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The historical memory of Spanish anarchism rests in Amsterdam | Culture

Spanish historian Almudena Rubio, one of the IISH researchers, working last May on documents from the Spanish Civil War.Marc Driessen Part of the memory of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and anarchism is preserved in the Netherlands, specifically in the International Institute of Social History (IISH), in the Dutch capital, founded in 1935, and which […]

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Plácido Domingo starts five encores on his return to the Spanish stages | Culture

Placido Domingo had not finished entering the stage of the National Auditorium when the audience exploded in applause. It was the welcome that the Madrid public has given the singer this Wednesday after a year and a half of absence on the Spanish stages due to the accusations of sexual harassment made against him by […]

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Malaga Festival: Vicky Luengo, the little ant of Spanish interpretation | Culture

The actress Vicky Luengo, at the Malaga Palacio hotel.Garcia-Santos / El Pais The one who reads the most. The most intelligent. The little ant of the Spanish interpretation. The hardest worker. Passionate about her profession. A quick questionnaire to the professional travel companions of Vicky Luengo (Palma, 31 years old) yields an almost disquieting result: […]

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Books: The literary return of the Spanish exile | Culture

The socialist Julián Besteiro, in the Carmona prison (Seville), holds a dog accompanied by four Basque priests, in 1940.PABLO IGLESIAS FOUNDATION Exile is a scar without which the history of Spain in the twentieth century cannot be understood, due to its duration, four decades, and its depth, since the half million people who crossed the […]

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‘Department of homicides’: Four decades of Spanish black chronicle | Culture

José Bretón, in August 2012, during the search at the Las Quemadillas de Córdoba farm in which he killed his two children, Ruth and José.Julian Rojas Ocaña Carmen Pastor, Esmeraldo Rapino, Jesús Rubio and Joaquín Palacios are names that may not mean anything to most. However, if you mention, for example, José Bretón, El assassin […]

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Gerardo Vielba, a renovator of Spanish photography

Gerardo Vielba, a renovator of Spanish photography

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Farewell to Leonor Sarmiento, essential figure of the Spanish Athenaeum of Mexico | Culture

Leonor Sarmiento Pubillones, president emeritus of the Spanish Ateneo de México, giving a talk in her hometown in Asturias.JAVIER G. CASE The Asturian Leonor Sarmiento Pubillones, born in Corao (Cangas de Onís) in 1924 and died on May 8 in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur (Mexico), will go down in history as an essential […]

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Ana Curra: Life on the Edge of the Spanish Punk Icon | Culture

Ana Curra, in Madrid’s Plaza de Dalí, on April 22. The enigma is how Ana Curra has survived. The answer is given by her: “I have a good physical raw material inherited from the mother’s root. We are strong, powerful women. And I also received an austere education, a great gift from my parents, and […]

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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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Rodrigo García: “The work of my father, Gabo, can only be filmed in Spanish” | Culture

Rodrigo García (Bogotá, 61 years old) has been established in the world audiovisual world for decades, where he went from being “the son of Gabriel García Márquez” to becoming “the director of Glenn Close”, due to the close collaboration he maintains with the actress. Together they did Things I would say just by looking at […]

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