Experience Cuba!

Experience Cuba! Our friends at Pacific Harbor Travel invite you on a unique 12 day visit to Cuba, May 6 – May 17, 2013.  This is an opportunity to explore the rich heritage, culture and peoples of Cuba.  Highlights of the trip include Santiago de Cuba, renowned for its Afro-Caribbean musical heritage, Trinidad, a perfectly preserved mid-19th century sugar town with an exciting live music scene, Cienfuegos with its elegance, enlightened French spirit and feisty Caribbean panache, and Havana, experiencing music schools, the eco village of Las Terrazas, the area of Alamar with its organic farming community, the home of Ernest Hemingway and his hangouts, and of course music, music, music.  The all-inclusive cost, based on double occupancy is only $4850.00 per person.  Please click on the link for your full itinerary.  To book this trip of a lifetime and learn more, please contact Linda at Pacific Harbor Travel at 831.427.5000 or email Linda@PacificHarborTravel.com.  This trip is arranged by Vaya Sojourns, under a license from the U.S. Treasury Dept.  For complete itinerary and more details, please click Cuba Itinerary to download.                    ...
Orquesta Aragon

Orquesta Aragon

Monday, November 5, 9:00 PM Orquesta Aragon $25/Adv $28/Door No Jazztix or Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Radiology Medical Group “… one of Cuba’s grandest, longest-established bands….” –New York Times Since 1939, Orquesta Aragon (founded by Orestes Aragón Cantero) has been considered Cuba’s finest charanga band. Featuring a frontline of violins, flute, and one or more vocalists matched to a rhythm section of piano, bass, guiro, and timbales, charanga bands first became popular in Cuba over a century ago. Originally specializing in the Cuban danzón, Orquesta Aragón evolved to encompass the dance styles of Cha-cha-cha, Onda-cha, Pachanga, and variations of the Són. As JazzTimes magazine points out, Orquesta Aragón is, “Not just a revival band, but modernists expanding the repertoire of charanga...
Orquesta Aragon

Orquesta Aragon

Monday, November 5, 7:00 PM Orquesta Aragon $25/Adv $28/Door No Jazztix or Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Radiology Medical Group “… one of Cuba’s grandest, longest-established bands….” –New York Times Since 1939, Orquesta Aragon (founded by Orestes Aragón Cantero) has been considered Cuba’s finest charanga band. Featuring a frontline of violins, flute, and one or more vocalists matched to a rhythm section of piano, bass, guiro, and timbales, charanga bands first became popular in Cuba over a century ago. Originally specializing in the Cuban danzón, Orquesta Aragón evolved to encompass the dance styles of Cha-cha-cha, Onda-cha, Pachanga, and variations of the Són. As JazzTimes magazine points out, Orquesta Aragón is, “Not just a revival band, but modernists expanding the repertoire of charanga...