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Orquesta Barroca de Málaga. Frigiliana.
Orquesta Barroca de Málaga. Frigiliana. / SUR
  • Concerts, talks and events happening in your area

Concerts

Louie Louie Rock Bar

Estepona. Avda Luis Braille.

28 February. Crazy Stacey & The Customs. Punk rock, rythmn and blues.

29 February. Cuatro Santos. Southern rock and roll.

4 March. Worry Blast.

6 March. Bourbon.

Posada Food and Living

Malaga. Hotel Vincci Posada del Patio, 10pm, entry free.

28 February, 9pm. Javier Palomo vocals and guitar. Jazz, blues and more.

29 February, 9pm. Dana and Gianni. International songs, jazz fusion and blues.

La Fábrica

28 February, 5pm. Encarni Navarro. Flamenco concert.

29 February, 5pm. Samuel Hope.

Processional Marches

Almuñécar. 28 February, 8pm. La Encarnación church.

The Ntra. Sra. de la Encarnación musical group will be in concert.

Viva Vivaldi

Malaga. 29 February, 6.30pm, 1 March 12pm. Teatro Cánovas.

The Asociación Promúsica presents two concerts featuring the music of Vivaldi including Four Seasons.

Richard Ray Farrell

Cajiz. 29 February, 7.30pm, El Molino de Cajiz.

New York Bluesman Richard Ray Farrell will be performing at the opening of an art exhibition at the mill.

Trío Mozart Deloitte

Malaga. 1 March, 12am. Museo de Málaga.

The third programme of musical mornings at the museum presents a concert by the Trío Mozart de Deloitte who will play compositions by Beethoven and Mozart.

Concerto Málaga

Malaga. 1 March, 7.30pm, Conservatorio Superior de Música.

The Conservatorio Superior de Música presents the cycle of concerts ‘La Cuatro Estaciones’. The string orchestra Concerto Málaga play compositions by Martín and Soler, Haydn, Moffstetter, Beethoven, Sorkocevic, Boccherini, Paisiello and Mozart.

Trío Círculo

Malaga. 4 March, 8pm, Auditorio Museo Picasso de Málaga.

The trio, consisting of José Manuel Padilla (piano), Enrique Schussler (violin) and Michiel Struijk van Bergen (cello), will be in concert to commemorate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary and Schumann’s 210th birthday.

La Favorita

Malaga. 4 March, 8pm, Teatro Cervantes.

The opera La Favorita in four acts with music by composer Caetano Donizetti.

Josu de Solaun pianist

Josu de Solaun. Gibraltar.

Josu de Solaun. Gibraltar. / SUR

Gibraltar. 5 March, 8pm. The Convent Ballroom. 20£.

The Parasol Foundation are sponsoring this performance by renowned pianist Jose de Solaun. His repertoire includes Bernstein’s Symphony Nº 2 “The Age of Anxiety”, Giuseppe Martucci’s 2nd Piano Concerto, Britten’s Diversions, Hummel’s A-Minor piano concerto, Constantinescu’s Piano Concerto, as well as concertos by Liszt, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, and Bartok. Tickets: www.buytickets.gi

Johan Stengård

Nerja. 7 March, 7pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja.

World class saxophonist Johan Stengård will be in concert playing popular songs such as Dancing Queen, Georgia On My Mind, My Way etc.

Concert for Lent

Vélez-Málaga. 7 March, 8pm. Teatro del Carmen. 3€.

The fourth Concierto de Cuaresma by the Banda de CCTT Ntra Sra de la Caridad.

Ricky Loriguillo Quartet

Ricky Loriguillo

Ricky Loriguillo / SUR

Nerja. 13 March, 8pm. Hotel Plaza Cavana. 18€ armchair, 12€ stool.

This quartet without piano recalls both in its format and in its repertoire that famous quartet formed in the 50s by Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, with original themes and arrangements of the time. www.ventana-abierta.es

TIMS Concerts

Fuengirola. 14 March, 7pm. Masonic Hall, Edificio Bougainvilleas, Los Boliches.

