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Month: August, 2009

Festa Mayor 2009 (part 2)

25 August, 2009 (11:05) | Living in Europe | By: admin

Tonight my best friend Nicole came out to Gracia to have dinner with me and take in a bit of Festa Mayor. Its good to go out into the festiities early like we did (around 9:00) because a different aspect of the festival is more apparent – the traditional, multi-generational meals; long tables set with […]

Art Club Barcelona, Jamming, and Festa Mayor de Gracia 2009

18 August, 2009 (13:45) | Living in Europe | By: admin

1) Quix├│te posing on the mermaid street sculpture. 2) A close-up from my favorite street. This year’s Festa Mayor de Gracia is all about making music and meeting new musicians to play with. Every night we find ourselves jamming with someone new. In the last 3 days we have played with a blues guitarist, a […]