Thursday, April 19, 2018

Spanish festive traditions

Turkeys are safe in Spain over the festive season, where the locals celebrate in their own quirky way ...

British artists’ reactions to Spanish Civil War in UK exhibition

Bloodied sketches to campaign posters highlight the horror of war

Elena Fomenko wins prestigious Andres Segovia 30th International Classical Guitar Competition

The young Russian woman not only claimed first prize but was also awarded the special ‘Leo Brouwer’ award

Major new Doisneau photography exhibition in Malaga

Celebrating world-famous creator of the iconic 'Kiss at the Town Hall'

Gerald Brenan’s queen back on her throne in Churriana

The home of the famous Hispanist - the Queen of Los Angeles - has finally been restored, thanks to a seven-year Olive Press campaign

Artists turn down €60,000 of prizes in protest of Spain’s ‘heartbreaking’ cultural policies

Protests spark fierce debates as PSOE cultural secretary calls for Wert's resignation

Gerald Brenan’s life in Churriana to be recreated through anecdotes

Friends of the author will gather on November 14 to tell stories, all welcome

Hundreds of Pablo Picasso’s personal photographs released

The grandson of Pablo Picasso has released hundreds of intimate photographs of the Spanish painter

Brand new production of black comedy ‘Wife after death’ to kick off in Malaga

Latest offering from the International Theatre Studio

Cueva del Gato could finally open to the public in Benaojan

Malaga is masterminding a dramatic new project

Song of Granada – Part one

Terrorists have taken over the Alhambra Palace, in new expat novel Song of Granada. With the Spanish tradition at its heart, Anne Sikking weaves a story of intrigue, compassion and fear. Here, the Olive Press presents the first of a two-part serialisation

Jesus may have been clean-shaven!

One of the earliest depictions of Jesus has been unearthed in Jaen, and he doesn't have a beard

Spanish comedy clubs bring in ‘pay-per-laugh’ technology

Spanish comedy clubs work out an ingenious way to get around the Spanish ticket tax laws

Preparations underway for Marbella’s Mind, Body and Soul Festival

More than 50 exhibitors are set to appear to at the festival at the end of October

Let battle commence: Battle of the Bands hits Estepona

Rap/ reggae group Futu Matano sweeps up at the third edition of El Intercambio's Battle of the Bands

Axarquia gallery set to welcome German artist

New gallery Luz de la Vida in Competa is to host an exhibition of work by artist Maren Wellendorf

Totally wild in Benalmadena

With butterfly and crocodile parks, sealife centres, a theme park and the more conventional Parque de Paloma, Benalmadena boasts a huge range of outdoor attractions

Benalmadena to host annual photography walk

The Benalmadena Town Hall and the Costa del Sol Photographic Society are teaming up to provide the region with an annual photography walk

Gaucin restaurant to host art exhibition

Gaucin-based artist Jennifer Waterhouse displays her latest works at La Granada Divina on September 28

Shortlist for Spain’s Oscars announced

El Nino, 10,000 KM and Living is Easy with Eyes Closed all on the shortlist for Spain's Oscar nomination

Estepona castle reopen to the public

Estepona’s 16th century Castillo de San Luis is set to be opened again to the public

Pop-up art exhibition comes to Granada

Light and optical illusionists are bringing an art exhibition to Lanjaron, Granada

Sir George Langworthy’s wife honoured with memorial ceremony

The wife of Torremolinos's Sir George Langworthy is remembered

Spanish Armada making waves in controversial London art gallery

New exhibition by Spanish artist Xavier Mascaro

Artist inspired by Benaojan and Ronda launches new exhibition

And she has chosen hotel Molino del Santo for her show space
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