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Spanish lyrical spaces show their chests for their management during the pandemic | Culture

Responsible for 16 of the 25 theaters that make up Ópera XXI, this Monday after the assembly they have held at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville.Alejandro Ruesga. / THE COUNTRY We make the extraordinary possible It is the title of the campaign with which the Ópera XXI association summarizes its management since, on […]

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Bergamo asks the cinema for help to overcome the trauma of the pandemic | Culture

Fotograma of ‘Une vie demente’, by Ann Sirot and Raphaël Balboni, compiled in el Bergamo Film Meeting.Bergamo FIlm Meeting Everyone has suffered from the coronavirus. But Bergamo, if possible, even more. Because this city of 120,000 inhabitants in Northern Italy became a year and a month ago the global epicenter of the pandemic. What today […]

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An explosion of ideas floods the non-fiction comic to portray the world of the pandemic | Culture

Cartoon drawn by Carl Nelson and written by Amber Cortés, from the book ‘Pandemia’ (Flow Press). Lilly Tsosie belonged to the Navajos, the largest Indian community in the United States; She was a family grandmother and gave herself to others in her job as a blood drawing technique. He died at the age of 65 […]

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‘Nomadland’ Makes History at the Pandemic Oscars | Oscar Awards 2021

Hollywood has advocated this Sunday for the future of cinema and diversity in the industry. One of the main engines of entertainment has wanted to say why it is still relevant. The plot comes when movie theaters are just a vague memory for millions of people. 2020 was the year of the coronavirus and for […]

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The ‘green bull’, driven by the pandemic and Brussels, guardian of the pasture | Blog The bull, by the horns

The breeders of brave bulls live what, perhaps, is the worst stage in their history. And not just because of the pandemic. The coronavirus has badly empitized the pockets and the spirits of the farmers; but he is not his only enemy. Lurking on different flanks are the strong animalistic currents, of great prestige in […]

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The pandemic and popular music | Culture

Kiko Veneno’s concert last August, at the Parc del Forum, Barcelona.JUAN BARBOSA / EL PAÍS The accounts of culture never add up. It is recognized, reluctantly, that culture moves money, that it participates significantly in GDP, but… Too many inconveniences. Culture is condemned in Spain to always be poor, suspected of not deserving of aid, […]

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Book Day: Literature exceeds the limits of the pandemic at the Cervantes Prize | Culture

The Book Day party, postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic, has celebrated its main event this Friday morning at the headquarters of the Cervantes Institute in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid). Presided over by the Kings, it was a simple ceremony, in the open air and marked by the security measures imposed by the virus […]

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Theaters in pandemic: between fear of the virus and the need for culture | Culture

The tenor Allan Clayton, in a rehearsal for ‘Peter Grimes’ at the Royal Theater.Javier del Real / TEATRO REAL Cancellations of premieres, delays, return of tickets, many extra expenses and storms like the one unleashed days ago after it was known that in March 24 cases of covid were detected among the workers of the […]

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Claudio Magris: “The pandemic will change the world more than World War II” | Culture

Claudio Magris (Trieste, 82 years old) has spent the pandemic confined in his home in Trieste (northern Italy). It has not been his best year. In no sense. One day he found himself staring out the window, not even wanting to read. Life locks us up sometimes: it has been a long time since he […]

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Mads Nissen: An image of the elderly in the pandemic wins the World Press Photo of 2021 | Culture

‘The first hug’, by Danish Mads Nissen, photo of the year in the World Press Photo 2021 contest.Mads Nissen / Politiken / Panos Pi / EFE Danish Mads Nissen is the author of the photo of the year that has won the World Press Photo 2021 contest, with an image that reflects the loneliness of […]

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