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Seattle Opera Gets A New General Director

Christina Scheppelmann, who’s currently the artistic head of one of the top opera houses in Europe, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Spain, will become general director of Seattle Opera in August, succeeding Aidan Lang, who announced last fall that he would be leaving at the end of this season to become general director of the Welsh National Opera. – Seattle Times
Tags: Art, Europe, Music, Seattle, Seattle Opera, Barcelona Spain, Aidan Lang, Christina Scheppelmann, 03.21.19, Gran Teatre del Liceu


Seattle Opera names Christina Scheppelmann as its new leader

Christina Scheppelmann, currently artistic leader of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Spain, will become the fourth general director in Seattle Opera's 56-year history and one of only two women to lead a large-budget opera company in the U.S.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Classical Music, Local News, Seattle Opera, Barcelona Spain, Christina Scheppelmann, Gran Teatre del Liceu


Mark Zuckerberg uses one rule when deciding whether to hire someone at Facebook that every manager can borrow (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, has said he asks himself the same question every time he's considering a new hire. That question is: Would I work for this person? Facebook executives have also said they want candidates who put the company's needs above their own. Facebook's cofounder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, built his company from scratch. Today, the company boasts a market cap of $481 billion and roughly 1.52 billion daily users. One of the most important ways to create a successful o...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Trends, Cnn, Harvard Business Review, Zuckerberg, Barcelona Spain, Early Facebook, Jay Parikh, Parikh


Save time, increase security: ReviewPro first company to provide direct response to guest reviews on Google and Booking.com

Barcelona, Spain, 18 March 2019: Hoteliers can now respond directly to guest reviews on Google and Booking.com without having to leave the ReviewPro platform, sign-in to another review site, or spend time searching for specific reviews to write a response. This new functionality allows hoteliers to instantly respond to guest reviews.
Tags: Travel, Google, Barcelona Spain


Isco gets 2nd chance at Madrid with Zidane back in charge

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Among the 60,000-plus spectators packed into the Santiago Bernabeu for the return of Zinedine Zidane, nobody seemed happier than Francisco “Isco” Alarcon. Having his old coach back in charge has given Isco a second chance to salvage his career at Real Madrid— and his status as one of Spain’s top talents. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Isco, Zidane, Santiago Bernabeu, Barcelona Spain, Francisco Isco Alarcon


Sevilla wins at Espanyol as Caparros returns as coach

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sevilla beat Espanyol 1-0 in the first game since Joaquim Caparros returned to coaching the club, and Valladolid scored twice in stoppage time to pull off a spectacular 2-1 win at Eibar in the Spanish league on Sunday. It was the 500th career match as manager for Caparros, who had previously […]
Tags: News, Sports, Espanyol, Sevilla, Eibar, Barcelona Spain, Valladolid, Caparros, Joaquim Caparros


1stAveMachnine Creates New Twist on a Rube Goldberg Machine for Lenovo

Production company has partnered with Lenovo to build a Rube Goldberg machine with a twist. Unlike the usual practical mechanisms, this incorporates Lenovo digital screens along with the usual physical gadgets for a chain reaction that’s equally strange and hilarious. Created by Director Diego Berakha, hands-on collaborator and visual storyteller, the Rube Goldberg installation was developed for the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. In case you’re unfamiliar, 1stAveMachine is kno...
Tags: Apple, Technology, Congress, Advertising, Art and design, Lenovo, Rube Goldberg, Barcelona Spain, Luis, Eduardo, Guadalupe Rodriguez, 1stAvemachine, Sam PenfieldExecutive, Peter RepplierExecutive, Rube Goldberg Machine for Lenovo, Diego Berakha


Gareth Bale’s response to Zinedine Zidane return revealed by agent

Will Gareth Bale be sold this summer? Gareth Bale’s response to Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid return has been revealed by the player’s agent with uncertainty surrounding his future. It was heavily reported last season that Zidane and Bale hardly had a good relationship. So much so that it looked almost certain that Bale would leave the club last summer. However, Bale remained at the Bernabeu after Zinedine Zidane unexpectedly left the club. While it was expected that he would step up with the c...
Tags: Sport, Bbc, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Bale, Zinedine Zidane, Barnett, Camp Nou, Fc Barcelona, Bernabeu, Zidane, Gareth, Jonathan Barnett


