Day: March 23, 2021

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Music recorded in Spain increases its income by 4.4% despite the pandemic | Culture

A Spotify user selects music on his mobile.Unsplash The pandemic has caused the cancellation of concerts, the closure of live music venues and the unemployment of hundreds of workers in the sector. But music recorded in Spain has increased its income in 2020 by 4.4%. During confinement, the streaming and the digital format, which already […]

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The war of the ships ‘Gravina’ and ‘Churruca’ on the Republican side | Culture

On July 17, 1936, the day in which Generals Francisco Franco and Emilio Mola began the uprising against the Government of the Republic, the Spanish Navy broke into two unequal parts. Of its 20,000 men, some 13,000 embarked on ships loyal to the Republic and the rest on Franco’s. Fourteen Republican destroyers, versus one nationalist. […]

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A Parliament that will speak more about the place than about democracy | Blog From the shooter to the city

Under the shade of the trees of the word, West African elders meet to discuss and make consensual decisions in the interest of the community. The tree of the word is a symbol of the agreement, of the construction of that agreement, and also of the generosity of nature and the respect it deserves. Its […]

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The time change threatens the oldest drive-in theater in Spain | Culture

The Drive-in of Dénia, on May 14 of last year, in the first film session after the confinement.Monica Torres From December until the summer, every day it gets dark a little later in Spain. Now, around 7:30 p.m., the sun has declined enough on the Valencian coast for the projection of a film to begin […]

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Spanish archaeologists get fed up with the destruction of cultural heritage | Culture

Spanish archaeologists are fed up. If someone thought that his work is like that of an Indiana Jones, among exciting discoveries, the image has nothing to do with reality. They are professionals who warn of the abandonment of cultural heritage, intrusion and job insecurity … so they have decided to give a shout through the […]

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The whole opera in an instant | Culture

A long time ago February 22, 1987, the Sala Olimpia in Madrid hosted the premiere of the first opera by Jorge Fernández Guerra, Without a demon there is no fortune, which put music to a revival of the myth of Faust devised by Leopoldo Alas. Few people in our country have shown as much interest […]

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Hubert Selby Jr. returns, cursed among the cursed | Culture

Hubert Selby Jr., pictured in his New York apartment. Hubert Selby Jr. (New York, 1928-Los Angeles, 2004) was 15 years old when he left school and joined the merchant marine, and 19 when tuberculosis returned him to the mainland, prostrated him on a bed, left him without some ribs and made him lose part of […]

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‘Overseas memories’: Spanish self-portraits in the African colonies | Culture

Children dressed as cowboys in the middle of Spanish Africa. Social gatherings with black servants. A Spaniard who pays to be carried over the mud. The first time that the word “cayuco” is heard in the national audiovisual. All this and much more can be seen in the creation documentary Overseas memories, by Carmen Bellas […]

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Jakub Jozef Orlinski: “The ‘break dance’ unblocks me to sing baroque”

When Jakub Jozef Orlinski appears on the scene, dressed in his tailored suits and with the hanger of a David by Michelangelo, a sigh is usually made followed by applause. When he greets the public in each city, generally in the corresponding language, the gesture usually elicits a compliment. And when he finishes singing, the […]

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The relevant paintings acquired with the inheritance of Carmen Sánchez

The relevant paintings acquired with the inheritance of Carmen Sánchez

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