November’s cultural agenda

November has started and with it a whole new possible cultural plans to do in Barcelona. Here are our recommendations!

ART EXHIBITIONS 

Maternitats – Pintures, dibuixos i instal·lacions audiovisuals

When: From 10 to 25 November 2016

Where: Centre Cívic Pere PrunCaptura de pantalla 2016-11-05 a les 19.19.33.pnga

Price: Free

The painter Neus Ramon enables us to live maternity, deep feelings and the love and sweet intimacy of mother and child, in a sincere, authentic and calm manner. In her paintings one cannot only see a high technique and unique use of colour, but also a personal artistic format.

Marianne Breslauer. Fotografías 1927-1938

When: From 27 October 2016 to 29 January 2017

Where: Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

Price: 6 €

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Marianne Breslauer (Berlin, 1909-Zurich, 2001) was a photographer of the generation of female photographers, taking advantage of the Weimar Republic and creating a new way of photographing. It is the first time that her pictures can be seen in Spain. Pictures, she took during his voyage through Spain and Andorra in 1933. The writer Annemarie Schwarzenbach (198-1942) accompanied her. Marienna Breslauer, being Jewish, could not publish her work in the Nacional Socialist Germany. She had to emigrate and to exile. In any case, her work, as she said in an interview, capture the secret moment. Her pictures take pride of place in the history of photography.

Picasso románico

When: From 17 November 2016 to 26 February 2017

Where: Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

The exposition of 40 paintings, organized with the Picasso Museum in

Paris and showed in the hall of the Romanic art, can be divided into three topics.

  1. Not only the works created from 1906 to 1907, bSin título1.pngut also their relation to the Virgen de Gòsol, exposed today in the museum, but located formerly in the church of Gòsol.
  2. An important subject of Romanic art: crucifixion. Nevertheless, it played an important role in Picasso’s life, too – especially from 1930 to 1937.
  3. An important motif of Romanic art: skull.

Un Thyssen nunca visto

When: From 4 November 2016 to 5 February 2017 sin-titulo2

Where: CaixaForum Barcelona:

Price: 4 € (clients CaixaBank: free)

It is the opportunity to see in Barcelona a selection of 62 masterpieces of the Madrilenian Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. The oeuvres, including paintings of Rubens, Rembrandt, Cézanne, Pissarro and Picasso, will be showed in a different order, in order to create a new artistic lecture in five topics: religious painting, self-portraits, still life, landscape and urban landscape.

THEATRE 

RELATO DE UN NÁUFRAGO

When: From November 3 to December (20.30 p.m. S, 17.30 y 21 p.m. D, 18p.m. Duración 1h.25 min).

Where: Lliure de Gràcia (Montseny, 47)

Price: 15-29 eur.

Genre: Drama

Gabriel García Márquez published in 1955 in the newspaper El Espectador en Bogotá, a report on the true story of a sailor Luis Alejandro Velasco, who fell overboard from a military frigate and spent ten days lost at sea. The author’s talent to turn these words into images, inspired the playwright Marc Montserrat-Drukker to write Relato de un náufrago. This play speaks of the loneliness and the struggle for survival of the protagonist and the human being in general. This contemporary drama features actors Emilio Gutiérrez and Angel Llácer.

ORGASMOS

When: from 7 July to 27 November (Thursday and Friday at 22.30, Saturday at 21.30 and Sunday at 20.30 p.m)

Where: Teatre del Raval

Genre: Comedy

Why men and women can not get along? Because God first created man but, with the typical rush of stress at the time, he made some rookie mistakes. He perfected the model and then created woman. Between the two there were some obvious physical differences but also of emotional and behavioral. Brain and heart would not obey the demands in the same way.These misalignments rational and emotional have kept men and women at loggerheads until today. But sex is powerful, attracts and unites us. And get that, ultimately, we can love and respect as a couple. At the end of the day we are all the result of an orgasm … or two, at best.

LAS NOCHES DEL CLUB DE LA COMEDIA

When: From September 24 to November 26. Saturdays at 23.00h

Where: Teatre Condal

Genre: Comedy

If it makes you short the famous TV show, here’s the deal have live the best comedians of our country. Monologues, laughter and entertainment, a fun deal for Saturday night.

IV CERTAMEN DE CREACIÓN ESCENICA DE DANZAS URBANAS

When: From November 17 to November 20.

Where: Mercar de les Flors

Genre: Dance

The pageant stage creation is a platform for meeting and exhibition that seeks to promote and develop different styles of urban dance (Breaking, Popping, Locking, Housedance, Krumping, etc.). The contest seeks to promote renewal and urban dance creating a space where artists can present their creations and investigate from urban dance, and that they serve as a gateway to the circuits in the performing arts.

LA CUBANA: GENTE DE BIEN, EL MUSICAL

When: From 5 to 20 November

Where: TEATRE COLISEUM

Genre: Musical

The Cuban has always sung and danced in all his shows, rather harm than good and always using the art of “dissimulation”. Now they are forced “by compelling reasons” to make a serious musical. Why: As you will see. To make this musical, The Cuban People used excuse Well, a very funny farce written by Santiago Rusiñol in 1917. They have created a “special” trip back in time where the characters discover Rusiñol us that the need to pretend does not measure, neither time nor expiration date.