Balance & Control: Brembo Gets Set For 2019 Formula 1 Championship

Brakes are a funny thing. If you think about it, cars, especially performance cars, are about going, not stopping. But brakes actually help you go faster, not just slow you down. Brembo, the Italian brake component manufacturer has known this since day one, and they have been up to some interesting wizardry lately. That wizardry we will see in action when the 2019 Formula 1 season kicks off with the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. The Science of Stopping Brakes help you go faster like this: T...
Tags: Magazine, Autos, Lockheed, Motorsport, Motorsports, Enzo Ferrari, Barcelona Spain, Brembo, Charles Leclerc, Scuderia Ferrari, Car Talk, Graham Hill, Tony Borroz, Brembo Formula, Hitco, Carbon Industries


Trail Mix – Zaq Suarez

Regrettably, I hopped on the Zaq Suarez train a bit late. I fell in love with the former Asheville based songwriter’s last band, The Hermit Kings, just before they disbanded. Since then, I managed to catch him live just once, though it was a terrific songwriter showcase that so aptly put on display Suarez’s songwriting acumen. Since I last saw him, Suarez his up and moved to Barcelona, Spain. According to Suarez, he just needed a change. “At some point, I could feel that the sponge of ...
Tags: Music, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Brooklyn, Cycling, Newark, North Carolina, Suarez, Rhine, Garcia, Steve Poltz, Barcelona Spain, Asheville, Western North Carolina, Walt


Ronaldo inspires praise, and more goals, from Messi

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Now playing in different countries, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo still find ways to inspire one another to new heights. Ronaldo captured the attention of the soccer world on Tuesday when he scored a hat trick to lead Juventus past Atletico Madrid and into the Champions League quarterfinals. Not to be […]
Tags: News, Sports, Soccer, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Messi, Barcelona Spain


Messi helps Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 to reach CL quarters

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored twice and set up two more goals as Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 to reach the Champions League quarterfinals for a 12th consecutive season on Wednesday. After a 0-0 draw in the first leg, Luis Suarez ensured Barcelona was up 2-0 by halftime by earning a penalty converted by […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Messi, Lyon, Barcelona Spain


6 fans arrested after fights ahead of Barcelona CL game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police say they have made six arrests and attended to five injuries from clashes between fan groups before Barcelona’s Champions League match against Lyon. Barcelona city police say arrested five men — three Polish nationals supporting Lyon and two Spaniards supporting Barcelona — after a clash near Camp Nou ahead […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Lyon, Camp Nou, Barcelona Spain, Barcelona CL, Lyon Barcelona


Beefed-up Hamilton binged on food ahead of 6th F1 title bid

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Hungry for more success, Lewis Hamilton added a twist to offseason preparations before launching his quest for a sixth Formula One world championship. He binged on snack food. Less for the taste of it, more for the effect it would bring. Eating a belly-full first and then doing extra hard workouts […]
Tags: News, Sports, Lewis Hamilton, Auto Racing, Hamilton, Barcelona Spain


Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fifth edition of our newsletter and we love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up here, here and here. As I’ve written before, consider this a soft launch. Follow me on Twitter @kirstenkorosec to ensure you see it each week. (An email subscription is coming).  This week, we explore the world of light detec...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Travis Vanderzanden, Elon Musk, UK, Technology, California, France, China, Samsung, Sacramento, Articles, Tech, Tesla


Atletico beats Leganes 1-0 to put pressure on Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atletico Madrid beat Leganes 1-0 to put some pressure on Barcelona at the top of Spanish league on Saturday. Second-placed Atletico pulled to within four points of Barcelona before the leader hosted struggler Rayo Vallecano later. Atletico rested regular starters ahead of the Champions League match at Juventus on Tuesday, when […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Rayo Vallecano, Atletico, Barcelona Spain, Leganes


