The Scull Sisters dancing in Little Havana

236341
Date
1985-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. The Scull sisters were popular Cuban painters in Miami. They were twins, and often dressed identical. They are dancing with Facundo Rivera. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify ...
Type
Still Image

Performers of the Pro Teatro Cubano

235105
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel.Songs by performers with Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Fecundo was the theater's composer, and a musician. For images Pro Teatro Cu...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-142

Performers at the Pro Teatro Cubano

235103
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Images of performers at at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor who usally played was El Negrito, a ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S87-1027 - S87-1043

Charanga group Illusion 60 performing in Miami

235148
Date
1985-08-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-114/115) Recording of a six-piece charanga band, Illusion 60, performing at Club Bosque, a Miami supper club. Charanga refers to a type of Cuban music, and the band that plays it. Light, lush, accessible, dominated by flutes and strings; often used to cover ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-72
Item ID
T86-73
Item ID
C86-114*
Item ID
C86-115*

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