Day: May 6, 2021

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The Guggenheim Museum flies into the 1920s

The Guggenheim Museum flies into the 1920s

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The investigation of the Ministry of Culture uncovers the disappearance of other ‘Galileans’ in the National Library | Culture

The director of the National Library, Ana Santos, at the institution’s headquarters in Madrid in 2019.ÁLVARO GARCÍA The investigation initiated by the Ministry of Culture and Sports on March 15 for the theft from the National Library of a work by Galileo Galilei printed in Venice in 1610, the astronomical treatise A starry Messenger, has […]

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The Guggenheim seeks answers in the roaring twenties | Culture

One of the works in the exhibition that the Guggenheim Museum dedicates to the 1920s.L. Rico The decade portrayed by the exhibition The roaring twenties which opens this Friday, May 7, at the museum Guggenheim of Bilbao, it actually started in 1918, with the end of World War I and the Spanish flu epidemic. The […]

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Stefano Mancuso: “We do not know how life on the planet works” | Culture

Stefano Mancuso, neurobiologist and professor at the University of Florence, speaks at the Hay Festival about his book The plant nation, an essay on the life of the planet and the importance of plants for its survival. Mancuso answers readers’ questions on topics such as the lessons of plants during the coronavirus pandemic or why […]

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Penguin Random House buys two labels for young people’s literature and one in Catalan from RBA | Culture

Jeff Kinney and his protagonist, Greg.Matt Hoyle/ Getty Images Penguin Random House Editorial Group (PRHGE) has bought from RBA the Molino and Serres youth and children’s literature stamps, and La Magrana literature in Catalan, as reported by the publisher this Thursday morning. With this acquisition, the group retains the rights to books as The Hunger […]

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The farewell tour of Extremoduro and the nonsense | Culture

Robe Iniesta and Iñaki ‘Uoho’ Antón in December 2019 during the press conference in Madrid where they announced the farewell tour of Extremoduro.samuel de roman / Getty Images Within the nonsense that Extremoduro’s farewell tour has become, there is only one thing that is clear: the leader, Robe Iniesta, does not speak with the promoter, […]

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‘Returnal’ for PS5 is a great game, but it’s not for me and nothing happens | Blog 1 UP

When Housemarque, the studio behind Nex Machina, said it was abandoning 2D arcade games, the main argument they made was that despite the good reviews, they had not reached the sales figures they expected. Returnal, the new exclusive to PlayStation 5, was born to reverse that trend, but the developer has been true to her […]

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Margaret Watkins: the enigmatic woman with a hat

Margaret Watkins: the enigmatic woman with a hat

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The battle of Las Useras, where no one was hitting the enemy | Culture

Buttons found from the military’s clothing in the battle of Las Useras, in Castellón.Clemente Gonzalez On July 17, 1839, in Las Useras (Castellón), the armies of Generals Leopoldo O’Donnell and Ramón Cabrera faced each other in the First Carlist War. More than 15,000 soldiers face to face. However, there were hardly any deaths and injuries […]

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Internet and current affairs promote short books | Culture

Arribas Tape The short novel o new and the short essay live a greening in Spanish. The motives? The nature of this fast-paced time that encourages dispersion and the need to delve into current issues immediately. In Spain and Latin America this genre, with the longest tradition so far in countries such as France, Italy […]

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