Literature // Bologna, 16/02/2017
Un jardí (A Garden), published by A buen paso, from Mataró, and the illustrator Laura Borràs, special mentions at the Bologna Fair
Archit. & design // Barcelona, 18/01/2017
The Palau Baró de Quadras opens its doors every Saturday and offers dramatized guided tours
Cinema. UMass, 21/03/2017
The 9th edition of the Catalan Film Festival at UMass is devoted to Aging, Memory Loss, and Sickness. Directors Montse Armengou and Carla Subirana will be presenting their films.
Music. Albuquerque, NM, 20/03/2017
The Granados Celebration, led by Douglas Riva and Walter A. Clark, is heading to Albuquerque for an entire week of lectures and recitals, culminating in a performance of Cant de les estrelles at the Cathedral of St. John, with Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico and Riva. Cant de les estrelles was recently performed to great success in NYC by the Voices of Ascension.
Thought. New York, 07/03/2017
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. NY, San Francisco, 02/03/2017
Ibiza born Aida Miró is a visual artist and street muralist, as well as Butoh dancer based in New York City.
Cinema. LA, 26/02/2017
Short film Timecode, directed by Catalan filmmaker Juanjo Giménez, is one of the five nominees for the Best Live Action Short category at the 89th edition of the Academy Awards. The full list of nominations for the upcoming Oscars, which will be held on February 26, were announced on Tuesday January 24.
Thought. Washington DC, 24/02/2017
Each year, the students of the McCourt School of Public Policy organize a conference to discuss pressing and complex policy issues. The conference attracts prominent academics and policymakers as speakers and a diverse audience from the nation’s top policy schools, non-profits, and government organizations.
Performing. Minneapolis, MN, 17/02/2017
Making its North American premiere at The Cowles Center, Not a moment too soon, directed by Catalan artist Ferran Carvajal, uses dance and theater to transport us into the image and voice of Merce Cunningham using unseen footage and tapes shot by Cunningham himself.
Performing. New York, 14/02/2017
In Ekstasis, Graham discovered, for herself, the relationship between hip and shoulder as she experimented with the thrust gesture of the pelvis. Ekstasis reimagined follows the same idea and explores “a cycle of distortion” that brings us to our core where ancestral memories dwell. Ramon Humet’s haunting music, based on the poetry by Mario Lucarda, evokes the same ...