La Casa De La Musica Research Paper

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Havana brims with Cuba’s best nightlife, which hinges on music and dancing.. Bars and clubs are aplenty, and some even throw a drink or two in with the cover. Kick off the night with a daiquiri -- yes, they're so good you won't even feel (that) ashamed ordering one -- at Madrigal, a swank but breezy bar that attracts artists and movie types. One standout hotspot is La Zorra y el Cuervo, a subterranean club that churns out great live jazz nightly. For Havana’s biggest and best party, La Casa de la Musica (the Centro Habana location is the edgier of the two) draws scantily clad chicas (both local and tourist) who salsa with reckless abandon to live tunes. And, to take a preventative edge against a wicked hangover, be sure to kindly request "no mucho azúcar" (not much…show more content…
But since the average Cuban local only earns about $30 per month, budgeting is of major importance when planning a night out. Rather than going to a fancy bar, disco or nightclub, Cubans have perfected the art of casual, free hangouts. Between Avenida De Los Presidentes’ four lanes of traffic, there is a very wide median with hundreds of benches and ornately trimmed trees. On most days, people come to this area to relax, read or eat lunch. At night, this area really comes alive. It is a popular meeting spot for young people who come to lounge on the benches and relax on the grass, under the trees. Most of the revelers are university students and artists who live in the Vedadoneighborhood. The largest crowds gather close to the corner of Calle 23 (23 Street). There is a cheap, open air bar as well as several cafes, restaurants and state-run cafeterias which ensure everybody has enough to eat and that the party goes on late into the night. La Rampa, also called Ave 23, is a busy road which cuts across the Vedado neighborhood from east to west. It is the most popular street in Havana, both for traffic and for shopping. Day and night, there are
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