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Showing posts with label culture. Show all posts
Showing posts with label culture. Show all posts

Saturday, October 27, 2018


Young passionate readers 
Today in Madrid the rain has allowed me to have a good plan of friends with children, La Casa del Lector located in Matadero organized a Festival called SOMOS LECTURA free for everyone and open to all audiences.


Since 11 a.m., we have been able to enjoy various plays, encounters with writers, magicians, food trucks and storytelling. In the meantime, the children's library also had some very tempting books to keep all the children entertained.

I also took the opportunity to take to my mother who did not want to miss the opportunity to do mindfulness and learn to use his mobile as there were also activities related to technology for seniors.

Story telling
The best thing is that all these activities are available throughout the year, just go to the website and sign up for the different workshops, activities and courses they teach, I encourage you to do it with or without children.


Tuesday, September 25, 2018


Niña con Paloma (Girl with Dove) 
On the occasion of its bicentenary, the Prado Museum has been inaugurated with a very exciting Crowdfunding project. Until the 9th of December, anyone interested in having their name listed as a donor to the Museum will be able to make a financial contribution from the Museum's website or physically at the Museum itself. This is the first time that the Museo del Prado has carried out an action of crowdfunding The donation does not need to be elevated as from 5€ everyone can be a donor. 

The painting is called Niña con Paloma (Girl with Dove) by Simón de Vouet, a French Baroque painter, and the curiosity is that the girl in the painting appears in another painting by the same author who is already in the Museum. The donors with their contributions will help them to meet again after a long time.

The other painting at the Prado from the same author, as you can see it is the same woman  grown up

The advantages of donating are countless, I personally believe that your name appears in the Museum is already a luxury, but also all contributions will have tax relief.

Are you up for it?

For more information: https://www.museodelprado.es


El Museo del Prado con motivo de su bicentenario se ha estrenado con un proyecto de  Micromecenazgo muy excitante. Hasta el día 9 de diciembre, todas las personas interesadas en que su nombre figure como donantes del Museo, podrán realizar su aportación económica desde la web del Museo o fisicamente en el mismo Museo. Es la primera vez que el Museo del Prado realiza una acción de micro mecenazgo y desde My Little Madrid apoyamos el proyecto. La donación no hace falta que sea elevada ya que desde 5€ todo el mundo puede ser donante. 

El cuadro se llama Niña con Paloma de Simón de Vouet, pintor francés del barroco y la curiosidad que alberga es que la niña del cuadro aparece en otro cuadro del mismo autor que ya está en el Museo, los donantes con sus aportaciones ayudarán a que se vuelvan a encontrar despues de mucho tiempo.

Las ventajas de donar son incontables, personalmente creo que tu nombre figure en el Museo es ya un lujo, pero además todas las aportaciones contarán con desgravación fiscal.

¿te animas?

Wednesday, June 13, 2018


Another Way film Festival, Madrid's sustainable progress film festival, will be held in Matadero next October to raise public awareness of the challenges and environmental solutions we face through more sustainable filmmaking.

As an aperitif prior to the festival, in Sala Equiis which is now one of the coolest places in the city, there will be a screening of three wonderful documentaries from today until Friday at 7pm.

The films are as follows:
- Today: Koyaanisqatsi (1982) Godfrey Reggio produced by Francis Ford Coppola. Voiceless images that show the contrast of modern life with nature.
- Thursday: Human (2015) by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Portrait of the human being, of his fears, love, violence.
- Friday: Life in a Day (2011) by Kevin Macdonald, produced by Ridley Scott.
Time capsule to show future generations what it means to be alive on July 24, 2010.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Art Week in Madrid

ARCOmadrid is back!
Madrid becomes the hub for art this week. Be ready for a fulfilling experience. The whole city will be inundated with modern art exhibitions and we are ready to enjoy all of them.
We recommend the following itinerary:

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The Best Week for Art in Madrid

Last week has been by far one of my favorite weeks of the year! Art surrounded the city with such an interesting proposal of Art fairs: ARCOmadrid16, Art Madrid and Just Mad.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Theater Dangerous Liaisons - Naves del Matadero

We love going to the theater, especially when you have the certainty that the play is a good one. Las Amistades Peligrosas is a well known 18th century french novel and also an american film. Therefore, I couldn’t resist seeing how it would be played by Spanish actors in the modern Naves del Matadero. My surprise was to find a very daring production with great actors, great costumes but very modern punk soundtrack!
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