Day: May 20, 2021

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Francisco Brines, last Cervantes Award, dies | Culture

Francisco Brines died this Thursday in the Gandía hospital, where he had been admitted since May 13 and where he was operated on for a hernia, after the Kings gave him the Cervantes Prize at his home in Elca, as confirmed by EL PAÍS sources close to the Foundation that bears his name. He had […]

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A megalithic tomb, a villa and Roman baths discovered at Cape Trafalgar | Culture

Remains of the Roman baths discovered in the sands of the Caños de Meca.alejandro ruesga The powerful and enigmatic Roman lord who in the 1st century BC. C. a lavish villa was built overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar, with an area for fish farming and salting, I was unaware that he built his mansion right […]

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The passion for Picasso’s pebbles | Culture

Pablo Picasso only painted portraits of the people around him: his family, his friends and, above all, his wives and lovers who shared part of his life with him. He painted several hundred portraits, but none commissioned, so these works enjoy exceptional freedom. As much as the jewels he created with shells, clay and boulders, […]

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Aurélient Lortet, the collecting artist, shows his sculptures of recycled materials in Seville | Culture

Aurelién Lortet with ‘Arqueo-cabeza’, one of the four heads that he presents in the exhibition of the Faculty of Fine Arts in Seville.PACO PUENTES / EL PAÍS The French sculptor Aurélient Lortet builds his fantastic creatures from small pieces that destiny gives him, but his works have nothing to do with the find (found art) […]

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The Royal Theater redoubles its commitment to the renewal of the opera repertoire in its next season | Culture

Scene from ‘Joan of Arc at the stake’, by Arthur Honegger, directed by Àlex Ollé at its premiere in 2017 at the Frankfurt Opera.Barbara Aumüller / Frankfurt Opera The Royal Theater continues its commitment to renewing the opera repertoire and international co-productions. On the verge of overcoming the most difficult season in its history due […]

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Eurovision 2021: where and when to see the second semifinal of the festival | TV

The final stretch of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 arrives this week in Rotterdam, the second semifinal is today Thursday from 9:00 p.m., while the final gala of the musical contest is held this Saturday, May 22. More information After the cancellation of the festival last year, due to the global pandemic of Covid-19, this […]

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Japanese cartoonist Kentaro Miura, author of the famous manga ‘Berserk’, dies | Culture

A cartoon with Guts, the protagonist of ‘Berserk’ by Kentaro Miura. The Japanese Kentaro Miura, known for being the author of the famous manga Berserk, died on May 6 at the age of 54, the magazine team announced Thursday Young Animal, which has been publishing this medieval-fantastic work for more than 30 years. Kentaro Miura […]

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The Abbey of the Valley of the Fallen returns 477 books withdrawn during the dictatorship to the National Library | Culture

First of volume de la obra ‘together in the diary of Judith history and moral sense. New York: Lawrence Anisson costs, from 1663, one of the five ejemplares unico que el Valle de los Caídos Total has a la Biblioteca Nacional.David G. Folgueiras In October 2017, a researcher from the Community of Madrid entered the […]

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‘Stories of brothers’: The brothers in the shadow of Marie Curie, Salvador Dalí or Frida Kahlo come to light | Culture

Katherine Wright, sister of Orville and Wilbur and considered one of the forgotten pioneers of aviation, illustrated in ‘Stories of brothers’, by Fría Aguilar.Lunwerg publishers History has had all sorts of iconic sibling relationships ranging from Cain and Abel to the Gallaghers. However, success tends to be uneven among all people and also within the […]

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The Mad Cool festival postpones its fifth edition to July 2022 due to the pandemic | Culture

The Mad Cool Festival in its last edition, in 2019.ANDRÉS IGLESIAS The Madrilenian festival Mad Cool, one of the most massive of those held in the summer season in Spain, has announced this Thursday that “due to force majeure” associated with the pandemic it postpones its fifth edition to 6, 7, 8 and July 9, […]

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