DigameXtra No. 1539 Monday, Feb. 10th 2020

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The Cueva del Tesoro music festival: Concerts at the caves. Free Admission. Rincon de la Victoria.
-On Saturday 15 February, the band Ortigosa
-On Saturday 22 February. Gospel IT, a group of 20 talented young musicians from Malaga, will be performing gospel versions of classic rock, reggae, pop and soul
On Saturday 29 February. Closing this year’s festival will be soprano singer María de los Ángeles Castro, accompanied by the Rincón-born pianist, Salvador Vázquez.
All concerts at the Cueva del Tesoro cave (Avenida de Picasso, 21, 29730 La Cala del Moral) will start at 8pm and are free. Places are limited, reservations Tel 952405390 o 666466173
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Nerja Cultural Center:
-Saturday March 7, 7pm. Exceptional saxophone artist Johan Stengard
(ABBA, Michael Bolton, Sammy Davis Jr, etc) with pianist, and guests. Plus classic flamenco – Cuadro Flamenco – a world class performance, and Latino singer artist Spencer Intimo. A two act concert deluxe! Tickets €15 Tel 902 646 289


Valentines Day Brunch at La Vaq: Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Serve yourselves from our Romantic Brunch Buffet for just 21 euros per couple. Enjoy a mimosa in our beautiful garden or charming interior. A tranquile day to remember. FB Link
La Vaqueria. Calle del Arroyo Limón, 29718 Benamargosa


Simply Red / Mick Hucknell: A tribute concert.
Tuesday. 3rd March 2020
La Raqueta, Nerja
Tel: 951 83 57 96 for bookings.


Mamma Mia! “The COSTA Party!”: Tues, 10th March 2020
La Sala, Puerta Banus. Tel: 952 81 41 45
Bookings must be made directly with the venue.
When you enter the restaurant, we really want you to feel as if you’re right in the heart of ABBA-land. We want you to feast on mouth-watering Mediterranean food & drink, while all your favourite ABBA songs are performed by singers mingling with you. Audience participation is inevitable, as we all love ABBA!


Honky Tonk Cats- Rolling Stones tribute: Sat. 28th March
A special venue in a traditional family run Spanish Hotel, not typical club gig. Why not book a room for the night or a weekend package, and forget driving after the show? Double and triple rooms, see video.
Saydo Park Hotel, Mollina 29532 Malaga.
Tel: 0044 7729472917 – Lesley Bell
Bookings must be made directly to Lesley.


Faulty Towers- The Dining Experience: Friday 22nd May.
Salon del Mar. Torre del Mar
Bookings required: Tel: 952 64 49 52


U2, Depeche Mode & The Cure Tribute by Green Covers in Málaga: Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9 PM – 1 AM.
París15 Club, Calle de la Orotava, 27, 29006 Málaga, Spain
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Bill Bailey’s new show “Larks in Transit” comes to the Costa del Sol: Thursday, March 5th. 8:30pm. Travelers’ tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a traveling comedian.
Auditorio Municipal Príncipe de Asturias
Calle Pedro Navarro Bruna, s/n – Recinto Ferial,
29620 Torremolinos Tel. +34 952 05 02 93
€35 General admission.
Info & Tickets at https://billbailey.co.uk/live/


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Wanted: Home care needed for an elderly bedridden man to help with daily care in the Competa area. Preferably to live in.
For further information please send an email to Moria/Competa
Email: moira.schepel at gmail.com. Thank you.


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For Sale: Baby walker. Only used once 20 euros. Pick up from Nerja. Contact Michele/Nerja
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News & Articles

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Your Facebook activity could hurt your job prospects!: By now you should know that 70% of potential employers will search your social media accounts when reviewing your job application. What do they look for?
Researchers found that self-absorption negatively impacted recruiters’ perceptions of candidates’ employment suitability and that self-absorption was more important than opinionatedness or drug and alcohol use in driving these negative perceptions.
The researchers conclude that individuals should refrain from posting content on social networking sites that suggest self-absorption, opinionatedness, and alcohol and drug use during the job search process.


Crypto Currency Update:
Bitcoin Tops $10,000 As “Digital Gold” Narrative Gains Momentum.
Ethereum is up 75% YTD – its best start to a year ever.
But it is Bitcoin Cash that is the winner year-to-date among the largest alt-coins, up 122% YTD.


Lost world under North Sea revealed by human, Neanderthal relics washed up on a small Dutch beach: Nearly half a kilometer wide, the beach is made of material dredged from the sea bottom 13 kilometers offshore and dumped on the existing beach in 2012. It’s a €70 million experimental coastal protection measure, its sands designed to spread over time to shield the Dutch coast from sea-level rise. The endeavor has made 21 million cubic meters of Stone Age soil accessible to archaeologists.
That soil preserves traces of a lost world. During the last ice age, sea levels were 70 meters lower, and what is now the North Sea between Great Britain and the Netherlands was a rich lowland, home to modern humans, Neanderthals, and even earlier hominins. It all disappeared when glaciers melted and sea level rose about 8500 years ago.

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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
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
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Nerja 952 524 519
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