"Cuba bella, el son, la rumba ...yo lo llevo por dentro." (Celia Cruz) Cuba's gifts to the world include: el mambo, el chachachá, Celia Cruz, Ernesto Lecuona, Orishas, Cachao, Beny Moré, La Yi Yi Yi, Reinaldo Arenas, Achy Obejas, Rita Montaner, Ana Mendieta, Wilfredo Lam, mojitos, arroz con pollo, Havana cigars, el Tocororo, Varadero, Santería, la charada china, Maria la O, and, of course, José Martí. Join us as we celebrate these and the many, many other fruits of our Cuban mosaic. This Meetup is open to Cuba-philes of all backgrounds. Please also contact us if you you would like to assist in these regular celebrations of Cuban culture!