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Madrid prepares a bullfighting festival in Las Ventas for May 2 | Culture

Exterior esplanade of the Plaza de Las Ventas.A.L. The Center for Bullfighting Affairs, dependent on the Ministry of the Presidency of the Community of Madrid, is organizing a great bullfighting event -a festival with the presence of some of the leading figures in the ranks, according to the Mundotoro portal- in the bullring of Las […]

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Castilla: The rain changed the history of the villagers in Villalar 500 years ago | Culture

‘Execution of the community members of Castilla’ (1860), by Antonio Gisbert.PRADO MUSEUM There is a military discipline called war geology, which studies the development of battles by analyzing the physical environment where they take place. The environment is made up of “the elements and environmental factors (geology, climatology, meteorology, hydrology …) that influence the daily […]

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Youn Yuh-jung, the foul-mouthed grandmother of ‘Minari’ who can win the Oscar | Culture

Thank you for the award. Each award is valuable, but this one is more, because it is a recognition from the British, known for their snobbery [snobbish], who accept me as an actress. And that makes me very happy. Thank you”. This is how Youn Yuh-jung’s speech of appreciation ended Sunday night, the Korean actress […]

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The supposed ‘caravaggio’ “was going to be bought in silence” | Culture

The Ansorena Auction House, in Madrid.Jaime Villanueva Table misallocations are repeated quite frequently. This is what happened a week ago in Madrid with the painting that was going to be auctioned at a starting price of 1,500 euros and which may actually be a caravaggio, data that Culture and the Prado did not know despite […]

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The abandoned | Culture | THE COUNTRY

Irish writer John Banville, in his Dublin studio in 2008. “I write because I can’t write,” I heard John Banville whisper on one occasion. And I thought that one day I would make an anthology of texts by my favorite authors, of all those who write because they can’t write. In the weeks that followed […]

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William Christie: “Playing without an audience is cruel” | Culture

When it was announced last fall that harpsichordist and conductor William Christie (Buffalo, USA, 76) and his group The Flourishing Arts They were going to offer two concerts in the Teatros del Canal in Madrid in March, the tickets were sold out in a few hours. We are talking about baroque music and a stage […]

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If money doesn’t grow from trees, where does it come from? | Blog Doc & Roll

Trailer of the documentary. Image: Dirk Lütter. Like so many other citizens, the 2008 financial crisis generated in the director Carmen Losmann (Crailsheim, Germany, 43 years old) the feeling that something is not working in the economic system on which practically the entire planet depends. The opacity with which these large financial players, mainly the […]

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Archaeologists double the number of known tombs in the Roman necropolis of Carmona | Andalusia

The prospecting of the Roman necropolis of Carmona (Seville) carried out by the Andalusian Institute of Geophysics of Andalusia of the University of Granada has revealed the existence of more than 240 structures capable of being burial. This discovery would mean doubling the number of already known tombs – about 200 – in the necropolis, […]

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The Royal Theater considers the covid outbreak under control on the eve of the premiere of ‘Peter Grimes’ | Culture

The address of the Royal Theatre has offered this morning explanations about its performance before the outbreak of 24 positive cases registered in March among its workers, among soloists, actors, artistic production staff, offices and members of the choir, in a press conference called to also present the premiere of his new production, the opera […]

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The Community of Madrid urges Ansorena to reveal the ownership of the supposed ‘caravaggio’ | Culture

The “Ecce Homo”, attributed to Caravaggio. Image courtesy of Benito Navarrete, Professor of Art History at the University of Alcalá. The Community of Madrid has requested this Monday to Casa Ansorena to make known the identity of the owners of the alleged caravaggio which was going to auction with a starting price of 1,500 euros […]

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