Month: April 2021

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Liam Scarlett, great promise of English ballet choreography, dies at 35 | Culture

Liam Scarlett working with the Miami City Ballet in 2012.Lynne Sweet / AP British dancer and choreographer Liam Scarlett, 35, died yesterday, Friday 16, without the place and causes of death having been disclosed. It was the great promise of the future of English ballet choreography, having already given ample proof of its talent and […]

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Madrid modifies the sanitary regulations and confirms the opening of Las Ventas on May 2 | Culture

Take a walk in the Plaza de Las Ventas.Joaquin Arjona The Las Ventas bullring, closed to the public since October 2019, will reopen its doors on May 2 for the celebration of a charity festival organized by the Community of Madrid, owner of the bullring. The celebration of this celebration is possible due to the […]

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Adela Cortina reels ‘Cosmopolitan Ethics’ at the Hay Festival | Culture

Adela Cortina, member of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences and director of the Étnor Foundation, responds to readers at the Hay Festival. The Spanish philosopher talks to Francesco Manetto about her book Cosmopolitan ethics: a bet for sanity in times of pandemic (2021).

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A San Diego councilor wants to remove references to Spain from the municipal coat of arms | Culture

Joe LaCava, councilor for District 1 of the city of San Diego (California, USA), wants citizens to vote for a new shield for the city, since he believes that the one currently worn by the city pays tribute to “those who stole” “Occupied the land”; that is to say, the Spaniards who founded the city […]

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Revenge to the ‘herds’ and five other movies to watch this weekend | Culture

This week, three come to Spanish cinemas thrillers: A promising young woman, a tribute to those friends who at some point in their life have been everything and to all the women who have suffered not only rape, but questioning their word for their way of dressing or living; Guarded, where Dave Franco makes his […]

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Ruesga: Abandonment defeats Saint George painted in a hermitage in Cantabria | Culture

In the cemetery of the municipality of Ruesga, in Cantabria, a medieval hermitage is barely standing. The abandonment is total, despite the fact that there remain some striking Gothic paintings that represent Saint George and his dragon, the 12 apostles at the Last Supper or a knight in armor and mount saving his beloved, among […]

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Snoopy: “I curse you Red Baron!” | Culture

An image from the exhibit on Snoopy and the Red Baron at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, California. To the very posh “I swear to Snoopy!”, So in vogue in the eighties, I have always preferred the “I curse you, Red Baron!” (originally “¡Curse you, Red Baron!”), the battle cry of the […]

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‘The forgotten from exile’: Panic to disappear from history | Culture

Spanish children, children of Republicans, go into exile in 1939. The path followed by Antonio Machado and other names of the Spanish exile, after the defeat of the Republic in the Civil War, walked children, young people, old people who, when looking back, would find a void that would last for decades. They were poor, […]

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Julián Rodríguez: Universe of poetic precision | Culture

The editor and poet Julián Rodríguez and ‘Zama’, his dog.NATALIA ZARCO Upon entering the MEIAC exhibition in Badajoz, Acts of faith / Concrete actions. Julián Rodríguez, TypographerIt was striking how the books were not placed in display cases, but exposed on the walls. The proposal had a lot of unexplored and radical: books are usually […]

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Eloy de la Iglesia and José Luis Manzano: a story of love, cinema, heroin and self-destruction | Culture

Eloy de la Iglesia poses with the actors Antonio Flores, Rosario Flores and José Luis Manzano, the leading trio of “Colegas”, in Madrid in 1982. This is a history of love. And addictions, drugs and people. It is also a story of cinema and of a part of Spain pushed into the sewers of history […]

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