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El Peso de un Gesto – Julião Sarmento

SharePortguese artist Julião Sarmento is known for his unique multi-media visual language. This combines film, video, sound, painting, sculpture and installations. His own work often deals with interpersonal relationships and themes such as psychological interaction, sensuality, voyeurism and transgression. Sarmento’s … Continue reading

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Santa Eulália and Llum BCN

ShareSanta Eulália is Barcelona’s patron saint. On February the 12th celebrations, and a public holiday, are to be held in her honour (Santa Eulália was a 13-year-old martyr who was tortured on the orders of the emperor Diocletian, and she … Continue reading

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Barcelona Half Marathon

ShareNot quite as famous as its older sibling, the Barcelona Marathon, the Half Marathon is none-the-less a significant event, and the route takes in much of Barcelona’s finest scenery. Beginning at Passeig de Pujades, the route continues through Paral•lel, Gran … Continue reading

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Food & Drink for people with allergies in Barcelona

ShareAllergies and food intolerances are increasingly common. For the traveller with allergies, a source of concern when visiting a new town or city is always this: “what will I be able to eat, and where?”. Spanish shops and supermarkets cater … Continue reading

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Nutcracker / Trencanous

ShareClassic 19th Century ballet The Nutcracker gets a modern reworking; jazz and classical dance are combined for a contemporary spin on this much-loved ballet, creating something for the whole family to enjoy. The Nutcracker was originally choreographed by Lev Ivanov … Continue reading

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Babies at CCCB

ShareCCCB is Barcelona’s main contemporary art gallery. Under usual circumstances, you might think that there would not be much here for small children, and you’d probably be right. Enter stage ‘Babies at CCCB’ offering dance, music, puppets and art aimed … Continue reading

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Barcelona Zoo

ShareBarcelona Zoo enthrals children and adults alike. Featuring over 7,000 animals from over 400 different species, a visit offers primates, felines, tropical birds, elephants, giraffes and dolphins to name a few, making this a perfect day out for all the … Continue reading

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Ropes and Knots

ShareA novel attraction in Barcelona, Ropes and Knots is the brainchild of José Antonio Portillo, an art installation aimed at children from age 6 to 12. It consists of a circular wooden space containing shelves jostling with fragments of everyday … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams live in Barcelona

ShareIt is over 30 years since Canadian artist Bryan Adams gained fame with his debut album Reckless. After a career spanning 4 decades, numerous awards, and a successful parallel career as a photographer, Adams is still banging out records like … Continue reading

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Xavier Gosé at the MNAC

ShareAs part of a series by the MNAC dedicated to highlighting the work of the region’s most revered artists, an exciting new exhibition in Barcelona showcases the work of Xavier Gosé (1876-1915). One of the most influential Catalan artists of … Continue reading

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