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HAPPY AS A PARTRIDGE, A LOVE LETTER TO IRREPRESSIVELY LOVELY MADRID!

HAPPY AS A PARTRIDGE, A LOVE LETTER TO IRREPRESSIVELY LOVELY MADRID! »

1 Sep, 2018
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Shy, single, unemployed and rapidly approaching her thirtieth birthday, Evie Fuller heads to Madrid for sun-soaked adventures and a crash course in Spanish culture. She blossoms under the Spanish sun and discovers the hardest thing about moving abroad is deciding when to come home

“Tea at Midnight,” A Tale of the Night-Shift Office Worker

“Tea at Midnight,” A Tale of the Night-Shift Office Worker »

28 May, 2018
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One very brave member of  The Other Team ventured ask if it would be at all appropriate and possible to actually join them in their nightly gatherings. The wonderfully gracious tea-sippers acquiesced. The immediate effect was a brighter, happier crew, and lasting friendships too.

TO HAVE THE CHEAPEST ELECTRICITY IN SPAIN IS A MATTER OF WILL

TO HAVE THE CHEAPEST ELECTRICITY IN SPAIN IS A MATTER OF WILL »

17 Jan, 2018
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Visually, it's idyllic though windy. It's up in the Xistral Mountains of Galicia. And it's got the cheapest electricity in Spain because the municipal mayor thought it was time the people benefited from all the energy that was being generated by the windmills they're having to live with. That's Muras for you!

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 1, 11 JANUARY 1980

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 1, 11 JANUARY 1980 »

13 Jan, 2018
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Paco de Lucia: “My music has always been cornered in Andalucia, without prestige, even in Spain itself. For many centuries it was thought of simply as gypsy music, from a people without a social class. As a representative of my music I feel I have an obligation to share it, so that everyone will recognize its value and know its worth… This is what I fight for, and why I work, not for money or to be a star.”

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT:  “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 2,

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 2, »

13 Jan, 2018
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Fame is not what Paco de Lucia is looking for, he says. "It ties you up and takes away. . . an indefinable freshness out of your life.” It's bothersome when people recognize him in the streets, though “at first there is a time when vanity makes you like it. . .”

THE SMARTEST PRESIDENTS ON EARTH (AND ON THE SUN)

THE SMARTEST PRESIDENTS ON EARTH (AND ON THE SUN) »

27 Nov, 2017
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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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NO AXE TO GRIND? SPAIN’S MINISTER OF TOURISM SAYS BARCELONA PROJECTS A “WONDERFUL IMAGE”

NO AXE TO GRIND? SPAIN’S MINISTER OF TOURISM SAYS BARCELONA PROJECTS A “WONDERFUL IMAGE” »

6 Sep, 2017
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Barcelona is still the third city in the world in terms of number of congresses and there have been no cancellations or changes of venue for the coming months. Airline bookings for the next three months continue to increase

Alcalá de Henares: The Birthplace of the Legendary Miguel de Cervantes

Alcalá de Henares: The Birthplace of the Legendary Miguel de Cervantes »

30 Jun, 2017
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"Seeing Cervantes’ birthplace reminds us of the fact that the most renowned 'writers' were real people with real lives and real histories"