Cooking with the experts

Not sure what to do with the exotic vegetables on show at the market? Want to know the secret of a good escalivada? Tie your apron on and take a journey through the world of Mediterranean gastronomy with a hands-on cooking workshop. more »


‘300 onzes de septembre. 1714-2014’, is a large-scale exhibition that aims to uncover the key moments of the historical process that led to the consolidation of September 11th as the National Day of Catalunya. more »

A place of my own - Pocket Penthouse

Although spread over just 24 square metres, this remodelled pigeon-hole loft in the Born is nothing short of surprising. Austrian-born Christian Schallert invites us to take a closer look at his pocket-penthouse. more »

Mar 25, 2014 FEATURES (1 Comments)

The Vintage Route

A whistle stop tour of the best vintage shops in Barcelona. By Hannah Thompson. more »


Guillermo Martí Ceballos, admirer of German Expressionism and French Fauvism, exhibits his collection of paintings full of colour and life in April. more »

One of the city's most iconic festivals, the Guitar Festival Barcelona celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. more »

A fantasy vision in which Starewitch, Svankmajer and the Quay Brothers come together for an exhibition exploring their eccentric universes more »

An homage to catalan painter, Joan Ponç with a selection of his works representing the different stages of Joan Ponç’s tormented life more »

  • Blank faces and Bumbling: The Joys of the Language Barrier

    In a city where nobody can even pronounce my own name (‘¿Dawn?’ ¿Como abajo?) the language barrier has become a common occurrence in my daily life, one which I now welcome with open arms and, more often than not, a childish snigger.

    Apr 24, 2014 PICKLES AND PATATAS

  • Mongetes and Minuts: Falling in love...again. Part 2

    The opportunity arose as most opportunities arise by following a whim… or was that a hunch. Let’s just call it happenstance. A happy accident. You see I somewhat irregularly produce a show called “Xpat Stories.”

    Apr 23, 2014 PERQUE

  • Help – I Need Somebody!

    (Or, that’s what friends are for, right?) Let’s get one thing straight – superheroes don’t exist (however much my son might beg to differ). Moreover, becoming a parent doesn’t miraculously transform you into a super mum or dad

    Apr 23, 2014 ME AND MY BOY

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The year is 1932 in an alpine resort in the fictional Republic of Zubrowka. A promising new lobby boy, Zero, (Tony Revolori) has been taken into the tutelage of The Grand Budapest Hotel’s dame-seducing concierge, Monsieur Gustave H.

    Apr 23, 2014 Movie night

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