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The Jerez Festival celebrates its 25 years with 12 premieres | Culture

Eduardo Guerrero, in a rehearsal for his new show ‘Debajo de los pies’, which will premiere at the Festival de Jerez.Lucrecia diaz The director of the Jerez Festival, Isamay Benavente, considers that being able to celebrate the 25th edition this year is “quite an achievement”. “Our responsibility to the artists, the public and the project […]

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CaixaForum: 10,000 years turning the body around | Culture

In the beginning it was the body. Considered the only certainty in the face of the enigmatic outside world, its representation obeyed the desire to clarify the essence and destiny of the human being. Questions contained in ivory sculptures, Egyptian sarcophagi and frescoes, Indian looms or Roman masks that have marked the annals of ancient […]

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The sarcophagus of Blasco Ibáñez is moved to the Valencia cemetery 88 years later | Valencian Community

The sarcophagus of Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, sculpted by the artist Mariano Benlliure.JOSE JORDAN / Valencia City Council The sarcophagus of Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, sculpted to crown his funeral crypt by Mariano Benlliure, will remain from today in the lobby of the General Cemetery of Valencia 88 years after the City Council commissioned it to pay […]

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Andrés Trapiello founds a family publishing house to publish the newspapers that he started 30 years ago | Culture

The first thing Andrés Trapiello notes every time he releases a notebook is: “In case of loss or misplacement …”. Then add the address of your home, on Calle Conde de Xiquena in Madrid. That house and that street are two of the main settings for his monumental diaries: 12,000 pages, 23 volumes. Under the […]

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Thirty years without David Lean, the last great classic | Culture

“I love to capture images on a screen. It fascinates me to see how a scene is edited, ”said filmmaker David Lean. “For me it is enormously exciting. It has been my life. And I’m not doing it for money. In fact, if I had money, what I would do is give it to the […]

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The Second Republic, a democratic dream that was proclaimed 90 years ago without violence | Culture

The Republic was a “wonderful dream turned into a happy reality,” said Manuel Bartolomé Cossío weeks after its proclamation. “The Republic is the work of the people,” wrote Gonzalo Queipo de Llano, then Captain General of Madrid. He arrived with “mass enthusiasm and overflowing enthusiasm”, in a “drunken enthusiasm,” recalled Valeriano Orobón Fernández, anarcho-syndicalist delegate […]

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Castilla: The rain changed the history of the villagers in Villalar 500 years ago | Culture

‘Execution of the community members of Castilla’ (1860), by Antonio Gisbert.PRADO MUSEUM There is a military discipline called war geology, which studies the development of battles by analyzing the physical environment where they take place. The environment is made up of “the elements and environmental factors (geology, climatology, meteorology, hydrology …) that influence the daily […]

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25 years since the end of Héroes del Silencio

25 years since the end of Héroes del Silencio

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Ten years without Daniel Catán, the composer who brought Spanish to US opera | Culture

Composer Daniel Catán in a promotional image for his opera ‘Ill Postino’.Gina Ferazzi Daniel Catán was close to leaving music for finances. His son Thomas recalls that his father’s faith wavered at the dawn of the 1980s. The stage was Mexico, a country in perpetual crisis, and the hero of the story encountered obstacles to […]

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‘Cosmic Madonna’: An almost unknown work by Dalí goes up for auction after 50 years in a private room | Culture

First color photograph of ‘Cosmic Madonna’, painted by Dalí in 1958 that goes on sale. Cosmic Madonna, one of the paintings made by Salvador Dalí in 1958, within his mystical-nuclear period, had not been seen since his last exhibition in New York in 1965. Now, after the death of its owner, he has had it […]

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