Madrid Weekday Guide: April 24th to 27th

April 24th, Monday
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19th Short Film Festival of Comunidad de Madrid

From April 24th to 30th, all the Comunidad de Madrid celebrates the 19th Short Film Festival, what means that there are different short films around Madrid, and at Círculo de Bellas Artes, the principal place of the festival. Read more

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  • Free Events in Madrid

Malacatín, cocido madrileño with tradition and character

Situated on the border between Lavapiés and La Latina (two classic Madrid neighborhoods) Malacatín boasts one of the best Cocido Madrileños out there. If you're looking for something traditional dishes you can't go wrong with Cocido. Read more

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  • La LatinaRestaurants in La Latina
  • C\ Ruda Nº 5
  • Restaurants in Madrid Between 20-30 euros
  • Spanish

6 Art Museums in Madrid Under 6€

      

Madrid is Art. From the oils of Velazquez or the murals of Lavapies. But if you're not careful that beauty can come at a hefty price. This time around Mad4Madrid takes you off the tourist trail for a guided tour of unmissable local art on a shoestring. Read more

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  • Events in ChamberíEvents in MoncloaEvents in the Centro
  • Events in Madrid less than 10 eurosFree Events in Madrid

Escher at the Palacio de Gaviria

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1899-1972), master of Dutch Surrealism, is the name that will be drawing hundreds to Madrid this year. With an exhibition of over 200 of his greatest works at the reopening of the Palacio de Gaviria will be opening on Calle Arenal. Read more

Creamies: Sweet Crazy Ice Cream Sandwiches

    

We already know that this will be in our Top 3 places to eat ice cream this summer. Serving ice cream between cookies and donuts, just like a sandwich! High quality ice cream. Crisp cookies. And all for a great price. Come down to Creamies! Read more

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  • Corredera Alta de San Pablo, 30
  • Bars in Madrid Between 5-10 euros
  • International

Original Version Cinema in Madrid: Where to Watch Films in English

Let's be honest: some things simply do not translate well, and if you're an English-speaking movie goer in Madrid sometimes you need the real thing. Here's a list of Cinemas in Madrid that show original version films! Read more

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  • Centro
April 25th, Tuesday
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Houdini, The Law of Shadows

    

Houdini. The Law of Shadows looks at the life of this extraordinary man as both a public figure, and the subject his intriguing biography. A work that has fascinated readers ever since for its mix of philosophy, and the thought of an era that fundamentally changed the West. At Fundación Telefónica till May 28th. Read more

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  • Events in the Centro
  • Free Events in Madrid

Ramón Casas. Dreams of Modernism. at the Caixa Forum

    

Until the 11th of June, the Caixa Forum opens looks back at the work of the influential painter Ramon Casas, who brought modernism to Catalonia at the turn go the 20th century. Read more

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  • Events in the Centro
  • Events in Madrid less than 10 euros

Living Room Concerts: Live Music Behind Closed Doors

    

When the bars started to close and the drinks got too expensive, Nichole Hastings brought the party behind closed doors and offered us a refreshing alternative: live music from the comfort of her armchair. Read more

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  • Events in Madrid between 10 - 20 euros

Festimad 2017

On Festimad 2017 there are musicians from every genre imaginable from Flamenco to ska to reggae to hip hop to pop to jazz and even soul. Till May 7th. Read more

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  • Events in Madrid between 10 - 20 euros

Open Mics in Madrid

    

See yourself as a budding singer, poet, comic, or musician? Then listen up. We have handpicked some of our favourite open mic events to open their doors on a Madrid working week. Read more

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  • Bars in Madrid Between 5-10 eurosFree in Madrid
April 26th, Wednesday
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Francesca Woodman “On Being an Angel” exhibition

Francesca Woodman “On Being an Angel” at Espacio Bernal till May 31st. This exhibition shows her photography work through life. Read more

Formentor: For the Family, For the Holidays, For the Sweet Tooth

  

Forget that crowded place in Puerta del Sol, Fomentor is THE Mallorcan bakery to visit here in Madrid. Cabello de Angel, turron, roscones de reyes and the best ensaimada we've found in the city. Book yourself a breakfast off and treat yourself to Barrio de Salamanca's best kept secret. Read more

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  • Bars in Salamanca
  • Hermosilla, 81
  • Restaurants in Madrid less than 10 euros
  • Spanish

Barbie Exhibition at Fundación Canal

  

Until May 2nd, "Barbie" at Fundación Canal brings together 438 different and surprising dolls. Free entrance. Read more

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  • Free Events in MadridFree in Madrid

Tierra del Queiles: A Taste of Navarre

  

As we journeyed off the main drag of Goya, we happened across a surprising restaurant nestled on a side street by the name of Tierra del Queiles. We noticed immediately that it was brimming with locals and could smell delicious aromas wafting out from the kitchen inside. Read more

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  • Restaurants in Salamanca
  • Calle de Hermosilla, 7
  • Restaurants in Madrid Between 20-30 euros

Open Mic Fotomaton: Wednesdays are for Sharing!

  

Fotomatón Bar (Noviciado) shakes up that midweek-meh feeling with the openest mic in Madrid. Grab a drink, take a seat, and enjoy a night of comedy, music, magic, and miscellaneous. Or take your chances in front of the crowd and win free beer all night! Read more

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  • Bars in MalasañaEvents in Malasaña
  • Events in Madrid less than 10 euros
April 27th, Thursday
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Lewis Baltz at the Fundación Mapfre

    

This Spring see suburbia subverted by one of it’s most influential critics. Lewis Baltz looks at 20th century America’s changing landscape in one of the most powerful series of the past 50 years. Read more

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  • Events in the Centro
  • Events in Madrid less than 10 euros

Piscomar: a Peruvian Restaurant You'll Fall in Love With

Ceviches, tiraditos, sautees, piscos ... All done with love, tradition and innovation. This restaurant captained by Jhosef Arias located in the area of Acacias we are in love. This place is gaining popularity around Madrid, so try it soon! Read more

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  • Restaurants in Embajadores
  • Calle de San Isidoro de Sevilla, 4

Bike in Madrid: A New Way to Get to Know the City

We tell you all about Bravo Bike, a tour company that offers awesome personalized tours through Madrid's most iconic neighbourhoods. Oh and no, they don't forget to stop off for a beer or a café con leche along the way! Read more

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  • Centro
  • Calle Juan Álvarez Mendizábal, 19
  • Events in Madrid over 30 euros

La Gatoteca: Coffee, Cats, and Companionship

  

La Gatoteca is actually the headquarters of Asociación ABRIGA, Madrid’s premier foster home for homeless cats. Stop by this cafe, play with the cats, fall in love with one of them, and sit down for an interview before you take home your new best friend. Read more

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  • Arganzuela
  • C/Argumosa 28
  • Bars in Madrid Between 5-10 euros

The five essential cocktail bars in Madrid

Having a drink in Madrid can be a unique experience: you can chose to do it with the city skyline, in a 150 years local or with one of the best barmen behind the bar. Our nightlife is famous in Spain for the wide range of clubs, pubs and bars that can be found in the city center. Getting a good cocktail prepared by a real bartender is more difficult in a nightclub -if not impossible. So, if you're looking for an authentic barroom to enjoy the afternoon or evening, here you have the top five. Read more

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  • Bars in Madrid Between 5-10 eurosBars in Madrid With Free Tapas
  • International