Bridges to Cuba: A Celebration of Poet Jose Martí and Legendary Composer Aurelio de la Vega

Sunday, September 27, 2015
When: 2:30pm - 5:30pm


Please join Dean Catherine Quinlan and the Friends of the USC Libraries for a celebration of the most important living classical composer from Cuba, Aurelio de la Vega. A discussion with de la Vega, documentary filmmaker Camilo Vila, film editor Kert Vander Meulen, and USC Prof. Roberto I. Diaz will precede a screening of Aurelio: Rebel with a Cause. At the reception, we are proud to rededicate a bust, donated to the USC Libraries Boeckmann Center by Yolanda Lorente, of famous 19th-century Cuban poet and patriot Jose Martí. 

2:30 p.m. Exhibition of Aurelio’s archive, Special Collections (room 206)
3:00 p.m. Panel discussion and screening, Friends Lecture Hall (room 240)
4:30 p.m. Reception and dedication of Jose Martí bust, Intellectual Commons (room 233)

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