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  ARIBAU CLUB - VENUE 1 APRIL MAY Friday 25 Saturday 26 Sunday 27 Monday 28 Tuesday 29 Wednesday 30 Thurs
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Our list of suggestion weekend starts with D'A - The International Auteur Film Festival. Check out the full program below! 

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Vermut tasting in El Born

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Our suggestion for a successful weekend start off: Vermut tasting in the heart of El Born, very close to our AinB Born Tiradors building. 

You'll have plenty of brands to choose from and each Vermut glass comes accompanied by matching snack (tapa), everything for a very special price. 

·Carrer Comercial, 13 · Starts 17.00 till 21.00 · Admission FREE, but you have to send an e-mail to get in: born@escoladist.com·

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Catalan inventions #3

Catalan inventions #3 | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
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In the mood for something sweet? How about a Chupa Chups?! Maybe you didn't know, but Chupa Chups was invented by Enric Bernat Fontlladonosa in 1958 and it changed the way kids ate candies, without getting their hands dirty. Hurray for the parents :)

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NASTY MONDAYS at the nightclub Sala Apolo from Barcelona | Nasty Mondays | Sala Apolo | Events/Tickets | Sala Apolo

NASTY MONDAYS at the nightclub Sala Apolo from Barcelona | Nasty Mondays | Sala Apolo | Events/Tickets | Sala Apolo | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
NASTY MONDAYS at the nightclub Sala Apolo from Barcelona, Nasty Mondays, Sala Apolo, Tickets concerts and nightclub in Barcelona with Nasty Mondays, Crappy Tuesdays, Caníbal Sound System, Cupcake, Nitsa Club open every day.
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If it's Monday, it's Nasty Mondays Official at Sala Apolo and today they celebrate 9 years of "sleepless Mondays"! Can't miss the great party tonight!

 
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Carnaval 2014 - Ajuntament de Barcelona

Carnaval 2014 - Ajuntament de Barcelona | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
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It's time to use your imagination! Why? Barcelona Carnival starts tomorrow and dress up is a must! 

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Crema Catalana Recipe

Crema Catalana Recipe | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
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Since we've been tempting you all week with different kinds of sweets, here's a recipe that will bring some Barcelona flavour to your desserts: Crema Catalana. www.ainb.net

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Today's pick: Ensaïmadas

Today's pick: Ensaïmadas | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
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Today we suggest you satisfy your sweet tooth try some "Ensaïmadas" from Forn Mistral, a great bakery located in Plaza Universitat. 

Ensaïmada is a traditional Spanish pastry that can be filled with cream or cabello de angel, normally served at breakfast or as an afternoon snack.

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Pastisseria Ochiai

Pastisseria Ochiai | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
Pastisseria japonesa: els nostres productes tradicionals junt amb especialitats d'inspiració nipona: Mochis, Dorayaki, Fumanju, Kastera, Kinsuba, Sakuramochi, Misumanju, Oyatsu, Kurimanju, Macarrones, Mouse de yuzu, Swiss roll de te verd, Sacher, Batut matcha...
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Because it's Monday we dare you to try some nipon-catalan pastry at Takashi Ochiai Pastisseria, you'll be suprised!

·Right in the centre of Eixample·Minutes away from AinB Eixample Entenza & Eixample Miró·

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Palau Montaner

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The Palau Montaner, designed by Josep Domenech i Estapà, is one of the few examples of modernista mansions that we can find in Barcelona.
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Our steps stop today in front of Palau Ramon de Montaner which hosts the Government's Delegation in present and was built at the of the XIXth century for the owner of Montaner i Simón Publishing House.

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Casa Comalat

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The Casa Comalat, designed by Salvador Valeri Pupurull in the Eixample neighbourhood, is an example of modernista architecture in Barcelona.
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This week we're going to introduce you to some of the less known modernist treasures in Barcelona 

We start today with Casa Comalat designed by Valeri i Pupurull, a building that distinguishes itself for having two facades: one on Avinguda Diagonal, 422 and the other on Calle Còrsega, 316. 

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Home - Ús Barcelona

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This Saturday don't miss out on Ús -  unconventional art, public space transformed, cool things done by innovative minds.

 

FREE ADMISSION · Plaza de les Glories · 1 feb from 10 to 20 · Metro Glories

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Agenda d'actes de 2013 | Festa Major de Gràcia

Agenda d'actes de 2013 | Festa Major de Gràcia | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
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Countdown for Fiestas de Gracia has begun! We're so excited!!!! If you're interested in going just send us a message, we're making up a group to enjoy this at its max!

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Sacude

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Ever passed by Casa Batlló? Sure you did! Now this architectural gem opens its doors by night offering a great variety of shows.

