Events

The Explorers Club proudly presents: A Taste of Cuba Thursday, October 9th at 6:00pm

Explorer's Club Taste of Cuba

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Connors with celebrated architects Roberto Gottardi (left) and Vittorio Garatti (middle) in Havana, Cuba.

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In the early 1960s Gottardi and Garatti collaborated with Ricardo Porro in the design and construction of Escuela Nacional de Artes (National Schools of the Arts) in Havana.

Connors with his book-team; photographer, stylist and translator racing from St.Martin to St. Barths for the book’s photo-shoots.

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Michael Connors with French Ambassador to Cuba Jean Mendelson at his residence in Havana

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Books & Books book signing

Books and Books signing

Connors with his friends, Augusto Villaon and his wife Gordie at his Books & Books book signing

“French Empire Furniture in Havana’s Museo Napoléonico” – Presented by Michael Connors, Ph.D.

Author Michael Connors with Margot Boyer-Dry, American Library in Paris program manager and Karolina Stefanski, art historian and PhD candidate.

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Author Michael Connors with architect and artist Ricardo Porro and Michael Parmly, former Chief of Mission (Ambassadorial rank) of the US Interests Section in Havana, Cuba.

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Michael Connors, Ph.D. Slide Presentation & Book Signing – Greenwich, Connecticut

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Connors pictured with Italian-born architect Vittorio Garatti at the opening ceremony of Garatti’s exhibition: “Ovras y Proyectos”

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(Works and Projects) last week in Havana. Vittorio Garatti worked with architects Ricardo Porro and Roberto Gottardi designing and building Cuba’s National Schools of Art in the early 1960s. Garatti designed the School of Music and the School of Ballet.

Michael Connors with Larry Norris, Founder and President of Norris Home Furnishings at the ‘Writer’s Domain’ book event in Florida

Michael Connors with Larry Norris, Founder and President of Norris Home Furnishings at the ‘Writer’s Domain’ book event in Florida

Michael Connors and Cuban photographer Nestor Marti

Michael Connors and Cuban photographer Nestor Marti

Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega greets author Michael Connors

Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega greets author Michael Connors

Michael Connors and the late Lord Glenconner

Michael Connors and the late Lord Glenconner

MC and the late Lord Glenconner discussing design plans for Glenconner’s new home in Choiseul, St. Lucia.

Michael Connors at a lecture in Memphis, Tennessee

Michael Connors at a lecture in Memphis, Tennessee

Michael Connors Directing Photography for Upcoming Book (At Havana’s National Schools of Art)

Michael Connors Directing Photography for Upcoming Book (At Havana’s National Schools of Art)

Michael Connors directing photography at Havana’s National Schools of Art for his newest book Havana Modern: 20th Century Architecture and Interiors to be released in the fall of 2014 .

Writer’s Domain Book Signing in Naples

Writer’s Domain Book Signing in Naples

Benefits First Book Collier County, Norris Home Furnishings, 5015 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL. / Thursday January 9th, 2014 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm and Saturday, January 11th, 2014 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

Dr. Michael Connors presenting his book; Caribbean Houses in Havana, Cuba at the Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis, an early 18th century church and convent.

Dr. Michael Connors presenting his book; <em>Caribbean Houses</em> in Havana, Cuba at the Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis, an early 18th century church and convent.

“Rainbows and Reflections from the Deer Isle Jazz Festival”

“Rainbows and Reflections from the Deer Isle Jazz Festival”

Snippet from the article “Rainbows and Reflections from the Deer Isle Jazz Festival” by Larry Blumenfeld, originally posted at BlouinArtInfo.com

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14th International Ernest Hemingway Colloquium

14th International Ernest Hemingway Colloquium

Article by Repeating Islands

The Ernest Hemingway Museum at Finca Vigía, in coordination with the Hemingway Chair of the International Institute of Journalism and the Cuban National Cultural Heritage Council, announce the 14th International Ernest Hemingway Colloquium to be held June 20-23, 2013, in Havana, Cuba.

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