DigameXtra No. 1386 Wednesday, Sept. 4th 2019

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The Phoenix club: The Phoenix club is based in Torre del Mar.
September
-13th – Trip to Mini Hollywood Theme Park in Almeria, price €52 includes coach & lunch
-28th – Dine ‘n’ dance the night away with Ricky LaVazza at Salon de Mar.
€45pp
October
-4th – Trip to Gib €12pp
-14th – Salon Varieties theatre trip, to Fuengirola to see ‘Oliver!’ €30pp includes Show, coach and drivers gratuity
-20th – Casariche Sunday Market €15pp
-25th – Bolonia Roman Ruins and Lunch at Tarifa €23pp (excludes lunch)
Bookings now being taken for Black Friday Sale in Granada – 29/11
For more information contact Gail on 951067723, by email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/thephoenixsocialclub

 

Jazz festival: “3 en el Paraiso”.
Eva Jiménez Quartet (Jazz Vocal)
Date: Wednesday, September 4th. 10pm
Place: Hotel Paraíso del Mar, C/ Prolongación Hernando de Carabeo, 22, next to the Parador de Nerja
Price: € 15’00.
Last concert of the jazz festival “3 in Paradise” on this occasion we will enjoy the unique voice and personality of Eva Jiménez who presents her new project in which she shares the stage with three exceptional musicians: Louis-René Kouki Portellano (piano), Markus Schneider (double bass) and Adrián Jiménez (drums).
Jazz singer, pianist and composer, Eva Jiménez stands out for its musicality and sensitivity. At 21 years old she has performed at important festivals, theaters and halls in New York, Boston, Switzerland, Italy, Germany with musicians such as Ben Street, Ben Solomon, Mike Kanan, Mark Turner or Peter Bernstein. Her style, based on improvisation and marked by his honesty in interpretation, makes him delve into areas that are usually little explored. Renowned for rescuing forgotten songs from the history of Jazz, select a repertoire in which unusually interpreted Jazz standards stand out, own compositions and reinterpretations of avant-garde Jazz musicians.
Eva Jiménez (Voice)
Louis-René Portellano (Piano)
Markus Schneider (Double bass)
Adrián Jiménez (Drums)
Tickets can be purchased in Nerja at 1, Dr. Ferrán Street (Edificio Vélez-Málaga)
Reservations can be made by phone to 690073871, by email to: ventana.abierta.acp@gmail.com, or through the website, www.ventana-abierta.es

 

Busker’s Irish Bar, Nerja: Every Thursday presenting Flip at 10:30PM.  FB-Link

 

Line Dance Classes: Classes to start on the 5th September at Asador Tu Punto De Encuentro, Puente Don Manuel. Monday mornings 10.30am-11.30am and Thursdays evenings 6pm-7pm. All welcome. Please contact for further information either via email tracytoetheline@aol.com or 07854442203 / 643722004

 

One Wish Steve: Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10 PM – 1 AM. A night of Raw Soul from the 60s, come and see the Man who was there. At Darcie’s Motown Bar, Av Antonio Machado, Fuensalud, Locales 3 y 4, 29630 Benalmádena  FB-Link

 

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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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Vetiver Spain in Sayalonga:
We have Lemon Grass, it’s great for cooking Thai cuisine or simply used in plain old chicken soup.
We now have Moringa trees available. See the photo below.
We have Vetiver in trays of 18 plants that are 3-4 months old.
Visit the Blue buttons on our website for many interesting articles about Vetiver, Moringa and Lemon Grass.
Contact: Dave
Email: info at Vetiverspain dot com.
Mobile: 34 692 288 657
website: http://www.vetiverspain.com
Check out a short video showing the numerous uses for Vetiver titled “Vetiver – A farmer’s friend.” Youtube Video

 

For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster.
-Stripped back and waxed with olive chalk paint very stunning desk would look lovely in a reception.Measurements Width 110cms Depth 50 cms Height 80cms Price €260
-Coffee table stripped back to natural with grey chalk paint and clear wax Measurements Width 100cms Depth 49cms Height 52cms Price €70
-Stripped back to natural with clear wax round table with 4 matching chairs with straw seat cushions Measurements Diameter 90cms Height 78cms Price €225
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale: 2 seater lilac sofa DFS 30e buyer collects. Wendy/Periana 691895884

 

For Sale: Motorcycle, Rieju 50 cc MX Cross. £295 Suits 7 years to 14 years old. More pics on request.
Please contact: Lena/Algarrobo Campo 634349924
lenamay2004@yahoo.co.uk

 

Recommendations

Doors: Can anyone recommend a company to supply and fit some internal doors, frames and architrave? Traditional style. Thanks. Liz/between Torrox & Competa lizbedford@outlook.com

 

Washing machine instructions?: Would anyone be able to help with washing machine instructions? Bought a second hand washing machine a few days ago,the instructions I can only get online in Spanish which is fine but I’m not understanding the information in them about this. How to reduce the water temperature on a New Pol NW512F1
Reply’s please to Jane/Torrox Park at.
janey165 @ yahoo.co.uk. (No spaces)

 

Phone screen repair: My son has broken his phone screen. We would be grateful for a recommendation to a reputable repairer. It’s a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
We are in Los Romanes. Franny.
frannyswann@hotmail.com

Pets

Missing & Lost Dog: Urgent help please, if you have seen or know the whereabouts of this beautiful bitch. She went missing on Monday 02/09 in the Vinuela Campo area but could be anywhere. Appreciate your attention and thank you in advance.
Please call Naomi/Vinuela on whatsapp 636264969 or email: nwallbridge7@gmail.com

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Valez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa
Sunday: Valez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

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Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231

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Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

Local Police
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
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