Wednesday, May 31, 2023

La Cultura

An arty party in Granada

A weekend of art and crafts will be held in a quirky village setting

Mad for mosaics in the Aracena

The ‘empedrados’ are a defining feature of the region

The art of war

Picasso’s Spanish Civil War masterpiece Guernica once hung in a car showroom in Manchester

Viva la Pepa!

It’s exactly 200 years since the Spanish Constitution was born in Cadiz. Wendy Williams looks at its significance today

Happy Birthday for drama fans

The International Theatre Studio (ITS) will treat San Pedro audiences to two one-act plays from March 23

My flamenco faux pas

Eloise Horsfield has a blast at Cadiz Carnival, despite a mix up over attire

Reading murder

Pam Newman reviews new book Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: Varigo Vol.1 by Sulim H. Villa…

Franco in the fridge in Spain

Franco is 'alive' according to a new exhibit in Madrid

Cadiz Carnival 2012 in pictures

The Olive Press editorial team headed to Cadiz to check out the carnival

Three free Scottish concerts on the Costa

The gigs will take place in Mijas, Arroyo de la Miel and Torremolinos next week

Picasso – the world’s most stolen painter

An estimated 1,147 of his paintings are registered as stolen, missing or disputed

Mona Lisa’s Spanish twin

Experts believe they have uncovered a version that was painted at the very same time

Torrox artist opens exhibition

Self-taught artist Margaret Riordan will be showcasing her work at Taberna del Choto in Torrox

Still passionate about Flamenco

The book by English author Tony Bryant takes us on a journey into the world of authentic flamenco

Andalucia triumphs at Bollywood Oscars

An Indian movie filmed in Andalucia has scooped a massive seven prizes at the Bollywood 'Oscars'

Made in Spain

A new website lists over 570 movies that were filmed within Spain

BAFTA hope for Pedro Almodovar

Spain’s most famous director could be in with a shot for a BAFTA

Wacky Andalucía!

After the Olive Press reported how one local town created the world’s longest chocolate bar and another prepares to vote to become ‘gay’, James Bryce takes a look at the region’s quirkier side of life

From Andalucía to the Antarctic

Expat Tiki Kyte joins a BBC crew retracing the steps of explorer Frank Wild who a century ago conquered the Frozen Planet

I’ve got myself a timeshare in Almeria, Jon!

Olive Press editor Jon Clarke interviewed the Clash frontman a year before his untimely death

Lost in translation

James Bryce on the trials and tribulations of mastering Spanish from the traditional to a more modern – and terrific value - ‘internet’ method

Spain unpacks the Mexican Suitcase

Long lost hoard of priceless photos from the Spanish Civil War by Capa, Seymour and Taro finally goes on display in Spain

Chica-lit hits Marbella

British expat has penned her first novel

A Hard, Merciless Light

Stunning new exhibition about how left wing worker movements used photos as a powerful tool

Munch and Bacon come to Benalmadena

New art exhibition goes on show spanning six centuries of masterpieces

Million euro Spanish Goya find

An eighteenth century religious painting has been revealed as an early work of Goya





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