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Broken Tango, Cervantes Theatre Malaga.
Broken Tango, Cervantes Theatre Malaga.

Autumn's cultural events around the province

  • Although restrictions are in place there is a wide variety of musical and cultural events scheduled including some online arts society lectures in which you can participate from home

Music

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Music Concerts

Chamber music, Malaga

Chamber music, Malaga

Malaga.Auditorio de Museo Picasso de Málaga.

17 November, 8pm Cuarteto Mainake.

1 December, 8pm Concerto Zapico.

12 January, 8pm Quinteto de Jazz OFM.

2 February, 8pm Harmoniemusik Málaga.

9 March, 8pm Cuarteto para el fin de los tiempos.

.6 April, 8pm La Spagna.

11 May, 8pm Quinteto OFM.

1 June, 8pm Trío Círculo.

Tickets: www.museopicassomalaga.org

Coyote Saloon Concerts

Las Lagunas.Fridays and Saturdays throughout October.

Reservations essential. More info Coyote Bowling Saloon Facebook page.

16 October Punk rock band the Reinfected with covers of the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. Reservations essential.

17 October Stereo 80pop band.

23 October The Moneymakers.

30 October The Lost boys.

Cervantes Theatre Anniversary Concerts

Malaga. Teatro Cervantes.

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the theatre the concerts are free but seats must be reserved in advance.

6 November, 8.30pm Camilla George, Jamaican jazz band.

20 November, 8pm Juan Diego Flores, opera singer. Accompanied by the Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra.

O´Funk'Illo

Malaga. 16 October, 10pm La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos.

O’Funk’illo is a funk rock band from Seville. Their name comes from an Andaluz expression ‘ofú killo’ and the word funk. They also play reggae, metal and flamenco.

Evita

Fuengirola. Until 25 October, 7.30pm (7pm Sundays). Salon Varietes, C/ Emancípación.

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. Box Office : 952 47 45 42 or email: boxoffice@salonvarietestheatre.com

Two legends

Fuengirola. 30, 31 October, 7.30pm . Salon Varietes, C/ Emancípación.

Freddie Mercury and Cher, two of the biggest icons in musical history take to the stage with their dancers in this mini rock concert. Box Office: 952 47 45 42 or email: boxoffice@salonvarietestheatre.com

Opera Simon Boccanegra

Malaga. 16 October, 8pm; 18 October 7pm. Teatro Cervantes.

Verdi’s opera in three acts with the malaga Philharmonic orchestra and the Malaga Opera Choir. Tickets: https://www.unientradas.es

Opera nights, Marbella.

Opera nights, Marbella.

Opera nights

Marbella. Wednesdays, 9pm. Da BrunoSul Mare.

La Traviata, The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro are just a few of the operas being performed. Reservations: 952903318 or www.dabruno.com

Zarzuela

Malaga. November. Teatro Cervantes.

The theatrical company Teatro Lírico Andaluz will be performing La del Manojo de Rosas and Pablo Sorozábal in two acts. www.teatrocervantes.com

Flamenco

Carlos Haro

Carlos Haro

Flamenco al Compás

Mijas. 16, 17 October, 9pm. Teatro Las Lagunas.

The Heredia Cuadro Flamenco will be performing on the first night and the exceptional flamenco guitarist Carlos Haro on the Saturday. Entry is free but booking essential. Book from ten days before at the Casa Museo Pueblo de Mijas, at the Casa de Cultura Las Lagunas or in the Centro Cultural La Cala de Mijas.

Peña Flamenca

Estepona. 16 October, 9.30pm. Plaza de Fuerzas Armadas

A flamenco show with Cristina Alba (vocals), José Fernandez (guitar) and Sheila López and Antonio Trujillo (dance). Reservations. 952803183 or 683141136 .Email: flamencaestepona@hotmail.com

Ana Fargas

Estepona. 17 October, 8.30pm. Centro Cultural Padre Manuel.

Singer Ana Fargas and her flamenco combo perform in aid of Estepona Solidaria.

Enrique Heredia 'Negri'

Malaga. 17 October, 10pm. La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos.

Flamenco and bolero soloist Enrique Heredia ‘Negri’ will be performing.

Theatre and Dance

Danza Málaga

Malaga. Until 1 November. Teatro Cervantes / Echegaray.

As part of the Teatro Cervantes 150th anniversary celebrations the dance festival includes 29 events and 16 shows throughout October. Tickets cost 20 euros for Teatro Cervantes and 15 euros for teatro Echegaray. There are also two shows for children (tickets 6 euros).

Broken Tango

Malaga. 20 October, 8pm. Teatro Cervantes. Free.

READanza will be performing Broken Tango 2.0, a tango reflecting the most pure and also the darker aspects of Buenos Aires at the beginning of the twentieth century. Entry free but by ticket only: https://www.unientradas.es/ or from the ticket office.

La Desnudez

Malaga. 22 October, 8pm. Teatro Cervantes. 20€.

La Desnudez, Malaga.

La Desnudez, Malaga.

The Daniel Abreu dance company present La Desnudez, “an idea of polarity and of a journey from death to love accompanied by low music. The nudity responds to that place of intimacy where the questions no longer exist. It is built and destroyed like the act of breathing.”

Lindy Hop classes

Malaga. La Térmica.

Throughout October, November and December, Málaga Swing will be holding courses in Lindy Hop, a style of dancing that originated in a bar in Harlem in 1927 during a celebration of the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean by Charles Lindbergh. https://www.malagaswing.com/intensivo-lindyhop/

Talks and Lectures

The Arts Society

Nerja. Online lectures.

The Arts Society Nerja starts a new season of lectures free online for members and supporters. The broadcast can be seen live on the Art Society YouTube channel.

