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The Venice Film Festival celebrates the return of divos and great directors | Culture

The director Paolo Sorrentino, at the presentation of ‘The Young Pope’ in Venice, in 2019.ETTORE FERRARI An avalanche of cinema has appeared before the selectors of the Venice festival in recent months. After a 2020 contest without big names and in the middle of the health crisis, apparently this year many wanted to be at […]

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San Sebastian Festival: A Jazzaldia like the old ones | Culture

The singer Silvia Pérez Cruz, during her performance this Sunday at the San Sebastián Jazz Festival.Juan Herrero / EFE The most important thing to ask of a jazz festival is a good program. It never rains to everyone’s liking, so we are not talking about a program that generates unanimous approval, but it is important […]

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‘The battle of the absent’: La Zaranda brings out his poetic artillery to settle scores with power | Culture

Gaspar Campuzano, Francisco Sánchez and Enrique Bustos, in ‘The battle of the absent’.Victor Iglesias La Zaranda, one of the most veteran and personal companies on the Spanish scene, briefly passed last Saturday through the Olite Theater Festival to present his new show, The battle of the absent, a co-production with the Romea theater in Barcelona […]

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Sylvia Martín, the woman who made Borges happy | Culture

Sylvia Martín, in 2012 One day in November 1979, Sylvia Martín, editor, then in charge of communication in Espasa Calpe, heard that Jorge Luis Borges had the illusion of his life to have the Espasa Encyclopedia at home. She set out to make the recently awarded the Cervantes Prize for Literature also rewarded with that […]

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This is the trailer for ‘Parallel Mothers’, the new film by Almodóvar that will open the Venice festival | Culture

The first images of Parallel mothers, Pedro Almodóvar’s new film shows the story of several women with which the filmmaker returns to dealing with the issues of motherhood and family. The film will open on September 1 at the Venice Film Festival and will compete in the official section of the 78th edition of the […]

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‘Shadow Kingdom’: Bob Dylan’s film noir | Culture

Bob Dylan, in an image taken from ‘Shadow Kingdom’. These things only happen on Planet Dylan: among marketers, it is considered a mortal sin to overlap two different products at the same time. While promoting Shadow Kingdom, the livestream de Dylan which launched the Veeps platform on July 18, jumped the announcement of the publication […]

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Journey, ‘Escape’: A respect for the great guilty pleasure of rock | Culture

The components of Journey in 1981, the year of the ‘Escape’ edition, posing with the letters sent by their followers. From left: Ross Valory (bass), Jonathan Cain (keyboards), Neal Schon (bottom, guitar), Steve Perry (vocals) and Steve Smith (drums).Roger Ressmeyer / Corbis/VCG via Getty Images The critic received him with reluctance and contempt. Deborah Frost […]

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Alma Guillermoprieto: “As long as I can walk around the world I will continue to see what is happening” | Culture

The journalist Alma Guillermoprieto in 2017, when she received the Ortega y Gasset Award for Professional Career.Samuel Sanchez He is 72 years old and has been a journalist since, in Nicaragua, when the revolution, decided that he had to tell what he saw. It was 1976. She, Mexican by birth, Latin American by vocation, was […]

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The dazzling reign of the bull | Culture

When the bull is recognized for his well-earned title of king with all honors, the show is abuzz with expectation, vibration, enthusiasm, shock … When the rancher, the bullfighters and the public venerate the bull as a god, the bullfight reaches an unknown notoriety. Thus, at the Mont de Marsan fair the miracle took place […]

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The Landscape of Light: Madrid enters the World Heritage list | Culture

Madrid will wear the Unesco mark. The urban complex where the Retiro Park and the Paseo del Prado are articulated enters the World Heritage list, with more than 1,200 unique sites. The decision, reached this Sunday with the agreement of all the member countries of the organization, implies the registration of the 49th Spanish milestone. […]

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