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Picasso's 'Home arrepenjar en una paret', with a pasted printed image (by M. Amengual)

08 March 2012 04:03 PM

Barcelona’s Picasso Museum explores the artist’s collages in a new exhibition

This is the first exhibition unveiled by the new Museum’s director Bernardo Laniado-Romero. ‘A collage before collage’ shows Picasso’s representations in this technique that he officially invented in 1912. It runs from March 6th until June 3rd.
The Sant Pau chapel, from the 13th century, located within the cloister of Tarragona's seminar (by N. Torres)

06 March 2012 01:43 PM

Tarragona, Capital of Catalan Culture 2012

The coastal city, located in southern Catalonia, is experiencing a significant renovation of its cultural infrastructure and will host special events throughout the year such as the inauguration of the Tarragona Theatre. Tarragona’s new status...
The Liceu Theatre's entrance (by I. Ferrer)

22 February 2012 10:01 PM

Liceu Opera House to continue with its planned season

No workers will be laid off and no strikes will be organised. The management and workers of Barcelona Opera House have reached an agreement on the theatre’s deficit reduction measures. The management has decided not to proceed with the temporary...
Liceu staff protesting in front of the Opera House (by R. Garrido)

21 February 2012 08:11 PM

Liceu Opera Theatre to temporary lay off 90% of its staff for two months this spring

Barcelona’s Opera House faces a deficit of 3.7 million euros, after a reduction of public funds and other revenues. In the last weeks tense negotiations between the theatre’s management and employees are taking place. Workers are facing the...
The actors and director of 'Quitt' (by A. Veciana)

17 February 2012 10:12 PM

Catalan director Lluís Pasqual takes “Quitt”, by controversial author Peter Handke, to Barcelona's Lliure Theatre

Catalan actors such as Jordi Bosch, Marta Marco and Jordi Boixaderas will go on stage to represent a “poem which treats and mistreats the spectator”. It tells the story of a businessman who wants to monopolize the world and ends up by taking...
A moment of the 2011 Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona (by P. Cortina)

10 February 2012 10:19 PM

The Cure and Björk to headline Barcelona Primavera Sound Festival in May

Legendary British band to play alongside Wilco, Franz Ferdinand, Death Cab for Cutie, XX, Beirut, Yo La Tengo, The Drums, and Mudhoney, among others in a strong 2012 lineup. The festival will be held from May 30th to June 3rd in Barcelona.
The Gaudí Awards ceremony combined cabaret style performances with a set inspired on Gaudí's aesthetics (by J. Zurbano Arrese)

07 February 2012 11:09 PM

‘Mientras duermes’ (‘While you sleep’) and ‘Eva’ triumph at 4th Catalan cinema Gaudí Awards

Mientras duermes’ (‘While you sleep’), filmed by Catalan Jaume Balagueró, was the winner of the night, with 6 awards. The hot favourite ‘Eva’, by Catalan director Kike Maíllo, followed it with 5 prizes. Catalan filmmaker Pere...
Catalan artist Antoni Tàpies died in Barcelona aged 88 after a long illness (by ACN)

07 February 2012 12:16 AM

Antoni Tàpies dies in Barcelona aged 88

The Catalan artist was considered one of the world’s main painters and sculptors in the 20th century. Antoni Tàpies, whose works are on show in contemporary art museums all over the world, was one of the main representatives of the Art Informel...
'Eva' is the top favourite in this Monday's Gaudí Awards (by / ACN)

06 February 2012 04:29 PM

Catalan cinema gets ready for its ‘Oscar’ Ceremony, the 4th Gaudí Awards

‘Eva’, by Catalan director Kike Maíllo and casting German-Catalan actor Daniel Brühl, is the hot favourite after receiving 16 nominations. The Gaudí Awards gather directors, actors, producers and other leading names from the filmmaking...
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