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This year, Chinese New Year falls on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019. It is The Year of the Pig, celebrated by more than 20 percent of the world's population. To all the Chinese people worldwide, we wish you A HAPPY NEW CHINESE NEW YEAR!
Start off the New Year with a very special treat, the Princeton University Symphony Orchestra performing at San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, on the 2nd of February. And it's FREE too!
The 2017 - 2018 season of Spanish language entertainment in New York was superb. Read on!
The acclaimed musical comedy, Young Frankenstein, promises to be a major hit as EL JOVENCITO FRANKENSTEIN in Madrid. Watch the video we've provided here and you'll see why. You might even decide to come to THE show!
"I don't know what the smashed castanets meant, but the intrepid Olga Pericet is certainly a master of smashing tradition as her new all-Spanish show honoring the legendary bailaora Carmen Amaya demonstrated. Amaya (1918-1963) has just been called the greatest flamenco dancer of her generation"
For the eighth straight year, Lavapies has been the home to the loudest and tastiest Tapas festival in Madrid: Tapapies. With live music performances and flavors from around the world, there’s no better place to get your tapas fix. Of course, with that vast array of offerings there’s no easy way to try them all during the six-day festival. Here are some of the places we liked the most.
Sitting in the audience at one of her shows is a divine experience. At the Sala Clamores in Madrid, teamed with the great Portuguese percussionist Pedro Segundo, the duo is like magic on stage. Segundo’s powerful percussion accentuates the passion in Owen’s voice, making the small jazz hall seem like the opera house Owen frequented as a young girl
This article was first published when the Franco regime was still on. Hence the strictures on the Halloween celebrations you'll be reading about. ("The Spanish police may be expected to take exceedingly dim view of Halloween hi-jinks in public. And remember that masks or costume disguises in public are against Spanish law. . .") Other than those, the article is as timeless and fun to read today as it was 47 years ago. It would be; this is the third time it is being reprinted!
No, she doesn't do karaoke. The lady doesn't just sing along a music video. She pours herself into every song she sings.
"While driving down Sunset Blvd, this chant was literally downloaded into my head"