 

The amazing Danza Vertical (Vertical Dance) show will take place today, staring Sacude company, which will blend in theatre, circus and dance ON THE WALLS!

 

You’re not allowed to miss it!

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Tuesday 23 April - Open Day at the Barcelona City Council to celebrate Sant Jordi

Tuesday 23 April - Open Day at the Barcelona City Council to celebrate Sant Jordi | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
Sant Jordi 2014
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To celebrate Sant Jordi, Barcelona's City Hall opens its doors. History has been written between the walls of this palace since the XIVth century onwards. Its rooms preserve the scent of medieval times. Are you going to miss the chance to experience all that? 

·Doors open tomorrow from 10 am to 8 pm·

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Concurs Maria Canals

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For all you music lovers, Barcelona is hosting a wonderful piano competition until the 3rd of April. Concerts will take place at Palau de la Musica Catalana and there will be spontaneous acts around the city, in the streets!

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Catalan inventions #2

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Do you love olive oil? You most certainly noticed that here we use an ingenious device to serve it, that prevents oil from dripping. It is called "setrillera" and it was invented in 1961 by Rafael Marquina, a recognized Catalan designer and architect.

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Catalan inventions #1

Ictineo I

Ictineo I Class overview Name: Ictineo I Builders: Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol, financed by the people of Spain Operators: Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol Succeeded by: Ictineo II In service: 28 June 1859 to January 1862 Completed: 1 Lost: 1 General characteristics Class & type: Submarine Tonnage: 10 t (9.8 long

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Great minds have lived in Catalunya across the centuries. They left a valuable legacy for the generation to come. 

This week we bring a tribute to some of them and we open our list with Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol the inventor of the first air independent and combustion engine driven submarine. 

You can see a replica of this invention in front of the Museu Marítim de Barcelona. 

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Free modernist visit

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Hospital de Sant Pau, one of the most precious modernist jewels opens its gates today after undergoing a long restoration. Guided visits in English at 10.00, 12.00 and 16.00 Monday to Saturday.

Free admission

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Pastisseria La Colmena

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Our route continues with the paradise of sweets in Barcelona, namely Pastisseria La Colmena, where you can find just about everything, from chocolate to pastry. We suggest you try their "Cabana" 

Oh, and the best thing is just around the corner from our Central Reception  ·Plaza del Angel, 12·

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expo: la forma del mundo

expo: la forma del mundo | AinB - Your Apartments in Barcelona | Scoop.it
Foto de Rafa Castells Alba Yruela y Rafa Castells han estado los últimos cinco años haciendo fotos de su entorno, su día a día, sus amigos, familia, intimidad,...
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Fancy some cool photo expo? Meet Rafa and Alba - a gorgeous couple from Barcelona who have documented the last 5 years of their everyday life, family, friends and relationships on film. 

·Free admission· H2O Gallery·Calle Verdi, 152·Monday-Friday 16.00-20.00·

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Casa Calvet

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Visit the Casa Calvet of Barcelona, one of Antoni Gaudí’s first works. It is considered the architect’s most conservative work, but it is marked by modernista elements.
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Casa Calvet was awarded the best building of the year in 1900 by Barcelona's City Council and is one of Gaudí's first projects. We invite you to stop and have lunch here before you continue this great journey through modernist Barcelona!

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Palau Baró de Quadras

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The Palau Baró de Quadras has been housing the Casa Asia since 2003. It is a modernista building designed with great imagination by Josep Puig i Cadafalch.
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Our modernist route continues today with Palau Baró de Quadras by Josep Puig i Cadafalch. The building was totally refurbished in only one year, as requested by its owner, the Baron of Quadras. Location: Avinguda Diagonal, 373.

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LlumBCN 2014

El 7, 8 i 9 de febrer torna LlumBCN, el festival urbà de la llum, dins de les festes de Santa Eulàlia. Una desena de patis il·luminats al barri Gòtic, mappings a…
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Just a preview of LlumBCN 2014 - the Festival of Lights that will be celebrated this weekend in Barcelona

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It's Thursday, it's tapas! In Poble Sec you can have a varied tasting of pinchos + beer or wine for only 2 eur!

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Natsuko Sugao Group

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8, 9 and 10 August



Colors is he first project from Natsuko Sugao, a Japanese trumpeter trained in the field of classical music and jazz. In her work, she links these two areas to the Japan
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La Pedrera, also known as Casa Mila, is one of the most famous houses created by Gaudí. The famous attract the famous, so tonight you can fill your heart with pure harmony while listening to some jazz @ La Pedrera, starting 10.30 pm

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