Day: March 25, 2021

Culture

From the ‘mystical Lamb’ to the tourist | Culture

3D glasses to see and fully understand the story of Catholicism created by the brothers Hubert and Jan van Eyck almost 600 years ago, in the cathedral of Ghent with The adoration of the mystical Lamb. That would be, as a tweet, the summary of the efforts of years in the Belgian city so that, […]

Read More
Culture

Historian José Soto Chica wins the Edhasa Prize with a novel about the Visigoths | Culture

The God who inhabits the sword, vibrant novel about the Visigoths in the time of Leovigildo, full of conspiracies and battles but also of everyday life, has won the IV Edhasa Historical Narratives Prize. Its author, who received the award this afternoon in Barcelona, ​​is José Soto Chica, well known for his ancient history essays, […]

Read More
Culture

Bertrand Tavernier, prodigious French filmmaker and American film scholar, dies at 79 | Culture

Bertrand Tavernier, and Roma and 2019.Pacific Press With the death today of the French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (Lyon, 1941) at the age of 79, two fundamental personalities for the cinema of the last half century disappear. On the one hand, the filmmaker, director, screenwriter and producer, creator of a powerful filmography made up of some […]

Read More
Culture

‘Regreso al Edén’, by Paco Roca, awarded as the best Spanish comic of 2020 by critics | Culture

The Association of Critics and Publicists of Comic of Spain (ACDCómic) has announced this Thursday the winners of its annual award online, with Back to eden (Atisberri), by Paco Roca, as the best national comic of 2020. The president of the association, Elena Masarah, has read the award ruling, which in its third edition highlights […]

Read More
Culture

The Prado suspends performances of a monologue attributed to Fernán Gómez for being by Pérez-Reverte | Culture

The words of the monologue Soldier, what has recited the actor Daniel Ortiz before The spears, by Velázquez, in the Prado Museum, and which were attributed to Fernando Fernán Gómez, are actually by the writer Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Soldier, which was represented last weekend and was going to continue the next three, is included in the […]

Read More
Culture

Sónar Barcelona cancels the 2021 edition due to the pandemic and announces a smaller format festival | Culture

The last Sónar in Barcelona was held in June 2019. Sónar Barcelona has canceled the 2021 edition and has announced that the macro-festival held annually in June has been postponed to 2022, although this year it will organize two smaller-format events in October and various activities over the next few months. As reported this Thursday […]

Read More
Culture

Independent music returns to live in spring | Culture

The singer Rigoberta Bandini admits that she cries at concerts when she performs Fiesta. He is moved because he composed it confined and transports him to the pre-pandemic life: “He talks about that party that I will never leave when the world becomes the world again,” he says by phone. The artist, named Paula Ribó […]

Read More
Culture

The clocks in love with Félix González-Torres | Culture

Perfect Lovers It is a work made up of two huge identical wall clocks, glued to each other, synchronized at the same time, which, with the passage of time, due to wear and tear and loss of energy, will begin to lose synchrony and end up marking different times. The most terrible thing would be […]

Read More
Culture

Franco’s military return to 17 streets of Oviedo | Culture

Substitution of the name of Calvo Sotelo street by Federico García Lorca, in application of the Historical Memory law, in 2018.JLCereijido / EFE Calvo Sotelo replaces Lorca. The Plaza de la Libertad is converted into the Plaza de la Liberación. Gloria Fuertes street is again Comandante Vallespín street. That of Concepción Arenal is once again […]

Read More
Culture

“Galileo case manager informed” | Culture

A series of emails exchanged in 2014 between two heads of the technical direction of the National Library of Spain (BNE) indicate that the director, Ana Santos, was informed on those dates of the disappearance of the A starry Messenger, the book by Galileo Galilei printed in Venice in 1610. Among the messages that EL […]

Read More