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Comics superheroes surrender to Spanish cartoonists | Culture

“CB Cebulski confessed to me that, currently, there are more Spanish cartoonists in Marvel than North Americans.” This Cebulski is the current editor-in-chief of Marvel. And the one who shares that confession is Carlos Pacheco (San Roque, 60 years old), one of the first Spaniards to conquer the DC and Marvel cartoons. The statement summarizes […]

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How is Spiderman or Batman portrayed | Culture

A cartoon from ‘The Vision’, drawn by Gabriel H. Walta and written by Tom King.Marvel The superhero comic from the United States has more and more Spanish artists. They draw the great Marvel and DC characters, they get applause, they win prizes. But how did they get there? They relate it themselves. More information 1. […]

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Raouf Fouad: The Cairo Synagogue Keychain | Culture

Raouf Fouad holds the key to the Sha’ar Hashamayim Synagogue, or the Adly Street Synagogue, in central Cairo, Egypt.Marc Spanish The only unintended link that Raouf Fouad maintained for many years with the Jews in Egypt was the family business he had inherited from his grandfather, one of many copper workshops scattered through the alleys […]

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Tarzan’s unexpected encounter with Gladiator in the heart of Africa | Culture

Actor Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan, in a 1940 frame.Silver Screen Collection / Getty Images What do you do when forcibly emptying one of the rooms where you accumulate books, the volume with the twelfth novel of the adventures of Tarzan, which you have not read, appears under piles of forgotten titles? Indeed: put the task […]

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Marina Heredia becomes a Latina while remaining flamenco | Culture

Marina Heredia, last week in Madrid.Samuel Sanchez Pre-launch advertising says that Whim (Universal), the album that Marina Heredia (Granada, 41 years old) has just published, is the transformation of the Granada-born cantaora into a Latin singer. However, despite certain approaches to salsa, bolero and ranchera, the album breathes flamenco essence. “It’s just that I am”, […]

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The Supreme Court rules against the removal of the latticework from the Mosque of Córdoba | Culture

In the center, the latticework made by the architect Rafael de la Hoz in 1972, seen from inside the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba in 2016, before being dismantled.PACO PUENTES / EL PAIS Three courts have already ruled against the decision of the Junta de Andalucía to authorize the removal of one of the four lattices of […]

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Culture closes the warning filed against the SGAE | Culture

Facade of the Longoria Palace, headquarters of the General Society of Authors and Publishers (SGAE), on Fernando VI street in Madrid.Carlos Rosillo The Ministry of Culture has closed this Friday the warning that it had filed against the General Society of Authors and Editors (SGAE) since 2018 for failing to comply with a series of […]

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Cuba in the heart of Jazzaldia | Culture

The histories of jazz, piano, and Cuban music have intersected on numerous occasions, writing memorable pages in 20th century popular music. Few fusions as natural as jazz with Afro-Cuban, one of the oldest that the genre had, with references that date back to the 1940s, such as Chano Pozo, Mario Bauzá or Cándido Camero, who […]

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Nautalia wins the contest to manage the Valencia bullring | Valencian Community

Valencia bullring.Provincial Council of Valencia The Nautalia company, signed by Rafael García Garrido, has been the winner of the contest called by the Valencia Provincial Council to govern the destinations of the Valencian arena for the next four years, extendable to three more if there is an agreement between the parties. Nautalia has offered 452,000 […]

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Prieto de la Cal, breeder of the famous Veraguas: “Morante is the perfect bullfighter for my bulls” | Culture

Two specimens of the Prieto de la Cal livestock.Photo provided by the family The rancher from Huelva Tomás Prieto de la Cal and Morante de la Puebla have known each other since the bullfighter took his first steps in the profession; They have maintained personal contact, but their different conceptions of the bull have distanced […]

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