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04/03/2022
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    Live March to the fullest with the best cultural plans in all of Barcelona that you cannot miss

    March is here and with it comes the long-awaited spring, filling all of Barcelona with joy and harmony. In addition, March is also synonymous with a wide variety of cultural events and important activities that will make you enjoy the city to the fullest, such as exhibitions, film and theater premieres, a large number of concerts that you cannot miss.

    For that reason, today at The Lofttown, your university residence in Barcelona, ​​we share a complete list with the best plans in Barcelona during the entire month of March that you cannot miss for the world.

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    So welcome once again to our blog with the best tips in all of Barcelona!

    Photographic exhibition at the Mapfre Foundation

    If you like photography, you have probably heard of Marta Dahó. We are referring to a curator and graduate in Art History, famous in the world of Photography, who has organized an intensive series of online conferences in March in collaboration with the prestigious KBr Photography Center of the Mapfre Foundation.

    In this photographic cycle we want to highlight the relationship between photography and exhibition from all historiographical and theoretical perspectives. Then, the conferences will take place every Tuesday in March and will continue even during the month of April, also in the native language of each guest and will be completely free.

    So if you like photography and want to delve into the theme of the exhibitions, whether you are a photographer or an amateur, we encourage you to sign up for each presentation and conference. We are sure that you will learn a lot.

    Feminist Museums in March

    March also means that it is the month of women. For this reason, in Barcelona there will be nine museums in the city that this 2022 will again join the International Women’s Day, to celebrate the feminist cycle ‘Little stories, great women’.

    We refer to a series of videos in the form of stories that deal with the history of women who are leaders in today’s world, both in culture, sports, science and the arts.

    On this occasion, it should be noted that it has been organized in a completely virtual way, so that all those interested can follow the storytellers through the YouTube channel of Little stories, great women. Take note because the appointment begins next Monday, March 8 with a well-deserved: Happy Day to all Women!

    Concerts against gender violence in Barcelona

    We continue with feminist issues and the defense of women’s rights. In this sense, music is not an exception to raise the voice of support for women. For this reason, one more year, the mythical Luz de Gas room will offer a live concert with a solidarity motive against gender violence.

    So take note because next Monday, March 8, on International Women’s Day, the curtain will be opened by singer Maria del Mar Bonet and other established artists such as Mayte Martín, Gemma Humet, Beth, Sara Roy, Elena Gadel & Marta Robles and Balkan Paradise Orchestra.

    Don’t miss the Market Vintage BooM

    To all the fans of the vintage concept, we tell you that March is full of very interesting markets in the city. For example, if you are one of those who prefer vintage clothing markets and especially bargains, make a good note in your diaries because for yet another year Nau Bostik becomes the epicenter of second-hand clothing in Barcelona.

    So next Thursday, March 4, we invite you to enjoy the BooM Market, where this year there are more than 100 exhibitors with the best vintage clothing at incredible prices.

    Plans for moviefans

    Watching a series at home is not bad at all. But going to the movies is a unique experience that has no comparison. That is why below, we tell you what are the movies that you can enjoy this March. Take note!

    Drive my car

    Ryûsuke Hamaguchi shares a Murakami short story and magically expands it into three captivating hours (the credits don’t roll until the 40th minute!). Reeling from the sudden death of his screenwriter wife, Oto, theater director Yusuke heads to Hiroshima to stage ‘Uncle Vanya’ with his young chauffeur. The genius of the film is how the script takes the themes of Murakami’s story (loss, love, jealousy, healing) and finds an echo in Chekhov’s famous work.

    Licorice Pizza

    Paul Thomas Anderson’s most acclaimed film to date is this San Fernando Valley palimpsest with so many bubbles it practically bursts off the screen. The biggest blow to ‘Licorice Pizza,’ however, is its casting. Alana Haim of the Haim group is Alana Kane, 25, a photographer’s assistant bewildered to run into Gary Valentine, a high school student ten years her junior.

    Los ojos de Tammy Faye

    A gorgeous Jessica Chastain is the queen of the party in this biopic about a popular televangelist in America in the 1970s and 1980s. Tammy Faye Bakker and her husband, Jim, built a religious empire from scratch with feet of clay, with a network of television networks that connected with his program and even with a theme park project dedicated to the evangelical faith. Andrew Garfield accompanies Chastain in an x-ray of the fragility of the American dream.

    Canto cósmico

    Marc Sempere and Leire Apellaniz show the viewer their fascination for an innovative artist in a film that escapes the usual portrait to talk about the personality and work of Niño de Elche, but also about the shock wave that the musician provokes in his path. A look that allows us to understand the impact of this creator, to photograph the cultural moment that Spain is experiencing, and to make a profound reflection on the role of tradition and heterodoxy in an art such as flamenco.

    Uncharted

    Sony hands over the start of a new franchise to the newest goose that lays the golden eggs, Tom Holland. The protagonist of ‘Spider-Man: No way home’, the only movie capable of recovering pre-pandemic collections, puts himself in the shoes of an adventurer who travels the world as a treasure hunter. With Mark Wahlberg as a partner in adventures and Antonio Banderas as the bad guy, this version of a popular video game aims to break the bad luck of other failed adaptations, such as ‘Tomb raider’ or ‘Assassin’s creed’.

    Flee

    A loud shout at this year’s Oscars. Here’s proof that animation can take on the world just as precisely as it delivers magical flights of fancy. ‘Flee’, by Jonas Poher Rasmussen, tells the story of the French-Danish director’s friend, a gay Afghan refugee who is desperately trying to escape the tyranny of the mujahideen and come to terms with his own sexuality. Possibly the most political film of the year.

    Cycle of the Filmoteca of Catalunya in March

    For the most romantic who prefer classic cinema in an unmistakable place, pay attention because the Filmoteca de Catalunya in March brings you a very interesting program that you should not miss.

    Among other contents, the retrospectives of Theo Angelopoulos, Kelly Reichardt, within the framework of the famous Americana Film Fest, Jean-Claude Rousseau, with the collaboration of Xcèntric and Zumzeig, as well as the Dostopos collective in ‘Short Days’, the exhibition ‘ The keys to the still photo.

    In addition, it also highlights the cycle of Spanish Cinema of the 40’s and the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Drac Màgic in its children’s programming. Undoubtedly, the best way to enjoy cinema as you always wanted can be found at the Filmoteca de Catalunya

    A dose of theater

    If you like the theater you should know that Barcelona offers you a great theatrical offer that you should not miss.

    For example, in March you can enjoy the play by acclaimed British playwright Caryl Churchill, who tells the story of a dysfunctional family made up of a mother, father and aunt who are at home waiting for their daughter Susy to return from far away. Australia.

    In this waiting situation, all the characters can do is think and imagine what will happen in a few minutes. With Albert Pérez, Vanessa Segura, Alícia Puertas, Marc Tarrida and Sara Morera.

    Teatre Neu and its great theatrical offer

    A classic for theater lovers throughout the year is undoubtedly the Teatre Neu de Gracia. A unique place in the city that offers you all kinds of staging so you can have a laugh and have a great time.

    If what you are looking for is a good dose of humor and comedy at the highest level, come to the Neu theater where you will always find a perfect performance for your mood, whenever you want and with whomever you want.

    Are you already looking forward to enjoying Barcelona to the fullest in March?

    We hope that with today’s post you are ready to fully enjoy Barcelona throughout March with the interesting plans that we have shared with you in this article.

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    Have a great time in March!