Monday, March 27, 2017

Culture

Bombing of battleship reborn at Edicions aïllades

The book written by the Ibizan José María P. Marí entitled ‘The bombing of the battleship Deutschland, Ibiza May 29, 1937’ is now available in digital format at: www.illes.cat. This book, describing the events in which nine people from Ibiza died and 31 crew members of the German battleship Deutschland, was published in print in 2012 by the publisher Red …

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Benidorm’s “radioactive” beauty

The Spanish seaside resort of Benidorm is making waves on Instagram thanks to the work of Galician photographer Maria Moldes. Now based in Alicante, Moldes has spent the last two summers documenting – cellphone in hand – what goes on along the beach in the Mediterranean capital of kitsch. The result is Escenas de la vida radiactiva (Scenes of radioactive life), an …

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23 short films, out of the 500 submitted, to be shown at short film festival

The Goya award winning short film, and the Ibizan short film with the most views on Youtube, made by Ibizan Álex Angulo, will kick off a festival that focuses on an alternative culture that offers affordable and decent entertainment for the island. A total of 23 short films comprise the official section of a festival that has received more than …

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The Supermercat de l’Art has a new home

After a move forced by the closure of the Ebusus room, which had been the supermarket’s home for years, the traditional Supermercat de l’Art of the Christmas season will open on Sunday, between noon and 2 pm, at the Garden Art Gallery at the beginning of the road to Es Cubells (Lombribiza Cactus). Because this is a smaller space, Supermercat …

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Actor Daniel Day-Lewis knighted by Prince William

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis, the only three time winner as ‘best actor’ in the history of the Oscars, was today honoured with a knighthood at Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British royal family. The Anglo-Irish performer, 57, received his knighthood from Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, who performed the ceremony on behalf of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. Last …

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The West End comes to the island in November

For the second year in succession Hatstand Productions are visiting the island to entertain us with their new production entitled ‘Nicola’. ‘Hatstand’ are a young and talented team comprised of two professional actresses: Lily Lowe-Myers and Robyn Cooper, who last year brought their award-winning play ‘Truth’s Vision’ to Ibiza. This was performed at Santa Eulalia’s Teatro España and the Chimichurri …

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Cine Serra closes after 102 years

The Serra cinema on the Paseo Vara de Rey in Eivissa closed its doors for the last time this weekend having entertained the population of Ibiza for over 100 years. The cinema had five rooms showing different films, the largest of which held 260 people, but only the two largest rooms had digital projection systems. The remaining rooms used 35 …

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