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A journey inspired by the music of Cuba
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A journey inspired by the music of Cuba

The film “Chico and Rita” by the Spanish director Fernando Trueba and animator Javier Mariscal will be screened on the 19th of June in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. _ A bolero* made into an animated film. This is how the Spanish director Fernando Trueba defines his film “Chico and Rita” (2010), his personal […]

On stage: Afghans after the war
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On stage: Afghans after the war

From the theatre company iceandfire, the play“Afghan Monologues” explores the life of citizens almost 11 years after the war. The play tells the true stories of the protagonists. _ “We’re all looking for…Every Afghan is looking for something meaningful. When your life doesn’t make sense any more, then you’re basically […]

A century of Jorge Amado
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A century of Jorge Amado

On 8th June there will be an event in the honour of Jorge Amado to mark 100 years since his birth. _ Brazilian writer Jorge Amado (1912-2001) would have turned 100 this year. Therefore to mark the centenary  of his birth a conference is to be held in the British […]