Day: May 22, 2021

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Aromas of sublime aesthetics | Culture

Natural bullfighting of Juan Ortega to his first bull.Zip / EFE When the bullfight was sunk in the blackness of a deep precipice, the light with the exquisite bullfighting of Juan Ortega to the third arose and illuminated the anther square. And when it seemed that it had only been a bright flash, the brave […]

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César Rincón returns to leave on the shoulders of Las Ventas in memory of his historic 1991 | Culture

The Center for Bullfighting Affairs of the Community of Madrid has paid tribute to César Rincón on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of that 1991 season in which the Colombian revolutionized the Plaza de Las Ventas by managing to leave through the Puerta Grande on four occasions. The event was held at noon on […]

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Central Theater of Seville, an avant-garde scenic oasis during the pandemic | Culture

A moment of the rehearsal of the play ‘Las que arden’, which opens at the Central Theater in Seville. In the foreground, the actress and set designer Julia Rodríguez.PACO PUENTES / EL PAÍS After a great world catastrophe, six friends decide to celebrate that they are still alive. The starting point of Those that burn, […]

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Gloria Steinem: “Today it is as important to attend to the gender division as it is to poverty” | Culture

Gloria Steinem in Park City, Utah, in January 2020.Phillip Faraone / Getty Images for New York Magazi He wasn’t on the road when he got the news, but he could have been. At 87, Gloria Steinem (Toledo, Ohio), the iconic feminist, Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities, continues to travel as much as […]

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Manuel Vicent: Two surreal pieces of the history of Spain | Culture

Francisco Franco and Adolf Hitler in Hendaye (France) in 1940. 1. I met Pedro Sainz Rodríguez in the last years of his life. He was the model of the clever, tireless and subtle fat man, who from his youth, moving in the shadows, had been present behind the curtain at all political scrubs: in the […]

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Doris Salcedo: “Iván Duque and his Government have sullied my work” | Culture

The artist Doris Salcedo, during the assembly of the work ‘Palimpsesto’, in the Palacio de Cristal in Madrid, in September 2017.Jaime Villanueva When in December 2018 the space Fragments, Iván Duque, president of Colombia, did not attend. Its author, Doris Salcedo, described it as “counter monument “ a work in which he had melted 37 […]

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The soundtrack of the Colombian protest | Culture

Susana Boreal conducts the Revolutionary Symphony Orchestra during the protests in Colombia. Cristhian Agudelo / Cristhian Agudelo Colombia is a country used to using music as a response to violence, it does so on a fine line that oscillates between celebration and death. During the 20 days of a social outbreak that already leaves at […]

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