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Victors and Vanquished

ShareThis weekend in Barcelona the fascinating Victors and Vanquished exhibition is running at the Entitat Memorial Democràtic, until February the 26th. The exhibition examines the tragic consequences of the Spanish Civil War and Franco’s subsequent dictatorship through a series of … Continue reading

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Suite Festival 2016

Share As the Suite Festival returns to the Gran Teatre del Liceu for its second edition it looks set to become a name in Barcelona’s stellar musical line-up to rival Sonar and Primavera Sound. Musically the festival invites diverse artists … Continue reading

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Diálogos de la mirada

ShareThe Fundació Suñol is exhibiting a collection of works from its own collection that brings together diverse artists, featuring work by Luis Gordillo, Man Ray, Zush, Richard Avedon, Luis Frangella, Carlos Pazos, Jaume Plensa, José Luis Alexanco, Ramon Guillen-Balmes, María … Continue reading

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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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Nuria Graham

ShareCatalan singer Nuria Graham hails from Catalunya’s medieval town of Vic, and owes her surname, as well as her polyglot abilities, to Irish descendants. Having studied music from a young age, Graham excels at both guitar and piano playing. Her … 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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