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.

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!

FABULOUS FOODGASMS GUARANTEED

Rubaiyat is a trilogy of ravishing restaurants, each specialising in their top shelf sector, all located in the same historic palatial building

AN INVITE TO ACM’S ANNIVERSARY GALA

Come join ACM's 65th Anniversary Gala!

MADRID FUSION 2017 AND THE HUMAN FACTOR IN CUISINE

"Annually, a wide variety of concepts, inspired ideas and trends impact Madrid Fusion, showing the fabulous Food Designers' latest novelties"

BESTSELLING BOOKS & THE AMERICAN CLUB

So many books to read in so little time. ACM will help you manage both books and time! Join their book discussions!

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 !

SPANISH FORMULA 1 DRIVER FERNANDO ALONSO: WHAT HE’S IN FOR IN 2017

"Give him the speed and anything could happen, but with a car so far behind the rest of the field he is fighting one-handed and wounded against two quicker opponents"

CRISTINA WHO?

Doña Cristina has been acquitted of fraud complicity. Cristina who? Nobody. Just the sixth in the line of succession to the Spanish throne. The first ever of Spain’s royal family to be tried in court.

PONTEVEDRA PENSÉES: “Latta” & Stuff

Random thoughts from a Brit in the North West. Sometimes serious, sometimes not. Quite often curmudgeonly.

VALENTINE’S DAY ACCORDING TO OUR LATIN LOVER

"You’ll find it near impossible to convince Don Juan that the bottom line of Valerntine's Day isn’t pure commercialism and that buying a bunch of roses and heart-shaped chocolates for his Lady Love isn’t succumbing to brutal capitalist propaganda"

COUNTER-TERRORISM IS HOLDING UP (SO FAR) IN SPAIN

"May safety continue to reign in the country. Such a great favor to ask from the Fates considering what’s been happening in France, Belgium, Germany and in other near and not-so-near neighbors lately"

SPAIN, SWEET AS HONEY

No bees, no honey; no work, no money

COMPASSION MAKES FOR LUCRATIVE BUSINESS: THE NADIA NEREA RIP-OFF

Fernando Blanco's highly successful fund drives for the treatment of her daughter's rare disease have produced nearly €1 million, €600,00 of which had been funneled into luxurious consumption

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.