Interview

Javier Bardem: “Evil has its appeal”

Often cast as the villain of the piece, the Spaniard is one of the most highly respected actors of his generation. The soon-to- be-released ‘Loving Pablo’ sees him playing drug baron Pablo Escobar, but as he explains in this interview, having two children is proving a bigger challenge than any other role he has played so far

Flamenco giant Manuel Molina dies after short illness

Composer, singer and guitarist was diagnosed with cancer but refused to receive treatment

Gypsy fiestas change their tune

Traditional flamenco is giving way to reggaeton, salsa and rumbas at Roma celebrations

Paco de Lucía’s last copla

‘Canción Andaluza,’ his posthumous album, will be released worldwide on Tuesday

ART

Rubble trouble at the Biennale

Artist Lara Almarcegui’s four-meter, 400,000-euro mountain of bricks piled up in the Spanish pavilion at this year’s Venice art expo is causing a stir

FLAMENCO

Camarón: back for one last bulería

Paco de Lucía and Tomatito provide guitar backing on a version of a song by the late flamenco legend that has been rescued from the archives

The secret love of García Lorca

Juan Ramírez de Lucas never spoke about his relationship with the famed poet

A POET'S SECRET ROMANCE

Lorca’s last love letter

Newly unearthed note sheds light on why the writer failed to flee the Civil War