Day: May 5, 2021

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A vertical neighborhood in Mexico | Blog From the shooter to the city

Everything is scattered on Avenida Juárez de Toluca de Lerdo, east of the Mexican capital. On the artery that connects the old town and its university area, the architects Fernando Rodríguez and Pablo Oriol -del FRPO study– They tried to organize various services and typologies in a single building, La Estación San José, a facility […]

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Macron asks to assume Napoleon’s legacy without hiding his shadows | Culture

French President Emmanuel Macron believes that countries must look history in the face, face their miseries. And think how little sense it makes to sweep them under the rug, like overthrowing statues or condemning past crimes by current standards. “Napoleon Bonaparte is part of us,” he said on Wednesday, commemorating the bicentennial of the death […]

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The sound of industrial heritage and its link with the ‘Bakalao’ Route | Culture

A person walks through the exhibition ‘Industry / Matrices, frames and sounds’, which the IVAM presented this Wednesday in Valencia.Ana Escobar / EFE Long before it was the subject of controversy, inclusive language was already used in the union posters of the Alcoy industrialist. “To all the workers …” was the heading of an anarchist […]

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Singer and model Nick Kamen, author of ‘I Promise Myself’, dies at 59 | Culture

Nick Kamen in a 1986 picture.picture alliance / picture alliance via Getty Image The news has been given by his friend, fellow singer Boy George on their social networks. “Rest in peace the loveliest and sweetest man, Nick Kamen,” wrote the musician. Kamen had been suffering from a serious illness in recent years that has […]

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Antonio Scurati: “The damage to democracy is on the populist right, even if it is not violent” | Culture

Antonio Scurati, on April 25, in Milan.Maria Moratti / Getty Images The world changes too many times in a decade to go around with political and editorial calculations. When his project is finished, Antonio Scurati (Naples, 51 years old) will have dedicated more than 10 years to building a monumental portrait of Italian fascism and […]

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Enrique Ponce fought at the Las Ventas festival with the effigy of Franco on the button of his jacket | Culture

The bullfighter Enrique Ponce, on May 2 in Las Ventas, with the effigy of Franco on the button of his jacket.Alfredo Arévalo / Bullfighting Affairs Center Right-handed Enrique Ponce participated in the bullfighting festival held on May 2 in Las Ventas with the effigy of Franco on the buttons of the jacket and vest of […]

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Photos: Napoleon, icon of art | Culture

7 photos Two centuries after his death, his figure continues to be criticized and vindicated in equal parts. His career also left its mark in art, where Jacques-Louis David or Dominique Ingres portrayed him as an emperor or a warrior. In cinema, Marlon Brando played it in 1954 in ‘Désirée’

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“Art is the only thing we have against oblivion” | Culture

Javier Santiso, in January 2020.Eliana Santiso Writing of Javier Santiso it is rooted in a need, a collision and an obsession. Son of Galician emigrants in France, Santiso (Saint Germain en Laye, Paris, 51 years old) lived his first days in what was the home of the author Michel Tournier, where his mother worked. An […]

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Extremoduro postpones his farewell tour for the fourth time pending the decision of Robe Iniesta | Culture

Robe Iniesta, during an Extremoduro concert in September 2014 in Madrid.Juan Aguado / Redferns via Getty Images The concert promoter Live Nation has announced a new date change for the farewell tour of Extremoduro that was scheduled for this year and now goes to 2022, although recognizing that it does not announce closed days pending […]

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Mystic River: Dennis Lehane: “We are the jail in which we are prisoners” | Culture

Dennis Lehane poses for EL PAÍS in Santa Monica, California, in 2019.APU GOMES “Great men try to do things right, which is the only thing that matters. True love is like that ”, reflects the character of Annabeth Marcus in the bleak final pages of Mystic River, a novel published 20 years ago and that […]

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