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One of the fair's main exhibitions is devoted to Tarzan (by E. Rosanas)

16 April 2011 06:51 PM

Zombies, Tarzan and Spain’s 1981 military coup on show at the Barcelona International Comic Fair

The convention is celebrating its 29th edition. It hopes to gather a total of 100,000 comic fans during the four-day fair. This year the largest exhibition is devoted to creatures of the living-dead.
The Miró exhibition in the Tate Modern (by L. Pous)

14 April 2011 12:34 AM

Joan Miró: Tate Modern's major new retrospective

An exhibition devoted to Miró’s work opens on Thursday in London. It is the first time in 50 years that a large number of paintings by the Catalan artist are displayed in the United Kingdom.
A caption in Haiti by Emilio Morenatti (by CaixaForum / Emilio Morenatti)

12 April 2011 01:34 AM

Barcelona’s CaixaForum hosts an exhibition on the Haiti earthquake and the reconstruction process

‘Haití, 34 segons després’ (Haití, 34 seconds later) includes unpublished photos, documentaries and restoration projects. The exhibition wants to commemorate the earthquake victims as well as picturing the drama behind and the reconstruction efforts.
The original notebook from Gala Dalí (by Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation)

09 April 2011 12:10 AM

An autobiography from Salvador Dalí’s muse reveals a surprising side of Gala

The manuscript has been discovered in Dalí and Gala’s castle in Púbol. It reveals the writer dimension of the woman with whom the painter Salvador Dalí was deeply in love.
A moment of the musical's presentation in London (by L. Pous)

05 April 2011 11:56 PM

A new musical based on Spanish Civil War International Brigades to be premiered in London

‘Goodbye Barcelona’ will be on show by the end of the year in London. It will be premiered the year of the 75th anniversary of the International Brigades’ creation, the foreigners who came to Spain to defend the Republic against the Fascist...

01 April 2011 11:09 PM

Matthew Tree: “Catalonia will only be fully understood abroad if it becomes independent [from Spain]”

This English writer has been living in Catalonia for the last 26 years. This week he presented his new book ‘Barcelona, Catalonia: A View from the Inside’. Tree explains the difficulties he encounters explaining Catalonia to foreigners.
The entrance of Berlin's Dalí Museum (by N. Pérez)

30 March 2011 10:14 PM

The “fake” Dalí Museum in Berlin refuses to change its name

Berlin’s Museum is pretending to be an “official” Dalí Museum, with its website www.dalimuseum.de. The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation won a trial against the German museum, but while a court appeal is pending, Berlin’s Dalí Museum is...
A virtual image of the future library next to the Ciutadella Park (by J.M. Miró)

29 March 2011 11:10 PM

Barcelona’s main public library to be built next to the Ciutadella Park

The cultural facility is thought to be an adaptable building, a library of the 21st century. The project comes with more than 13 years of delay and it is the first ever Spanish Government-funded library in Barcelona.
On St George's Day, Catalan rush on the streets to offer books and roses (by ACN)

25 March 2011 08:35 PM

1,7 million books to be sold on St George’s Day in Catalonia

Catalans traditionally exchange roses and books with their loved ones on 23rd of April. Streets and squares around the country fill with crowds in celebration of the National Day or ‘Diada’.
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