Day: April 23, 2021

Culture

Photos: Life, art and poetry of Francisco Brines | Culture

6 pictures Awarded with the 2020 Cervantes Prize, the Valencian poet Francisco Brines has been the subject of several meetings and talks, organized by the Festival of the Word of the University of Alcalá de Henares this week. In the historic building of the Plaza de San Diego in that Madrid town there is also […]

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Sant Jordi reconquers the street | Culture

Aspect that La Rambla de Barcelona offered yesterday, without stalls but with an agglomeration of walkers.ALBERT GARCIA / THE COUNTRY Catalonia decided this Friday to start turning the page of the pandemic, spurred by the hope of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel that provides the decrease in infections and the increase […]

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Vicente Saavedra, pillar of the Canarian cultural renaissance | Culture

Vicente Saavedra, architect The author is Carlos A. Schwartz, When the Franco regime still had its feet anchored in Spanish life, the Canary Islands had a civil society capable of supporting a moral and aesthetic initiative that harbored the illusion of making culture a hope for the future. Among those who contributed to rescue from […]

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Francisco Brines, ethical poetry and home Cervantes | Culture

Francisco Brines, at his home in La Oliva, photographed by Jesús Císcar.Jesus Císcar Francisco Brines (Oliva, 1932) wrote: “Time is my body and my enigma.” The phrase appeared in the prologue to his first personal anthology, The certainty of poetry, a title that also heads the exhibition that the University of Alcalá de Henares dedicates […]

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The Centroamérica Cuenta festival celebrates International Book Day with a tribute to Rubén Darío | Culture

The Centroamérica Cuenta festival attends International Book Day with a collective reading by Rubén Darío. The tribute has been carried out by 19 authors from Europe, the United States and Latin America, such as Santiago Muñoz Machado, Sergio Ramírez, Elena Poniatowska, Pablo Milanés, Raúl Zurita and Isabel Allende. With the reading of Autumn song in […]

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Seville unifies the April and San Miguel fairs in the second half of September | Culture

Afternoon celebration in La Maestranza.PACO PUENTES / EL PAIS The Pagés company, which manages the Plaza de La Maestranza, has decided to unify the April and San Miguel fairs between September 18 and October 3, after it decided to suspend the festivities planned in spring due to the health regulations imposed by the Junta de […]

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‘Inner Ashes’, the color of our memories | Blog 1 UP

There are certain topics that the video game does not usually deal with. Others, such as death, friendship or overcoming are generally common subjects in the interactive leisure sector; mainly because they can arouse feelings with which the majority of the target audience identifies. Is near. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s is also part of our daily lives. […]

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El ‘Quijote chico’, the edition of the classic for the people | Culture

Copper plate with which one of the illustrations of ‘Quixote chico’ was printed, in 1782.David G. Folgueiras Of the countless editions of the Quixote, there is one that was published 239 years ago to reach the largest possible audience, after decades of printing that, due to its size and luxurious illustrations, implied a cost that […]

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The sarcophagus of Blasco Ibáñez is moved to the Valencia cemetery 88 years later | Valencian Community

The sarcophagus of Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, sculpted by the artist Mariano Benlliure.JOSE JORDAN / Valencia City Council The sarcophagus of Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, sculpted to crown his funeral crypt by Mariano Benlliure, will remain from today in the lobby of the General Cemetery of Valencia 88 years after the City Council commissioned it to pay […]

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The Academy of Fine Arts gave the Pérez de Castro family a ‘caravaggio’ like the current one in 1823 | Culture

The eccehomo removed from the Casa Ansorena auction in Madrid.ANSORENA / ANSORENA / EFE Evaristo Pérez de Castro, ancestor of the Pérez de Castro family, current owner of the alleged caravaggio which was to be auctioned on April 8 at the Casa Ansorena in Madrid, had since 1823 in its possession an eccehomo attributed to […]

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