Entertainment and events
This frequently-updated events guide is a great source of information on
concerts and music festivals (including such oddities as flamenco performances
in a Madrid Metro station).
All About Spain:
The major nightlife districts are highlighted on this page from
Guia del Ocio
Madrid's "guide to leisure time and entertainment" has listings of shows,
exhibitions, movies, and other performances in English and Spanish.
Softguide Madrid: Bullfighting
You may not like the corrida (we don't), but if you're fascinated by a
cruel spectacle with a gory and predictable ending, read Softguide's article and visit the
Spanish-language Plaza de Toros Las Ventas
site for a performance calendar.
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