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Two-time Oscar winner Gil Parrondo dead

Two-time Oscar winner Gil Parrondo dead

Madrid, Dec 26 : Spains Gil Parrondo, an Academy Award winning art director for "Patton" and "Nicholas and Alexandra", is no more. He was 95.

Parrando breathed his last on December 23.

"He had no other illness than his age," his nephew Oscar Parrondo, told Spanish news agency Efe.

Parrondo's two Oscars were the largest recognition for a generation of Spaniards who made their way to hold key crew positions as Hollywood's big budget productions came to Spain to use its scenery and competitive prices.

Ruby Rose stung by jellyfish

Ruby Rose stung by jellyfish

Madrid, Aug 6 : Actress Ruby Rose was attacked numerous times while splashing about in the ocean on holiday in Ibiza, Spain.

Taking to her Instagram account shortly after the attack, Rose uploaded a photograph of her sore sting on her toned abs alongside the caption: "Man down but also I've gone my whole life not getting stung. As an Australian, it was only a matter of time. Jellyfish blues."

Brad Pitt rescues young fan

Brad Pitt rescues young fan

Madrid, May 24 : Actor Brad Pitt has been hailed as a hero after saving a young girl from being crushed by a crowd of film lovers who had assembled to watch filming of his latest movie, "Allied".

Pitt rushed to her rescue as a huge crowd gathered to watch him shoot in Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria in the Spanish Canary Islands, reports mirror. co. uk.

The drama unfolded when hundreds of fans rushed forward to take photographs and selfies of Pitt, who plays intelligence officer Max Vatan embarking on a risky mission behind enemy lines in "Allied".

Andy Warhol still inspires art world

Andy Warhol still inspires art world

Madrid, Aug 7 - Andy Warhol, who was born in Pittsburgh Aug 6, 1928, continues to inspire the art world on what would have been his 85th birthday Tuesday.

Warhol's work is still among the best known on the international art scene 26 years after his death in New York Feb 22, 1987, at the age of 58.

The high selling prices for the pop artist's works is proof of his popularity and the interest that he has continued to generate in the decades after his death.

Warhol's works dominated art auctions in the past year, continuing a three-year trend that saw total sales climb to $329 million.

Sheila Loewe takes helm of her family's fashion house

Sheila Loewe takes helm of her family's fashion house

Madrid, June 21 - Sheila Loewe is the fifth generation to lead her family's Spanish fashion house and will also serve as head of the Fundacion Loewe, setting her sights on expanding abroad via the universal language - dance.

"I feel excited and much happier than I would have imagined," Loewe said.

Sheila, who took the company's helm from her father, Enrique Loewe, has started writing a new chapter in the firm's history, signing a three-year agreement with Spain's National Dance Company that covers a series of projects aimed at teaching dance in public schools.

Fashion students get to show off work at Madrid museum

Fashion students get to show off work at Madrid museum

Madrid, May 22 : Design and fine arts students from Spain's Universidad Francisco opened a show Tuesday at Madrid's Museo del Traje that showcases their talents.

The exhibition, which runs until May 26, seeks to show how the students are preparing to enter a tough real world that lacks many things but not creativity, organizers said.

The situation is tough, but the students have a level of desire and hope that will help them "tackle the world", professors Itziar Esteban Infantes and Abigail Aguirre Araujo said.

Spanish actor Alfredo Landa dies

Spanish actor Alfredo Landa dies

Madrid, May 10 - Actor Alfredo Landa, one of the best-known faces in Spanish film and the creator of a genre known as "landismo", died Thursday in Madrid, sources at the Spanish Film Academy told EFE. He was 80.

Retired from public life since 2008 and in unstable health, which had generated much public speculation, Landa was being cared for at a nursing home near his Madrid home.

King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia and Crown Prince Felipe and his wife, Princess Letizia, sent messages of condolence to Landa's widow.

Ole-Ole drummer Juan Tarodo dies

Madrid, May 10 - The drummer for the popular 1980s band Ole-Ole, Juan Tarodo, has died of leukemia, Spain's SGAE composers and music publishers association said Thursday. He was 52.

The musician, songwriter and producer passed away Wednesday in Madrid.

Tarodo, who shifted his focus to producing after the group broke up in 1993, had been forced to step away from the music scene because of his illness, SGAE said.

Ole-Ole was popular for hits such as "No controles", "Voy a mil" and "Conspiracion".

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