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Get your facts straight about these peculiar Catalan Christmas characters. more

FEATURES

Stephen Illing

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Shaken not stirred—Barcelona's very own Mr. Bond talks to us about his double life more

Dec 4, 2012 9:47 AM FEATURES

Famous as a lively, aggressive art critic, Robert Hughes is sure to be remembered as a talented and controversial figure more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES 1 Comments

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Photo by Petra Barnby

More than a craft, lace-making is a way to connect with the past and maintain some perspective in these hectic, changing times more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

L'Office

Photo by Markus Kreutzer

Tara Stevens reviews the elegant and authentic French bistro L'Office more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Action and reaction combine in a burst of creative energy in Jackson Pollock's iconic works, some of which are now on show at Barcelona's Fundació Miró more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES 1 Comments

Bombarded by images in our daily lives, one must be discerning when deciding what to let through. We offer two suggestions that are well worth the time more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Gastón Acurio

Photo by Richard Owens

Tara Stevens invites you to try a taste of Peru in her review of Tanta in Eixample more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Behind the Scenes in Barcelona’s Music Biz: A Band’s Guide to Getting Started more

Nov 29, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

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Tara Stevens visits the renowned Catalan wine region of Penedès and reviews the newly renovated wine museum, VINSEUM more

Nov 7, 2012 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Surviving in the art world takes talent and ingenuity, even under the best of economic conditions. We look at four small galleries that have found a way to stay alive and thrive more

Nov 5, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Nicky Smyth

Photo by Lee Woolcock

We interview British plumber and Barcelona resident Nicky Smyth about what drew her to the city and how she became involved in her profession more

Nov 5, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES 3 Comments

Discover some of Catalunya’s hidden gems that lie just a stone’s throw away from Barcelona. more

TRAVEL

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Photo by Nazli Gürkas

Some insider tips on the search for this season's best accessories more

Nov 5, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

This year’s Voll-Damm International Jazz Festival is back and features Tommy Emmanuel and Paolo Fresu, two jazz greats that offer more than jazz more

Nov 5, 2012 12:00 AM LIVING

In these troubled times, you’d have to be a bit mental to set up a new English-language theatre company more

Nov 5, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

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Photo by Richard Owens

Wild boar can be seen as far afield as the streets of Barcelona. With a plentitude of these animals abounding, we find out how one person’s nuisance is another person’s meal more

Nov 5, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Somodo

Photo by Richard Owens

Tara Stevens reviews Japanese restaurant in Gracia - Japan meets Catalunya at SOMODÓ more

Oct 30, 2012 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

While the Spanish Civil War raged on, foreign journalists joined forces to tell the story of the destruction more

Oct 30, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

A brief overview of the history that has led Catalans to take to the streets en masse and demand what they feel is rightfully theirs more

Oct 29, 2012 11:30 AM LIVING