DigameXtra No. 1414 Thursday, Oct. 3rd 2019

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For One Night Only: “Mr Entertainer” is back at the fabulous Hotel Villa Flamenca, Nerja. With “The Legends of Soul and Motown” all the timeless classics!
Thursday 24th October from 8pm, Tickets just 10€. Enquiries 691934626
Get those toes tapping and dance the night away! Not to be missed!


Quiz at La Tasca: Wednesday 9th at 3pm. The next Axarquia animal rescue quiz is Wed 9th at La Tasca cafe in Torre del Mar located across from the Police station. All proceeds help the animals. We are a day cafe serving all day English breakfasts plus wraps, pies pancakes+bacon +lots more. Please call us on 640569988 or 640328051 if you would like to reserve for the quiz. Friday’s are fish +chip days!


Car Boot/Market. Sunday 6th October:
The regular “1st Sunday of the month” Car Boot sale/market is at El Pantano Restaurant car park, overlooking Lake Vinuela, on Sunday 6th October 9.30am to 1.pm.
Easy to find on the A356 towards Colmenar. Drive over the bridge crossing Lake Vinuela and the car park/bar is just ahead on the right hand side. Plenty of parking.
There are always bargains galore, old and new.
-Always a good selection of D.I.Y. tools.
-Lots of local grown fruit and veg. (inc. Mango and Limes)
-Homemade Jams and Marmalades and Chutneys (inc. Mango)
-Household and garden items for sale on many of the stalls
-Plants, shrubs, flowers and herbs.
-Greetings cards.
-(New) Ladies clothes and accessories.
-Large selection of paperback and hardback books, CD’s & DVD’s
Come along and enjoy a morning browsing and picking up a few bargains at this well established monthly market, which attracts visitors from far and near. A super location. The restaurant has shaded terraces overlooking the lake and many customers sit and enjoy a coffee or a tapa and a drink and catch up with friends and acquaintances for a chat. Many even stay and choose lunch from the varied menu available.
Bar is open from 9.30am serving coffee/drinks/food.
Please note: If the market has to be cancelled at short notice, due to bad weather, it will automatically be re-scheduled for the following Sunday. For further info please contact Sandy (Vinuela) on 619 471 301


3rd Ruta del Arte Frigiliana: One more year, in the unique setting such as Frigiliana, one of “The most beautiful villages in Spain”, more than 50 artists from 12 different nationalities will show their works in the 34 locations that you will discover along your walk through the picturesque white streets. From the 4th to the 6th of October 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Organized by Maribel Martín and Brendon Taylor (Studio-gallery AMARTE) in collaboration with the Town Hall of Frigiliana.
Among the particularities of this edition, it requires a special mention, the posthumous tribute to Soledad Platero Sánchez (1995-2019) in LOCALIZATION Nº14, where along with her posthumous work, will be the initiative A DAFFODIL FOR SOLEDAD, charitable proposal to raise funds for research against cancer, in general and sarcoma, in particular.
We also want to highlight our Photocall, thanks to which you can be part of the 3rd Ruta del Arte Frigiliana, as a spectator and as a creator. You can make your own work of art in the Photocall that you will find next to the information kiosk and share it on social networks tagging @rutadelartefrigiliana or using #rutadelartefrigiliana #fotocolrutadelartefrigiliana #photocallrutadelartefrigiliana so that everyone can see all the works created.
The brochures with the map and the artists will be available in every location.
For more information:
Studio-gallery AmArte Frigiliana
Maribel Martín, tlf: +34645818089


Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel: Upcoming events
-Sat, OCT5 1st Anniversary Party with Liquid Lunch hitting the stage at Sat 9 PM
-Sat, OCT12 Shirley Bassey Tribute with Carolynn May. Sat 9 PM
Calle Buena Vista 9, Puente don Manuel, Alcaucín 29713 FB-Link


Louie Louie Rock Estapona:
-Thur OCT3 Dirty Sound Magnet 10:30 PM ·
-Fri OCT11 Depeche Mode tribute by New Revox 11:45 PM
Puerto Deportivo – Av Luis Braille, Estepona 29680 FB-Link


