Literature.  USA,  24/11/2015
"First published in 1932 and newly translated into English, this is a satirical, multigenerational saga about the intricate relationship between Barcelona’s fading aristocracy and the city’s sordid demimonde." -- Kirkus Review --.

"Mary Ann Newman's translation gives Sagarra’s sentences beauty, punch and verve." -- The National --.
Literature.  USA,  10/11/2015
Despite its title, there is little of war and much of the fantastic in this coming-of-age story, which was the last novel Mercè Rodoreda published during her lifetime. "Episodic in style, the language is breathtaking and transportive, ultimately showing the reader the universal beauty and injustice of fate. The translation by Maruxa Relaño and Martha Tennent is stunning. An incredibly original work and not to be missed." – Mark Haber, Brazos Bookstore
Cinema.  New York,  10/01/2016
ADIFF - African Diaspora International Film Festival NY 2015 presents the documentary directed by Jordi Torrent and Alfonso Domingo on African American volunteers defending the Republic of Spain during the Spanish Civil War.
Visual Arts.  Chicago,  12/01/2016
As Chicago enters a new year, Millennium Park will say so long to a few familiar faces. Jaume Plensa's sculptures Looking Into My Dreams, Awilda, and three other works will be dismantled by January 12, 2016.
Music.  New York,  15/01/2016
Guitarist and composer Oscar Peñas epitomizes a new wave of talented artists who are an integral part of New York’s flourishing music scene. 
Music.  New York,  17/01/2016
The Giulia Valle Trio, completed by the extraordinary pianist Marco Mezquida and the inventive drummer David Xirgu, has a very special sonority enhanced by the great musical skills of these three musicians combined with their sense of humor and drama in music, as well as sense of risk and interaction. 
Visual Arts.  New York,  01/01/2016
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs’ (DCLA) commissioned Ester Partegàs’ artwork for Plaza de las Americas site through its Percent for Art program. The Plaza de las Americas project created a 16,000 square feet of pedestrian space at W 175th Street between Broadway and Wadsworth Avenue for the Northern Manhattan community. 
Visual Arts.  St. Petersburg, FL,  23/01/2016
This immersive and enriching multi-media exhibition will tell the story of the unlikely alliance between two of the most renowned artists of the twentieth century: brilliantly eccentric Catalan Surrealist Salvador Dalí and American entertainment innovator Walt Disney.
Visual Arts.  New York,  28/01/2016
This symposium brings artists and scholars together to explore central works and key themes in the exhibition Joaquín Torres-García: The Arcadian Modern, including Torres-García's compelling appeal for a specifically Latin American form of modernity, and his influence on contemporary practice. Participants include artist Luis Camnitzer; Estrella De Diego Otero, professor of contemporary art at the Complutense University of Madrid; and others.
Music.  New York,  30/01/2016
Juilliard's flagship early music ensemble, led here by Catalan viola da gamba virtuoso Jordi Savall, performs music from around the time of the Spanish Armada and the Anglo-Spanish War to commemorate the four-hundredth anniversary of the deaths of two literary giants: William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes.  

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