Benalmádena. 17 March, 7pm. Castillo Bil Bil.

The International Music Society are performing some well loved songs. Tickets: 654891790 or on the door. www.timschoir.org

Malaga Baroque Orchestra

Frigiliana. 21 March, 8pm. Casa del Apero. 15€.

Classical chamber music played on historical instruments. The concert includes pieces by Mozart and Gluck. www.ventana-abierta.es

Café del Mundo

Café del Mundo

Café del Mundo / Nerja

Nerja. 26 March, 8pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. 10€ in advance, 12€ on door.

Following the great musical success achieved last year with four concerts in Andalucía. Guitar duo Café del Mundo returns to Spain to perform classic themes such as pieces by composers Manuel de Falla and Joaquín Rodrigo as well as their own compositions with jazz fusion and Funk. Tickets: www.mientrada.net.

Malaga University Chamber Choir

Frigiliana. 28 March, 8pm. Casa del Apero. 15€.

Pieces from the history of choral music, from medieval and Renaissance polyphony to contemporary composers including Stravinsky, Ocón, Campos, Mozart, Rheinberger, and Saint-Saens. www.ventana-abierta.es

Flamenco

Flamenco Show

Mijas Pueblo. Every Wednesday at noon. Plaza Virgen de la Peña..

A free flamenco performance in the open air (weather permitting).

Ecos de Rocío

Vélez-Málaga. 28 February, 1.30pm. Marquee in Paeo de Andalucía.

A special Andalucía Day flameno show with performances by Tocando Al Aire, Flamenkeo and Ecos del Rocio.

Theatre and Comedy

Rumpole and the Show Folk

Nerja. 3 March, 7pm. Nerja Bridge Club, C/Castilla Pérez.

‘The Nerja Players theatrical group present a dramatised reading of a murder mystery in Rumpole and the Show Folk adapted and directed by Marty Margulies.

Lectures and talks

U3A Lectures

Fuengirola. www.u3afuengirolacostadelsol.com

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 28 February, 11am.

Arabia: Scorpions, camels and Bedouins. A series of DVDs exploring the natural history and wildlife. Group leader Kay White.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 6 March, 11am.

Arabia: The Arabian Leopard, Whales and Rainstorms. A series of DVDs exploring the natural history and wildlife. Group leader Kay White.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 3 March, 11am.

Mixed Bag: The American/USA election system where all votes are not equal.’ Guest Speaker Lars Nilbrink.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 3 March, 12.30pm.

History: ‘The Renaissance’. More about Venice, painting techniques. Not only the Dreamtime of the Aborigines, but the influence of immigrants on the art of the present day. Group leader Kay White.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 2 March, 11am.

Art And Artists: Australian Art. Not only the Dreamtime of the Aborigines, but the influence of immigrants on the art of the present day. Group leader Liz Cochrane.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 5 March, 11am..

Galaxies. Group leader Peter Cadman.

The Arts Society

Benahavís. 9 March, 1pm. Benahavís town hall. 12€ includes glass of wine.

Deconstructing Picasso: Alejandra Caroso worked at the Picasso museum for seven years curating and in the Education Department. She is giving a talk which will take the audience on a journey through Picasso’s career and provide clues to understanding it. www.theartssocietybenahavis.com

U3A Art Appreciation Group

Torre del Mar. 16 March, 11am. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre.

A DVD telling the history of a most illustrious brotherhood of Impressionist artists - Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne and Manet. The Impressionists recreated the illuminated landscapes, and haunting portraits of late 19th-century France. Discussion afterwards.

Crime Writing

Marbella. 18 March, 5pm. BinckBank, Urb La Carolina, Edf. Aries.

