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