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Image of the 2023 edition of the Límbic Festival held in Sitges.
Image of the 2023 version of the Límbic Festival held in Sitges.

For this weekend, EL PAÍS proposes two musical and two gastronomic occasions: the Nord station turns into the mecca for vinyl music lovers with the International Record Fair. And exterior Barcelona, ​​in Santa Coloma, Òmnium Cultural fills the streets with theater, monologues and concert events in Catalan. But for lovers of Mexican or Peruvian meals, the areas are Taco Fest in Montjuïc or the Lascar 74 restaurant in Poble Sec.

Límbic Festival: humor, music and artwork in Santa Coloma

This is a pageant that seeks to decentralize tradition by selecting a unique metropolis in every version. He handed by means of Terrassa, Sitges and in 2024 he’ll settle in Santa Coloma de Gramanet. A free program of which right now (at 8:45 p.m. within the Jardins de Can Sisteré) stands out the present of Las Chicas del Barro that with humor, dance and music displays on the physique and its taboos in 'Body(i)fications'. Later (at 11:30 p.m. in Plaza de la Vila), the producer and multi-instrumentalist Claraguilar will carry her reside efficiency that has already triumphed at festivals resembling Mutek or Sónar. And, tomorrow, a great possibility is to look at the La Guàrdia musical podcast reside at 5:30 p.m., though from 9 p.m. the occasion strikes to Can Zam park with concert events by Maria Hein, Julieta or 31 FAM.

International Record Fair at Nord Station

More and extra folks wish to acquire their favourite music as earlier than. The star format is vinyl (which already sells extra now than within the 80s) and, subsequently, an increasing number of gala’s carry collectively music lovers of the needle and the turntable. Starting this afternoon and all through the weekend on the Nord station, the thirty sixth version of the International Record Fair shall be held: greater than 70 exhibitors of Catalan labels, but additionally from round Europe and the United States. You must search as a result of, amongst all of them, you should buy first editions of probably the most well-known rock teams in historical past. All accompanied by reside music and actions such because the presentation (this Friday at 7 p.m.) of the brand new guide by photographer Ferran Sendra Mythical Rock Places: 300 levels which have made historical past; through which he captures landscapes or buildings which have impressed legends resembling David Bowie, Depeche Mode or The Beatles.

Image from the 2023 Taco Fest edition.
Image from the 2023 Taco Fest version.Bernard Rueda

Taco Fest: tacos and micheladas in Montjuïc

This gastronomic pageant for spicy lovers returns and grows in its second version. In the out of doors space of ​​the National Institute of Physical Education (12 Pierre de Coubertin Street), from right now till Sunday, you possibly can attempt tacos from as much as 15 Mexican eating places in Barcelona: the carnitas restaurant at La Adelita, the pork jowl restaurant of Piel de Gallina, the shredded pork at Kiltro Restobar or the Asian ones at Casa Xica (to call a couple of). If you go along with a big group you possibly can reserve a desk that, for 15 euros, contains micheladas, jarritos, nachos and bowls of tortilla chips with guacamole to accompany all of it. You may attend tequila tastings (Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.), wrestling exhibits or spicy resistance contests. Today and tomorrow, the venue shall be open till 1 a.m. and, on Sunday, till 8 p.m.

Image of one of the ceviches that Lascar offers.
Image of one of many ceviches that Lascar affords.

Lascar 74: ceviches and piscos in Poble Sec

Going down from Montjuïc (Calle del Roser 74) you’ll find this restaurant that each ceviche lover has to attempt. They have 4 varieties (from the basic with leche de tigre, to the spicy one with chili or one with tuna with edamame) though it’s a must to depart room for the off-menu dishes resembling the ocean bass and pico de gallo tacos or the grilled octopus. grill with mash papas. One shouldn’t overlook its intensive pisco menu: there are basic ones, with ginger, ardour fruit or yellow chili.

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