Day: February 26, 2021

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10 essential Astiberri comics to sum up 20 years | Culture

In two decades Astiberri has built a catalog of 751 titles, including 310 Spanish works, which represent around 41% of the collection. Among them are six that received the National Comic Award, which premiered in 2007. Wrinkles, by Paco Roca, is his best-selling book (15 editions: 78,573 copies), but it was a French market production […]

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The confinement brought the reading index among Spaniards to an all-time high | Culture

A young woman reads on the balcony of her house, in Barcelona, ​​during confinement.© Consuelo Bautista It was the year of the pandemic and the year of great reading opportunities. The percentage of Spaniards over 14 years of age who frequently read books in their free time, that is, at least once a week, reached […]

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Archaeological Museum of Córdoba: The best collection of jewelry from the 11th century is sold online | Culture

The civil war broke out in the Caliphate of Córdoba in 1009 and lasted for more than two decades. The armed confrontation (fitna) between the two factions fighting for power in the south of the Peninsula led to the deposition of Caliph Hisham II and the division of Al-Andalus into numerous taifa. Political instability spread […]

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Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac respond on climate change at the Hay Festival | Culture

Climate change experts respond. Christiana Figueres, anthropologist and economist, and Tom Rivett-Carnac, political strategist, explain, question by question at the Hay Festival, the reasons that led them to study climate change and also the construction of the book The future we choose (in Spanish The future to be decided, Debate 2021).

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Golden Globes 2021: where and when to see the gala | Culture

This Sunday, February 28 (early morning from Sunday to Monday in Spain) the Golden Globes 2021. The most important international film and television awards ceremony of the season, the prelude to the Oscars. The 78th edition of the Golden Globes, delivered by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), will see its organization modified compared to […]

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‘Burning fear’: Theses, authors of ‘A rapist in your way’, launch a feminist manifesto | Culture

Las Tesis, a feminist collective of Chilean artists that inspired women around the world to protest in the streets in 2019 with their performance A rapist in your way, publishes this March 3, a week before 8-M, Burn the fear. This is a manifesto edited by Planeta that will be released on the same day […]

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“They steal everything from us, except anger”: advance of the feminist manifesto of Las Tesis | Culture

Las Tesis, the famous feminist collective made up of four Chilean artists, will publish a manifesto in all Spanish-speaking Latin American countries and in Spain on March 3 (Planeta editorial). The group, which resides in the coastal city of Valparaíso, became known in 2019 after thousands of women around the world decided to reproduce their […]

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C. Tangana, ‘El madrileño’: a union full of balls | Culture

C. Tangana, in an image this week posted on his Instagram. It is accompanied by a text from the singer: “Is this destiny or is God writing?” Let me tell you before getting into music something that the reader will surely miss, as it happens in strategic departments: the effective launch plan for The Madrilenian, […]

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Teresa Duclós, the painter allergic to spotlights, returns 20 years later | Culture

Teresa Duclós and Abraham Lacalle, this Thursday at the Andalusian Center for Contemporary Art in Seville.PACO PUENTES / EL PAÍS “The day I don’t paint, I feel weird”, Teresa Duclós confessed this Thursday in Seville, after the presentation of her next retrospective at the Andalusian Center for Contemporary Art (CAAC) that she has been reluctantly […]

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Once upon a time in Vanezuela: Before a sinking town | Culture

Brilliant ideas are not enough for a good documentary, not even the deployment of media. Only perseverance ends up making a difference. And that’s the difference of Once upon a time in Venezuela film that was shot for almost seven years in Congo Mirador, a floating fishing village located south of Lake Maracaibo, west of […]

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