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José María Sicilia: ‘For Sale’, when only audacity remains | Culture

A scene from the dress rehearsal for ‘Se Vende’.Pedro Martínez de Albornoz Dechamps / El Instante Foundation For Sale it is a musical show full of artistic references. Its content and its greatest value, for whom it signs, lies in encounters that may have been unexpected. For example, I have never seen or even sensed […]

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José María Merino wins the CEDRO 2021 Award for his defense of culture and copyright | Culture

José María Merino, winner of the CEDRO 2021 Award for his defense of culture and copyright, on April 24.PACO CAMPOS // CEDRO / Europa Press The writer and academic of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) José María Merino (A Coruña, 80 years old) has won the CEDRO 2021 Prize for his defense of culture and […]

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Eloy de la Iglesia and José Luis Manzano: a story of love, cinema, heroin and self-destruction | Culture

Eloy de la Iglesia poses with the actors Antonio Flores, Rosario Flores and José Luis Manzano, the leading trio of “Colegas”, in Madrid in 1982. This is a history of love. And addictions, drugs and people. It is also a story of cinema and of a part of Spain pushed into the sewers of history […]

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Juan José Otegui, a great actor with echo and multimedia | Culture

Juan José Otegui (center) with Juan Echanove and Rosa Manteiga, in ‘El price’. Antonio de Benito “I got to know Juan José Otegui a lot in those nights in Madrid in the seventies”, tells me the actor José María Pou, who shared passionate talks with Otegui, who died this Tuesday in Madrid at the age […]

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Instituto Cervantes: The legacy of José Agustín Goytisolo enters the Caja de las Letras | Culture

From the left, Asunción Carendell, the director of the Instituto Cervantes, Luis García Montero, Julia Goytisolo and the writer Carme Riera at the entrance to the vault of the Caja de las Letras.Emilio Naranjo / EFE The legacy of José Agustín Goytisolo (Barcelona, ​​1928 – Barcelona, ​​1999), an outstanding poet of the Generation of 50, […]

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José María Merino: “There are no swallows, but there is garbage everywhere” | Culture

José María Merino, on March 26 at the Penguin headquarters in Madrid.SANTI BURGOS José María Merino is 80 years old from A Coruña, but his history as a writer associates him with Leonese people of his generation (Luis Mateo Díez, Juan Pedro Aparicio). He is an academic from the RAE. His passion for the story […]

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This is how Camilo José Cela managed to bring a bone from the Cid’s skull to Spain | Culture

The arrival of a bone from the Cid to the Royal Academy in 1968 threads a story in which the Campeador, Napoleón, the writer Camilo José Cela, a London artist, a Swedish countess and the wise Ramón Menéndez Pidal, the great scholar of the Sing that narrates the adventures of the Burgos warrior. EL PAÍS […]

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Historian José Soto Chica wins the Edhasa Prize with a novel about the Visigoths | Culture

The God who inhabits the sword, vibrant novel about the Visigoths in the time of Leovigildo, full of conspiracies and battles but also of everyday life, has won the IV Edhasa Historical Narratives Prize. Its author, who received the award this afternoon in Barcelona, ​​is José Soto Chica, well known for his ancient history essays, […]

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José María Pou: “I would be incapable of making a character that cannot assume a thousand per thousand” | Culture

José María Pou, actor (Mollet del Vallès, Barcelona, ​​76 years old), entered the stage (a library) in which he has performed until Sunday, dressed as gentleman English, the figure of Cicero (Old friend Cicero, by Ernesto Caballero) at La Latina Theater from Madrid, directed by his friend Mario Gas. Outside the scene, at Café Gijón, […]

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