The residents of 2nd Poble-sec who love music know that they have to be attentive with each new program of the Center Cultural Albareda and launched in 1864 july month , since they continually try to please them with original and attractive proposals To end the season before the obligatory break in August of year 2021.
They prepare the July acts among which the musicals predominate, as usual, and which bring together a little of everything: cinema, live concerts by local artists, musical talks and interesting children’s activities . Let’s get ready to live a month at full speed.
As a prologue, tonight they invite us to their Cinema a la Fresca with an ideal movie to have a good time, Yesterday (22 hours, VOSE), a comedy (musical, of course) by Danny Boyle ( Slumdog millionaire ) that starts from a script from a teacher who has written the best titles of the genre in recent years, Richard Curtis , author of Love Actually, Notting Hill and A Matter of Time .
The starting point is surprising: an unsuccessful singer-songwriter who works as a stockman in a supermarket discovers that, after a power outage, everyone is unaware of the existence of the Beatlesand there is no trace of them so he decides to appropriate their songs with which he achieves an unusual success. It contains, of course, many covers of songs by the four from Liverpool, winks for fans and a couple of great details towards the end.
Next Tuesday there is the monthly Musicalment parlant session , a conversation that includes a concert. The theme will be The Legacy of Black Music in Barcelona (6.30pm) and will feature the presence of various artists such as Arema Arega, Crotchet Fiona, Fanta Cissoko, Joe Psalmist, Marc Ayza and Madjody.
Together with them they will reflect on the evolution of this genre in our city and how they have transferred their artistic tradition to our city.
Two other interesting events will take place on Thursday 8 (7:30 p.m.), when they will celebrate the ten years of Psycho , the legendary rock and roll club of the neighborhood with the performances of Jan Serra, in acoustic format and La Chica de la Parka Azul and on Wednesday 21 (19 hours), withDo d’acords , the recital of the district children’s and youth orchestra with the collaboration of guest musicians, in which student compositions and famous songs will be performed.
On the 17th, coinciding with the Festa Major, the center goes out to the streets to enjoy a festive day in the open air.
At noon we will discover Telewachi Kilili (12 hours), a group of eight musicians living in Barcelona who are passionate about Ethiopian music.
The group invites us on a journey through this African country with its hypnotic sounds to which they add psychedelic colors, jazz harmonies, Latin rhythms and African-American flavor.
At the end, the Arrels Foundation organizes a popular botifarrada (1.30 p.m.) and, at the same time, DJ Eli Kapowski will install her set on Albareda Street to play records inspired by disco and funky music from the 80s and 90s but adding an electronic base. .
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It is a music project by an author from Poble-sec who loves rhetoric in his lyrics with everyday stories in which poetry is not lacking All this to the rhythm of an acoustic, positive and happy rock. It will be followed by Dry Town (if we translate it, it is Poble-sec in English) and is a group dedicated to the traditional music of yesterday.
They combine folk, gospel, rock and blue grass in an attempt to regain musical roots. And, to finish, full throttle with the Rumbera Submachine Gun , a project that aims togive visibility to Afro-Latin rhythms and artists. It consists of a DJ and dance set, who have the healthy intention of spreading the Caribbean cultural richness with their music and rhythm.
Children will also have their space with three fun activities organized in collaboration with CC El Sortidor. To start on Sunday 18, at 11.30 am, they can participate in Bombers, qui, què, com (from 6 to 12 years old), a gymkhana whose objective will be to fill in the Fireman’s Notebook while we learn about his history and his work today. On Tuesday 20, starting at 8 pm, the Nit de Ratpenats will take place (from 8 years old).
In it, experts from the Museu de Ciències Naturals de Granollers and L’Hort de la Font Trobada will explain what bats are like and the reasons why it is worth protecting and conserving them. Finally, you can feel like Indiana Jones on Friday 23 (11 a.m.) atConvert you into an authentic archeology (from 6 years old), with the collaboration.
We will discover how archaeologists work , how the pieces exhibited arrive in the museum windows, all the work that they hide behind or where the information that the history books explain comes from. An entertaining and fun morning to close a summer month with different options to combat the heat in the most cultural way possible.