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Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium comprising the Government of Catalonia, the Government of the Balearic Islands, and the Barcelona City Council. Its mission is the support and promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad, in all its forms and means of expression.
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New York 
24/02/2020 Performing

Joan Vázquez, "Paquito Forever", a one-man cabaret show

"Paquito Forever" is a one-man show by Joan Vázquez, returning to the New York cabaret stage after his debut at Feinstein's/54 Below with his Sondheim show Something's Coming. The show is an intimate and personal account of the real-life adventures of Paquito (Paco) Alonso, a gay Catalonian growing up wanting to be a dancer in Franco's postwar Spain but grafting his way out to reach the bright lights of Broadway and beyond. 
USA 
29/02/2020 Literature

"Why, Why, Why?" by Quim Monzó, translated by Peter Bush, featured on The New York Times shortlist

In the Catalan writer Quim Monzó’s version of classic fairy tales, a prince kisses a toad and is rewarded with the woman of his dreams. Then he wonders what to say. "Should he suggest they go straight to his place or will she take it the wrong way?”
29/02/2020 Literature

TRAC, the database of translations from Catalan, reaches 5,000 translations

TRAC stands for "traducccions del català a altres llengües" (translations from Catalan into other languages). It is made up of the databases of the Institució de les Lletres Catalanes and the Institut Ramon Llull, which is now responsible for managing and updating the database. Additionally, the TRAC has had new tools added recently, such as the translation map or the rankings for the most translated authors and books.
Los Angeles 
08/03/2020 Performing

Andres Corchero dances "Padre" and "a windflower for..." in Los Angeles

Body Weather Laboratory presents Flower of the Season 2020. Continuing a 17-year tradition of minimal yet encompassing use of space and theatricality, this year’s performances will feature Andrés Corchero (Barcelona) in his solo dance PADRE(father) and a new duet a windflower for…with Oguri (Los Angeles). This project is funded by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
15/03/2020 Music

Barcelona-based and Grammy-nominated musician Omar Sosa on tour throughout the United States

Sosa will be touring with violinist-vocalist Yilian Cañizares and folkloric Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles and playing songs from his recent album Aguas, recorded with Cañizares. Aguas reflects the perspectives of two generations of Cuban artists living outside their homeland, interpreting their roots and traditions in subtle and unique ways.  Songs range from the poignant to the exuberant, and are expressive of the exceptional musical chemistry, ...
New York 
23/03/2020 Knowledge

Ramon López de Mántaras Badia the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA) on Artificial Intelligence

The unstoppable advances in technology affect the automation of processes of industrial production and the global economy in many ways. The final goal of artificial intelligence (AI)—that a machine can have a type of general intelligence similar to a human’s—is one of the most ambitious ever proposed by science. In terms of difficulty, it is comparable to other great scientific goals, such as explaining the origin of life or the Universe, or discovering the structure ...
New York, Boston 
31/03/2020 Music

Los Aurora bring flamenco to New York and Boston as part of the Flamenco Festival New York

Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) is a city at the forefront of exciting artistic movements like Catalan rumba and nuevo flamenco. It’s also home to the band Los Aurora, a name that refers to “the rosy light that immediately precedes the sunrise”. “Aurora, the flamenco that makes you cry and recites Dante.” – Silvia Cruz Lapeña (Vanity Fair)
St. Petersburg, FL 
09/04/2020 Arts

Midnight in Paris: Surrealism at the Crossroads, 1929

When Salvador Dalí & Luis Buñuel’s film Un chien Andalou premiered in the City of Light, Paris was an avant-garde hothouse rife with artistic conflict and friendly rivalry. Midnight in Paris: Surrealism at the Crossroads, 1929 immerses visitors in this particularly rich and vital creative era by examining the works, friendships and clashes of Jean Arp, André Breton, Luis Buñuel, Alexander Calder, Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dalí, ...
USA 
30/04/2020

ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorships 2020 in Catalan awarded to Tiago Miller

The ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program was founded by former ALTA board member Allison M. Charette and is designed to establish and facilitate a close working relationship between an experienced translator and an emerging translator on a project selected by the emerging translator. The mentorship duration is nine months. The emerging translator is expected to choose a project that can be completed in that time, and they will only be advised on that particular project. ALTA's ...
UC Berkeley 
31/08/2020 Language

Catalan featured in The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

This online library exhibition celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis — librarians, professors, lecturers, staff, and students. Many of these early-published works ...
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