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INSTANTES DE ARENA/INSTANTS DE SABLE Book launching. You’re invited!

INSTANTES DE ARENA/INSTANTS DE SABLE Book launching. You’re invited! »

17 Sep, 2021
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INSTANTES is about "gestos y palabras de una tarde de toros (gestures and words in an afternoon at the bullring)". Venue: Ruedo de la Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid. 18 September 2021, 12:00 Noon. Accomplished photographer, foremost authority on tauromaquia and GUIDEPOST's longtime writer MURIEL FEINER illustrates the book with Anthony Moore

THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2021

THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2021 »

13 Sep, 2021
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ACM Newsletter for the month of September 2021: Excerpts

CASA ALBERTO, FINE DINING IN THE  HOME OF FABULOUS AMBIENCE

CASA ALBERTO, FINE DINING IN THE HOME OF FABULOUS AMBIENCE »

5 Sep, 2021
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At Casa Alberto you enjoy not only its good cuisine but also its unique atmosphere When Alfonso Delgado took over Casa Alberto in 1993, he decided to paint the front door red, the typical color of 19th-century establishments. Alberto explains: “I wanted to return it to its former splendor, by preserving its traditional essence, while adding a touch of new life.”

FREE BUS RIDES DURING THE RUSH HOURS!

FREE BUS RIDES DURING THE RUSH HOURS! »

2 Sep, 2021
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All for the sake of sustainable mobility!

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION ESPAÑA: PATRIOT DAY, 11 SEPTEMBER

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION ESPAÑA: PATRIOT DAY, 11 SEPTEMBER »

29 Aug, 2021
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"Patriot Day - September 11th - is approaching. Let´s get together at 11:00 am to place flowers on the existing marker at Parque Juan Carlos I, at the site where the American Embassy planted 10 red oaks brought from the US on the 10th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers, and share a prayer together in remembrance"

HOW TO SUCCEED AS A MUSICIAN WHEN YOUR RHYTHM IS OUT OF WHACK

HOW TO SUCCEED AS A MUSICIAN WHEN YOUR RHYTHM IS OUT OF WHACK »

6 Aug, 2021
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Aspiring musician but your sense of rhythm leaves something to be desired? Need some coaching? Rehearsals in adequate places? The Comunidad de  Madrid, through the METRÓNOMO, is giving FREE help to make your dream come true!

FROM THE AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER OF THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID

FROM THE AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER OF THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID »

2 Aug, 2021
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Letter from the Vice President - Inheritance Law in Spain for Expats -- IRS Amnesty -- Ibiza and Ibiza Produce

THE METRO GRAN VIA MAKE-OVER: An Engineering Feat and a Thing of Beauty

THE METRO GRAN VIA MAKE-OVER: An Engineering Feat and a Thing of Beauty »

30 Jul, 2021
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A 3-year €21-million project. The most modern facilities of Madrid's entire subway network. A spectacular landmark marquee of translucent glass and steel. A Metro station that empathizes with passengers. An 8-storey building underground. Respecter of cultural heritage.

CLASSIC RESTAURANTS AND THE PERIL OF   THE PANDEMIC: (1) Casa Salvador

CLASSIC RESTAURANTS AND THE PERIL OF THE PANDEMIC: (1) Casa Salvador »

23 Jul, 2021
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As Salvador and his nephew Pepe were both warm and outgoing and served great food, Casa Salvador, founded in 1941, became a meeting place for people from all walks of life: leading politicians, influential bankers, journalists, writers, artists, entertainers and bullfighters. The list of regular diners and celebrities is endless. And Ángeles, third-generation Blázquez, says: "I love what I do and I am determined to keep the doors to Casa Salvador open during these difficult times"

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Renaissance Quartet — Middle Ages Music Re-Created”, 11 December 1970

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Renaissance Quartet — Middle Ages Music Re-Created”, 11 December 1970 »

11 Jul, 2021
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Could you believe it? "The organ grinder and light operas called zarzuelas are considered quaint among Madrid’s young sophisticates." And that's supposed to be a sign that "Madrid is rapidly becoming as culturally cosmopolitan as other great European cities" and that the nation's capital is "certainly musically coming of age." That, at least, is what Guidepost had observed on 11 December 1970.