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  • Concerts, talks and events happening in your area

Concerts

Louie Louie Rock Bar

Estepona. Avda Luis Braille.

14 February. Midnight. The Dead End Alley Band, psychedelic and stoner rock and blues.

15 February. Midnight. Pepe Bao Trio.

21 February. Midnight. Delobos.

22 February. Midnight.Supersuckers.

27 February. 11pm. Top Secret.

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

29 February. Cuatro Santos. Southern rock and roll.

Posada Food and Living

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

14 February, 9pm. Jesús Aranda. Jazz, blues and soul.

15 February, 10pm. Iris Nieto. Oboe and acoustic guitar play adapted jazz, soul, rock and pop music.

21 February, 9pm. Tony Caballero. R&B, blues, soul, pop

22 February, 10pm. Fernando Becerra and Adolfo Rodríguez. Vocals, guitar, R&B, soul and beyond.

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

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

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga. Auditorio Edgar Neville.

14 February, 8pm. The Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra will play Don Quixote with Arturo Díez Boscovich conducting and Camilo García narrating and theatrical presentation by Pablo Bujalance.

Richard Ray Farrell.

Richard Ray Farrell. / SUR

Richard Ray Farrell

Almuñécar. 14 February, 8pm. Casa de la Cultura.

The New York bluesman plays the Best of the Blues.

La Fábrica

14 February, 5pm. Dr. No. Pop rock.

16 February, 5pm. Ale Rocanrol. DJ session.

Concert for Two Pianos

Marbella. 15 February, 7pm. Les Roches, Crta de Istán, km1.5. Urb Lomas de Sierra Blanca.

Made in America is a concert with pianists Natalia Kuchaeva and Jorge Lechado. They will play works by William Bolcom, Dave Brubeck, Carlos Guastaveno and Astor Piazzolla. www.musicaconencanto.org.

Pablo Alcázar's Spanish Guitar

Nerja. 15 February, 9pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. 10€.

Pablo Alcázar’s broad repertoire includes works by classic composers Albéniz and Tárrega plus many of his own compositions.

Violin and Piano Concert

Almuñécar. 17 February, 8pm. Casa de la Cultura.

Violinist José María Fernández Benítez and pianist José García.

Johnny G: Soul and Motown

Nerja. 21 February, 8pm. Fitzgerald’s live music bar (below Supersol).

Together with special guest Melissa Carver, Johnny G’s repertoire will include classic hits from legendary Soul and Motown bands. Enquiries 691934626

Nacho Loring.

Nacho Loring. / SUR

Nacho Loring Trio

Nerja. 21 February, 8pm. Hotel Plaza Cavana.

Nacho Loring is undoubtedly one of the most outstanding trumpeters of the Malaga scene, with a passion for styles ranging from jazz to flamenco. The concert will include some classics as well as his own arrangements accompanied by Arturo Serra (vibraphone) and Joan Massana (double bass).

Johnny G: Soul and Motown

Nerja. 21 February, 8pm. Fitzgerald’s live music bar (below Supersol).

Together with special guest Melissa Carver, Johnny G’s repertoire will include classic hits from legendary Soul and Motown bands. Enquiries 691934626

Matt McGurk Guitar Recital

Los Boliches. 21 February, 7.30pm. St Andrew’s Church.

Matt McGurk will be playing traditional and modern Spanish guitar music. Ticket price includes tapas. Call: 952494184 / 609510131 www.st-andrewscofe-spain.org

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.

Theatre and Comedy

Thespa

Los Boliches. 26 February. 7.30pm. Masonic Hall, Edf Bougainvillea.

‘After Eight’ is the title of the first short play directed by Albert Doody followed by Day Trippers directed by Richard Hughes. Reservations (by 23 February): thespabooking@gmail.com or 652726624.

Lectures and talks

U3A Lectures

Fuengirola. www.u3afuengirolacostadelsol.com

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 14 February, 11am.

Africa and Arabia: Africa-The Jungle. A series of DVDs exploring the natural history and wildlife. Group leader Kay White.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 18 February, 11am.

