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Carlos Núñez Concert Honoring Alan Lomax's Spanish Fieldwork

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.02.2015 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Lomax, who lived in Europe for most of the 1950s because he had been blacklisted at home, loved Galician music, and shared Carlos's belief that Galicia was essentially Celtic, which greatly colored his fieldwork.

Astoria Characters: The President of the Galician Club

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.22.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's a windy day, and the four flags of Casa Galicia are flapping like a flock of geese flying south for the winter. The stately wedding-cake white building on 31st Avenue, wedged between a burger joint and a supermarket crowned by barbed wire, looks like a foreign embassy.

Vladimir Putin is Just the Latest Bully in the Thousand Year Struggle for Ukrainian Nationhood

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 02.16.2014 | World
Ian Reifowitz

The outcome of the tug of war between the pro-government/pro-Russian forces and the pro-EU/pro-independence forces in Ukraine will have a decisive impact on Eastern Europe's development in the new millennium.

Clannad's Nádúr and Other New Celtic Recordings

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

There's no bigger news in Celtic music than the first new studio album by Clannad in 15 years. The Grammy-winning family band from Donegal began the trend of backing lush Gaelic vocal harmonies with shimmering synth pads back in the 1980s.

WARNING: Spanish Food Road Trip Will Cause Hunger

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.14.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

Jamon, squid ink, anchovies, chorizo, wine, cheese... Spain is really one of the great culinary countries of the world.

Beyond the Running of the Bulls: Spain's 10 Wildest Festivals

minube | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
minube

In recent years, other fiestas like Valencia's tomato-throwing bash, La Tomatina, have made the international tourist radar and now draw visitors from around the world.

Waiting for Godello: The New Wines of Spain

Rozanne Gold | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Wine should taste like where it came from, and shouldn't be manipulated into big alcoholic bruisers crammed with "jammy" fruit. Wine expert Gerry Dawes is a fan of old-fashioned wines made the old fashioned way: "Great wine is made in the vineyard, not in the winery."

Sheen and Estevez Hit Home Run with The Way

Lonna Saunders | Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Rarely does an audience laugh and cry during the same movie. Yet that's what happened at a Chicago International Film Festival prescreening of The Way.