DIA DE LA HISPANIDAD: PROUD TO BE SPANISH!

DIA DE LA HISPANIDAD: PROUD TO BE SPANISH! »

17 Oct, 2017
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Madrileños, and Spaniards in general, took the Fiesta Nacional as an opportunity to not only show their support for the police corps,but also to declare their stand on the Catalonian crisis, shouting phrases such as “No os engañan, Cataluña es España"

WHAT IN THE WORLD?!

WHAT IN THE WORLD?! »

14 Oct, 2017
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Here's the appalling spectacle: a referendum that had all the makings of voting in a banana republic, and a declaration of independence that nobody knows for sure if it really was a declaration.

IT’S THE SEASON OF THE BOLET HUNTERS IN CATALONIA

IT’S THE SEASON OF THE BOLET HUNTERS IN CATALONIA »

11 Oct, 2017
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Let’s talk about mushrooms.  It’s the traditional mushroom picking season in the wannabe state that lies in the northeastern territory of Spain. The Catalans love to think they’re one of the savviest – if not the savviest – boletaires in the world. Why not?

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: The World of Dance

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: The World of Dance »

11 Oct, 2017
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"Music and dance are like a marriage of two busy people. They work and create individually and come together once in a while. "

MEET JENNIFER MULLER/THE WORKS

MEET JENNIFER MULLER/THE WORKS »

11 Oct, 2017
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Jennifer Muller/The Works at the Battery Dance Festival, NYC, 2016

 

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A SECOND OPINION: “Women Drivers!”

A SECOND OPINION: “Women Drivers!” »

3 Oct, 2017
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"American women drive to work, drive their children to soccer practice and ballet lessons, drive to the grocery stores and shopping malls, drive to Church and evening concerts, and drive male drivers up the wall with their natural expertise at it!"

ENTERTAINING: OCTOBER SPECIALS  PART 1

ENTERTAINING: OCTOBER SPECIALS PART 1 »

2 Oct, 2017
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This month we´ll have lots recipes and crafts with time enough to spare for Halloween. Part 1 of two October Specials includes recipes you can make anytime of the year and some you´ll have fun with especially at Halloween: A Special Flan • Witches´ Fingers Cookies • Ranch Dressing • Coffee Syrup

THE FLAG & THE BALLOT BOX

THE FLAG & THE BALLOT BOX »

30 Sep, 2017
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There’s unease – and even anger and agitation – throughout Spain as the clock ticks away into D Day. Others find it hard to believe that some could think of such a referendum. There's even melancholy in the air.

MADRID vs. BARCELONA: THE COMING TRAIN COLLISION

MADRID vs. BARCELONA: THE COMING TRAIN COLLISION »

27 Sep, 2017
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Neither the Catalan autonomous government nor the central government will budge an inch from their respective entrenched positions. At the rate the “trains” are going, there’s bound to be a head-on collision in the next few days.

COCINA MADRILEÑA AT LA CLAVE: THE WAY TO MADRID’S HEART IS THROUGH THE STOMACH

COCINA MADRILEÑA AT LA CLAVE: THE WAY TO MADRID’S HEART IS THROUGH THE STOMACH »

22 Sep, 2017
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One of the infallible ways to get to know the real Madrid is through the stomach? You bet!  For example, to feast on the Cocido Madrileño (Madrid stew) is to savor the history of Madrid