Archive for August, 2008

J.G. Ballard exhibition in Barcelona

jg ballardIn the Centre of Contemporanean Culture of Barcelona (until November), there is an special exhibition of J.C. Ballard. Its name is: “Autopsy of the New Millennium” is a travel through his creative universe:  obsessions, artistic and literary references, the time, f anti-utopian scepticism and catastrophe.

J.G. Ballard has described the next future of abandoned motels, beautiful catastrophes, empty swimming pools. The exhibition includes audiovisuals, complete works, work by Ballardians and  material various on this most visionary of writers.

More info, here.

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August 30, 2008 at 3:05 pm Leave a comment

“Dalí per Descharnes” in Palau Robert – Barcelona

Barcelona Palau RobertThe Palau Robert of Barcelona presents the exhibition “Dalí de Cadaqués per Robert Descharnes” in the space “The display cabinet of photographer” , until 28 of September.
The exhibition shows some thirty of unusual images that they show the relation of the painter with the people of his immediate surroundings in his favourite scenes: Cadaqués and the region of the Empordà. Also an audio-visual assembly with all the 177 photographies appears that compose the collection.
As date, we must say that the relation of French photographer Descharnes with Dalí and Gala, began the winter of 1950 in Cadaqués. Since 1955 the photographer made long stays in this locality, which allowed him to accumulate an authentic photographic and filmed chronicle of the artist.
El Palau Robert is at Pg Gràcia, 107, and you can visit it from 10:00 h until 19:00 h (except Sundays, 10:00 to 14.30 hs).

August 9, 2008 at 12:34 pm Leave a comment

Concerts in Ciutdadella of Barcelona

As we tell you before, the green spaces of Barcelona can be a suitable scene to enjoy good concerts during the nights of summer.
Parks and Gardens organizes cycles of music in natural spaces of the city. During the month of August, the jazz concerts seize of the public square of the park of the Ciutadella every Wednesday and Friday as of the 22,00 hours.
Look at the programme:
Wednesday 6
Jaume Vilaseca Quartet

Friday 8
José Alberto Medina Trio

Wednesday 13
Víctor de Diego Quartet

Friday 15
La Panamericana

 Wednesday 20
Lunar Project

Friday 22
Andreu Martínez Project

Wednesday 27
Organic Trio

Friday 29
A Contra Blues

August 4, 2008 at 7:47 pm Leave a comment

Loveball in Barcelona

Barcelona presents from today and to the 7 of August the fifth edition of the Loveball, the festival of more important leisure gay of Europe. The festival offers a great number of diurnal activities related to the culture, the art, the cinema and the sports in key gay, at the same time as it programs diverse events nocturnes.
Here the web, and here the programme.

August 1, 2008 at 6:15 pm Leave a comment


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