Barcelona Centre of Contemporary Culture (CCCB)

Barcelona Centre of Contemporary Culture (CCCB)

Posted on 25 Oct 10 by admin

Barcelona is the city of love and history, a place to have fun and relax. Among the many museums and interesting places to visit, Barcelona Centre of Contemporary Culture or the Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona is one of the most popular ones. Here you can find exhibitions about history and media, or many [...] Read More »

Picasso in Barcelona

Picasso in Barcelona

Posted on 26 Aug 10 by derry.birkett

The Picasso Museum in Barcelona holds a variety of early works from this famous artist from Malaga.  The musem dates from 1963 and has recently seen a series of expansive renovations and is constantly developing new programmes and services.  The museum is located in the heart of the Gothic area and there is a great [...] Read More »

Catalan Art

Catalan Art

Posted on 20 Aug 10 by derry.birkett

Starting February 4th until 26th April, La Caixa Forum in Barcelona is displaying an exhibition of artworks from Catalan Artist Joaquim Mir.  The exhibitions covers his work from the early days when he frequented the restaurant Els 4 Gats in Barcelona until his later works from 1921 when he moved to Vilanova i la Geltru.  [...] Read More »

Jazz Music Barcelona

Jazz Music Barcelona

Posted on 18 Aug 10 by derry.birkett

Barcelona has a lively music scene, from great concerts held in Palau Jordi to more intimate venues such as Jazz Si and London Bar where live music is played throughout the week, ranging from Blues and Jazz to Flamenco.  Barcelona also annually holds a series of Jazz events at the Barcelona Jazz Festival.  This article [...] Read More »

Taste of Asia in Barcelona

Taste of Asia in Barcelona

Posted on 16 Aug 10 by derry.birkett

In Barcelona, at the top of Diagonal, located in a beautiful, modernist Palau Baro de Quadras, there is a small piece of Asia.  The Casa Asia foundation of Barcelona invites you to sample Asian flavours, cultural, intellectual and culinary, all in one place.  They show a series of films, hold conferences, offer courses and hold [...] Read More »

Arts and Dance in Barcelona-El Mercat de Les Flors

Arts and Dance in Barcelona-El Mercat de Les Flors

Posted on 12 Aug 10 by derry.birkett

Housed in a stylish building from the 1929 Barcelona Exhibition and in its present form since 1983, the Mercat de les Flors is an unmissable cultural centre offering contemporary arts, dance, music and theatre.  It is located on Montjuic, a short stroll away from several other fantastic theatres and museums such as the Grec, MNAC [...] Read More »

Contemporary Art Barcelona

Contemporary Art Barcelona

Posted on 11 Aug 10 by derry.birkett

The MACBA (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona) is a beautiful, modern art gallery and exhibition centre located in the heart of the Raval district. In summer they offer free entrance in the evening, called Nits de Macba, and the atmosphere is great.   The exhibitions are eclectic and of very good quality, ranging from cinema [...] Read More »

Gran Theatre of Liceu-Barcelona

Gran Theatre of Liceu-Barcelona

Posted on 05 Aug 10 by admin

Situated on the Ramblas, the Liceu theatre hosts great theatre and opera.  The original building was destroyed in a fire and in 1999 was rebuilt to great artistic and technological quality, and maintains the decorative feel of the original house. Guided tours are also available which include the Cercle de Liceu, a private club which [...] Read More »

Flemenco in Ciutat Vella

Flemenco in Ciutat Vella

Posted on 13 May 10 by derry.birkett

For all those staying in Barcelona from the 19th to the 22nd May this is one set of concerts not too miss.  Flamenco in the heart of Barcelona’s historic city centre.  Get the real feel for Barcelona and Spain with open patio Flemenco. WHAT Flamenco Cuitat Vella Flamenco concerts rangin from free entrance to 25 EUR fee. WHERE CCCB Barcelona [...] Read More »

BAFF 2010 Asian Cinema in Barcelona

BAFF 2010 Asian Cinema in Barcelona

Posted on 20 Apr 10 by Ofelia Alberti

The 2010 program of the BAFF (Barcelona Asian Film Festival) is now set. This year the cinema festival will open on the 30th April with a Bollywood film. Films from Japan, Corea, China, Malaysia Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam will be shown in the original language subtitled in Spanish or English. WHAT BAFF (Barcelona Asian [...] Read More »

MACBA Collection Barcelona

MACBA Collection Barcelona

Posted on 16 Apr 10 by derry.birkett

The exhibition opens with documentation relating to the Barcelona presentation of the show “Contemporary American Painting in the Collections of the New York MOMA”, which was held at the Palau de la Virreina in 1995, as part of the 2nd Spanish-American Art Biennial. Read More »

Atopia Art & City Expo

Atopia Art & City Expo

Posted on 14 Apr 10 by derry.birkett

While in Barcelona, take another look at city tourism with the latest exhibition in the CCCB (Centre of Contemporary Culture in Barcelona) in Barcelona.  Atopia will show you how to see the city in an entirely new light as it reflects on the relationship between the individual and the city.  Don’t miss it at the [...] Read More »