Day: June 4, 2021

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Ildefonso Falcones hides behind his brother in the tax fraud trial | Spain

The writer Ildefonso Falcones, together with his wife (also accused) in the trial for tax fraud, in Barcelona.Marta Perez / EFE It has cost Ildefonso Falcones to sit on the bench almost as much as building a cathedral or, at least, as writing a novel. In the trial – fascinating only if one is a […]

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Antonio Martín: “It seems out of place to apologize because they gave me an award” | Culture

Antonio Martín, in an undated image.National Library of Spain / BNE Chaos broke out over an award he was awarded. And yet, Antonio Martín (Sevilla, 81 years old) was the only one who had not yet commented on what happened. The Barcelona Comic Fair awarded him its Grand Prize for his five-decade career dedicated to […]

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A bullfight by Victorino will reopen the Plaza de Las Ventas on the 26th | Culture

Simón Casas, in the arena of the Plaza de Las Ventas this year.Victor Saiz The Las Ventas bullring will reopen its doors on June 26 to celebrate a bullfight in which bulls by Victorino Martín will be fought; days later, on July 4, a heads-up between right-handers Antonio Ferrera and Emilio de Justo is announced, […]

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Teatro de la Zarzuela: ‘El rey que rabió’: humor and political regeneration | Culture

In the image, the tenor Enrique Ferrer (Rey) and the soprano Rocío Ignacio (Rosa), during a performance of ‘El Rey que rabió’, by Ruperto Chapí.Javier del Real In the last decade of the 19th century, a spirited group of 40-year-olds went to show that they believed in humor as a formula for mixing criticism and […]

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The dishonor of the lost eagle by the Roman legion that was sold on the internet | Culture

The eagle was the most important symbol of the Roman legions, above their flags o standards. It was carried by an officer, the aquilifer, and the loss of this signa militaria it was dishonor and shame for the soldiers. Now, the National Police has delivered one of these valuable pieces to the Archaeological Museum of […]

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Antonio de Felipe will appeal to the Supreme Court to be recognized as the sole author of his works | Culture

Antonio de Felipe, at the Art Basel Miami Beach (USA), in 2013.TONI BELCHI / EFE Antonio de Felipe (Valencia, 56 years old) will appeal to the Supreme Court the ruling of the Madrid Court that recognizes the artist Fumiko Negishi (Tokyo, 50 years old) as co-author of 221 of his works, employed in his studio […]

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Jersey City: The Pompidou Center makes the Americas | Culture

The Pompidou Center prepares its landing in America. The Parisian museum, owner of the largest European collection of modern art, will open a new headquarters in Jersey City (New Jersey), a city located opposite New York, on the opposite bank of the Hudson River, in full population explosion for a few years. The center thus […]

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‘Gaza mon amour’: a song to life even in hell | Culture

Settled in the psychological complexity and in the cinematographic avant-garde, Alain Resnais composed in 1959 one of the fundamental romances in the history of cinema: Hiroshima my love. From a much more social perspective and with a narrative protected by the simplicity of the plot, exposition and characters, the Palestinian twin brothers Tarzan and Arab […]

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‘Warren File: Forced by the Demon’, terror with the autopilot | Culture

On November 24, 1981, a man named Arne Cheyenne Johnson was convicted of first degree murder, with the peculiarity that, for the first time in US judicial history, the defendant had pleaded not guilty “for demonic possession.” A real case in which the famous demonologists who inspired the saga intervened as assistants to the defense […]

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‘The Good Traitor’, Danish diplomatic resistance against Nazism | Culture

The Scandinavian countries continue to look at their most sorrowful past in film, that of easy submission to Nazism in just a few days, based on the few cases of political resistance, viable to relate as a show of heroism; with its complexities, of course, but heroism nonetheless. A) Yes, The Good Traitor, Danish Christina […]

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