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.
Date: September 10, 2019. Time: First call to order 5:00 pm; Second call to order 6:00 pm. Place: Hotel Intercontinental, 49 Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid
The massive felling of trees constitutes a very serious infringement of the Law 8/2005 for the Protection and Promotion of Urban
Rodney Ward, like many back-packing ‘cowboys’ of the mid-seventies, first arrived in Madrid in 1975 and was at once struck by Spain’s fine old capital city. Although planning to move on within a few days, the Magic of Madrid compelled him to stay for two years. Only then did Rodney Ward set off back to Australia. Does he miss Madrid? “It’s always nice to come home,"he says, but Madrid gets in the blood.
One of the very first things Madrid's new rightwing government has done was to impose a moratorium on the fines on unauthorized vehicles that enter Madrid Central, thereby allowing that low-emissions area to revert to the free-for-all area it used to be. Fortunately, last week the court stepped in and suspended the moratorium as a precautionary measure. The court ruling will remain in force until a new decision is made. What will the fate of Madrid Central be?
Leave it to ACM to cheer you on for a great Fourth of July celebration!
WELCOME TO THE LIRIA PALACE, DEPOSITORY OF THE DIARY CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS WROTE IN HIS VOYAGES TO THE NEW WORLD »
Palacio de Liria: the official residence of the Duke/Duchess of Alba, the biggest private residence in the capital, next only in importance to the Royal Palace a stone’s throw away. It houses the Fundacion Casa de Alba’s art and historical collection, one of the biggest and most important privately owned collections in Spain. It used to be that you had to wait years for the (paid) privilege of visiting the Liria. But now the House of Alba Foundation has decided to convert the Liria into a regular museum, open to the public everyday
Every single one of you can help. Your participation matters!
EXCITING MULTIMEDIA INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE AT CONDE DUQUE CULTURAL CENTER, ANNOUNCEMENT COURTESY OF THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID »
800 voice choral performance - “Se mira, pero sí se toca” interactive exhibition - Piano performance to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bertstein’s birth - A concert of contemporary music by the Garaiz Ensemble. . .
A titillating exhibition. A unique chance to get to know da Vinci just a little bit more!
There will be an opportunity to ask questions so bring your friends and your doubts. There is no cost to attend, but please register at Eventbrite.