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Obsesion, Cuban Hip Hop Group Discuss Their Social Programs in Havana, Monday 12pm ~ Performance in Denver Sun 5pm

 Cuban Hip Hop Group:  Obsesion’s Social Programs in Havana

Monday, October 7th

12 – 1 pm

University Memorial Center (UMC), Room 386

University of Colorado Boulder

 

The Cuban hip-hop group Obsesion, formed by Magia Lopez and Alexey Rodriguez, is one of the most prominent hip hop groups in Cuba. They will give a presentation on their community work (e.g., workshops on racism, music and dance lessons, community projects) in Havana where they live.  The links below provide more information on Obsesion.

They will perform Sunday, October 6th at the D Note in Arvada if you would like to hear them perform. Information on the D Note performance is below. In addition, there will be a presentation on the changing economy in Cuba Monday night. Information on the presentation is also below.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Chd8THiZX1s – Si esta es mi Mama, music video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwAaO1H7Xn4 – Los Pelos, music video

http://www.havana-cultura.com/en/int/cuban-music/obsesion/hip-hop-artist – short interview


Obsesion – Cuban Hip Hop Group

Sunday, October 6th

5 pm

D Note in Arvada

Sunday is salsa night at the D Note. You may

stay for lessons and dancing to a live band.

http://dnote.us/events/2013/Oct.php

 

The Changing Economy in Cuba

Monday, October 7th

7 pm

3250 O’Neal Circle Boulder, CO, 80305

Parking on the street

 

Collin Laverty, the author of Cuba’s New Resolve, Economic Reform and its Implications for U.S. Policy, will provide information on the economy in Cuba, changes that occurred over the past few years, and what may happen moving forward. He writes on these and related issues for the Center for Democracy in the Americas and is president of Cuba Educational Tours.

Directions to 3250 O’Neal Circle Boulder, CO, 80305.  Going north on 30th St. from Valmont, take a right on O’Neal Parkway. Take a right on O’Neal Circle and drive around the circle till you see the pool. The complex clubhouse door is near the pool. Parking is on the street. Please do not park in the spaces for residents.

 

 

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