Inside the Mind of a Crime Writer is the title on this talk by Lorraine Mace, author of the popular DI Paolo Sterling series of novels. Reservations: www.binckbank.com/authorevents or call: 951565656

Festivals

Sopa de los Siete Ramales

Sopa de los Siete Ramales

Sopa de los Siete Ramales / SUR

El Burgo. 28 February from 11am.

Every Andalucía Day, El Burgo in the Sierra de las Nieves, celebrates the traditional Sopa de los Siete Ramales with a festival of the same name. The soup is based on garden vegetables, wild asparagus, bread and olive oil. There is also a craft market, live music and guided visits of the most interesting sites in the town.

Gastronomy Festival

Benarrabá. Until Sunday.

The festival will feature several dishes of the Serranía de Ronda area with tastings etc. There will also be live music, a chorizo-making workshop, live cooking demonstrations and a jamón slicing competition.

The Climb to El Santo

Pizarra. 28 February, 10am. Sierra de Gibralmora.

The festival commemorates the installation of the image of El Santo (the Sagrado Corazón de Jesús) in the Sierra de Gibralmora on 28 February 1995. The trip to the site of the image is an ideal opportunity for walkers to see the Cueva Oscura and climb to the peak of the mountain. Dancing and flamenco takes place from 1pm in the town.

Events

Outdoor Market

Benalmádena. Second Saturday of each month 11am-6pm. Parque de la Paloma, Plaza de la Fuente.

Monthly market selling clothes, accessories, artisan goods and more. Free to enter. In case of rain, event will be postponed to following Saturday.

Monthly Market

Periana. Last Sunday of every month. 10am - 2pm.

Organised by Periana town hall, the market will have stalls for all types of goods including artisan products, fresh produce, clothing etc. Sellers needed: 630594961.

Weekend Market

Coín. Last Sunday of every month. 10am - 2pm. Behind Bar Los Arcos.

Goods including artisan products, fresh vegetables, British food products, craft beer, wine, cheese, baked goods and general bric-a-brac. Food and drinks available from the venta. Stalls have to be booked in advance on the Facebook page Los Mercado.

Historical Re-enactment

Estepona. 1 March, 11.30am. The Orquidario and Plaza del Reloj.

The re-enactment of the death of Salvador Manzanares and Pedro Manique both Estepona men. Manzanares was a liberal military man who was shot during a failed attempt against the La Linea de la Concepción and Algeciras. Pedro Manique was with General Torrijos and was killed with him on the beach in Malaga.

St David's day

St David's Day, Benalmádena

St David's Day, Benalmádena / SUR

Benalmádena. 1 March, 2pm. CJ's Bar.

A fundraising event to celebrate St David’s Day with live performances by The Jersey Boys, Banana Studios Lenny Dee, Ellen and Beverley Fox, children’s activities and Welsh cuisine.

Walking Routes

Almuñécar.

A programme of guided walks. Sign up (limited places) at the Área municipal de Deportes office in the Francisco Bonet Stadium. www.almunecar.info

Adult Ballet Workshops

Mijas Pueblo. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19 March, 5.30pm-7pm. Aula de Baile, Iniversidad Popular El Muro.

Modern Dance for Adults which aims to improve flexibility balance and posture as well as aid memory by performing choreographed routines. Inscription is free email cultura@mijas.es or call: 952590380.

Trip to Almedinilla

Torre del Mar/ Fuengirola. 11 March. Various departure points. 39€.

Lux Mundi Torre del Mar. 952 543 334 or luxmundi@lux-mundi.org or Lux Mundi Fuengirola: 952 474 840 or email luxmundif@gmail.com

Shopping in Gibraltar

Torre del Mar. 19 March. Various departure points. 13€.

Passports required. Lux Mundi Torre del Mar. 952 543 334 or email: uxmundi@lux-mundi.org

Trip to see Evita

Torre del Mar. 28 March. Various departure points. 31€.

A trip to see the adaption of Evita at Salon Varietés Theatre in Fuengirola. Lux Mundi Torre del Mar. 952 543 334 or email: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org