The Hives are a Swedish garage rock band that first garnered attention in the early 2000s as a prominent group of the garage rock revival. » Read more..
Archive for Barcelona
Barcelona’s International Festival of Contemporary Art, or BAC!, incorporates various media, from murals to installations, contributed by galleries all over the world. The works are spread across several city venues including Montana Gallery and Galería H20. » Read more..
FC Barcelona Regal plays its home games at Palau Blaugrana and will take on Partizan de Belgrado, Assignia Manresa and Lietuvos Rytas at home during December. » Read more..
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunyais the biggest fine arts museum in Catalunya and it is huge. It is housed in the Palau Nacional, a beautiful building built in 1929 and houses a collection of Romanesque art, Gothic art, Renaissance art, Baroque art, and Modernist art. » Read more..
Tori Sparks is an American singer-songwriter known for her unconventional lyrics and her blending of folk, rock, and blues influences. The intensity of Tori’s recorded music contrasts with her often humorous approach to her live shows, which usually includes audience interaction. She headlines the MPB Festival in November.
In-Edit Beefeater is Barcelona’s International Music Documentary and Film Festival. Films in the Official Selection give fans an insider’s peek into the life of music legends. Prizes are awarded to the best national and international documentaries and the audience’s favourite. In 2011 the screenings take place at the Aribau Multicines cinema on Calle Aribau, next to the University of Barcelona. » Read more..
Top of the list is always going to be the beautiful game and the genius of Xavi, Messi, Iniesta and co as Barcelona play against Celta Vigo and Real Zaragoza in the Primera Liga. Don your own stripes to immerse yourself in the thrill of a game at Camp Nou this November
Pop superstar Lady Gaga will play Barcelona in her upcoming tour, “The Born This Way Ball”. The tour will see Gaga play the Palau Sant Jordi venue this August, and an eye catching support support for the shows will come in the form of rock band The Darkness who reformed in 2011.
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Less exclusive and more comprehensive than its Cannes counterpart, the Barcelona Erotic Film Festival’s mission is to break the taboos associated with porn and the use of sex products. Yes, porno flicks are shown continuously and their stars are there to “discuss” their “work,” but there is also a lingerie show, a sex product fair and a fetish party.
The beauty of the football played by one of the greatest teams the world has ever seen, FC Barcelona, added to the beauty of the largest football stadium in Europe makes coming to a football game almost a pilgrimage. The Primera Liga continues in October and at the Camp Nou where almost 100,000 fans witness the genius of Xavi, Messi, Iniesta and co in El Classico against Real Madrid. The Catalans also take on Glasgow Celtic at home in the Champions League. » Read more..