WEEKEND IN HAVANA - Travel/Culture
Airs Sunday August 27 at 7pm
Travel to Cuba’s vibrant, alluring and rapidly changing capital in "Weekend in Havana." Explore Cuba’s history, its architectural treasures, and its rich artistic traditions.
"Weekend in Havana" with Geoffrey Baer revels in the sights, sounds and stories of Havana during a whirlwind tour led by three prominent young Cubans, all of whom are passionate aficionados of all their city has to offer. Architect Daniel de la Regata takes you on an eye-opening tour of the city’s dilapidated buildings and infrastructure, as well as the government’s impressive efforts to restore its most prized architectural gems. Jazz musician Roberto Fonseca brings you inside the country’s most famous music studio for a quick lesson in Afro-Cuban rhythm and culture. And renowned flamenco dancer Irene Rodríguez hits the town for a night spent soaking up Havana’s hot spots – old and new.