Events

Converging Cultures: Transculturation and the Caribbean’s Cultural Heritage (June 25-28, 2018)

Meet Dr. Michael Connors in Havana, Cuba from June 25-28, 2018 for the International Symposium, “In Canoe, Towards a Culture of Nature.”  The Antonio Núñez Jiménez Foundation for Nature and Humankind (with President, Liliana Núñez Velis, and Vice President, Angel Graña González) will welcome participants for the 30th anniversary of “In Canoe, from the Amazon to the Caribbean.” Antonio Núñez Jiménez, who researched the diversity and proved discovery and transcultural connections between South America and the Caribbean, will head the expedition.

Pictured (from left to right): Liliana Núñez Velis, Dr. Michael Connors, and Angel Graña Gonzalez.

Stay in May – the home of Jett Thompson (April 30, 2018)

Books & Books in Coral Gables – April 29, 2018

For more information on the event, please click on the following:

– Events & Authors at Books & Books, email invitation: Meet Michael Connors

– Books & Books in Coral Gables, website invitation: Michael Connors

 

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Fundación Antonio Núñez Jiménez – La Habana, 9 February 2018

Join Dr. Michael Connors and Liliana Núñez Velis, President of Fundación Antonio Núñez Jiménez, in La Habana for the presentation of:

CUBA: 101 BEAUTIFUL & NOSTALGIC PLACES TO VISIT

WHY CUBA IS THE CARIBBEAN ISLAND TO VISIT IN 2018?

When envisioning Cuba, images of 1950s American cars, historically significant architecture, pristine isolated white sand beaches, and Buena Vista music ensembles come to mind. But, for those who venture beyond the capital city of Havana, there are the dramatic landscapes and tobacco fields of the island’s western province, Pinar del Río; and the tourist-free eastern mountainous provinces of isolated and undiscovered colonial towns and villages suspended in time.

Even though the current administration in the United States White House is attempting to reverse President Obama’s 2014 travel directives, both individual and group travel is still legal. In addition, Cuba remains the safest place in the Americas!  It is a perfect time to visit before the floodgates open – visit Cuba is now.

 

Our Man In Havana – An Evening With Michael Connors

La Guarida, Havana

Wednesday, March 16, 2017 – Leaving my favorite restaurant, La Guarida, with our fearless leader, Michael Connors (on the left) and our group… with a little attitude! One more trip is planned from April 17-23, 2017 for Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. There are a few spots still available, if interested.

🇨🇺 — with Michael Connors, Kate Millard, Viola Tagliatela, Abigail Collier Floe, Stephen Tagliatela and Ana Daniel.

Unknown Treasures: Art and Architecture in Cuba Today

Unknown Treasures: Art and Architecture in Cuba Today

Center for Architecture – Sarasota, FL

Center for Architecture - Sarasota

ID Collection’s Havana Modern Event

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Los Angeles Times: A Cuba Tour Guide With An Expert’s Eye On Art And Architecture

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Presentacion del libro “Caribbean Houses”

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Presentacion del libro “Caribbean Houses”, por autor Michael Connors en la Basilica Menor del Convento de San Franisco de Asis Havana, Cuba

 

Lecture & Book Signing

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Author Michael Connors with Colonial West Indian furniture aficionados Dr. Henry Haye and his wife Vanara at David Skinner Antiques, Charleston, South Carolina.

Michael Connors @ Dallas Design Center

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A Night of Cuban Casas and Culture – Paper City

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Michael Connors at Krispen

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Michael with Oscar “Cayuco” (the Homerun Kid) Blas

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“During Havana, Cuba’s 15th International Ernest Hemingway Colloquium I met with Oscar “Cayuco” (the Homerun Kid) Blas, last surviving member of the original “Estrellas de Gigi“.
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Michael with Wayne Smith, former Chief of Mission at the US Interests Section in Havana

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“Off to Cuba on American Airlines w/ Wayne Smith, former Chief of Mission at the US Interests Section in Havana (equivalent to an Embassy where no formal diplomatic relations exist) under President Jimmy Carter from 1972 to 1982.
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15th International Ernest Hemingway Colloquium

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Krispen Home Welcomes Caribbean Design Expert & Historian Michael Connors – May 5th

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Connors at one of his Naples book-signings w/ John Parke Wright IV, a sixth generation Floridan whose ancestors pioneered trade between Cuba and the US from the 1850s

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