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a Spanish or Portuguese or Latin American spectacle

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In the photo book Recuerdos de Filipinas, there is a picture of a bullfight taken by Felix Lau-reano in Iloilo sometime late in the 1800s.
Conservative deputies who opposed the law said bullfight promoters would find it virtually impossible to hold any under the new restrictions.
In discussing Hemingway and Pamplona, almost all commentators on the 1924 fiesta note both the presence of John Dos Passos at the event and the injury suffered by Hemingway's friend, the American writer Donald Ogden Stewart, during the amateur bullfighting preceeding each day's professional bullfight. (1) What has hitherto not been known is that Dos Passos, a watercolorist his entire life, commemorated the incident involving Stewart's injury in a painting.
The discontent about the new ban was discernible at the last-ever bullfight at Coliseo Centenario on Aug.
"On behalf of Valley Children's Hospital and all the young patients who come through our doors every day for treatment, we would like to thank the California Portuguese Bloodless Bullfight Organization and the Carlos Vieira Foundation for their combined generous gift to support oncology programs at Valley Children's Hospital.
This celebration was originally held on October 10 but in 1591 people from Pamplona changed the date to July to enjoy better weather and when the livestock market took place, although bullfights were first documented in the 14th century.
Ritual and the Idea of Europe in Interwar Writing argues that verse drama, the bullfight, and the Catholic Mass provide the ritual tools and sacred spaces whereby modernist writers defined, tested, suspended, and potentially harmonized a host of apparent opposites, most notably the tense relations among the local, the national, and the European grounds of political identity.
home that night I told my Mother how I loved the bullfight, the music
Welles' old Bell & Howell movie camera used to record a bullfight in Spain sold for $37,500, against a $2,000 estimate.
Summary: The Fujairah Municipality has rounded up eight workers found violating labour and residency laws while they were selling food items to spectators at a bullfight show in the emirate.
Spanish bullfighter Manuel Jesus "El Cid" performs a pass to a heifer during a "tentadero" (a small bullfight to check the bravery of calves and heifers which are not killed) during the first International Biennial of bullfighting at Reservatauro Ronda cattle ranch in Ronda, near Malaga on February 17.
Auden; the rise of the Spanish bullfight in works by D.H Lawrence, Stephen Spender, Jack Lindsay, and others; and the impact of Catholic ritual in Graham Greene, Evelyn Waugh, and David Jones.
The local bullfight in the Andean community is known as a "corraleja" and takes place at the start of October every year, it is reported to have been an annual event in the municipality since 1920.
His painting began to adopt Spanish themes and the brilliant color of the bullfight poster.
INDIA Kashmiri Muslims pray on a road outside Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani''s shrine in Srinagar, which houses the relic of the saint, on the last day of an 11-day festival CHINA Ethnic minority delegates arrive at the Great Hall of the People to attend the opening session of the annual National People''s Congress in Beijing INDONESIA Greenpeace activists in protective suits cross a road in Jakarta during an anti-nuclear protest marking last year''s earthquake and tsunami in Japan that set off Fukushima nuclear crisis SPAIN Bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla aims his sword during a bullfight in the town of Olivenza.