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Cultural archaeology
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Cultural archaeology

There are many ways of exploring a culture and learning about its people, politics and day-to-day life. Instead of digging in search of artefacts or perusing historical texts for understanding, a new exhibition puts together the pop cultural elements of graphic art, film and music in order to explore the […]

‘La Buena Nueva’
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‘La Buena Nueva’

The year is 1936, and a young man, Miguel, becomes the priest in a socialist village in Spain at the same time as the uprising. When the war breaks out, the right wing party takes control and the executions begin. This is the true story portrayed in the film ‘La […]

The art of being in-between
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The art of being in-between

Many times, artwork deals with the concrete, the defined: a picture on the wall, a painting of a woman… a new exhibit at the Tate Gallery explores what lies beyond the defined. “A Sense of Perspective” deals with the in between, and will run from the 1st April to 5th […]

Seven days in Havana…
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Seven days in Havana…

Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro started the first traces of a film portrait of the Cuban capital, whose design will complete another six directors, each with different histories and a common focus. According to sources from the Cuban Film Institute, the film, a Franco-Spanish co-production made up of seven […]

Carpentier’s Stories… in Spain
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Carpentier’s Stories… in Spain

The Spanish publishing house Akal is preparing the upcoming release of a selection of stories by Cuban Alejo Carpentier (1904-1980), said his anthologist, Spanish Professor Eduardo Becerra. During a recent stay in Cienfuegos, Becerra told Prensa Latina that the edition of the tales of Cervantes Prize (1977) is his latest […]