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  • Hungry Haws
    BYU guard Tyler Haws awaits his fate at upcoming 2015 NBA Draft
    If things don't go the way BYU guard Tyler Haws hopes later this week and he ends up going undrafted at the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft, never fear.Europe is here. The BYU guard and the school's all time leading scorer now has a pro contract...
  • Castilla y Leon Spain tour
    Traveling to Spain this summer for fun and food!
    Last week friends invited me over for a visit. Since they live in the Castilla y Leon region it meant I was off to Spain for a few days of good food, good wine and great company.My first international airplane trip in two years brought many...
  • The Sun
    Woman sues eBay over rights to sell the sun
    Maria Duran has owned the sun for about five years now. She filed a claim with a Spanish notary office in 2010, after which she attempted to bill people who use solar power. Her claim was recognized by the Spanish courts because Spain is a country...
  • Cave homes of Purullena, Spain
    Cave homes of Purullena, Spain
    The famous cave homes near Purullena in the province of Granada, Spain are not just tourist attractions but homes and a community for approximately 2,200 Spanish residents. The caves, many of which have been passed down from generation to...
  • Charles Dutoit brings the music of Spain to San Francisco
    Charles Dutoit brings the music of Spain to San Francisco
    Swiss conductor Charles Dutoit brings the music of Spain to Davies Symphony Hall this week, leading the San Francisco Symphony in two works by Ravel - his Alborado del gracioso, and the comic opera L’Heure espagnole - and Manuel de Falla...
  • Spain honors the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa’s birth in Avila
    Spain honors the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa’s birth in Avila
    The Spanish city of Avila is celebrating the birth of St. Teresa 500 years ago within its formidable stone walls. Teresa Sanchez de Cepeda y Ahumada was born March 28, 1515, to Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda and his second wife, Beatriz de Ahumada....
  • Valladolid emerges as a hot spot on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
    Valladolid emerges as a hot spot on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
    Veteran visitors to eastern Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula may remember driving through the dusty little village of Valladolid (once known mainly as a spot to get good deals on locally made shoes) on their way to the nearby Maya ruins at Chichen...
  • Jimenez Fortes gored
    Jimenez Fortes gored: Bullfighter's gruesome goring, why is this a sport again?
    Video of Jimenez Fortes, a Spanish bullfighter at a festival in Madrid, being gored in the neck has surfaced online.The rampaging bull has left Fortes fighting for his life.WARNING: Graphic Content.Writes DeadSpin: “Torero Jiménez Fortes is...
  • Rail Europe
    Rail Europe cuts fares on first class train travel
    Travelers bound for Europe this summer will pay 20 percent less for first class train tickets on international routes in France and Spain when bookings are made by June 2, says Rail Europe.Rail Europe is the largest distributor of European rail...
  • Spain’s Convent of the Incarnation celebrates 500th anniversary of St. Teresa’s birth
    Spain’s Convent of the Incarnation celebrates 500th birthday of St. Teresa
    As patron saint of Spain, St.Teresa de Jesus always figures large in the nation’s spiritual life. But this year, the 500th anniversary of her birth in Avila, the country pauses to celebrate a singular woman who built an ecclesiastical empire...
  • Chef Amar Santana and Ahmed Labatte enjoying a glass of Spanish wine
    Interview: Broadway's Chef Amar Santana visits Spain for new small plates menu
    Chef Amar Santana and his business partner, Ahmed Labatte of Laguna Beach's Broadway by Amar Santana, both recently returned from a six-week trip to Spain and Morocco. The trip was taken to prepare them for the opening in Fall 2015 of their...
  • Didier Fertilatti
    Didier Fertilatti: Essence of Hospitality
    In Germany at Chef Sache last year while watching Chef Quique Dacosta demonstrate a dish on stage a random tweet from me about not being able to taste the spectacular dish got an unexpected response. To my consternation Didier Fertilatti with the...
  • Atmospheric Albayzin, the Arab quarter in Granada, Spain
    In praise of slow travel
    Is travel fun anymore, anyhow? Ever feel like you need to take a vacation when you get back from your trip? That you’ve been so busy checking off your list of must-sees that you forget the whole purpose of getting away in the first place?...
  • Spain crossbow school attack: Teacher killed with machete, 4 wounded with bow
    Spain crossbow school attack: Teacher killed with machete, 4 wounded with bow
    A Spanish teen has been arrested after a violent attack on a school in Barcelona, Spain, where a teacher has been killed with what appears to be a homemade crossbow. Although the motive for the attack is still as yet unclear, it seems doubtful...
  • The House of Bernarda Alba by Frederico Garcia Lorca, adapted by Kate Bishop
    Fells Point Corner Theatre presents The House of Bernarda Alba
    Fells Point Corner Theater (FPCT) presents this timeless and passionate production of The House of Bernarda Alba by Frederico Garcia Lorca. What happens when protecting our children inhibits their development as human beings? How can we honor our...
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