• Editorial
    SHAI MAESTRO TRIO LIVE IN VALENCIA AT SALA MATISSE JUNE 8th!

    The ‘Sound District’ DISTRITO SONORO festival of Cervezas Alhambra presents SHAI MASTER TRIO. The group will perform for the first time in Valencia on Friday, June 8 at 9:00 pm at SALA MATISSE. The group is presenting their new album “The Stone Skipper” The “Sound District” initiative in Valencia is within the framework of ‘Momentos […]

  • Editorial
    Agua de Valencia (Valencian Cocktail)

    AGUA DE VALENCIA: FROM AVANT-GARDE TIPPLE TO BOTTLED SUPERMARKET TRAVESTY Agua de Valencia was first concocted by erstwhile artist and barman Constante Gil, who started serving it in his bar, the now sadly defunct Cerveceria Madrid in C/ Abadia San Martin in 1959 in Valencia. The bar, with its live piano music and its alcoves […]

  • Editorial
    RE-READ LIBRERIA LOWCOST VALENCIA

    THE CONSCIENTIOUS BOOKSTORE THAT IS KIND ON THE POCKET & GOOD TO THE EARTH The battle between paper and digitalisation has never been more poignant than now. The looming realities of deforestation and the colossal amounts of paper that we collectively use on a daily basis are becoming not only an environmental issue. It is […]

  • Editorial
    ABOUT BREXIT

    BREXIT » Independence Day It’s curious that the biggest patriots are often their countries’ biggest embarrassment and that they tend to divide their countries more than unite them. Even more curious and ironic is how the patriotic Brexit campaign used the “Independence Day” rallying call to such great effect and applause, since it echoes one […]

  • Editorial
    24/7 Valencia guide to Fallas 2018

    Are you interested in folklore? Tradition? Big dresses? If you are, stick around. Valencia has all that and more, during the celebration known as Fallas . Read this and consider yourself armed for the festivities. LAS FALLAS During the second week of March, you’ll see these large sculptures being set up at practically every street […]

  • Art
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FALLAS ARTISTS

      INTERVIEW WITH FALLAS ARTISTS: FALLA WORKS Artista fallero Paco Pellicer tells ‘24/7 Valencia’ how fallas are made, what he thinks of ‘corporate’ fallas and what he likes best about the fiesta. Paco Pellicer and Marisa Falcó are fallas artists who run their own small workshop in the barrio del Carmen. The husband-and-wife team have been […]

  • Editorial
    FALLAS… BUSINESS AS USUAL

    Fallas is back. Foc i fum, ducks and teapots The way things are at the moment, many might question the sanity of anyone who is willing to spend millions of Euros on erecting huge papier-mâché ‘‘monuments’’ only to gleefully burn them to cinders just a week later. You also might be forgiven for thinking (especially […]

  • Editorial
    WHAT IS FALLAS?

    This is what the city’s residents say; condensed for you by David Rhead and Jose Marín… The smell of cordite and the sizzle and crack of rockets. The smell of Buñuelos frying in the middle of the night. The smell of the Plaza de la Virgen carpeted with Spring flowers at four o’clock in the […]

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