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Pepe Luis Segura, a great figure among the proxies, an independent bullfighting | Blog The bull, by the horns

He wore the bullfighter suit in the 1970s, and eight scars remind him of it every day; The Viti was his alternative godfather in 1969, but he retired when he learned that it would not be a figure. At that time, in 1977, Pepe Luis Segura (La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz, 1945) could not […]

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Neither servers nor served | Blog From the shooter to the city

Neither servers nor servants, in these public houses built in Cornellá all the spaces are at the service of the tenant. You enter through a courtyard that is a square open to the city during the day. Each corner has a wooden staircase: it is the entrance to the apartments from the terrace, as a […]

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Remil, Argentine spy, antihero and state criminal | Elementary Blog

The journalist and writer Jorge Fernández Díaz (Buenos Aires, 60 years old) knows well the reality from which the novels of Remil drink, that antihero who moves in the shadow of power and in the sewers of the State and its parallel machinery and who stars a new adventure in Treachery (Destination). To put you […]

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‘Anti-bullfighting’ reflections of a party pooper in need of emotion | Blog The bull, by the horns

Julian López was walking, The Juli, On May 28, in the Plaza de Aranjuez, giving passes as willful as they were lacking in grace to a crippled and amorphous bullfighter of Garcigrande, while the public showed a face of supine boredom and applauded without enthusiasm at the end of each round. The director of the […]

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The city of those who are no longer | Blog From the shooter to the city

On February 27, the window of the Hegoa gallery, at 16 rue de Beaune in Paris woke up with the intimacy of one of the illustrious residents of the neighborhood exhibited in the window. Serge Gainsbourg, skinny in his mouth, dries his daughter Kate with a huge white towel. They are sitting on the edge […]

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‘Tourist’: a spectacular jazz and ‘deep house’ cocktail and a St. Germain masterpiece | Blog North American route and beyond

Ludovic Navarre tells that an accident in a windsurfing sports competition at the age of 15 led him to music. He wanted to be a professional on the waves and, after being forced to stop competing, he ended up obsessing over new technologies. “I discovered my second life,” he confesses. That second life passed through […]

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Tension in Las Ventas: the fans are thundering against the closure and informative silence | Blog The bull, by the horns

The prolonged closure of the Plaza de Las Ventas has become the bullfighting controversy of the year. The curtain fell on October 19, 2019 and only raised it on May 2 for the celebration of a festival organized by the Community of Madrid. The Plaza1 company and the regional government no longer know how to […]

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Read a preview of ‘The Mobster’s Lament’, a police epic in the golden age of jazz | Elementary Blog

The mobster’s lament (Alianza Editorial, translation by Mariano Antolín) continues the ambitious series by Ray Celestin, determined to follow the trail of jazz history and mix it with the best of police. Already surprised with Jazz for the ax killer and confirmed everything with the overwhelming Dead man’s blues. This is the third installment. EPISODE […]

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Poverty and wealth of ceramics | Blog From the shooter to the city

This house is made by hand. Literally brick by brick. As if there was no technology to lift it in another way or as if it did not matter. Doing so, the old-fashioned —or the eternal—, has had a cost of 1,200 euros per square meter. And it has allowed spending more on labor than […]

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Morante de la Puebla, a great bullfighter, a man obsessed with the past | Blog The bull, by the horns

The man, the bullfighter and the character converge in a special, controversial and extremely unique human being. She awakens veneration when she dresses in lights, surprises with her bohemian image in social life and can be disturbing when she reveals her obsession with the past and tradition. He is a 21st century man locked in […]

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