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Jorge Martínez and Manuel Perera, two great novillería, an exciting competition | The bull, by the horns | Culture

Jorge Martínez, on the left, and Manuel Perera, both with a face of circumstances, after hearing the jury’s decision.FTL If in bullfighting half of the emotion that was felt last Sunday in the hand in hand between the bullfighters Jorge Martínez and Manuel Perera were experienced, bullfighting would go through a happy and boiling stage. […]

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The great sand castle of the pandemic | Culture

Sand castles are one of the first almost unconscious challenges in children’s games: finish it before the water carries you away. In Blokhus, a small coastal town in northwestern Denmark, an international group of 16 artists and eight expert sand-shaping technicians have challenged themselves by raising the world’s tallest tallest of its kind. Designed by […]

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Carrá: Raffaella, ‘great beauty’ | Culture

The first reaction to the flood of WhatsApp was to write: “No! Not! Not!” Raffaella Carrà could not die because she represents all the things that we have liked since we were children and as adults. It seems a commonplace, but when you sit down to analyze everything that this woman, this icon, this great […]

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Antonio Fernández Casado, in memory of the great hotelier | Culture

Antonio Fernández Casado (Santurtzi, Vizcaya, 1948), a successful hotel businessman and the great scholar of Basque bullfighting, died on Friday in Madrid from a cancer that he fought for more than a year. He began his bullfighting career as a bullfighter in squares in northern Spain, under the name of Antonio de Monterrey, an appellation […]

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Luque, powerful and expressive before a great bull | Culture

The entire run of Adolfo Martin was past five years. And well past. But not all bulls were faithful to their origin. All, except the third, could well have been mistaken for bulls from any commercial cattle ranch: bland, with little strength, noble, but little game, and with hardly any emotion. Quite the opposite, then, […]

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Urdaneta’s great secret | Culture

The desperation of Emperor Charles V was absolute: his explorers had discovered an ocean, the Pacific, with more than 25,000 islands and atolls, the royal sailors knew how to get to them from the coasts of America, but they did not know how to return to the same point from this immense sea that occupies […]

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Five great illustrated women | Culture

Detail of a cartoon from ‘Yo soy Maria Callas’, by Vanna Vinci, edited by Planeta Cómic. They all thought. Her mother, her first singing teacher, directors, critics, co-stars and, of course, her two husbands. However, perhaps no one really knew who Maria Callas was. Not even herself. “He barely let me know”, confesses the diva […]

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Jenny Holzer: “When a work of art is great, you find meaning, emotion and mystery” | Culture

American artist Jenny Holzer pictured in her studio in Brooklyn, New York.E. T. Jenny Holzer (Gallipolis, Ohio, 70 years old) opens the door of her studio in Brooklyn with a smile as frank as the view offered by the two windows of the room. Reflections of the sun slip through the windows as trains pass […]

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MIN awards crown Delaporte, Rigoberta Bandini and Ginebras as great talents | Culture

The Delaporte group collects the “Soundie Award for the best video clip” awarded to Eduardo Casanova at the XIII edition of the 2021 MIN Awards, the most important awards for independent music, which was held at the Teatro Principal in Burgos.Santi Otero / EFE After such a catastrophic year for the music industry, there was […]

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The film ‘The belly of the sea’, by Agustí Villaronga, a great winner at the Malaga festival | Culture

Agustí Villaronga (center), along with Roger Casamajor (left) and Óscar Kapoya. The first time Agustí Villaronga was asked to present The belly of the sea at the Malaga festival they told him that he would participate in the official section, but out of competition. “What are we going for then? I thought. I will have […]

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