“Havana Time Machine” will be shown at Park Theater at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22.
The show will take PBS viewers on an intoxicating musical journey where past, present and future collide in a joyful celebration.
A one-hour U.S.-Cuba collaborative musical showcase, this performance documentary will provide fascinating context on the profound yet evolving cultural scene in today’s Cuba via evocative performance segments. It is hosted by the Grammy-winning and Cuban-born bandleader of “The Mavericks,” Raul Malo.
Doors open at 6 p.m. for a meet the producers social hour complete with Cuban food and drink. Chat with the producers who were on location in Cuba, including WCTE’s Daniel Duarte. A native of Brazil and fluent in Spanish, Daniel’s communication with locals was vital as crew members made their way through Cuba filming the people, sights and sounds.
“Havana Time Machine” will premiere nationally on PBS’ Great Performances on Friday, Oct. 6, and will feature footage contributed by Duarte.
McMinnville officials entered into an agreement with WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS to provide a variety of public screenings throughout 2017 at Park Theater. Admission is free. While the city provides use of the facility for free, WCTE handles its own tickets and promotion, and provides staff assistance on the day of the screenings.
Tickets are free but required. For tickets, visit www.wcte.org.