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Walker showcases Cuban Art in Adiós Utopia

Walker showcases Cuban Art in Adiós Utopia

This month The Mac Weekly ventured to the Walker Arts Center to see the exhibition titled Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950. The exhibition aims to teach viewers about Cuban history, and to express the ways in which artists on the island were shaped by their tumultuous pasts. Over 50 Cuban…


A glimmer of hope for a Cuba Libre

“Hoy me desperté en un mundo un poco más libre.” These were the words I posted on the day I found out about Fidel Castro’s death. I was relieved. Years of inter-generational trauma and pain seemed, for a second, to be healed. This was the first time I could afford to go home for Thanksgiving,…