How Mauricio Pochettino reacted to Real Madrid links

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed he is keen to eventually return to Spain to manage. Links to Real Madrid continue to rumble on and could intensify with Santiago Solari on the brink of the sack. However, the Argentine spoke about how the links are positive and show he is doing his job well in north London. Pochettino: “You’re always open to new projects” BARCELONA, SPAIN – DECEMBER 11: Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur applauds the travelling fans af...
Tags: London, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Santiago, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Real Madrid, Brighton, Pochettino, Madrid, Camp Nou, Millwall, Fc Barcelona, Santiago Bernabeu


The Free World vs Chinese Struggle to Control the Future

Opinion The Free World vs Chinese Struggle to Control the Future USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- China and the West are locked in a struggle for control of the future of communications technology, the next generation internet, and the flow of information. The next weeks may well prove decisive in deciding who wins the future. The Chinese know it and are acting with speed, decisiveness, and commitment. The American government and American companies are far behind and just starting to play catch up. By...
Tags: Guns, Washington, China, America, Barcelona, Beijing, West, Republican Party, Huawei, Newt Gingrich, Mobile World Congress, Trump, Barcelona Spain, U S House of Representatives, Patrick Kennedy, Gun Rights News


Girona beats Barcelona’s reserves in Catalonia Super Cup

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Girona defeated Barcelona’s second-stringers 1-0 to win the Catalonia Super Cup for the first time on Wednesday. Striker Cristhian Stuani scored the winner by converting a second-half penalty kick. This was the fourth edition of the Catalonia Super Cup, which is played between the two teams from the region with the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Catalonia, Barcelona, Girona, Barcelona Spain, Cristhian Stuani


Real Madrid blow: Club give update on Vinicius Junior injury

What a week for Real Madrid Real Madrid have given an update on Vinicius Junior after he suffered an injury during the Champions League loss to Ajax on Tuesday night. Los Blancos were thoroughly embarrassed in their own back garden on Tuesday. While the Champions League has always been the competition which defined Real Madrid, the game against Ajax was very different. Despite having a 2-1 aggregate lead, Madrid lost the Bernabeu leg 4-1. That was simply stunning not only for their own fans but...
Tags: Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Real Madrid, Nou Camp, Madrid, Fc Barcelona, Barcelona Spain, Los Blancos, Real Madrid Real Madrid, Senhor, Vinicius Jr, Vinicius Junior, Vinicius, Now Real Madrid, PST Real Madrid


Liverpool, Tottenham & Man City in Adrien Rabiot talks – Paris United

As per a report from Paris United this evening, a trio of Premier League clubs are currently in negotiations over the signing of PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot. PSG contract rebel Speculation surrounding the future of gifted 23-year-old Rabiot has been rampant for some time now. The Frenchman has refused to commit to a contract extension with boyhood club PSG, with his current deal at the Parc des Princes set to expire in the summer. Unsurprisingly, this has resulted in a whole host of European ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Bayern Munich, Lionel Messi, Copenhagen, Man City, Barca, Psg, Camp Nou, Adrien Rabiot, Fc Barcelona, Paris Saint Germain


After Barca losses, Madrid only has Champions League left

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Two demoralizing defeats to Barcelona have left Real Madrid with just one chance to salvage its season by winning a record-extending fourth consecutive Champions League trophy. But it must do without the goals of Cristiano Ronaldo, the star striker who fueled its title run before leaving for Juventus at the end […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Madrid, Barca, Barcelona Spain


We tried the limited-edition Nokia 9 PureView, the $700 smartphone with 5 cameras

Nokia has unveiled the $699 Nokia 9 PureView, a high-end smartphone that comes with five cameras. The five cameras are arranged in a pentagon shape on the rear of the phone and don't add any extra bump or bulk. We got our hands on one at the Mobile World Conference 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Watch the video to see what we thought of it. Following is a transcript of the video. Shona Ghosh: This is the Nokia 9 PureView. It's conceptual. They're describing it as an exclusive, limited edition devic...
Tags: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, Trends, Barcelona Spain, Ghosh, Shona Ghosh, Mahesh Makhijani


