THE SECRET BEHIND THE SUCCESS OF LA GRAMOLA DISCOS

THE SECRET BEHIND THE SUCCESS OF LA GRAMOLA DISCOS »

22 Feb, 2020
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“Music must have something that’s magical. It’s a way of letting out your feelings and your emotions without hurting people–and it comes out like a fountain, like a natural spring.” This magical quality of music provides the mysterious allure that is behind the success of La Gramola Discos.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE ARAB RENAISSANCE,  Fact or Fiction?”, 12 JANUARY 1990

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE ARAB RENAISSANCE, Fact or Fiction?”, 12 JANUARY 1990 »

22 Feb, 2020
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During the Dark Ages in Western Europe, the Arabs and the Moslems were at the peak of their bright civilization. The cities of Baghdad, Damascus, Cairo, in the eastern Arab world, and the Arab cities of Seville, Cordoba, and Granada in Spain were great centers of culture and civilization. During the last fifty years of modern history, every fifteen years of Arab life is roughly equivalent, in terms of progress, to one century of Western development, thanks to the reverse process of Western civilization’s contributions to the Arabs of Today. The beginning of Arab Renaissance is at hand.

STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP’S BUDGET SLASHES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS, HIKES DEFENSE

STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP’S BUDGET SLASHES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS, HIKES DEFENSE »

18 Feb, 2020
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Trump’s 4.8 Trillion dollar budget proposes slashing the Environmental Protection Agency funding by 26% and a rearmament program worth billions. Meanwhile the Democrats are slugging it out at their caucuses. Contact the US Embassy nearest to you for Voter Registration Information!

WON’T YOU JOIN THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID’S UPCOMING EVENTS, FEBRUARY & MARCH 2020?

WON’T YOU JOIN THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID’S UPCOMING EVENTS, FEBRUARY & MARCH 2020? »

17 Feb, 2020
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Business Lunches ~ NTK Seminar: Communication Series ~ Happy Hour ~

MADRID FASHION CATWALKS IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

MADRID FASHION CATWALKS IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION »

17 Feb, 2020
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Madrid’s Sustainable Fashion Week reflected a growing awareness that fashion needs to be more sustainable. Actually, “circular economy is bubbling everywhere, in every sector, in everything we do here in Spain,” Patricia Astrain, founder of Recircular, observes. “It’s a great moment for us to move forward and push for it.”

YOU’RE IN MADRID? IT’S CARNIVAL TIME! JOIN THE PARTY!

YOU’RE IN MADRID? IT’S CARNIVAL TIME! JOIN THE PARTY! »

16 Feb, 2020
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Madrid may not be glamorous Santa Cruz de Tenerife when it comes to carnivals but if you’re in the nation’s capital these days and want to join the party, what’s stopping you? Penitence lurks just around the dark corner of Lent and soon it will be time for penance. But not yet!

THE  VIRUS THAT GOBBLED UP THE SHOW

THE VIRUS THAT GOBBLED UP THE SHOW »

13 Feb, 2020
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Barcelona was all set to host the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile show. And then – wham! – the killer coronavirus broke out from the confines of Wuhan, China and the major exhibitors pulled out over fears of contagion. After this, there was nothing left for the organizers to do but to ring down the curtain even before the sensational tech show began.

A Love Letter to GP for Valentine’s Day!

A Love Letter to GP for Valentine’s Day! »

11 Feb, 2020
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What a treasure-trove of themes GP has covered over the years. It is an awesome accomplishment. You might just say that I am a Guidepost fan! HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, GP!

CAFE CULTURE: THE CASE OF THE SPANISH CAFE

CAFE CULTURE: THE CASE OF THE SPANISH CAFE »

9 Feb, 2020
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It isn’t that Spanish cafes aren’t work-friendly. It is that they tend to want to strike a balance between hunching singlemindedly over your laptops and taking time out to savor your coffee, preferably in convivial company. So is it rude to use the cafes as your personal office like you would do in the United States?

STATESIDE STORIES: Senate Majority Finds Trump Not Guilty

STATESIDE STORIES: Senate Majority Finds Trump Not Guilty »

8 Feb, 2020
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This was the third impeachment trial of a president and the third acquittal in American history and as the New York Times put it, “it ended the way it began: with Republicans and Democrats at odds.” The bitterness of the process was exemplified by the fact that Trump didn’t shake House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hand when he entered to deliver his State of the Union speech, and Nancy Pelosi shredded his written speech into pieces. Too bad our politicians can’t just forgive and forget!