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New Orleans, Santiago de Cuba, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo
Sunday 14 January 2024

Canales Abiertos 2023: El Cruce | Open Channels 2023: The Crossing

Finding Our Place in the Caribbean Cultural Landscape

Sunday 14 January 2024
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Members of the global learning community, Canales Abiertos | Open Channels, premiered a new thirty-five minute documentary video together about their one-week residency in Santiago de Cuba during July 2023.

Canales Abiertos | Open Channels is a group of Popular Theatre artists, educators, and enthusiasts based in the Caribbean and its diaspora. Founded in 2020 during the height of the COVID pandemic as a temporary online gathering space, it has continued and evolved past its origins to become both an online and face to face gathering space in its two main cities of New Orleans, United States, and Santiago de Cuba. Its mission: To exchange, critique, and support one another's work as performing artists, educators, and activists in our communities.

During this premiere livestream, viewers watched the new documentary and participated in a live Q and A after-session with residency participants in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo and New Orleans, where there was a live in-person audience.

Residency participants included Denise Frazier, Carolina Caballero and Mathew Schwarzman (New Orleans), Jose Emilio Bencosme and Tomás Hubier Perez (Santo Domingo), Helen Ceballos (Puerto Rico), and Yanoski Suárez Rodríguez, Lily Rodríguez, Alejandro Mineto, and Yuri Elías Seone (Santiago de Cuba).

About HowlRound TV

HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based, peer-produced, open-access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world’s performing-arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and develop our knowledge commons collectively. Anyone can participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email [email protected] or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal. View the video archive of past events.

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