Faulty Towers- The dining experience!: Basil’s rude, Manuel confused, and Sybil cracks the whip… all the while dishing up plenty of laughs and a 3-course meal. It’s an irrepressible, irresistible blend of top-flight improvisation and tight theatrical script, where ‘chaos’ reigns right from the start. Expect the unexpected in the show that’s 70% improvised!
Be warned: tickets will sell out, so early booking is essential! Click this link for more info and ticket purchases Info&Tix
-Wednesday 13th November. Restaurante la Plaza, Riviera del Sol, Mijas Costa. Bookings must be made directly with the venue Tel: 952 93 50 73
-Thursday 14th November. Club la Costa World, Mijas Costa. Bookings must be made directly with the venue Tel: 952 66 99 00
-Friday 15th November. Salon del Mar, Torre del Mar. Bookings must be made directly with the venue. Tel: 952 64 49 52 Open 10.00am – 5.00pm
-Saturday 16th November. Sunset Beach Club, Benalmadena. Bookings must be made directly wth the venue. Tel: 952 57 94 00


Routa de la Musica at Bar 64: Sat 5th Oct. All vinyl Northern Soul & Mod DJs. Bar 64, Avda. Blas Infante 24, Arroyo de la Miel, Benalmádena, 29631. Tel. +606 07 54 87


Welcome to join The Arts Society, Nerja!:
Come and listen to The Society’s Chairman Helen Sijsling talk about Art and Culture in Axarquia. 11:00 on Tuesday 8 October, at Varadero Beach Bar, Penocillo Beach, Torrox Costa. http://www.theartssocietynerja.com/


The Food Trucks Xperience: At Rincon de la Victoria this week from Thursday 3 October until Sunday 6 October with live music and nine trucks providing food-
Rock & Burger, La Tribu Street Food, Field Life, The Trick Truck, Caminito, The Wurstruck, Little Havana, Wok and Roll, Chicken Truck and Mystic Coffee Bike.
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Night of Blues (Jam Session) at Bar De Las Motos: Friday at 10:30 PM – 1:30 AM
El Bar de las Motos, Avenida Tivoli, 3, 29631 Benalmádena
“Nelly´s Blues” Blues and Boogie Jam Session. Calling all musicians Blues and Boogie, come and play with the some of the best artists along the coast. There will be a House Band with a full P.A., guitar amp, Bass amp, drums, microphones, just bring your own instruments. This is for the lovers of Blues and Boogie, if you don´t want to play, just come for a beer and listen to the best in the coast.
All musicians should come early to get your name down to play, this will be a very busy night for sure, We look forward to see you here.
Make sure to tell all your friends!  FB Link


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Wanted, ‘evening meal service’ person needed for a few weeks: Looking for a carer or semi/ retired person who will do an ‘evening meal’ service in Capistrano, Calle Mimosas. The regular carer has unfortunately broken her hip and will be out of action for a few weeks. If there is anyone who is able to do this service for a few weeks, I would love to hear from you to discuss exact needs and payment details.
Vera/Nerja: jvb.educational@telefonica.net


Gentle Yoga classes in Torrox Pueblo: We have a lovely group open to more YOGIS at San Roque football field, next to the swimming pool in Torrox Pueblo, every Monday and Friday from 10.30 to 11.30, 5€ per class or €30 per month. The times will change as we approach autumn so please contact me @ 639 210 110 to enroll and be updated of any changes.


Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center. Various upcycled furniture.
-2 seater sofa green/beige fleck with leatherette sides back and front. Measurements width 160cms Depth 95cms Price €75
-Patio table with 4 matching chairs. Measurement Length 150cms Width 90cms Height 72cms Price €150
-TV unit Width 82cms Depth 45cms Height 82cms Price €45
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
Info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com


For Sale: Balay Electric Hob, good condition. Schott Ceran glass. 50cmx 30cm. 50€.
Buyer to collect. Kay/Nerja
kay dot kirkham23 at gmail dot com


For Sale: Red bentwood rocking chair. Very sound. 25€
tel Patricia/Paul 655202175, Viñuela/ Los Romanes area.
email: batandball29713@ gmail.com


For Sale: Mini Travel Scrabble, absolutely as new. This is the magnetic version, ideal to play on a Flight! It is foldable during a game, letters stay in place when board is folded. Picture shows board open. Highlighter in photo for size comparison only, folds to 8X4 cms. Built in letter racks & numerical scores record. Price 25€ o.n.o. John. Torrox Costa Tel 686 681 009 or
email: jn pot x 32 at gmail.com (no spaces).


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