DigameXtra No. 1535 Thursday, Feb. 6th 2020

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Mama Paula Band: Sun Feb 9th 7pm. Blues, rock and originals.
La Cochera La Herradura
45 Paseo Andrés Segovia, 18697 La Herradura Photo:FB FB Link

 

Aire Flamenco: Sat Feb 8th, 11pm. At Cafe La Bamba, La Vinuela.
Tel 616 148 990

 

Valentine’s Event: At Mis Tapitas Bar. Saturday 15Feb 8:30pm.
Music by Christine.
Special meal: €45 couple / €25 single
Appetizers/Prawn Cocktail/Pork Sirloin with Risotto/Valentine’s Special Dessert/Wine,Beer,water,soft drinks
Reservations: 651 39 35 52
Puente don Manuel (Alcaucin)

 

AAR Quiz at La Tasca: The next Axarquia animal rescue quiz is on the 12th Feb at 3pm. All proceeds go to help the animals. Please let us know if you want to reserve a table on 640328051. La Tasca cafetería is across from the Police station in Torre del Mar.

 

Mario and Go With the Flow: Friday 21 Feb, 8-11pm.
With Lorraine, Paul Rouse, Mark Sims + Guests.
El Asador, Puente don Manuel FB Link

 

The Honky Tonk Cats: Saturday Feb 8th – Spain’s best Rolling Stones tribute. 7 pm. Casa Grande, Nerja
Bar tickets 5 € incl a glass of wine/beer. Free tapas in the bar with every drink.
Dinner tickets 17,50 € incl a glass of wine/beer. Pre bookings for food.
Menu: Loin of cod poached in white wine with a herb sauce, potatoes and vegetables.
WELCOME!   FB Link

 

Legends Bar: Texas Ken, Sat. Feb 8th 2pm.
Calle Cipriano Maldonado Jiménez 9-G
Torre Del Mar, Andalucia, Spain 29740 FB Link

 

CARNIVAL in Velez-Malaga: February 7 to 9 weekend. The classic street procession on Saturday at 5.30pm. Starts in the Pilar district. Ending at Paseo de Andalucia, where there will be a carnival party with DJs providing the music. Sunday at 12 noon there will be another party on the Paseo de Andalucia with children’s entertainment from the Teatro La Carpa.

 

 

Exhibition: ‘La esfera del agua’ (The Water Sphere). Water, what it is and why it’s important, from chemistry to history to politics. At Almuñecar’s Casa de la Cultura. Running Feb 7-25th.
Tel: 958.83.86.23 http://www.turismoalmunecar.es/agenda/agenda-cultural/

 

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English Teacher Wanted: Small English academy in Nerja requires a part-time (13 hours/week, 5 days a week) teacher starting February 17th.
The individual must:
-have a TEFL, TESL, or CELTA
-be fully legal to work in Spain
-be willing to teach young learners (ages 4 -12)
-have previous teaching experience – especially with young children
Kindly send a cover letter & c.v. attention to the director (Carolyn Thériault) at
Email: lafabricadeingles at gmail dot com
Thanks, Carolyn

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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center
-Solid wood unit with shelves and drawers. Measurements Width 90cms Depth 39cms Height 113cms Price 80€
-Beautiful solid unit with drawers and display shelves Measurements Width 110cms Depth 33cms Height 83cms Price 120€
-Relax reclining forward tilting remote control chair Price 240€
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429

 

For Sale: Padel racquet with case. Used twice. Happy to accept 40 euros. Please email Sue/Nerja if interested. More pics on request.
Email: smhendy3@gmail.com ; Mob: 07464 609771

 

News & Articles

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Kirk Douglas, Hollywood legend, dies at 103: Kirk Douglas was prolific as a film actor, with more than 90 credits to his name – ranging over six decades from the 1940s to the 2000s.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51394855

 

Flaw in Philips Smart Light Bulbs Exposes Your WiFi Network to Hackers: In recent years, we have seen how hundreds of widely used “smart”, but insecure, devices made it easier for remote attackers to sneak into connected networks without breaking WiFi passwords.
Check Point experts today revealed a new high-severity vulnerability affecting Philips Hue Smart Light Bulbs that can be exploited over-the-air from over 100 meters away to gain entry into a targeted WiFi network, using just a laptop and an external wifi adapter.
The source is in geekspeak but I’ll summarize. If you have smart-devices, that are connected to your home wifi (known as the Internet of Things or IoT), those may contain weaknesses allowing hackers into your wifi connection and connected computers. Security cameras, digital assistants like Alexa, smart TVs, wireless printers, there are even smart fridges and faucets! Every week security patches are released as exploits are discovered. Smart devices must be kept updated, look in the manual for instructions.
https://thehackernews.com/2020/02/philips-smart-light-bulb-hacking.html

 

Liza Minnelli Gives Rare Interview for Variety Magazine: Liza Opens Up About Mom Judy Garland, Working With Fosse and Going to Rehab.  https://variety.com/2020/film/features/liza-minnelli-judy-garland-bob-fosse-rehab-1203490846/

 

U.S. Senate acquits Trump in historic vote: Trump was acquitted largely along party lines on two articles of impeachment. The votes to convict Trump fell far short of the two-thirds majority required in the 100-seat Senate to remove him from office under the U.S. Constitution, voting to acquit 52-48 and 53-47.
reuters.com-article

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
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Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238

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