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November 2019

Mental health is incredibly important. We openly acknowledge the mind-body connection and may even seek balance in our daily lives. But what happens when something goes wrong, when balance is not achieved? Read more

Health

Gestalt Therapist Emma Ruiz and Associate Certified Coach Goldie Uttamchandani discuss the stigma that surrounds the conversation of mental health and the best ways of addressing it in our community. Read more

Health

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Metropolitan Magazine interviews protesters in the streets of Barcelona, Oct 13, 2019. Image courtesy of Black Line Productions.

To celebrate our long history and to look forward to our exciting future, we made a short documentary with our friends at Black Line Productions to show you a little bit about us and what we do day to day. Thanks for your support through the years! Read more

IN THE CITY

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​​Makaya McCraven, photo by David Marques.

Makaya McCraven brings subtlety and splendor to his barnstorming set at Sala Apolo on November 7, part of the Barcelona Jazz Festival. Read more

Previews and reviews

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Olga Shirokova, founder and CEO at AURA.

Business & Working

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Photo courtesy of GabsAway.

Gabriela Nivela founded the meal sharing conversations GabsAway in an attempt to recreate the fascinating, frank conversation she remembers from her childhood. We took her for coffee to learn what it’s all about. Read more

Community

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Syrians and Iraqi refugees arrive at Skala Sykamias, Lesvos, Greece, October 2015. Photo by Ggia (CC BY SA 4.0).

Ahead of a new series on issues related to migration in Barcelona, we contextualize the refugee crisis which has gripped Europe since 2015, looking at how Spain became one of the continent’s new frontiers for migrants crossing the Mediterranean. Read more

City Matters

Catalunya is a rock star! Read on for the lowdown on the best places to get high in one of Europe’s top climbing destinations. Read more

Sport

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Photo courtesy of Artte.

Wandering the streets of Barcelona one day, I was lured into a small bar by the beautiful waft of jazz emanating from it. It turned out to be one of the best surprises I have ever had. Read more

Things To Do

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Detail of a miniature of witches being burnt and tortured, from "Chroniques de France ou de St Denis," 1332-1350. Image courtesy of the British Library.

Witches and wizards, healers and sorcerers: Héctor Cols relates the complicated and tumultuous history of witchcraft in Europe and its persecution in Catalunya. Read more

History

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Passeig de Gràcia is a main shopping strip in Barcelona. Photo by Txllxt TxllxT (CC BY SA 4.0).

Fashion blogger Razzy Lee shares with us some of her favorite Barcelona fashion boutiques. From street wear to bridal, the Catalan capital is full of fresh designers and hidden gems! Read more

Shopping

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