Sala Imperio: An Understudied Space of La Movida

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Sala Imperio was located on Calle Cinco Rosas in Carabanchel, a working-class district in the suburbs of Madrid. Carabanchel is one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in Spain.

Associated artists:
Moral dudosa (little to no information to be found about this band)
Fundación Makoki (associated with Makoki comics)
M.D. (unidentifiable reference)
Acrobacia terrestre (little to no information to be found about this band)
The Barracudas (British surf rock band formed in 1978)

Notes: during the Fiestas de Carabanchel of July 12, 1984, monetary prizes were awarded to the most good-looking guy (“pa’l tío más guapo”), “Miss Imperio,” and the best rock and roll dance partners/couple

Tags: body-commodity, carabanchel, madrid, rock and roll

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