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MADRID, SPAIN. Where would you like to go today — without having to leave the city? MADbudget has prepared a weekly guide of activities for you to enjoy. Many of them are free, or for a small fee, so get ready to have fun in the city and be sure to check This Week in Madrid regularly for weekly updates!
EXPOMANGA: AN EASTERN-CULTURAL EXPLOSION IN THE CENTER OF MADRID
What: The XIV Salón de Manga y la Cultura Oriental, or “Expomanga,” returns to Madrid, its 13th year in the city. Expomanga is an event organized by the Comic Friends Association and with the collaboration of various stores and publishers and allows comic enthusiasts to participate in organized activities and contests. This year, seeing as Expomanga arrives just one week after the release of the new Avengers movie, “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the event will also organize a parade of people dressed-up as Marvel characters.
Where: Pabellón de Cristal in Casa de Campo. Metro: Lago and Alto de Extremadura
When: May 8th-10th, from 10:00am to 9:00pm.
More information here: Es Madrid
BIG BANG DATA: WHERE DOES ALL OF THE INFORMATION THAT WE USE REALLY GO?
What: We provide personal information when filling out internet forms, posting statuses on social media sites, or even looking up addresses on Google Maps or the GPS. But after posting, where does all of this information go? Each day it becomes easier to grab and process the pieces of information that we leave in cyberspace. What is our information being used for really? The Big Bang Data exhibition, which is part of the Fundación Telefónica, tries to answer these questions. You can visit and learn more about this topic until May 24th.
Where: Espacio Fundación Telefónica: Gran Vía, 28. Entrance on Fuencarral, 3. Metro: Gran Vía
When: Every week from tuesday to sunday until May 24th. From 10:00am until 8:00pm each day.
More information here: Fundación Telefónica
WHO WOULD OU CHOOSE TO BRING WITH YOU IF YOU WERE DESERTED ON A DESERT ISLAND?
What: Four friends, one student apartment and a big move. The play ¿A quién te llevarías a una isla desierta? creates a setting that evolves around these three elements. It tells the story of four young adults who look to the future with uncertainty as they are about to embark on a life-changing move. The characters connect with audience members, who are seated on the same stage-level as the actors, through the plot and dialogues.
Where: Theater Lara, Corredera Baja de San Pablo, 15. Metro: Callao and Tribunal.
When: Sundays at 6:15pm. Beginning June 6th, you can also see the play on Saturdays at 7:15pm.
More information here: Madrid Es Teatro
WHO SAID GOING TO THE MOVIE THEATER HAD TO BE EXPENSIVE? MADRID’S MOVIE FESTIVAL RETURNS IN MAY
What: The “Fiesta del cine” returns this year after the great success it generated in 2014. On May 11, 12 and 13, enjoy your favorite movies on the big screen for an awesome price! Buy your tickets in advance on the event´s website- you don´t want to miss out!
Where: Happening in all of Spain.
When: May 11, 12 and 13.
More information here: Fiesta del Cine
ART DECO: FROM PARIS TO MADRID
What: The Juan March Foundation is organizing an exhibition that will unite over 122 artists, decorators, designers and arquitects who are specialized in the 20th century parisian Art Deco esthetic. The event, titled “El gusto moderno. Art déco en París, 1910-1935,” or “Modern Taste. Art Deco in Paris, 1910-1935,” will be open to the public until June 28th.
When: Foundation Juan March: Castelló, 77. Metro: Nuñez de Balboa.
Where: Mondays to Saturdays from 11:00am to 8:00pm. Open Sundays and holidays from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
More information here: Metalocus