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Escapade Theatre is opening its terrifying, modern adaptation of 1984 at the Versus Teatre on 19th May thru 11th June.
Could there be a more timely moment to stage George Orwell’s dystopian nightmare? Doublethink, newspeak and thoughtcrime are with us in the form of alternative facts, fake news and post truth.
Big Brother is the modern surveillance state and he is definitely Watching YOU!
Date & Time
May 19th - June 11th
Thursday to Saturday 8:00pm Sunday 6:00pm.
For tickets visit Escape Theatre
The international exhibition titled "David Bowie is" arrives in Barcelona at the end of May this year, showcasing over 300 objects that aim to give an insight into the creative influence David Bowie had and has on popular culture. Including handwritten lyrics, clothes, and album artwork to name a few, this is a one of a kind exhibition which shows the artistic progression of the artist, while giving an all-encompassing outlook on the artistry and craft that went into Bowie´s persona. First on display at the V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) in London in 2013, the exhibition is now travelling around the world, resonating Bowie´s reach. Barcelona is the only city in Spain that will host the exhibition.Find out more »
This weekend sees the second edition of EroStreet Festival come to Barcelona. This is an event that brings together people that are interested in exploring concepts of sensuality and eroticism in a safe and open environment. Numerous exhibitors will be present and throughout the weekend there will be workshops, information stands, and performances, amongst others.
EroStreet aims to start a conversation about notions of eroticism and discuss human sexuality in an open and honest way and with the help of professional practitioners of their field. The unique aspect of this event apart from its open attitude towards sexual minorities is the range of things to do and see: from seeing erotic art to talking to psychologists, or just shopping for lingerie, there is something for everyone. Whether you are adventurous or just curious, the fair is there for you to explore. Just check the website for the full schedule of events.Find out more »
El Vida 2017 comes back June 29th to July 2nd with the much anticipated return of two of the most important international bands of recent years, Fleet Foxes and Phoenix. With both bands scheduled to release new albums soon, there will certainly be plenty to be excited about. Phoenix, a French alternative band, will be headlining the newly revamped Thursday night. Fleet Foxes will be headlining on Saturday, finally breaking their six-year break from the stage. Another big name to headline this years festival will be the Flaming Lips.
In addition to these headliners, the American bands Warpaint and Dr. Dog, the renowned London DJ Erol Alkan, the great collaboration between Rosalía and Raül Refree "Los Angeles", the southern psychoblues of Guadalupe Plata, the melodic pop of Joan Miquel Oliver and the new solo project of Enric Montefusco, who join the already confirmed The Flaming Lips, Real Estate and La Casa Azul will also be performing.
Many of the tickets have been purchased already, so don't miss your chance to see El Vida 2017.
Tickets and more information available here.Find out more »
Fresh from their UK tour in Bristol, Reading and London, post-rock/free-jazz group Blood Quartet from Barcelona are due to play live on July 8 at local music venue El Pumarejo (Gràcia district). The band will be playing tracks from their current album, Deep Red, as well as some new brand new material. Blood Quartet includes Mark Cunningham, pioneer of the 70s New York no-wave scene, and the members of Murnau b., a local alt-rock band. According to Mondo Sonoro (Spain's leading music publication), "Blood Quartet's music sounds like chaos, like that succession of stumbles and outcomes that life generates.. and above all it sounds like freedom"..
Tickets €4 - €6 on the door.Find out more »