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TO HAVE THE CHEAPEST ELECTRICITY IN SPAIN IS A MATTER OF WILL

TO HAVE THE CHEAPEST ELECTRICITY IN SPAIN IS A MATTER OF WILL »

17 Jan, 2018
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Visually, it's idyllic though windy. It's up in the Xistral Mountains of Galicia. And it's got the cheapest electricity in Spain because the municipal mayor thought it was time the people benefited from all the energy that was being generated by the windmills they're having to live with. That's Muras for you!

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 1, 11 JANUARY 1980

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 1, 11 JANUARY 1980 »

13 Jan, 2018
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Paco de Lucia: “My music has always been cornered in Andalucia, without prestige, even in Spain itself. For many centuries it was thought of simply as gypsy music, from a people without a social class. As a representative of my music I feel I have an obligation to share it, so that everyone will recognize its value and know its worth… This is what I fight for, and why I work, not for money or to be a star.”

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT:  “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 2,

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 2, »

13 Jan, 2018
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Fame is not what Paco de Lucia is looking for, he says. "It ties you up and takes away. . . an indefinable freshness out of your life.” It's bothersome when people recognize him in the streets, though “at first there is a time when vanity makes you like it. . .”

THE SMARTEST PRESIDENTS ON EARTH (AND ON THE SUN)

THE SMARTEST PRESIDENTS ON EARTH (AND ON THE SUN) »

27 Nov, 2017
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A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: The World of Dance

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: The World of Dance »

11 Oct, 2017
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"Music and dance are like a marriage of two busy people. They work and create individually and come together once in a while. "

MEET JENNIFER MULLER/THE WORKS

MEET JENNIFER MULLER/THE WORKS »

11 Oct, 2017
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Jennifer Muller/The Works at the Battery Dance Festival, NYC, 2016

 

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NO AXE TO GRIND? SPAIN’S MINISTER OF TOURISM SAYS BARCELONA PROJECTS A “WONDERFUL IMAGE”

NO AXE TO GRIND? SPAIN’S MINISTER OF TOURISM SAYS BARCELONA PROJECTS A “WONDERFUL IMAGE” »

6 Sep, 2017
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Barcelona is still the third city in the world in terms of number of congresses and there have been no cancellations or changes of venue for the coming months. Airline bookings for the next three months continue to increase

Alcalá de Henares: The Birthplace of the Legendary Miguel de Cervantes

Alcalá de Henares: The Birthplace of the Legendary Miguel de Cervantes »

30 Jun, 2017
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"Seeing Cervantes’ birthplace reminds us of the fact that the most renowned 'writers' were real people with real lives and real histories"

THE BASQUE COUNTRY  & THE VASCOS – 1

THE BASQUE COUNTRY & THE VASCOS – 1 »

19 Jun, 2017
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Ander Beristain is a native of of the Basque Country. He is one of the approximately 700,000 speakers worldwide of euskera. This summer he's doing a study of the interaction between Basque and Spanish and how speaking Basque affects how the Vascos speak Spanish

SKATEBOARD HERO RESCUES DISENCHANTED SPANIARDS

SKATEBOARD HERO RESCUES DISENCHANTED SPANIARDS »

18 Jun, 2017
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“Something so sad is turning into something so beautiful and great; it is making us love our brother, our friends and our country more.”