Friend and poet Yanito - Jonathan Teuma - tells us about his family's connection to Gibraltar. He talks about the Civil War, Franco, left-wing ideas, and poetry. If you are in Madrid, go to one of his Poetry Slam events. Check out the original interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVeyia7YNrg And another poem by him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4e31RvtSmY&t=25s
This week we celebrate International Book Day by talking about literary events, inspiring songwriters and how music and books go sheet in sheet. (with music from Adriana Krikl and Krackatoa at www.freemusicarchive.org)
A longer episode than usual for this edition. We have a nice, gentle intro where we discuss the subtle aspects of language, a short outro where we plug our stuff, and a long middle part where we delve into Enoch Powell, Brexit, Syria, and Voltaire. FYI - yes, we uploaded a day early. Find us on Patreon & Instagram.
Slang is the topic of today's discussion. Is it good or bad? A part of our culture? Or something that will hold you back in your life? We look at all the sides of this particular argument. El Arpa Media on Patreon, Instagram & YouTube. Music provided by our favourite group - Various Artists.
Join us this week to uncover a photography and a painting exhibition, a documentary with a subject that may or may not tickle your fancy and some interesting facts about frogs' reproductive habits. Don't thank us! Don't forget you can now also find us on Instagram @elarpamedia , as we take over the world of social media one platform at a time.
We couldn't start 2018 better than by mixing all the things we love: history, poetry, Ireland, and rhythm! Join us on this trip to the world of medieval monks and manuscripts, and a few unexpected topics.