Main events on the socio-cultural and sports circuits.
As was to be expected, it was a marvelous party worthhy of commemorating the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortress and political prison in the center of Paris which, in the eye of the revolutionaries, symbolized monachical tyranny. It was the flashpoint of the French Revolution.
Main course: legendary figures of North American pop Paul Anka and Joan Baez; classic of Spanish pop Los Secretos; Flamenco-flavor José Mercé & Tomatito; Latin American pop idol Antonio Orozco; Spanish soprano Aitana. . . Venue: the elegant Teatro Real, royal as they come. Go for it. It's this July!
CIBELES DE CINE, A VERY MADRILEÑO KIND OF CINEMATROGRAPHIC FESTIVAL YOU’D WANT TO TREAT YOURSELF TO! »
Sensational movies in the heart of Madrid. Where? The CentroCentro, of course! Movies you'd want to see again and again in an ambience incredibly evocative of the real Madrid in summer
Your memorable date is waiting for you at the Real Jardin Botanico, an ecclectic mix of renown local and foreign musicians: Supertramp, Woody Allen, Ana Belen, Michael Bolton, Salvador Sobral, Chick Corea, Daryl Hall & John Oates,, etc. etc. etc.
The Guidepost Galloping Gourmets swooped down on Mercado Little Spain in New York. Here's their funny adventure where they "spared nothing in their quest for the best" whcih could almost too literally burn a hole in anyone's pocket!
SHOPS, EATERIES, WORKSHOPS, INSTITUTIONS, COURSES INDISPENSIBLE IN JAPANESE CULTURE
After being closed for almost two decades, the iconic Eero Saarinen designed TWA terminal at JFK has re-opened as a boutique hotel. For former employees, myself included, it was a thrill to be at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 15 and see how the terminal has been repurposed and looking so good. The Phoenix has returned as the proud eagle Saarinen once imagined in his mind's eye. Now I think I'll have to try out some of those restaurants and bars. I'm still doing field work, you see. . .
The Spanish capital will host a MARKETING FOR ARTISTS workshop on Thursday 23 May, addressed to all those artists who want to improve the ability to promote their work and to boost its commercial aspect
SAN ISIDRO: 10-15 May. See the complete programming!
EU High Representative Mogherini at the unveiling of the mural art during the celebration of the EU – Western Balkans Cultural Week: "“This mix of colours gives the sense of the diversity of the Balkans coming together and bringing light, a very powerful reminder for the citizens of all of Europe, and the institutions of the European Union, to complete the work of reunifying our continent"