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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.

STAR WARS LIGHTSABERS SPEAR MADRID’S HOLIDAY SKYLINE

STAR WARS LIGHTSABERS SPEAR MADRID’S HOLIDAY SKYLINE »

13 Dec, 2017
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A survey of approximately 2,000 film fans found Star Wars' lightsaber the most popular weapon in film history. Throughout the Holidays its gigantic version can be viewed in Madrid. Ogle now!

MADRID: MAD ABOUT BIKES

MADRID: MAD ABOUT BIKES »

27 Nov, 2017
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It isn't that Madrid is Spain's greatest bike city. Valencia is a bigger pedal pusher. But Madrid is getting there!

“IT’S GREAT TO BE A WRITER IN MADRID,” SAYS THE NUEVA MUJER

“IT’S GREAT TO BE A WRITER IN MADRID,” SAYS THE NUEVA MUJER »

23 Nov, 2017
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LA NUEVA MUJER is a collection of 10 American stories by early feminist authors, a sparkling array of early-twentieth century stories some of which have never been translated into Spanish before. A great read! So is the interview with the translator. Read on!

THE HOLIDAY SEASON HAS BEGUN AT ASM!

THE HOLIDAY SEASON HAS BEGUN AT ASM! »

22 Nov, 2017
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The Holidays are on at ASM; no holding 'em back now!

AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID: NOVEMBER ALREADY!

AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID: NOVEMBER ALREADY! »

9 Nov, 2017
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Here's what the American Club of Madrid has lined up for the month of Thanksgiving. Enjoy!

THE APPALLING AIR OF MADRID: HOW TRUE?

THE APPALLING AIR OF MADRID: HOW TRUE? »

7 Nov, 2017
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For the past eight years air pollution in Madrid has consistently topped European Union limits. But some studies rank Madrid as eco-friendly thanks to the city government's plan to reduceambient air pollution!

THE “BEST” HALLOWEEN IN SPAIN!

THE “BEST” HALLOWEEN IN SPAIN! »

31 Oct, 2017
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Until Sunday, November 5th, the theme park will be in spirit with a series of haunted houses, scare zones, shows, and some Halloween costumes that look almost a little too realistic. Voted the best Halloween in Spain!

HALLOWEEN HIGH JINKS: Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástica

HALLOWEEN HIGH JINKS: Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástica »

21 Oct, 2017
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Fantasy. Horror. Science fiction. Black comedy. They could all be an early Halloween treat for you, thanks to the Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástica Nocturna Madrid

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

THEATER: LA CALDERONA, LOVE IN ROYAL CIRCLES

THEATER: LA CALDERONA, LOVE IN ROYAL CIRCLES »

12 Sep, 2017
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Amor. Adventure. Ambition. The musical comedy, generously spiced with acid wit, delves into the life of Madrileña Maria Ines Calderon, more popularly known as La Calderona (1611– 1646), the most important actress in the Spain of the seventeenth century who became the mistress of King Felipe IV.