Creativity | 01/11/2014 at 08:15h

Photos from the 19th century for Barcelona's residents of today

We might be in the height of the digital era, but Señor Archer is opening the city's only photographic studio that still uses the century-old technique.

Education | 01/11/2014 at 08:06h

The Eixample extends the “Reading Support” project

In the last school year, 120 boys and girls took part and their academic results showed a marked improvement.

Leisure | 30/10/2014 at 08:20h

This weekend: Pokémon rules at the Manga Fair

The video game is the star of a new, 750-square-metre exhibition that offers a lot of activities.

Services | 30/10/2014 at 08:10h

Cemeteries extend their opening hours for All Saints Day

Over 100,000 people are expected to take part in this 1 November tradition.

Art | 31/10/2014 at 08:15h

Two photographers from Sant Andreu portray a phantasmagoric Barcelona

The audio-visual production company Mylapse is the creator of the video No People which uses time-lapse photography to show a Barcelona free of cars and pedestrians.

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The Manga Fair at its most spectacular

This year's fair will be taking over a total of 50,000 square metres, a new record of space at Fira de Barcelona, and extending its opening hours.

Palau Cinquantenari Pavelló 2 - Fira Barcelona
 From 30/10/2014 to 02/11/2014

It's festival time in El Clot - Camp de l'Arpa!

Festa Major. From 30 October to 16 November, the neighbourhood will be a hive of all kinds of events and activities for all ages! Don't miss them!

Carrers del Clot-Camp de l'Arpa
 From 31/10/2014 to 16/11/2014

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