Isco left out of Real Madrid squad ahead of Copa del Rey El Clasico

Left out Real Madrid midfielder Isco has been left out of his side’s 19-man preliminary squad to face Real Madrid on Wednesday night. Wednesday’s El Clasico is the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final. The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw at Camp Nou. Lucas Vazquez and Malcom scored for their respective sides. Isco has only just returned from a back injury which has kept him out of Madrid’s last four matches. Despite Isco’s return to fitness, Madrid boss Santiago Solari has left him out of th...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Backup, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Madrid, Barca, Camp Nou, Isco, Jasper Cillessen, Fc Barcelona, Santiago Bernabeu, Marc Andre ter Stegen, Arthur, Barcelona Spain


Huawei exec pokes fun at US spying, Snowden at tech show

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A top executive at Chinese tech supplier Huawei poked fun at U.S. intelligence on Tuesday as he sought to reassure people attending the world’s biggest mobile industry fair that the company’s technology is secure. Guo Ping, Huawei’s rotating chairman, used his keynote speech at MWC Barcelona to fight back against U.S. […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Snowden, US, Nation, Huawei, Barcelona Spain, MWC Barcelona, Guo Ping Huawei


Huawei just massively dunked on the US and said it has 'no evidence, nothing' of Chinese spying

Huawei chairman Guo Ping lashed out at the US, saying it had "no evidence, nothing" that the firm spies on behalf of the Chinese government. Speaking at Mobile World Congress, Guo said Huawei had never planted backdoors in its equipment, nor would it allow third parties to meddle with its kit. MWC has become a battleground between the US and Huawei, with US cyber officials also in attendance and likely to be lobbying against the Chinese firm. Guo also criticised a new, wide-reaching American l...
Tags: China, Nokia, US, America, Trends, Eu, Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Huawei, The Washington Post, Mobile World Congress, Barcelona Spain, Guo, Amazon Microsoft, Strayer, Guo Ping


Huawei just dunked on the US, which it said it had 'no evidence, nothing,' of Chinese spying

Huawei's chairman, Guo Ping, has lashed out at the US, saying the country had "no evidence, nothing," that the firm spied on behalf of the Chinese government. Speaking at the Mobile World Congress, Guo said Huawei had never planted backdoors in its equipment and would not allow third parties to meddle with its kit. MWC has become a battleground between the US and Huawei, with US cybersecurity officials also in attendance and likely to be lobbying against the Chinese firm. Guo also criticized a...
Tags: Apple, China, Nokia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Donald Trump, Huawei, The Washington Post, Mobile World Congress, Barcelona Spain, Guo, Amazon Microsoft, Strayer, Guo Ping


Huawei just dunked on the US, which it said had 'no evidence, nothing,' of Chinese spying

Huawei's chairman, Guo Ping, has lashed out at the US, saying the country had "no evidence, nothing," that the firm spied on behalf of the Chinese government. Speaking at the Mobile World Congress, Guo said Huawei had never planted backdoors in its equipment and would not allow third parties to meddle with its kit. MWC has become a battleground between the US and Huawei, with US cybersecurity officials also in attendance and likely to be lobbying against the Chinese firm. Guo also criticized a...
Tags: China, Nokia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Donald Trump, Huawei, The Washington Post, Mobile World Congress, Barcelona Spain, Guo, Amazon Microsoft, Strayer, Guo Ping, Huawei Guo


US-China battle over Huawei comes to head at tech show

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Chinese tech company Huawei takes center stage Monday at the world’s biggest mobile industry trade fair, as it wages a geopolitical battle with the U.S. government over its role in next-generation telecom networks. Huawei has an outsize presence at MWC Barcelona, a four-day industry showcase of mobile devices and innovations that’s […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, Huawei, Barcelona Spain, US China, MWC Barcelona


Things one needs to know about Spain before paying a visit there

Spain is a European country. It is not known only by football lovers. Real Madrid or Barcelona, are not the only things which are related to Spain, it has more to offer. It is widely known as a great tourist spot. Tourism contributes a lot to Spain’s economy. So, it is a serious business for them. Madrid is its capital as well as the largest city in Spain. It is not a small country and has so many beautiful places to visit. Before going on a trip or vacation doing a little assessment of the tou...
Tags: Travel, Spain, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Madrid, Mallorca, Travel Blog, Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Barcelona Spain, Barceloneta, Sagrada Familia Church, Puerta del Sol San Miguel Market, Ibiza Menorca Mallorca Formentera, Canaries Ibiza, Tasnim Siddiquee