Day: February 22, 2021

Culture

Eddie Murphy: “I am the only black actor in the history of cinema who has managed to have a worldwide audience” | Culture

Eddie Murphy (New York, 59 years old) managed in the late eighties to become a cultural phenomenon around the world a film with a cast of black performers that told the story of an African prince who traveled to New York in search of the love. The actor and producer of The prince of Zamunda […]

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‘Patria y Vida’: the rap song that irritates the Cuban regime | Culture

According to official Cuban history, in the midst of the revolution of the 1950s, one of the emblems of Fidel Castro and other guerrillas during the war were the three words: Country or Death. An emblem that has been repeated millions of times in speeches, statues or official propaganda, as famous as Ever onward to […]

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Opera: Face to face with Norma | Culture

The soprano Yolanda Auyanet, in the foreground, in a rehearsal for ‘Norma’ at the Teatro Real.JAVIER DEL REAL Confronting Norma is seeing faces with Maria Callas herself. The character that gives the title to Bellini’s most popular opera is not only one of the most difficult in the operatic repertoire, loaded with vocal acrobatics, but […]

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Popular electronics duo Daft Punk part ways after 28 years | Culture

Pharrell Williams, Daft Punk (Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo) and Nile Rodgers collecting the Grammy Award for ‘Get Lucky’ in 2014, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.KEVORK DJANSEZIAN / AFP French electronic pop duo Daft Punk part ways after nearly three decades of activity. It has been announced by the publication Pitchfork, a […]

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Virtual meeting with Pablo Alborán | Culture

The Meetings EL PAÍS they continue in virtual format to bring our subscribers the best of journalism and culture. The protagonist of the next meeting will be the singer Pablo Alboran, who will talk about his new album Vertigo, number 1 in sales in Spain for four consecutive weeks and Platinum Record. If you want […]

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The granddaughter of the teacher Dióscoro Galindo takes the search for García Lorca to the Constitutional Court | Culture

Nieves García Catalán, granddaughter of the maestro Dióscoro Galindo, shot and buried in August 1936 together with Federico García Lorca, has sent to the Constitutional Court his request to search for the poet’s remains. García Catalán, who also requests the recovery of his grandfather, sought that permission by criminal means in an investigating court in […]

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Statures | Culture | THE COUNTRY

The day I found out that Franz Kafka and Elvis Presley measured the same thing, I did not suffer a concussion, but an intellectual one. They were both over six feet. Virginia Woolf was five foot four, and the television host Susanna Griso, who I meet from time to time, is close to six foot. […]

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‘The Assistant’: In Harvey Weinstein’s office | Culture

Behind Jane’s work table is a door. Sometimes closed, sometimes ajar. From there an executive rules his small film empire. The viewer will never see his face, but will never see his back, and will hear his voice: it is Harvey Weinstein. And her behavior as a sexual predator and as a workplace abuser marks […]

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Yturralde draws a hypnotic circle as a symbol of emptiness on the facade of the IVAM | Culture

José María Yturralde, before his work ‘Hathor’, nine meters high, hanging on the facade of the IVAM.Monica Torres A circle always gives food for thought. It is already drawn in prehistoric caves, long before it was adopted as a symbol by different cultures, religions and schools of thought. Its meaning is multiple. In Japan, for […]

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Meeting with Natalia de Molina and Álvaro Cervantes | Culture

The Meetings EL PAÍS continue in virtual format to bring our readers the best of journalism and culture. In the next meeting you will have the opportunity to chat with two nominees for the Goya Awards 2021, whose ceremony will take place on Saturday, March 6: Natalia de Molina, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for […]

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