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‘Space Jam: New Legends’: LeBron James (not) is the new Jordan | Culture

Intergenerationality is at the base of the success of Space Jam, the 1996 Warner Bros production that united all ages from the fusion of two very different popular culture myths: basketball and its main figure of all time, Michael Jordan, and the Looney cartoons Tunes, imperishable since the 1930s. More information However, with the arrival […]

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James Brandon Lewis: Jazz as a tool for knowledge | Culture

James Brandon Lewis performing in Rotterdam in 2017.Peter van Breukelen “The world doesn’t need another John Coltrane,” says James Brandon Lewis (Buffalo, New York, 38 years old), voted the most promising tenor sax of 2020 in Magazine DownBeat. However, not only stylistically it is possible to compare him with who bequeathed us Giant Steps —Lewis […]

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New Yorker James Gaffigan, new musical director of the Palau de les Arts Orchestra | Valencian Community

James Gaffigan, in a rehearsal at the Palau de les Arts.Miguel Lorenzo New York maestro James Gaffigan, 42, will be the new musical director of the Palace of Arts from Valencia over the next four years, thus beginning “a period of stability and growth” for the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana (OCV), one of the […]

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‘The mole agent’: An 83-year-old James Bond, on his way to the Oscars with the help of two Spanish production companies | Culture

The projection was the same The mole agent, but the public responded differently at the Sundance festival and the San Sebastián festival: less laughter sounded at this festival. There had been several months of difference between the two events – from January to September 2020 – and, above all, a pandemic that struck the elderly, […]

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James Levine, former director of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, dies | Culture

James Levine, conducting the Boston Symphony at New York’s Carnegie Hall, in February 2010.Hiroyuki Ito James Levine, the conductor of the New York Metropolitan Opera orchestra for decades until several accusations of sexual abuse led to his fall from grace, has died at the age of 77. The death occurred on March 9 in Palm […]

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John James Audubon: The ‘Far West’ Adventurer Who Painted All the Birds of America | Culture

Portrait of Audubon with his horse and his dog ‘Dash’ by his two sons. “We got our weapons ready and went ashore in Kentucky.” The person who writes these lines in his diary after descending from a boat with which he follows the wild course of the Ohio River to the Mississippi and which has […]

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