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Castilla: The rain changed the history of the villagers in Villalar 500 years ago | Culture

‘Execution of the community members of Castilla’ (1860), by Antonio Gisbert.PRADO MUSEUM There is a military discipline called war geology, which studies the development of battles by analyzing the physical environment where they take place. The environment is made up of “the elements and environmental factors (geology, climatology, meteorology, hydrology …) that influence the daily […]

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Youn Yuh-jung, the foul-mouthed grandmother of ‘Minari’ who can win the Oscar | Culture

Thank you for the award. Each award is valuable, but this one is more, because it is a recognition from the British, known for their snobbery [snobbish], who accept me as an actress. And that makes me very happy. Thank you”. This is how Youn Yuh-jung’s speech of appreciation ended Sunday night, the Korean actress […]

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The supposed ‘caravaggio’ “was going to be bought in silence” | Culture

The Ansorena Auction House, in Madrid.Jaime Villanueva Table misallocations are repeated quite frequently. This is what happened a week ago in Madrid with the painting that was going to be auctioned at a starting price of 1,500 euros and which may actually be a caravaggio, data that Culture and the Prado did not know despite […]

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The abandoned | Culture | THE COUNTRY

Irish writer John Banville, in his Dublin studio in 2008. “I write because I can’t write,” I heard John Banville whisper on one occasion. And I thought that one day I would make an anthology of texts by my favorite authors, of all those who write because they can’t write. In the weeks that followed […]

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William Christie: “Playing without an audience is cruel” | Culture

When it was announced last fall that harpsichordist and conductor William Christie (Buffalo, USA, 76) and his group The Flourishing Arts They were going to offer two concerts in the Teatros del Canal in Madrid in March, the tickets were sold out in a few hours. We are talking about baroque music and a stage […]

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The Royal Theater considers the covid outbreak under control on the eve of the premiere of ‘Peter Grimes’ | Culture

The address of the Royal Theatre has offered this morning explanations about its performance before the outbreak of 24 positive cases registered in March among its workers, among soloists, actors, artistic production staff, offices and members of the choir, in a press conference called to also present the premiere of his new production, the opera […]

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The Community of Madrid urges Ansorena to reveal the ownership of the supposed ‘caravaggio’ | Culture

The “Ecce Homo”, attributed to Caravaggio. Image courtesy of Benito Navarrete, Professor of Art History at the University of Alcalá. The Community of Madrid has requested this Monday to Casa Ansorena to make known the identity of the owners of the alleged caravaggio which was going to auction with a starting price of 1,500 euros […]

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Argentine writer César Aira, Formentor award | Culture

The prolific Argentine writer César Aira, 72, author of a hundred titles, has been honored this Monday with the 2021 Formentor Prize, endowed with 50,000 euros. The jury has awarded him the award for “the indefatigable recreation of the narrative impetus, for the versatility of his endless story and for the playful irony of his […]

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Enjoy a virtual meeting with Ismael Serrano | Culture

The Meetings EL PAÍS continue in virtual format to bring our readers the best of journalism and culture. The protagonist of the next meeting will be the singer-songwriter Ismael Serrano, who will present his new album We will be, which will be released on April 23. If you want to chat with him in a […]

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Vice versa, neither with Sabina nor without Joaquín | Culture

From the left, Pancho Varona, Manolo Rodríguez and Paco Beneyto, members of the Viceversa group, in Madrid on February 25.Santi Burgos The song Princess, by Joaquín Sabina, has sounded since 1985 on radios, telephones and televisions to tell that woman: “Now it’s too late, princess / Find another dog / Let him bark at you, […]

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