Mixed Bag: Bird Watching in Andalucía

Group leader Geoff Cooke. Guest Speaker Tony Carpenter. Bird watching gives us a reason to spend time outdoors and enjoy nature and is also a form of gentle, physical and mental exercise. Tony will illustrate some great locations in Andalucía and what can be seen and when, and how to participate in bird watching trips.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 18 February, 12.30pm.

History: ‘The Renaissance: Into the Sixteenth Century: Leonardo and Michelangelo. Group leader Kay White.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 19 February, 11am.

Art and Artists: Van Meergeren: Group Leader Liz Cochrane. A video that looks with grudging admiration at the clever forger who, in WWII, fooled the Nazis into buying his fake Vermeers. Did he deserve a prison sentence, or a medal?

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 19 February, 1pm.

Debating and Discussion: Should Scotland leave the Union to join another? If they leave and join the EU would there be border control? Opinions from U3A members or visitors welcome. Group leader Geoff Cooke.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 20 February, 11am.

Astronomy: The outer planets known as the gas giants and beyond to the outer limits. Group leader Peter Cadman.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 21 February, 11am.

Africa and Arabia: Africa-Lakes and Rivers. A series of DVDs exploring the natural history and wildlife. Group leader Kay White.

The Arts Society

Lecture on Naploeon.

Lecture on Naploeon. / SUR

Benahavís. 25 February, 6.30pm. Benahavís town hall. 12€ includes glass of wine.

‘The Rise and Fall of Napoleon Bonaparte'

Napoleon was the son of a Corsican lawyer. This is the story of his sensational rise to power to become French Emperor. The talk will cover his marriage to Josephine, his relationship with the Duke of Wellington and his remarkable place within history. Speaker: Stephen Duffy. www.theartssocietybenahavis.com

Brexit Presentation

Coín. 19 February, 10am. Salón de Actos, Casa de Cultura.

The British consul for Andalucía Charmaine Arboutin, will be hosting a presentation about Brexit to explain what it means for those living in Spain or owning property here.

The Arts Society de la Frontera

San Roque

e. 14 February, 11am. San Roque Golf and Country Club. Visitors 12€.

‘John Singer Sargent - Master of the Society Portrait’ .

Illustrated talk by Mary Alexander. Includes a complimentary glass of wine after the lecture. For information: 634287821 or delafrontera@theartssociety.org

Festivals

Carnival

Estepona. 22 February. Parque El Calvario.

Children’s activities and traditional Comparsa bands and the burying of the sardine at 5.30pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend in fancy dress. In the case of rain it will be moved to Centro Cultural Padre Manuel.

La Herradura / Almuñécar. 22, 23 February.

Nerja. 20 - 23 February.

The festival starts with opening speech and music on Thursday followed by childrens dressing-up competition on Friday, and the main procession will take place on Saturday. On the last day, Sunday, there will be a pet fancy dress competition, fireworks and the burying of the sardine.

Malaga. 20 - 23 February.

The festival continues until 1 March. All the events can be found here.

Cheese Fair

Cheese Fair, Álora.

Cheese Fair, Álora. / SUR

Álora. 15, 16 February, noon to 6.30pm. Mirador de Casas Nuevas.

The Traditional Andalucía Cheese Market will have fifteen different cheese manufacturers selling and offering tastings of their distinctive cheeses.

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.

Dinosaur Tour

Malaga. Until 16 February, the marquee erected on the Feria ground.

The international tour of the exhibition of robotic dinosaurs arrives in Malaga with around twenty, full-size models of dinosaurs. Using the latest technology, the sounds, movement and breathing of the dinosaurs is replicated.

Floral Art Club

Estepona. 18 February, 3pm. Agrojardín, Cancelada. Visitors 10€.

Graham Harmer, a UK Area Demonstrator, will be creating floral arrangements which will be raffled at the end of the meeting. Call: 636349399 or online www.facebook.com /esteponafloralartclub, or email esteponafloralart club@hotmail. com

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

Trip to Gibraltar

Torre del Mar. 20 February. Various departure points. 13€.

Lux Mundi Torre del Mar. 952 543 334 or luxmundi@lux-mundi.org

Dance Workshops

Mijas Pueblo. 18, 20, 25, 27 February, 5.30-7pm. Aula de Baile, Univesidad 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.