ON THE TOWN

Restaurants and bars, movies, theater, dance, sports arenas, even the home… Keep abreast of what’s going on where, and how you can have the greatest fun.

GOURMET’S CHOICE: December Minis

Two restaurants to take into account as we move into the Holiday Season

¡DANCE, MADRID, DANCE!

Nineteen rave reasons why you can't give MADRID EN DANZA a miss!

LOOK WHAT THE MADRID PLAYERS HAVE GOT FOR YOU: SPIES!

If you'll just watch the play you'll not only have much fun; you'll realize we don’t know about those around, as well as the threats there are in the world, even to people living in the quiet of rural areas or urban suburbs.

MAHLER’S FIFTH FOR A GREAT FIFTH SEASON

La Filarmonica is pleased to announce another great concert of their 5th Season a great symphony, Mahler's Symphony No. 5

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, BARCELONA: Simply the Best

Attend!

IT’S CONSTITUTION DAY, ¡VIVA ESPAÑA!

"Suddenly, life in the Spanish kingdom has acquired an entirely new framework, putting paid to a prolonged dictatorship which made it an international pariah. It was an electrifying moment in the modern history of Spain"

FROM PALMA TO PALMA DE MALLORCA AND BACK AGAIN

"For a lovely city, Palma, aka Palma de Mallorca, has a dizzying yo-yo history where its name is concerned"

NOBLESSE OBLIGE AT THE RASTRILLO

Something totally unexpected occured this year. Madrid Mayor Carmena wanted the Nuevo Futuro, headed up by Infanta Pilar de Borbon, aunt of King Felipe VI, to pay the rent of the venue of their bazaar. The royal princess obliged

SPAIN IS PASSIONATE ABOUT TUESDAY THE EIGHT OF NOVEMBER 2016

"The amount of news and blogs, print or digital, audio or video, we’re getting here about it, you’d think we’re not only intimately affected by the process; we need all that information because we’re going to the polls on Tuesday!"

NEW SPANISH PRIME MINISTER IS INVESTED BY ABSTENTION

After 315 days of a caretaker government, Spain can finally get on with the business of truly running the country

GHOST TRAIN SETS A HISTORIC RECORD!

"Ghosts" roam on All Souls Day!

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPANISH WITCHES, THE MEADOW OF THE GOAT”

May you have the "witchiest" of Halloween!

WHY YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO WATCH BULLFIGHTS IN BARCELONA AGAIN

The Constitutional Tribunal of Spain has ruled on 20 October 2016 that in nixing bullfights the regional government of Catalonia has overstepped the bounds of its jurisdiction

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: THE DOÑANA NATURAL PARK 3O YEARS AGO (The Park’s Still There!)

The dunes are unique. They move from the beach to the river

THE PRINCE OF ASTURIAS WINS NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

In many cases the Prince of Asturias actually stole a march on the Nobel prizes by several years despite the fact that the former were almost a century late in getting created

MAGIC MADRID

Any and everything about the fascinating capital city of Spain — and the Autonomous Community of Madrid — from its rich history through its vibrant present to what the future holds, recounted from every angle imaginable.
This category, however, goes beyond Madrid; it embraces stories of what occurred, are occurring, and will probably occur in the Spanish nation whose capital is Madrid.