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Andrew Lloyd Webber cancels the premiere of his long-awaited musical ‘Cinderella’ a day before due to a case of coronavirus in the cast | Culture

Andrew Lloyd Webber on December 16, 2019, in New York.ANDREW KELLY / Reuters He says the decision has been “devastating” and has “broken his heart.” Still, Andrew Lloyd Webber believes he has made the right choice: the celebrated billionaire composer and theater producer has announced just one day in advance the cancellation of the premiere […]

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The Netherlands will return to the Jewish community the artistic plunder of Nazism in case of not finding the rightful owners | Culture

Netherlands to give back to the national Jewish community the art stolen by the Nazis from their members during World War II, when the owners or their descendants cannot be found. The measure affects more than 3,700 pieces, from paintings and carpets to drawings and religious objects, recovered by the Allied troops and that are […]

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Caravaggio case: the antique dealers who traveled to Madrid with a millionaire check to buy it speak | Culture

One of the main antiquarian firms in the international market, Robilant + Voena, He moved one of his partners to Madrid to acquire the supposed caravaggio which was going to be auctioned last Thursday by Casa Ansorena. The painting, which started at 1,500 euros, was attributed to Ribera’s circle in the catalog, but in the […]

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“Galileo case manager informed” | Culture

A series of emails exchanged in 2014 between two heads of the technical direction of the National Library of Spain (BNE) indicate that the director, Ana Santos, was informed on those dates of the disappearance of the A starry Messenger, the book by Galileo Galilei printed in Venice in 1610. Among the messages that EL […]

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The aftermath of the ‘Weinstein case’ in fiction | Culture

Women demonstrate against Harvey Weinstein in front of a New York court in January 2020.Kena Betancur / Getty Images Rumors about his sexual harassment of women had been circulating for years, but that had not diminished his power or influence. His aggressive style and his maneuvers to raise or lower films, directors and actors in […]

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“I’m happy”: Teddy Bautista after his acquittal in the case of the purchase of two theaters | Culture

Teddy Bautista, during the trial for the purchase of the Lope de Vega and Coliseum theaters, in September 2020 in Madrid.FERNANDO VILLAR / EFE The National Court has acquitted the former president of the General Society of Authors and Editors (SGAE) Teddy Bautista (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 77 years old) of the crime of […]

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