Literature // 24/04/2017
The Bologna Book Fair exponentially increases international agents’ interest in children’s and young adult literature in Catalan
Archit. & design // Buenos Aires, 28/03/2017
Barcelona will be the guest city at the 2017 Buenos Aires Architecture Biennial
Language. Bloomington University, IN, 18/05/2017
The 16th Colloquium of the North American Catalan Society will take place at Indiana University, Bloomington, May 18-20, 2017. The North American Catalan Society (NACS) is a professional association of scholars, students, and people with a general interest in any aspect of Catalan culture (literature, linguistics, visual and performing arts, history, and philosophy, among other disciplines).
Cinema. Los Angeles, New York, 18/05/2017
LES AMIGUES DE L’ÀGATA, a four-hander final degree project, has been making friends on the Spanish indie circuit. AGATA’S FRIENDS is a conversation-based Catalan-language work of great promise which traces in claustrophobically intimate detail and with much subtlety the changing dynamics of the relationships between four girlfriends on the frontier between adolescence and adulthood.&...
Thought. New York, 02/05/2017
This series weighs the effects of violent repression during forty years of Franco’s dictatorship, even as we assess the persistence of official silence and a crisis of national memory through the last forty years of Spanish democracy. This series of conversations consider how instruments of remembering and reparation have emerged beyond state sectors, and in the absence of government policies, ...
Visual Arts. New York, 01/05/2017
A series of five front-and-back outdoor paintings on sandstone slabs from Catalonia by Barcelona-born, New York-based artist Lluís Lleó will land on Park Avenue on May 1, 2017. Morpho’s Nest in the Cadmium House, a site-specific installation, will parade along the Park Avenue Malls from 52nd to 56th Streets. The 13-foot, 7,000-pound paintings are part of NYC Parks’ Art in ...
Cinema. Toronto, 01/05/2017
LA CHANA, directed by Lucija Stojevic, is a documentary about Antonia Santiago Amador, one of the greatest stars in the flamenco world as she returns to the stage after a 23-year break. Hot Docs, North America's largest documentary festival, based in Toronto, Canada, will show LA CHANA within the Singular Sensation(s) program. This is the section of the festival that tackles the cultural ...
Thought. UCLA, 24/04/2017
The Catalan Program at the University of California, Los Angeles is delighted to host “Of Books and Roses: First California Symposium on Catalan Studies” on April 24th and 25th,, 2017. The conference seeks to be a point of reference for scholars working in all fields of Catalan Studies. Twenty presenters from across the US, Catalonia and Valencia will come together to share their ...
Literature. Montreal, Quebec, CA, 24/04/2017
Marie Costa, co-author together with Josep Maria Figueres of the book “Pau Casals, une vie, une oeuvre au service de la paix”, takes part in the Blue Metropolis Festival of literature in Montreal, Quebec (Canada).
Performing. New York, 23/04/2017
A playwright wants to write a play about a perfect love. She must live a perfect love. That’s why she picks a guy as a subject of study and starts the perfect relationship with him, following all the scientific criteria ever studied. But she has a secret, she doesn’t believe in love. Two actors rehearse a play about a playwright who writes about a perfect love. They don’t know each ...