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: Food Lovers’ Adventures (San Sebastian)

Demonstrating impressive dedication, Italo-Argentinian Chef Paulo Airaudo has transformed an old timber shop into a full throttle duplex restaurant in the heart of ZONA ROMANTICA in the spectacular city of San Sebastian.

MASTERS OF POLISH CINEMA: “The Hourglass Sanatorium”

Enter a world where dancing Jews reside in an underground shop, broken dolls bleed from the eyes, and time follows no logical progression.

GOURMET’S CHOICE: FOOD LOVERS’ ADVENTURES (MADRID)

High quality Galician classic specialities in a neighborhood chockfull of international eateries

GRAN VIA: 5 SHOWS YOU MUSTN’T MISS

Gran Via is Madrid’s Broadway; glamorous and sitting-room cozy theaters line the street. Here are five picks of shows on Broadway à la Madrid

Olga Pericet Steps into the Spotlight with “Pisadas”

Olga Pericet is considered one of the most influential and innovative figures in the current flamenco scene. She performed in this year’s Flamenco Festival, New York. It was breathtaking!

HOW TO BOYCOTT COCA-COLA FROM THE FAR LEFT

In a protest event organized by the Unidos Podemos radical left coalition, their leader Pablo Iglesias told the crowd: “ Let’s go on not drinking Coca-Cola because Coca-Cola is attacking workers’ rights.” But standing out on his lunch tray the coalition's spokesperson in the Senate were two Coca-Colas.

THE ISLAMIST FACTOR IN THE EASTER CELEBRATIONS

So far the Spanish security forces have upstaged the terrorists. Still, one couldn’t help thinking realistically that no amount of beefed up security could stop a determined terrorist from carrying out his evil plans. . .

FERNANDO ALONSO TRADES F1 FOR THE INDY 500 IN SEARCH OF THE TRIPLE CROWN

Alonso will look to become the second person ever, after Graham Hill in the 1960’s, to achieve the motorsport triple crown winning the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indy 500 and Le Mans.

THE PASSION & PAGEANTRY OF THE SEMANA SANTA IN SEVILLE

You can’t beat Seville, the land of the fiery, when it comes to the passion and pageantry of Spain’s Semana Santa

OPEN HOUSE — FOR YOUR READING PLEASURE!

Go through the awesome portal of the Biblioteca Nacional and you’re catapulted into the wonderful world of books and ancient manuscripts. Special event: Open House, 9 April 2017

A NEW AGE OF FOOTBALL BECKONS AS SPAIN REAPS BENEFITS OF VIDEO REFERRING

"Spain was full of ideas, creativity and confidence in their attacking play. There was a spring in their step, like the Spain of five years ago."

A Second Opinion: Reincarnation Intrigue in Spain

Osel Hita Torres: "I was always saying that I was a Buddhist, but then I realized I really didn't understand what that meant"

MOVE YOUR CLOCK FORWARD: DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME IN SPAIN BEGINS 3:00 AM, 26 MARCH 2017 !

TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THIS: 2:00 AM, Standard Time, on Sunday, 26 MARCH, is 3.00 AM as per Daylight Saving Time (DST). DST lasts through spring and summer.

BURNT AT THE STAKE!

This year's Fallas is extra especial. It's the first to be celebrated after the festivity was inscribed as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO

WHAT SPANISH MEN ARE LOOKING FOR IN A WOMAN !

What do Spanish men look for in a woman? This week, I took to the streets to find out. My (extremely limited) random sampling shows the macho ibérico values fidelity !

THE REAL 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.