Day: July 20, 2021

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How video games took over the world | Culture

An assistant to the exhibition ‘Homo Ludens. Videogames to understand the present ‘, today Tuesday at CaixaForum Madrid.Victor Sainz Since it comes into the world, the human being plays. In the beginning, something simple is enough for you, like looking at your own hands. When he starts walking, he imagines pirate adventures or space travel. […]

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Jonas Kaufmann, after the historic encore at the Teatro Real: “It was impressive to experience it from the stage” | Culture

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann’s knees ached from his complicated posture while on stage, but he couldn’t help a nervous laugh, due to the excitement of the encore that the audience at the Teatro Real requested on Monday night. “It’s something very special,” he said the next day during a meeting with the press at the place […]

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Galley from Ptolemaic times found in Abukir Bay, near Alexandria | Culture

A diver, among the remains of the hull of the Ptolemaic galley found in the submerged city of Thonis-Heracleion, 30 kilometers northeast of Alexandria.ChristophGerigk©FranckGoddio/Hilti Foundation The news that the divers of Frank Goddio and his European Institute for Underwater Archeology (IEASM) have found an exceptional galley from the times of the Ptolemaic kings in the […]

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The struggle of some grandparents to listen to their singing grandson | Culture

The Alicante grandparents of Adrián Bruckner Gómez, a resident of Austria, dreamed of hearing the privileged voice of their grandson at the concert of the Vienna children singers this Wednesday at Burgos Cathedral. That is why they had been demanding telematically and by phone for months some tickets for the great-grandmother, the two grandparents and […]

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An active retreat in the interior of Asturias | Paradores Territory

With the brown bear safe, the locals are now those who are in danger of extinction in the Asturian southwest. Cangas del Narcea, the largest council in the Principality, clings to ecotourism and the agricultural sector as the last opportunity to alleviate the collapse of population, and of economic and social activity, after the decline […]

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Miguel Trillo’s New Global Tribes

Miguel Trillo’s New Global Tribes

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Begoña M. Rueda: The Hospital Laundress Who Has Won Almost All Poetry Awards | Culture

Begoña M. Rueda in Algeciras, in July of this year.Marcos Moreno In a hospital laundry, the pajamas of the sick, the uniforms of the workers, the gowns of the surgeons, the blankets, the sheets dirty with blood, sweat, vomit, all the fluids that diseased bodies secrete are washed. or recent corpses. “You never know anything […]

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Eternal loose end | Culture

If, shortly before the pandemic, someone said that in this country there were plenty of writers, there were a lack of readers, publishing houses and bookstores were closing, and everyone had become technological, it used to be thought that their words were true. However, something has changed 500 days after the virus broke out. Now […]

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Claudia Piñeiro: “I have little time left to see that Argentina is going to be better” | Culture

Claudia Piñeiro, at her home in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo, on July 2.SILVINA FRYDLEWSKY Claudia Piñeiro (Buenos Aires, 61 years old), the novelist of Thursday’s widow (Alfaguara, 2005), has lived through all the contemporary earthquakes and disasters in Argentina, until this pandemic. She was a girl when the dictatorship subjected society to the […]

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‘Ficciones’, by Miguel Trillo: The new disguises of urban tribes | Culture

Image taken by photographer Miguel Trillo in Los Angeles in 2016.Miguel Trillo Miguel Trillo, one of the most international Spanish photographers for his efforts to portray youth and dissect the codes of urban tribes, was captivated by Asia on his first trip to Manila in 2001. Then an idyll was born with these much more […]

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