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Category: LGBT November 8, 2016
Room Mate Óscar

Room Mate Óscar

“They’re being snapped up like hotcakes!” would be an apt description of what will happen in Madrid in June 2017. I’m sure you think I’m exaggerating and that there’s still time to plan for the festivities. But I assure you that next year’s Gay Pride in Madrid will be one of the most incredible, crowd-pulling events that Europe has ever seen.

The Fauves at Recoletos Category: Art & Culture
November 4, 2016

The show presented at the MAPFRE Foundation’s Recoletos Exhibition Hall displays paintings, drawings and ceramics to illustrate the creative revolution brought in by Fauvism, the movement that between 1904 and 1908 opened up the way for the historic avant-garde and included artists like Matisse, Derain and Dufy.

Madrid’s new nightlife Category: LGBT
November 3, 2016

Only some people will remember the buzzing scene in Madrid five or six years ago, when every day –from Wednesday to Sunday– there was something different to do at night in Madrid. Crowds that seemed to go on forever had the chance to catch sessions by artists like Elástico, V, Diamante, Stardust and Zombie when […]

After work in Madrid Category: Food & Drink
October 28, 2016

Leaving work and unwinding, or – and this essentially amounts to the same thing – enjoying a nice cocktail, beer, wine or vermouth along with something tasty to eat is what the ‘after work experience’ is all about. Make a note of these addresses and end the day with a well-deserved treat.

Out and about in bars and taverns Category: LGBT
October 10, 2016

Autumn is here already. But no matter the time of year, in Madrid there are traditions that don’t change. Right at the top is that beautiful space of time that runs from the end of a hearty dinner to the moment when you walk through the door of your favourite haunt. Time for laughter and […]

Architecture Month Category: Art & Culture
September 16, 2016

Exhibitions, conferences, guided tours and, in particular, the opening of some of the city’s most interesting buildings are activities that form part of Architecture Week, Open House and MOM, three initiatives that throughout October give people the opportunity to discover part of Madrid’s secret heritage.

Category: Entertainment
August 31, 2016

“Madrid me mata” (Madrid kills me). “La mítica noche Madrileña” (the legendary Madrid nightlife). “Mad City” (a reference to the crazy temperament of this wild town). “La Movida Madrileña” (the name of Madrid’s post-dictatorship no-holds-barred cultural revolution during the 70s and 80s).