Posts Tagged ‘ Spanish Civil War ’

Walls : How Can a Nation of Immigrants Declare War on Immigration?

July 31, 2017
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Walls : How Can a Nation of Immigrants Declare War on Immigration?

If you have ever attended VALB reunions or latest ALBA’s celebrations, you won’t forget Velina Brown, whose singing of Spanish Civil War songs has grabbed her audience’s hearts and brought tears to their eyes. Now she is starring in “Walls”, a new musical as the 58th-season production by the award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe....
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Filmmaker Jordi Torrent in Barcelona’s La Vanguardia

August 11, 2015
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Filmmaker Jordi Torrent in Barcelona’s La Vanguardia

Filmmaker Jordi Torrent (Invisible Heroes: African Americans in the Spanish Civil War) answers questions from Barcelona’s La Vanguardia about his documentary and ALB volunteer James Yates who is at the heart of the film. For those interested in purchasing or screening Invisible Heroes, contact ALBA at info@alba-valb.org.
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Moral Compass Guides Tourists

July 25, 2014
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Moral Compass Guides Tourists

Wilfried Stuckmann and his wife were visiting Spain from Germany when they accidentally discovered that their luxury hotel had been a concentration camp during the Spanish Civil War. The hotel booking site had given no clue as to the Hostal San Marco’s dark past. It had been touted for its impressive antique furnishings and...
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