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Thoughts related to the documentary series Catalunya Barcelona.

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  • Gaudí’s Casa Milà

    Gaudí’s Casa Milà is located on Passeig de Gràcia, cross-street Provença. Commissioned in 1906 by Pere Milà, a Catalan industrialist and politician, it took six years to complete.  Milà, the man, remains…

  • Busker Buster

    Barcelona, today, is famous for its buskers, or street performers.  That line, or a similar one, has been set to print a million times, and, indeed it was, at one time, accurate.…

  • Sagrada Familia (Part I)

    What can you say about Sagrada Família? Sagrada Família is the top tourist destination in the city. It is a wonder, inside and out. Massive. Controversial. A source of enduring critical debate…

  • Why Produce a Documentary?

    The reason the Catalunya Barcelona documentary series was created.

  • Insidious. Unavoidable. Perfectly Natural.

    In 2014, the physical appearance of Barcelona began changing even more rapidly. Change was nothing new. The 1992 Olympics, and before that, the “Spain is Different” campaign saw to that. The slogan,…

  • 12 Hores de Jazz a la Ronda

    I don’t have a blog, never made one for the documentary. Not sure why. Plenty worth mentioning. Maybe it’s because I had to maintain a blog in my last job. This is…