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September 3: The Manu Chao and Onda Vaga Concert
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September 3: The Manu Chao and Onda Vaga Concert

East London was infected past Friday with the smoothest of Latin sounds, and the famous Mano Chao were there to support the Argentine band’s first concert. Vanessa Guzmán At The Light Temple in Shoreditch from 8 pm five voices could be heard singing in harmony among the musical medley. As […]

September 28: ‘The Arrival of the Orchestra’
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September 28: ‘The Arrival of the Orchestra’

Poet and literary critic Gustavo Pereira was born 70 years ago on the Island of Margarita in Venezuela and has written over 30 works, in which he traces Venezuela’s history and traditions and looks at its Spanish legacy, indigenous customs and revolutionary life. He is one of Venezuela’s most acclaimed […]

Death out of context
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Death out of context

The passage of time, as this artist affirms is the determining factor of her work, and irrespective of the subject explored in Sally Mann’s photography (1951, EU) refers to a lost era. In order to reinforce this concept she employs a much personalised technique which combines a photographic process from […]

National Episodes, Trafalgar
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National Episodes, Trafalgar

“Glorious or diminished settings, but all are worthy of memory”. With that as the last sentence of Trafalgar, the first historic novel of 46 that makes up the National Episodes, the great opera, was written as an extension of literary quality by one of the fathers of the realist novel […]

Passion without borders
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Passion without borders

Nothing is better than a sunny day sitting on the beach, in Varadero of course (Habana Cuba), feeling the fresh air hitting my skin, wet sand between my toes… Gonzalo Sanz Yes, an infinite horizon reflected in the immense and splendid blue sea, with an exotic frozen mojito in my […]