Monthly Archives: March 2013

Social media roundup: March 19

We’ll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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Artist Market charming way to experience local passions

Share On Sunday, my team and I went out in the name of art.  The assignment was to talk to members of the Associacio de Pintor de Barcelona (Barcelona Painters Association) and to learn about them, their work and their inspirations.  The Association is a collective of sorts that allows these artists to have an…

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Cooking traditional Spanish food with a local chef

Share Tonight, I covered a cooking class called Barcelona Cooking and I could not have asked for a better experience. Our instructing chef, Candido, was both charismatic and helpful. At the beginning of the class, he gave different groups a course to prepare and how to do it. Throughout the class time, Candido would circle…

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Social media roundup: March 18

We’ll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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Social media roundup: March 17

We'll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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Passion, technique seen in Tablao de Carmen flamenco show

Passion, technique seen in Tablao de Carmen flamenco show

Share The Tablao de Carmen in Barcelona, Spain, was an impressive display of passion and technique in all areas—the food, musicians and flamenco dancers. The Tablao was located in Poblé España, which is an area built for the World Fair to showcase Spain’s classic architecture. Although a little far from the metro station, the walk…

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Palacio del Flamenco show great introduction to Catalan culture

Palacio del Flamenco show great introduction to Catalan culture

Share By Taylor Woods and Anna Todd On our first evening in Spain, a few members of the Alpine Living crew enjoyed a lively flamenco dance show at the Palacio del Flamenco in Barcelona. Despite our jet lag, the show kept us entertained and proved to be a great introduction to Spanish culture. We have…

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Social media roundup: March 15-16

We'll be doing daily updates from the Alpine Living Staff as they travel around Spain from March 15-30. Be sure to check out alpineliving.ua.edu for stories and blogs from our fifth edition!

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Tuscaloosa’s Spirits Wine Cellar provides an introduction to Spanish Wine

Tuscaloosa’s Spirits Wine Cellar provides an introduction to Spanish Wine

Share Our staff is young. We consist of juniors and seniors in college still grinding for those credit hours and a respectable GPA. Long nights are typical and early mornings are a necessary evil. Especially now – less than a week away from our departure to Spain- the degree of our workload can only be…

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Cooking traditional Spanish dishes at home: Crema Catalana

Cooking traditional Spanish dishes at home: Crema Catalana

Share My latest recipe attempt, crema catalana, is the Spanish version of crème brûlée. In fact, the French and Spanish dispute over which country invented it first. It is generally made for Saint Joseph’s Day (the Spanish equivalent to Father’s Day) on March 19, and is also known as crema de Sant Josep. Making crema…

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