London chef Santiago Lastra is amongst the 50 young people shaping the future of gastronomy awarded in Bilbao – The Upcoming

The World’s 50 Best has today unveiled the second edition of 50 Next, a list of young people shaping the future of gastronomy. This year marks the first-ever live event to celebrate 50 Next, which was held today at the Palacio Euskalduna in Bilbao, Basque Country. Designed to inspire, empower and connect the next generation … Read more

Benzema brace as Madrid beats Bilbao 2-1 in virus-hit game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Karim Benzema scored two quick goals to lead Real Madrid to a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday in a Spanish league game missing several players because of coronavirus infections. Defending champion Atlético Madrid slumped to a fourth consecutive league defeat after losing 2-1 at Granada, extending its worst run … Read more

Women in Abstraction / Alice Neel People Come First

Two exceptional touring exhibitions have converged at the Guggenheim Bilbao, one from the Center Pompidou titled ‘Women in Abstraction’. The other is a retrospective exhibition of the New York figurative painter Alice Neel titled, ‘People Come First’. Both are worthy of making the pilgrimage to this highly-regarded art hub. The exhibition is the first global … Read more

Athletic Club Bilbao and Basque nationalism

Athletic Club and Basque nationalism are intertwined. As in the case with other groups in Spain, independence and nationalism take root in people’s lives. Take, for example, Catalonia. The northeast portion of Spain is an autonomous government. This means that, more or less, they own relative independence from Spain. Granted, the area is still inside … Read more

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents on February 25 A Jean Dubuffet: Ardent Celebration

Cover image: Jean Dubuffet, The Misunderstanding (La Mésentente), March 12, 1978 Acrylic on paper, mounted to canvas139.4 × 241.9cmSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, By exchange 86.3405. © Jean Dubuffet, VEGAP, Bilbao, 2022 From February 25 to August 21, 2022, Curated by David Max Horowitz, Assistant Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao … Read more

Bilbao to host Basketball Champions League Final 4 / News

FIBA Champions League Final 4 will be hosted in Spain. Free throws this season Despite Istanbul being mentioned as a very likely leading candidate to host the Final 4, it turns out that the season conclusion will take place in Bilbao. FIBA officially announced that the season-ending tournament will be organized from May 6-8, 2022, … Read more

50 Next heads to Bilbao in 2022 – Drinks International

The second annual edition of the list will be announced on 24 June 2022 at a live event at the Palacio Euskalduna in Bilbao, Basque Country, following a series of inspiring talks and interactive panel discussions featuring members of the 50 Next ‘Class of 2021’ and ‘Class of 2022’, as well as some of the … Read more

Rhiannon Dixon And James Moorcroft Head To Spain

They are bickering like an old married couple even before the interview starts – Rhiannon Dixon’s telling James Moorcroft he’s holding the microphone all wrong. He smiles at her, turns to the camera, and starts rapping. Today’s light training session at the recently refurbed Fox ABC in Oldham has finished. The pair, counting down to … Read more