Author archives: Esther Levy

Joaquin Cortes the Universal Gypsy shines in his Esencia

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Joaquin Cortes got under everyone’s skin last night at his premiere in Barcelona, the chosen city to begin his tour ¨Esencia¨ (Essence) The ¨Universal Gypsy¨ surely knows how to design a show, from beginning to end- passion, skin, sweat and lots of clapping in between. He demands most of the applauses …¨Come on, I’m not a machine¨ he claimed and recla[...]

La Barra Carles Abellan new happening seafood tapas bar in Barcelona

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Haven't tried it yet ... but can't wait . The ingredients smell , look and, without a doubt, will taste great . Sea-food, see-kitchen (through several high resolution screens) while enjoy the  decor by Lazaro Rosa Violan by the famous beach of La Barceloneta. It's a sure score! ...if not...Why would Michelin star, Carlos Abellan, add his name on[...]

Warhol's factory in Barcelona

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Warhol's factory is recreated in Barcelona for the LOOP festival, presenting a fun recompilation of the pop artist's relationship with music ...even more extensive than is generally believed thanks to Javier Panera. Under the title ¨Silver Songs¨ over 200 works are collected in different media, from  covers, photographs to video clips: one for The Ca[...]

Frederic Amat exhibit at La Pedrera

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If you would like to skip lines pay only 4 euros and enter one of Barcelona's highlights in Modernist architecture and, for the same price, enjoy an exhibition of one of the leading figures in the contemporary Catalan art scene, your wish is granted- until July 16th, 2017 at Gaudi's masterpiece La Pedrera. Now viewing a contemporary reinterpretation o[...]

Haute Bachelorette sans etiquette

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It started with an Haute Bridal show that made us all want to get married again and again and we ended in a White Hummer Limousine celebrating a Bachelorette. Why not? ... The challenge was too loose the etiquette and have lots of fun and the ingredients worked wonders. 10 beautiful craaaazy talented women Tiaras Confetti Party Spray Foam Fluo[...]

Angel Sanchez and his angels in Barcelona Bridal Week

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Bridal week 2018, in Barcelona had a few surprises awaiting for me. Besides the  Pronovias show, like every year, a magical family event, I felt privileged to host Angel Sanchez, the star of this years Bridal shows. Angel and  I became friends during my years as a Correspondent for Marie Claire in New York, as a matter of fact I introduced hime to his life p[...]

Perspective Playground at Sant Pau Barcelona

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I found the most modernist, ideal #PerspectivePlayground at #SantPau . Olympus knows how to impress us. This time they set up an exhibition with installations by artists from all over the world and evoked effects for amateurs and professionals to play with their cameras. Bring your own or let them lend you the latest Olympus camera, get free discs[...]

Steampunk Apocalyptic Future Jewels by Elena Estaun

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I am a big fan of Elena Estaun. I first met Elena at a Halloween Party, she stood out  from the crowd of freaky fashionistas with her sexy transgressive  look: fingerless mesh gloves, aviator glasses, a top hat, ballerina mesh skirt, rough boots and a fabulous T bone necklace.  Try mixing  steampunk, MadMax  British neo- Victorian,  American ¨Wild West and p[...]

Up to date on the Latest Developments: Radical is Normal

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Today the difference between what is normal and what is radical is virtually nothing. We are prepared to expect almost anything from science and technology, and from social behavior. Because of this, we’re going to have to be much more daring in our thinking. This will mean we need to be constantly up to date on the latest developments in the world. Here [...]

Something is cooking at Rooftop Smokehouse Barcelona

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The story of Rooftop Smokehouse is worth sharing, it’s inspiring and encouraging, specially in these unkind times where only those who are perseverant and smile at all times survive this never ending recession. It started out like all good things, a baby girl was born and tons of friends came to join the proud parents and celebrate the birth in a charmi[...]