Day: July 22, 2021

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An elephant for Rembrandt | Culture

Rembrandt: A sketch of Gloves, 1637. Dominio público In 1630, an elephant named Gloves which became famous in Europe. She was brought to the Netherlands at the age of three for Prince Frederick Henry, the statute – political representative – of the then Republic of the United Provinces, who traded spices in Asia with the […]

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Eric Clapton Refuses to Play Venues That Require Proof of Covid Vaccination

Eric Clapton has confirmed that he will not perform at any venue that requires attendees proof of vaccination. It is a response to the English government of Boris Johnson, which on July 19 announced that from September visitors will only be able to enter establishments such as clubs, bars or concert halls if they show […]

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Ana María Ventura, witness to a century of the best theater, dies at 99 | Culture

Ana María Ventura as the mother of the spinsters in Doña Rosita la soltera (2004) by Federico García Lorca.Sergio Parra With the death of Ana María Ventura (Barcelona, ​​99 years old), one of the most beloved people in the performing profession disappears. And he was so not only because of his affectionate and endearing character, […]

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This is ‘Official Competition’, the reunion of Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz on the big screen | Culture

Argentines Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, winners of the Goya in 2017 for Best Ibero-American Film for The illustrious citizen, return from the hand of The Mediapro Studio with Official competition, a satirical look at the world of cinema. The duo of Cohn and Duprat directs on this occasion Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz and the […]

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Elvira Dyangani Ose: “We want to build the Macba of affections” | Culture

Elvira Dyangani, Macba’s new director, this Thursday at her presentation.Albert garcia The Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (Macba) “must become a necessary museum, an indispensable component of the life of citizens. It has to be a place where memorable things happen and where people, workers and users are cared for. We want to build […]

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Jazz Festival: Maestro Franco D’Andrea | Culture

The first day of this year’s Jazzaldia festival was round, culminating in an excellent double program in the Plaza de la Trinidad. For a moment, it seemed that there was no pandemic: the masks, the social distance and the reduced capacity were there, but the poster with top international artists such as Franco D’Andrea, Dave […]

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Farewell to Juan Bosco Díaz-Urmeneta, an irreplaceable | Culture

Juan Bosco Díaz-Urmeneta, in an exhibition in Cádiz in 2007.JOSÉ BRAZA (Diario de Sevilla) This morning Juan Bosco Díaz-Urmeneta died at the Virgen Macarena University Hospital in Seville, at the age of 76. Professor of Aesthetics at the University of Seville, writer, art critic from EL PAÍS, exhibition curator, lecturer, Díaz-Urmeneta has been an irreplaceable […]

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Morante, with six bulls from Prieto de la Cal in El Puerto de Santa María, the event of the year | Culture

Young bull from Prieto de la Cal, fought in 2018 in Calasparra (Murcia). The Sevillian right-hander Morante de la Puebla will lock up on August 7 with six veraguas de Prieto de la Cal in the Plaza de El Puerto de Santa María (Cádiz), and thus becomes the protagonist of the bullfighting season because it […]

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Archeology: Pigs Eat History | Culture

On April 23, 1811, British and French troops clashed in the municipality of Gallegos de Argañán (Salamanca) In a combat in which both armies fired thousands of bullets that remained, along with buttons and remnants of weapons, on the battlefield, next to the Marialba bridge, on the banks of the Azaba River. Now the magazine […]

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From a peacock to a squirrel served in a stony Renaissance banquet | Culture

The researcher Juan Clemente Rodríguez points to the arch of the sacristy of the Cathedral of Seville in which 68 plates are sculpted, a catalog of the city’s Renaissance gastronomy.PACO PUENTES / EL PAÍS In the arch that connects the Gothic temple of the Cathedral of Seville with its impressive main sacristy, a wide representation […]

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