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L’alternativa 2014

ShareL’Alternativa film festival opens today in Barcelona and lasts until the 23rd of November. The festival takes place at the CCCB in Barcelona every November. The aim of L’Alternativa is to showcase interesting international independent films that usually fail to … Continue reading

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Autumn in Barcelona’s Collserola Park

ShareAutumn is a wonderful time to explore the Collserola Park situated on Barcelona’s western fringe. The intense summer hear has gone, making outdoor pursuits such as hiking more agreeable. With a total area of 84.65 km², Collserola is the largest … Continue reading

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Open House Barcelona 2014

ShareThe Open House initiative began in France in 1984 and since then it has spread to cities all across the globe. The Open House initiative seeks to open up outstanding architecture for all to see, and to encourage dialogue about … Continue reading

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El Lissitzky at La Pedrera

ShareThis October the Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera will fearture an exhibition the work of one of the most influential and controversial experimental artists of the early 20th century, El Lissitzky, who worked with the Soviet and the European avant-garde in the … Continue reading

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Voll Damm International Jazz Festival 2014

ShareBarcelona’s iconic jazz fest returns, and though this year will be its 46th edition, is not showing any signs of slowing down, returning with another stellar line up. The Voll Dam jazz festival has always succeeded in enticing a wide … Continue reading

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Mercat de Mercats

ShareIn Barcelona and throughout Catalunya, food markets are a feature of everyday life. Why shop in a supermarket where the food arrives on the shelf after a long process of transportation and storage when you can eat fresh and local … Continue reading

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Progress is made on the Sagrada Famila’s Passion Facade

ShareGaudi’s Sagrada Familia is Spain’s most visited monument. Not only is this towering modernist masterpiece famed for its breathtaking eccentricity, it is also famed for still not being finished after nearly 150 years of construction! Well there is a popular … Continue reading

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Tapa Solidaria 2014

ShareTickets is one of Barcelona’s most famous tapas bars thanks in no small part to its connection with the Adrià family. This Thursday Tickets was the stage for the opening of “Tapa Solidaria” for the fourth year running. Tapa Solidaria … Continue reading

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Barcelona Yewellery Week 2014

ShareBarcelona Yewellery Week takes place from today until the 13th of October and during this time will convert Barcelona into the jewellery capital of the world. In case you were wondering, “yewellery” is how Spanish speakers pronounce the English word … Continue reading

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Douglas Duncan at the Picasso Museum

ShareThe Picasso Museum in Barcelona is opening a new exhibition of the American photojournalist Douglas Duncan, featuring 87 of his works. Duncan was a close frond of Picasso and took many photographs of that artist. These pictures have been chosen … Continue reading

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