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Alx Phillips

Alx Phillips

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne and based in Barcelona, Alx Phillips writes about contemporary art, theatre and dance in a way that human beings can understand. For more about Barcelona arts, check her blog: www.lookingfordrama.com

Alx Phillips reviews this contemporary dance piece by French choreographer Christian Rizzo. more

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Alx Phillips reviews Víctor Ullate Ballet's performance of El Sur, a 90-minute piece is dedicated to the late, great flamenco singer Enrique Morente. more

Alx Phillips reviews Xicu Masó's new production of Harold Pinter's The Caretaker at the Teatre Lliure. more

Alx Phillips reviews Tauberbach, a theatre/dance piece based on the true story of Estamira, a Brazilian schizophrenic who lives on a Rio rubbish dump and of whom Marcos Prado made a documentary film in 2004. more

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El Prinicipi d'Arquimedes

Photo © Josep Aznar

Our latest Catalan theatre review is of new play 'El Principi d'Arquimedes', written by Josep Maria Miró i Coromina and winner of the 2011 Premi Born de Teatre more

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Alx Phillips takes a look at what we can expect from the latest production by Calixto Bieito, arriving as part of this year's Festival Grec more

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Dubte

Photo © David Ruano

Alx Phillips gives us her take on one of the big Catalan dramas of the summer session. more

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Two grand masters of art are featured in exhibitions at the CaixaForum that highlight their differences and similarities more

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Alx Phillips anticipates the arrival of the Sydney Dance Company, who are coming to Barcelona to show off their wonderful choreographed routines more

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Catalan Playwrights

Photo courtesy Temporada Alta

Moves are afoot to raise the accessibility and international profile of contemporary Catalan theatre more

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Ballets Russos

Foto by Sasha © V&A Images

Alx Phillips reviews the Els Ballets Russos de Diaghliev exhibition, which tells the fascinating story of one of Europe's most influential dance troupes more

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1395 Days Without Red

Still by Milomir Kovacevic Strasni

Co-produced by MACBA and the work of two artists Šejla Kamerić and Anri Sala, these haunting films take us back to the harrowing siege of Sarajevo. more

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If you're a fan of experimental music then make sure you head to Barcelona's most established music festival more

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Alx Phillips celebrates the triumphant history of Cuba's National Ballet as they start a run of Swan Lake here in the city more

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Cleo de Merode

painting by Giovanni Boldini

Alx Phillips takes us through this study of pre-war art from the start of the 20th century. more

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Vertical Road

Photo by Richard Houghton

British choreographer Akram Khan brings his latest work 'Vertical Road' to the Mercat de les Flors more

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Peter Greenaway is the special guest director at this year's film festival dedicated to documentaries from around the world more

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From the archive: New lives for old Barcelona tiles more

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Rodney Graham portrait home

Photo by Alx Phillips

In Barcelona for the inauguration of the retrospective show of his work, Rodney Graham answered questions from Metropolitan about his art more

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Rodney Graham portrait home

Photo by Alx Phillips

The eclectic output of Canadian artist Rodney Graham is currently on display at the MACBA and the Museu Picasso more

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