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'The Great Theatre of the World' adapted by Calixto Bieito and shown in Freiburg (by BIT /ACN)

11 November 2011 10:17 PM

The first production of the Barcelona International Theatre project premieres in Freiburg

Theatre director Calixto Bieito, who has developed his career in Catalonia, presented a new play in Freiburg based on the masterpiece‘The great theatre of the world’, by Calderón de la Barca, one of Spain’s best theatrical writers from the...
Between the 11th and 19th of November, the festival will have fictional, non-fictional and short movies (by ACN)

10 November 2011 07:32 PM

Up to 191 films on show at the Barcelona Independent Film Festival

The 18th edition of ‘L’Alternativa’ presents a strong programme despite economic difficulties. The event has consolidated itself as an example of cinema that “formulates questions and is not complacent”, according to its director, Margarita Maguregui
The author of the book, Ramon Navarro (by ACN)

09 November 2011 11:38 PM

“Everything about the Catalan Columbus” – a book to explain the belief that the explorer was from Catalonia

Ramon Navarro has published a new book that aims to “clearly” describe the results of three generations of research about the origins of Christopher Columbus
Michael Nyman (centre), together with Silvia Beck, director of 'Michael Nyman in progress', and Christian Pascual (P. Francesch)

07 November 2011 11:10 PM

Music documentary films on Morocco and on Pentagram’s singer Bobby Liebing win Barcelona's In-Edit 2011

In-Edit 2011, Barcelona’s International Music Documentary Film Festival ended its ninth edition after eleven days of showings that gathered 54 national and international new releases and around 30.000 spectators. ‘Next Music Station:...
Two of Perejaume's works displayed at La Pedrera's exhibition (by La Pedrera / ACN)

03 November 2011 03:11 PM

Perejaume’s final two decades of painting and sculpture on show in Barcelona

Perajaume is one of the main Catalan artists of our time, part of a generation that is already gaining a lot of international recognition, with artist’s such as Jaume Plensa. Perajaume is known for his landscape visual poetry, expressing the...
The Catalan series charachters of 'Polseres vermelles', which will be adapted by Spielberg as 'The Red Band Society' (by Filmax)

29 October 2011 12:09 AM

Spielberg to produce the remake of the Catalan public television series ‘Polseres vermelles’ for American network ABC

Steven Spielberg has bought the rights to adapt a series produced and broadcast by Catalonia’s public TV station. The American name will be ‘The Red Band Society’ and Marta Kauffman, creator of ‘Friends’, might be in charge of the...
Maria Schneider was offered the festival's gold medal (by P. Cortina)

21 October 2011 11:42 PM

The Maria Schneider Orchestra officially kicks off a new edition of the International Jazz Festival of Barcelona

The Catalan capital will be enjoying the 43rd edition of its jazz festival until December 1st. In the current edition, many Catalan artists will participate in the festival, such as Andrea Motis, Lluís Coloma, La Vella Dixeland or Biel Ballester....
Àlex Ollé told to ACN about La Fura dels Baus' project at La Monnaie - De Munt theatre in Brussels (by L. Pous)

20 October 2011 09:22 PM

The Catalan troupe La Fura dels Baus covers Brussels Opera House “in mud” for their newest release ‘Oedipe’

Georges Enescu’s opera Oedipe will start its run next Saturday at a Belgian Opera House. It is a new challenge for La Fura del Baus, who was handed the task by Brussel’s La Monnaie–De Munt’s director after the great success of Le grand...
The opera 'I, Dalí' explores Salvador Dalí's relationship with Gala (by Jesús Alcantara / Liceu)

17 October 2011 11:14 PM

An opera on the relationship between Salvador Dalí and Gala arrives at Barcelona’s Liceu

Barcelona’s Opera Theatre offers only three portrayals of the Catalan composer Xavier Benguerel’s opera ‘Jo, Dalí’ (I, Dalí). It is a four act opera, which comes to the Barcelona theatre for the first time. Xavier Benguerel is one of the...
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