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Thursday 25th of May 2017

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InMadrid Music and Social Night

We’re pleased to announce that our night of music, fun, and English conversation for all of our friends and readers will take place on Wed, 20 March.

Teatralia Festival

The 17th edition of Madrid’s Festival Internacional de Artes Escénicas para Niños y Jóvenes (17th International Dramatic Arts Festival for Children and Young Adults) will be held from the 1-24 March.

Festival La Alternativa

Access your dramatic side and experience La Alternativa, an alternative festival of dance, theatre and music.

MotoMadrid

Whether you’re into new, off-road, classic or quad bikes, you’ll find something to interest you at MotoMadrid, the city’s annual celebration of the world of motorbikes.

Ellas Crean Festival

International Women’s Day takes place on 8 March, and you can celebrate by attending Ellas Crean, a festival of artistic and academic expression created by women, for women.

JaJaHa!—Comedy in English

The JaJaHa! English comedy group continue their stand-up and improv show with Freshly: Ole Stars, which takes place on Thurs, 14 March.

Così fan tutte

Having started its run at the end of February, there are still seven performances in March of Mozart’s famous opera, Così fan tutte.

Saint Patrick’s Day

Paddy’s day falls on a Sunday this year which probably isn’t the best day to brew a hangover, so it’s just as well that the festival has, over the last few years, been morphed into Paddy’s Weekend by interested parties. Expect a full-on celebration of all things Irish from Friday,15th. The Palacio de Cibeles and Cibeles fountain, Madrid, will be turning green on Saturday 16th March - 19.00 to 24.00.

Durero. Grabador. Del Gótico al renacimiento

Durero, Grabador, Del Gótico al renacimiento (Durer, Engraver, from the Gothic to the Renaissance), the latest exhibition at the Biblioteca Nacional, boasts an ample assortment of Albrecht Dürer’s mos

Proyecto Fake

Hungarian counterfeiter Elmyr de Hory is said to have produced and sold more than 1,000 paintings, which have been displayed in museums worldwide.

El Labrador

Spanish painter Juan Fernández was known as “El Labrador” and worked in the first half of the 17th century.

Maestros del caos: Artistas y chamanes

Masters of Chaos: Artists and Shamans examines the relationship between order and chaos, and the sacred and the profane, from ancient times to the present day.

La Intimidad

An exhibition of photographs by César Ordóñez which examines the concept of intimacy in a physical, emotional, and spiritual nature.

Miradas de una coleccionista: Anabel Suero de González

Organised as part of the Festival Miradas de Mujeres, the Blanca Berlin gallery is showing 35 photographs from the collection of Anabel Suero de González, which includes work by Imagen Cunningham, Gil

Spidertag—urban art superhero

Forget jumpers, cardigans and gloves. For street artist Spidertag, wool is art; it’s his brush, paint and palette. His work is a web of colour and intrigue, yet his identity is unknown. In the light of day or the dark of night, he spins his delicate designs in the most unlikely, secluded places, leaving a graphic mesh of curiosity for passersby to discover.

Curiosity Shop: Álvarez Gómez

At the end of the 19th century, Álvarez Gómez opened its doors in the heart of Madrid for the provision of fine perfumes, make-up, and beauty treatments. Some of its scents and fragrances were handmade on the shop premises from fresh flowers.

Top Ten: Beware the ides of March

1. Bedside—a view of this frequently means you’ve fallen out of bed. In a worst case scenario, you may find your alarm clock wedged in a very unfortunate place.

New website and video to help British citizens

A new website that explains how British citizens, whether visiting or living in Spain, should use their UK-issued European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs) has been launched as part of a campaign to clear up common confusion over how to obtain healthcare.

On track to success

You’re not all professional musicians in the band, some are semi-professional, right?

The Impressions

Quintessential Chicago soul group, The Impressions, recorded some of the best R&B songs of the ’60s.

Beach House

Baltimore dream pop duo Beach House are built on the vocals and organ of Victoria Legrand and the pleasant but slightly eerie slide-guitar of Alex Scally.

Ludovico Einaudi

Whether you know it or not, you have probably already heard some of Ludovico Einaudi’s music.

Take 5 - March 2013

A Good Day to Die Hard (La jungla: Un buen día para morir) How can the same shit happen to the same guy five times? Bruce Willis is back—again—as terrorist-trouncing cop John McClane in this fourth Die Hard sequel, this time helping estranged son Jai Courtney out of a Russian jail and getting mixed up in a planet-threatening plot. Out now

Follow the Money

It’s a great idea for a travelogue, and one that might have deterred lesser men, not least because it would be very easy to lose track of your prey—in this case, a ten dollar bill numbered IA74407937A. Steve Boggan decided to spend it, and then follow its path as it changed from hand to hand.

Good Prose: The Art of Non-Fiction

Writers are often asked how they get their ideas and where their inspiration for storytelling comes from, but rarely are they asked about the nitty-gritty—the sentences that make our eyes pop out and wonder: “how many revisions did THAT go through?” Pulitzer Prize winner Kidder and his long-time editor Todd usher readers into offices where good written work happens, to tell us the story of non-

Enya Mystic Dream Tribute

Note: Change of date for this event. Since Enya is not touring, her fans can at least find consolation in this Enya Mystic Dream Tribute, in Madrid for one night only.

Doris White—the Madrid days

Having discovered that Doris White’s family story encompassed three wars, spying, an escape, and even a dash of Jane Eyre (see InMadrid, Feb edition or click here to read Part 1 of this two-part story), as we continue sipping our tea and eating biscuits in Do

Murder on the Dis-orient Express

A murder has been committed onboard a train, and it is up to Inspector Cluelez to discover the culprit.