Nearly one week after Spanish police tried to violently shut down Catalonia’s vote to become independent from the country, thousands of people rallied in Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday in a more peaceful show of support and opposition.
By Kamala Kelkar
An exhibition, “Touching the Prado” at the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, is designed to give the blind or those with limited sight an opportunity to create a mental image of a painting by feeling it. Alison Stewart reports.
By PBS NewsHour
Scientists in Madrid announced on Tuesday that, deep under ground of a 17th century convent, they found remains that they believe belong to celebrated writer Miguel de Cervantes, though they may never be able to guarantee the match.
By Victoria Fleischer
He has been hailed as the father of the novel, a writer who wielded the Spanish language so forcefully that it is nicknamed for him: la lengua de Cervantes (“the language of Cervantes”). But when Miguel de Cervantes died nearly…
By Anya van Wagtendonk
A roundup of arts headlines.
By Talea Miller
Chicago's Olympic hopes were dashed Friday when it was eliminated in the first round of voting for the 2016 host city, following a star-studded bid that featured personal appeals by President Barack Obama, the first lady and Oprah Winfrey.
Despite a high-profile push by President Obama and others, Chicago will not host the 2016 summer games. The Olympic Torch will instead land in Rio de Janeiro. Ray Suarez reports on the story and talks to sports writer Christine Brennan.
President Obama will travel to Copenhagen this week to lobby on behalf of his hometown of Chicago and its bid to land the 2016 summer games.
To get a real close look at some of the best paintings housed in Spain's Prado Museum, you no longer have to trek to Madrid. Google and one of the world's most famous galleries announced Tuesday they have teamed up…
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