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Tuesday 20th of November 2018

Everything tagged with 1209

Teleférico de Madrid

If you want an adventurous trip that provides a bird's eye view of Madrid, why not head for the cable car (Teleférico de Madrid), a unique tourist attraction in the city?

Los años de la dolce vita

A photographic celebration of the golden age of cinema in Rome in the 1950s and 60s, Los años de la dolce vita presents more than 160 images that capture the style and elegance of the period, together

Eduardo Arroyo. El Cordero Místico

Eduardo Arroyo presents a contemporary appreciation of the work of Hubert and Jan van Eyck.

William Blake (1757-1827). Visiones en el arte británico

Organised by the Tate Britain and produced by the Social arm of la Caixa, this exhibition offers 70 works by Blake, and more than 30 by other prominent British artists influenced by his legacy.

DCODE Festival

The University campus of Complutense is the place to be on the 14 and 15 September, when the second annual DCODE Festival brings some great performers to the city.

Hay Festival Segovia

For 25 years the Hay Festival, in Hay-on-Wye in the Welsh Borders, has brought together the best writing by novelists, poets, scientists, comedians and lyricists.

En Vivo Festival

With the first two editions of the Festival having taken place in Getafe, this year the venue moves to Rivas Vaciamadrid, with the action taking place from Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 September.

YouFest—the festival of the YouTube generation

YouFest promises two days of live music, projections, conferences and extreme sports, divided between the Matadero and La Riviera, on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 September.

Proto Anime Cut. Espacios y visiones en la animación japonesa

Since Akira (1988), Japanese film animation has undertaken its own unique journey of development.

Sonrisas y lágrimas (The Sound of Music)

Madrid is alive with the sound of music!

Birlibirloque—Jorge Blass

Multi-award winning madrileño magician Jorge Blass has appeared on stages the world over, as well as on TV and film, and has published two books on his craft, all by the spritely age of 32.

Queen Symphonic Rhapsody

What better way to celebrate the 80th anniversary of one of Madrid’s most popular theatres than for its brand new management team to stage a rocking spectacular featuring the songs of Queen!

Hidden history

The Templo de Debod, near Plaza de España, is a great place to hang out on a warm day.

Winter of the World

Having started his Century Trilogy with Fall of Giants, Ken Follett continues his epic family saga with the second volume, Winter of the World.

Rip It Up

After bestsellers such as The Luck Factor, Quirkology and 59 Seconds, psychologist Richard Wiseman turns conventional self-help on its head in his latest book, Rip It Up.

Season’s greetings

When I first played in the IFL Madrid in January 2006, it was with a fuzzy head having said “Yes” to “Do you play football?” and “Wanna play tomorrow?” during a nightclub conversation a few hours e

Frank Ocean

The name Frank Ocean is often said in the same breath as rappers Kanye West and Jaz-Z, but in truth he is a very different musician.


A point of interest about seeing the piano-playing Arthur Jeffes perform with violinist Oli Langford as Sundog is the practice of Jeffes explaining each song before it starts.

Home from home

Cultural contrasts often make for the most interesting conversations between expats and madrileños, with the comment “We don’t do that where I come from” possibly being one of the most frequent sta


"I’m definitely more confident. When I signed my record deal I was 21, and next month, I’m turning 23.

Tigers burning bright

"Oh golly, our interview!

Sharon Van Etten

Brooklyn-based US singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten comes to Madrid following the release of her third studio album, Tramp, in February.