CINEMA

SULLY – Clint Eastwood (USA)

peli1Premiere: 4/11/2016

The story about Chesley “Sully” Sullenberg, the comercial pilot who landed a plane in the Hudson river on 2009, saving like this the life of 155 passengers. Clint Eastwood tells the story of this men, starring Tom Hanks, and what it means to be a “hero” in the actual society.

AMOR Y AMISTAD – Whit Stillman (IRELAND)

Premiere: 18/11/2016peli2

This movie is the adaptation of the book “Lady Susan” from Jane Austen, the director accomplish in this film the hard work to maintain the essence of the novel adding a little bit of comedy and good taste. The story about Susan, starring Kate Beckinsale, and how she plays with everybody to accomplish what she wants.

THE NEON DEMON – Nicolas Winding Refn (FRANCE, DENMARK, USA)

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Premiere: 25/11/2016

A macabre and punk story about the cult to the beauty and the fashion world, the dark side of being a model. The film plays with the image and its symbolism to mess with the subconscient of the audience.

LA MUERTE DE LUIS XIV – Albert Serra (FRANCE)

Premiere: 25/11/2016peli4

The most radical film of this director shows us the last days of Luis XIV in his deathbed. The film was shot in a single space and the director experiments with the historical recreation and the experimentation with the public. A interesting proposal from this catalan director.

BOOK PRESENTATIONS AND RELATED EVENTS

Event: El Infierno de Dante

Reading of  “La Divina Comedia” with Raffaele Pinto.

When: Every Wednesday from 5th October to 30 November (19 – 21H).

Where: Barcelona. La Central (c/ Mallorca).

Event: La vil quimera

Six master pieces of the theatre known as “El siglo de Oro” with Agustín Sánchez Aguilar.

When: Every Thursday from 13th October to 24 November (17 – 19H).

Where: Barcelona. La Central (C/ Mallorca).

Book presentation: Sombras de agua – Félix G. Madroño.

When: Wednesday, 9th November at 19H.

Where: Barcelona. La Central del Raval.

Book presentation: Basc per a Catalanoparlants (o de com dues llengües tan diferents s’assemblen tant) – Beatriz Fernández and Anna Pineda.

When: 25th November at 19H.

Where: Barcelona. Llibreria Alibri.

Event: Club de lectura infantil: Amics monstruosos –Anna Manso.

When: Saturday, 19th November at 12H.

Where: Barcelona. La central (C/ Mallorca).

Event: Off Sant Jordi de tardor.

When: 12th November from 11 at 21H.

Where: Barcelona. Antic Teatre.

CONCERTS

BIRDY

foto1When: 07/11/2016

Where: Razzmatazz

The artist Birdy will perform a seamless run through material from her third album Beautiful Lies and various covers of fellow artists.

Max & Iggor Cavalera with Sepultura

foto2When: 08/11/2016

Where: Razzmatazz 2

Max and Iggor Cavalera will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the band’s classic album “Roots” by performing the LP in our city.

Asaf Avidan

foto3When: 08/11/2016

Where: L’Auditori

The Israeli songwriter will give a solo concert this month in our country.

Justin Bieber

foto4When: 22/11/2016

Where: Palau Sant Jordi

Justin Bieber returns to Europe for his ‘Purpose World Tour’.

The Cure

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When: 26/11/2016

Where: Palau Sant Jordi

The English rock band formed in 1976 returns to Europe.

GASTRONOMY

COCOMO

COCOMO Restaurant is located in Carrer d’Enric Granados, next to the famous Passeig de Gràcia. The golfer Pablo Larrazabal for its gastronomic dream, mounted COCOMO in Barcelona. With simplicity, taste and healthy material, this restaurant features the mediterranean cuisine.

Address: C/Enric Granados, 55, 08008, Barcelona

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MAKA-MAKA BEACH BURGER CAFÉ

This hamburger restaurant gathers many fashion elements, order a burger with cocktail, it would be a good choice to spend an afternoon.

Address: Passeig Joan de Borbó, 76, 08039, Barcelona

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PETIT BANGKOK

It may be the best Thai restaurant in Barcelona, it’s always full. If you traveled to Thailand, the dishes here would be known to you, for example, Pad Thai, su wok pato. Enjoy Thai food with your friends!

Address: C/Vallirana, 29, 08006, Barcelona

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VINYA ROSA

If you are a fan with barbecue and argentina grill, you cannot miss this restaurant. It was founded in 1951, and right now has a history of more than fifty years. The meats here are imported from Nebraska and Argentina.

Address: Avinguda de Sarrià, 17, 08029, Barcelona

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KUO Restaurante

One of the best Japanese restaurants in Barcelona, located in the upper area of the city, Naoyuki Haginoya sushi chef prepares all the specialties. Using original products from Japan, the food here will impress you.

Address: Carrer Gran de Gràcia, 13, 08013, Barcelona

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