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The Time Out Barcelona hot list

The biggest and best things happening in Barcelona this week

Read on for our guide to the week's coolest events and most interesting venues. If you manage to tick off all ten, head back to our home page for daily updates on the best restaurants, cultural events, nightlife, and whatever else Barcelona manages to think up before our next Hot List is published on Monday.

Beefeater In-Edit 2016

Those behind the Beefeater In-Edit festival finally stopped asking themselves if what they did was more about cinema or more about music. The director of the music documentary festival, Cristian Pascual, explains in the prologue to 'In-Edit. Made in Barcelona', the book that was released just before this year's event, which starts off on Thursday, October 27, and ends on Sunday, November 6. Whether you want to know more about your music idols, discover unique human stories or just see good films, the In-Edit festival has movies for everyone. Here's what's in store for the 14th edition this year...

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Various venues Until Sunday November 6 2016

The Chemical Brothers

Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons are The Chemical Brothers, one of the most celebrated acts in electronic music in the last 25 years. Along with Fatboy Slim, Propellerheads, Prodigy and The Crystal Method, they invented big beat, the style that sent them to the top of electronica, with their irresistable cocktail of techno, electro, rave and pop so linked to the history of clubs in their native Manchester. In this, their latest stop in Barcelona, they present their most recent album, 'Born in the Echoes' (2015), with a show full of hits and lights.

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27 Oct 2016

Manga Festival

Barcelona's 22nd Manga Festival is on from October 29 to November 1 in the Fira de Barcelona. You'll find the stage in Plaça Univers, which plays host to the cosplay contests, the anime song contest, Asian dance performances, and live music. Palau 1 is where you want to go for the gastronomy part of the fair, where you'll find restaurants, workshops and the exhibition 'Wagashi. From A to Z', which introduces you to desserts of Japan. You'll also find exhibitors, a kids' area, videogames, Japanese culture and tradition, and more.

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Fira de Barcelona , Sants - Montjuïc Saturday October 29 2016 - Tuesday November 1 2016

Chucho Valdés-Joe Lovano Quintet

The godfather of the Barcelona International Jazz Festival, Chucho Valdés, pays tribute to another festival friend, the late Bruce Lundvall, president of the respected jazz label Blue Note. Valdés and saxophonist Joe Lovano, who were two of Lundvall's favourite musicians, dedicate this concert to their colleague.

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24 Oct 2016

Tapas, wine and history walking tour

This three-hour guided gourmet walking tour takes you on a delicious journey through the Born and Gòtic neighbourhoods of Barcelona. Discover the history and stories hidden in the city streets as you visit a handful of bars and restaurants and sample a minimum of nine different tapas and at least four glasses of wine that pair well with the tapas. You'll meet up with your small group in the central Plaça Sant Jaume to get your tasting tour started with company Etapa Tapa.

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Plaça Sant Jaume , Ciutat Vella Until Sunday December 31 2017

I Wanted to Be a Photographer

Roger Guaus's 'I Wanted to Be a Photographer' lends its name to (and is part of) this exhibition that invites viewers to ponder the question of what it means to be a photographer today and how the status of the image is changing in contemporary creation. Through international artists selected by curators Fannie Escoulen and Anna Planas, the show explores the deep changes taking place in the definition of the photographic act. Participating artists are Laurence Aëgerter, Antoine d'Agata, Roger Guaus, Mishka Henner, Sherrie Levine, Michael Mandiberg, Doug Rickard, Thomas Ruff, Oliver Sieber & Katja Stuke, Stéphanie Solinas, and Jan Hofer & Severin Zaugg.

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Fundació Foto Colectania , Sant Gervasi - Galvany Until Saturday December 10 2016

Big Draw

Big Draw is a day where artists, illustrators, architects and designers, among others, both established and at the start o their careers, put on fun workshops for everyone who wants to experiement freely, spontaneously and for free in the world of drawing. Organised and promoted by the Picasso Museum, The Big Draw (formerly known as The Campaign for Drawing), was founded in 2000. The organisation itself aims to educate people about art and promote visual arts and the universal language of drawing, as a tool for learning, expression and creation.

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Various venues Sunday October 30 2016

Eat Street Urban Art Edition

The gastro-party Eat Street joins forces with art publishing fair Unlock and the Open Walls Conference, which brings together artists and specialists in urban art to the Nau Bostik. Eat Street's magic formula of quality street food at popular prices further livens up a day of art in the streets.

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Nau Bostik , La Sagrera Saturday October 29 2016

Antoni Miralda

Catalan Antoni Miralda is renowned as a food artist, a specialisation he's developed since the 1970s (coinciding with a move to the US) that studies food and its different impacts on societies across the world. His creations tend to be large-scale and this show will feature 14 of the projects he's undertaken in the States. Sculptures, drawings, photographs, visual recordings, sketches and other materials will feature, enabling visitors to witness how Miralda uses food to explore themes of nature and economics, as well as examining our changing relationship to food and its usage.

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MACBA. Museu d'Art Contemporani , El Raval Until Sunday April 30 2017