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Back to Dogville, or the issue of Humanism

The staging of Dogville at the Teatre Lliure is an occasion to raise again the question of evil in our societies, which have claimed to be heirs of Humanism due to the defence of…

PAID POST

Scenarios for a new Barcelona

The Marina del Prat managed by the Zona Franca Consortium, the culmination…

Equality in Parliaments? Parliamentary seats occupied by women in Europe

Spain, Sweden and France led in 2018 the number of seats occupied by women in their national parliaments. Spain, with…

BUSINESS&TALENT

Flight test of the Bloostar Balloon-Assisted Launcher The NBP

The Catalan space race

There is no need, anymore, to go to Silicon Valley to take a career in space: here are settled the inventors of CubeSats and start-ups such as Zero2Infinity, Startlab or a European Space Agency incubator

Specialized investors in the BioRegion of Catalonia: Who’s who?

One of the ingredients of the BioRegion of Catalonia’s success is its solid…

Innovation and ruralism grow hand in hand thanks to OnVaig.cat

An online travel agency specialized in tourism of festivals and traditions of Catalonia.…

How to build a positive fireproof online reputation on the Internet

How do you build a good online reputation? “We meet with difficulties…
Palo alto market The NBP

Palo Alto Market, the “coolest” side of the entrepreneurial Barcelona

The old factory complex on Pellaires street, at Poble Nou, houses this peculiar weekend offer, which is attended by more…

The faces of Barcelona’s female founders

It is a man’s world. Even though the number of female entrepreneurs…

Most influential people

1. ANTONIO DE LACY
2.ENNIO MORRICONE
3. SOL DAURELLA

ARTS

A literary map of Barcelona: A Map That’s a Mine—and Lots of Books and Lives

Barcelona gathers its literary heritage in a very detailed map: as a result of…

Clara Schumann. Notes on a forgotten artist

Considering the fact that we are still in the first half of the year, we should perhaps remind…

David Carabén: “From the very first day we, Mishima, were clear about recording”

Mishima recorded its first demo in 1999. To celebrate the first two decades of career, the band publishes a disc and a live DVD recorded at the end of 2018 in the…

Why do we read biographies?

A good biography tells us the course of a life and at the same time is a block of pages that, being faithful to…

A literary map of Barcelona: A Map That’s a Mine—and Lots of Books and Lives

Barcelona gathers its literary heritage in a very detailed map: as a result of over a…

CULTURAL EVENTS

BY JACOBO ZABALO

 

Benjamin Clementine is a prodigy, although in a sense that differ from the classical orthodoxy. In front of his piano he shows a velvety touch, an ease for the interpretation of melodic lines...

Nausicaa, the suffering and the sweetest of lives

“All poetry,” said Carles Riba on his second translation into Catalan of The Odissey, “even that which…

Matter and mystery: Plensa’s tangible spirit

The success of the exhibition that the Macba has devoted to the sculptor…

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The striker, spectacular anti-hero: the Cristiano Ronaldo case

Much has been written about the solitude of the striker and about his anthological voracity, the winning streak that elevate him or the misery he experiences when fortune seems to…
Cristiano Ronaldo The NBP

The striker, spectacular anti-hero: the Cristiano Ronaldo case

Much has been written about the solitude of the striker and about his anthological voracity, the winning streak that elevate him or the misery he experiences when fortune…

Gilles Lipovetsky: the seduction of difference

Ingenious observer of social reality, the thought of Lipovetsky is expressed in…

Make life persevere: Suely Rolnik’s micropolitical resistance

Rolnik's goal is clear: to think in a critical way in order…

Make life persevere: Suely Rolnik’s micropolitical resistance

Rolnik's goal is clear: to think in a critical way in order to defend life…

On the other side of the mirror

"Mirrors, inside and outside of reality" is one of the major exhibitions…

Notes to enjoy a good wine

Thousands of years later, the fruit of the vine is still part of our daily…

Notes to enjoy a good wine

Thousands of years later, the fruit of the vine is still part of our daily…

Wonders and curse of Bucharest

Why is it worth visiting, specifically, Bucharest, or other Romanian cities? Only the rare pleasure of spending a few hours under the lime trees of some charming, secret bistro of the stately district of Cotroceni is worth the trip. No other country…