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Let’s talk about mushrooms. It’s the traditional mushroom picking season in the wannabe state that lies in the northeastern territory of Spain. The Catalans love to think they’re one of the savviest – if not the savviest – boletaires in the world. Why not?
"Music and dance are like a marriage of two busy people. They work and create individually and come together once in a while. "
Jennifer Muller/The Works at the Battery Dance Festival, NYC, 2016
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Sobral placed Portugal at the top of the long list of participating countries in the Eurovision2017. He scored a stunning 758 points, the highest ever in Eurovision’s current voting system. But he was very sick
There was so much to celebrate. It was 90 minutes of amazement and wonder as the diminutive bailaora commanded the intimate stage and captured our hearts as she poured out hers
"Guernica, a terrifying mural oil painting of greys, whites, and blacks, was Picasso’s response to the aerial bombing of Guernica, a town in the Basque Country. With Guernica he took a leap into political discourse, reflecting the tremendous events that unfolded in the Basque town"
We went to Villa Rosa, a tablao in Sol on a Thursday evening, none of us really knowing what to expect. The biggest thing I noticed about flamenco was not the dance itself but the attitude to the dance. It felt as though you could hear the passion in every step, clap and snap.
Sinfonía de Verano, a community film project about Madrid in summertime: Here's your chance to participate with your video in a unique film about Madrid these hot days of summer!
"For a country that is traditionally and historically connected to the Catholic Church, it is heartwarming to see so many Spaniards in support of equal rights for their LGBT friends, family, and fellow citizens"
Pop, rock, new wave and jazz-flamenco fusion rendered by towering talents from the national and international music circuits