27 November, 2pm. Indian Modern Art. Lecturer Georgina Bexon.

18 December, 2pm. Great Exhibitions and the World’s Fairs. Lecturer Matthew Denney.

The Arts Society

Benahavís. Online lectures.

The lectures are broadcast online using Zoom for members and supporters

27 October, 7pm. Ian Cockburn will talk about political intrigue, sex and murder at the court of the Cordoba Caliphate.

5 November. A visit to the olive mill Finca Almazara at Zahara de la Sierra. 30€ for members, 35€ for non-members. Transport is not provided. Book: Lyndawoodin.1@ gmail.com

Visitors can register for 10€ at graciesvilla@gmail.com

Online art course (in Spanish)

Malaga. Lectures from 29 October.

Arte de Vanguardia, online course.

Arte de Vanguardia, online course.

The online course is in Spanish and is called Arte de Vanguardia 100 Años Después. It consists of six lectures totalling 25 hours by art professionals on some of the most important art movements of the 21st century including cubism, surrealism and dadaism. More information: cursovanguardias@mpicassom.org

Charity events

Lux Mundi Trips to Gibraltar

Torre del Mar. 15 October, 19 November, 17 December.

Trips to Gibraltar. Various departure times and pick-up points. Tel.952 543 334 or email: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org

Lux Mundi Taize Prayer meeting

Torre del Mar. 30 October, 8.15pm. San Andrés parish church.

Place a candle with the names of loved ones who have departed and pray for all those who have lost their lives through the pandemic. Send an email or Whatsapp to be included in the prayers. Call: 952 543 334 or email: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org

Lux Mundi Grand Prayer Meetings

Fuengirola. September.

25 September, 8pm. Special ecumenical prayer in Malaga Cathedral for the victims of the pandemic.

Book and Art sale

Malaga. 25 October from 12.30pm. St George’s Anglican Church

A Book and Art Sale will take place at St George’s Anglican Church, located in the grounds of the historical Cementerio Inglés, Avenida de Pries 1, close to the bullring.

More ideas

Guided walks

Cártama

Cártama town hall.

Limited places. Reservations up to Friday before the walk at Cártama town hall or call: 951 010 872

25 October. Cordoba mountains and Sierras Subbéticas.

22 November. 16km Quejigo Route into town of Jubrique in the Serranía de Ronda.

13 December. 8km tour of El Peñon de Algámitas in Seville.

Museums

Museo del Patrimonio Municipal

Malaga

Tuesdays to Sundays 10am - 8pm. Avda de Cervantes 4.

With art collections from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century as well as artifacts, documents etc. relating to the economical, social and cultural development of the city of Malaga through the centuries.

Museo Interactivo de la Música

Malaga.

Tuesdays to Sundays, 10.30am - 2.30pm. C/Beatas, 15.

The museum holds workshops and has a varied display of instruments which recently included an exhibition of Aztec death whistles. https://www.musicaenaccion.com

Museo de Málaga

Malaga.

Tuesdays to Sundays, 9am - 3pm. Palacio de la Aduana.

The museum has an eclectic collection which includes art, sculpture and artefacts dating from prehistory up to the nineteenth century. Entry to the permanent collection is free to residents of the European Union but only in the morning.

Museo Arqueologíco

Estepona.

Tuesdays to Fridays, 8am - 3pm. The old Town Hall.

The archaeology museum of Estepona is located in the old Casa Consistorial (town hall).

Museo Automoilístico y de la Moda

Malaga.

Mondays to Sundays, 10am - 7pm. Avda Sor Teresa Prat, 15.

The museum includes vintage vehicles and motor cycles from the end of the nineteenth century and incredible examples of haute couture from some of the biggest fashion houses.

Visits and attractions

El Caminito del Rey

Ardales.

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.

Tickets: https://reservas.caminitodelrey.info/

Centro de la Prehistoria de Guadalteba

Ardales.

Open from 10am - 2pm.

More information call: 952458046 or email: turismo@ardales.es

Iglesia Rupestre Mozárabe Bobastro

Ardales.

Open from 10am - 2pm.

More information call: 952458046 or email: turismo@ardales.es

The Dolmens

Menga Dolmen, Antequera.

Menga Dolmen, Antequera.

Antequera.

Until 30 September, 9am - 3pm, 8 - 10pm. From 1 October until 31 December, 9am - 6pm. Closed Mondays with some exceptions.

The World Heritage site, the prehistoric Dolmens of Antequera. Free entry. Reservations: dolmenesdeantequera.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es or call 952712206 / 07 or 670945453

Alcazaba and Gibralfaro

Malaga.

Open from 9am -8pm. Last admittance at 7.15pm.

Numbers to both monuments are restricted.

Nerja Caves

Nerja.

9.30am - 7pm.

Entry is restricted and family units must retain five metres between them. A thermal camera measures the temperature of every visitor and gloves and hand sanitiser is made available. http://www.cuevadenerja.es/

Ornithological park Loro Sexi

Almuñécar.

Open from 10am - 2pm, 6-9pm. C/Bikini, 1.

Just 100 metres from the Castillo San Miguel, the Loro Sexi park has held an important collection of exotic birds for over thirty years.

Parque Botánico-Orquidario

Estepona.

Tues - Fri, 9am - 2pm, 3-6pm. Sat 10am - 2pm, 3-6pm. Sun and bank holidays, 10am -2pm. Closed Mondays.

The orchidarium is on two levels and contains a huge variety of orchids, many of which will be in bloom this summer as well as other species that are found in the orchids' natural habitat.

Selwo Marina

Benalmádena

10am - 6pm.

Masks must be worn throughout the route and limited numbers allowed in some of the spaces and activities. https://www.selwomarina.es/