What’s on this week in Barcelona: 27January – 02 February

No plans after your Spanish course in Barcelona? Classic cocktails, Chinese New Year, Moonchild and much more…

Monday, 27th January

  • An Evening of Classic Cocktails: An Evening of Classic Cocktails with Alberto Martínez and Mayte Esbrí from 1862DryBar in Madrid. A date with mixology and the art of cocktails today from 17:00 to 23:00 at Casa Bonay, Gran Vía 700, metro Tetuan (L2). Free entrance with RSVP: http://eepurl.com/gPFQyH


Tuesday, 28th January

  • Raval Underground – Free Walking Tour in English: Explore the world-famous visual works from Keith Haring, Konair, Invader, Xupet Negre that fill every corner of the Raval with underground talent, turning the place into an open air museum. Get tips from your guide to find the best local tapas and live music bars in town. Every Tuesday and Friday at 15:00 at Plaça Catalunya, look for the guide with the light blue umbrella! Can’t find us? Look for Be Local Tours in Google Maps! This is a Free Tour, which means it’s a tip-based tour. You’re free to decide how much to pay the guide according to how much you appreciate the tour. Due to our Small Group Philosophy we limit the number of participants to a maximum of 16 persons. To be sure you can participate we recommend to book. Booking is free! To book the Tour click the following link:
    https://belocaltours.com/barcelona-free-walking-tours/raval-alive-free-walking-tour/


Wednesday, 29th January

  • AticcoTalk: “Towards Zero Waste Society”: Did the islands of plastic waste finally wake us up to the bigger climate issues? How can we reduce waste in our day to day lives? Plastic, medicine, food, clothes, etc. How can a “Zero Waste” lifestyle, Design Innovation and a Circular Economy help? These are some of the questions and topics we are going to discuss in this new Aticcotalk.
    About the speaker: Enni Karikoski, is the co-founder of Niimar, a new sustainable lifestyle brand. She is a Circular Economy Evangelist, introducing “Zero waste solutions” to companies and events, Author of book ”Zero Waste Society”. Tonight from 18:30 to 20:00 at Aticco, Ronda Sant Pere 52, atico, metro Urquinaona (L1 and L4).


Thursday, 30th January

  • Souldade live at Bluesman: Souldade arrives at Bluesman with an eclectic and vibrant concert in which the seventies soul is mixed with the sweet melodies of the bossa nova, the samba rhythms and the crooner-style jazz to create a complete and captivating musical experience. Reserve your table on the phone 93 510 11 30 (minimum consumption of € 15). Tonight at El Palace Hotel Barcelona 5* G.L., Gran Vía 668, metro Urquinaona (L1 and L4), Passeig de Gracia (L2, L3 and L4). 


Friday, 31th January

  • Sounds of Soweto: Sounds of Soweto plays at Freedonia, Jazz, Funk, Soul, Disco, Psychedelic, Dub, Roots, Reggae, Afro, Latin, Post-Punk, Kraut and more… Come to say Hi! Tonight from 21:00 at Asociación Freedonia, Carrer de la Lleialtat 6, metro Para•lel (L2 and L3). 

Saturday, 01st February

  • Celebrate the Chinese New Year: The start of the year of the rat will be celebrated with parades, shows, gastronomy, art and much more. A day of celebration and cultural exchange. The parade begins at 11:30 at Estación del Norte and ends at the Arc de Triomf. Different performances will be held in the morning from 12:30 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 18:00.

Sunday, 02nd February

  • Moonchild at La Nou: Amber, Andris and Max from Los Angeles. They have a very R&B band called Moonchild. This Los Angeles-based trio met at the University of Southern California in 2012 and debuted that same year with a self-released album called Be Free. A couple of years later, they joined the list of the British independent label Tru Thoughts, on which there were a couple of hits such as Please Rewind (2015) and Voyager (2017). They have opened for artists like Stevie Wonder and Georgia Anne Muldrow. Tonight at 20:00 at La Nau, C/Àlaba 30, metro Bogatell (L4). Get your tickets here

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