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Livestreamed on this page on Saturday 9 July at 7 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 9 a.m. CDT (Mexico City, UTC -5) / 10 a.m. EDT (Santiago de Cuba, UTC -4).

Santiago de Cuba
Saturday 9 July 2022

Canales Abiertos / Open Channels

Un Taller de Teatro Popular del Caribe desde Santiago de Cuba y Nueva Orleans / A Caribbean Theatre Workshop from Santiago de Cuba & New Orleans

Saturday 9 July 2022

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies, The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute of Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana), and Estudio Teatral Macubá presented Canales Abiertos 2022 livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 9 July at 7 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 9 a.m. CDT (Mexico City, UTC -5) / 10 a.m. EDT (Santiago de Cuba, UTC -4).

Given the social transformation society has undergone as the pandemic continues to evolve, our annual event was revised. For the first time, the event featured a hybrid meeting format with more than twenty participants online and twenty participants face-to-face in the studio space of our partners at Lia Videos in Santiago de Cuba. The agenda was also revised to allow for future planning and organization.

The first part of the agenda (three hours, fifteen minutes) is a modified version of our usual public workshop (opening, two roundtables, two somatic sessions).

The second part of the agenda (one hour, fifteen minutes) is a planning meeting specifically for Open Channels members and others who want to be stakeholders in the future of the project.

As always, the purpose of this event is to criss-cross boundaries, to share work, to dialogue, to strategize, and in so doing to connect islands and diasporas by recognizing both our similarities and differences. We seek to explore the current landscape of practices, documentation, and dissemination of popular and resistance theater; recognize specificities of social, cultural, geographical and political context; identify future opportunities for exchange and learning; and promote the notion of a broader transnational Caribbean.

For more details, check out the event program and the Open Channels / Canales Abiertos website.

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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