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

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Stephen Illing

Photo by Lee Woolcock

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

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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 Read more

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Gastón Acurio

Photo by Richard Owens

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

EATING AND DRINKING

L'Office

Photo by Markus Kreutzer

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

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

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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 Read more

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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 Read more

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

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

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

TRAVEL

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 Read more

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Photo by Nazli Gürkas

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

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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 Read more

LIVING

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

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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 Read more

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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 Read more

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Somodo

Photo by Richard Owens

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

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

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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 Read more

LIVING