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Just a couple of photos I took up in the old town yesterday of the flowering Bougainvillea, so vibrant!  The pale purple is a flowering Jacaranda tree which are in bloom all over town.

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Well there is lots going on this month, so lots to tell you, but before I start with all that, a little good news on the restaurant front.

The restaurant formerly known to us all as La Traviesa up in the old town is set to re-open again in it’s original location with Ivana at the helm again.  A lot of you know her from not only La Traviesa, but also Betty Blue where she was the lone proprietor before heading off to Almuñecar to open the Blue Bar.  Ivana returned last summer and was the head cook at Sunem when it re-opened after extensive renovations including the opening of a restaurant on the premises.  I am sure many of us locals can remember many a good night at any of her establishments, so make sure you stop in and say hello.  She promises to send me a menu as soon as she is able so that I may post it here for you.  Opening is scheduled for Friday July 15th for the general public, and Thursday the 14th for close friends and family.  Good news all around I say!

July15-July29:  Salobreña Flickers: A Photographic Exhibition in the Municipal Library

Monday thru Friday 10am-12pm and 8pm-1opm &  Saturday 10am-12pm.

July20                  Children’s Show at the Auditorium next to the Ayuntamiento .  This will be a nice family show for the kids with televisionpersonalities, Sponge Bob Square Pants, Mickey Mouse, Patricio, Musical group COLORINES, trained performing dogs  and much more.  The show starts at 21:30 and tickets are 8euros for children 1 and up and 10 euros for adults.

July21:                  A theatrical production of  “Cyanide with Milk”, this is a comedy, and Spanish language production.  Show is being staged at the Auditorium.  Tickets are 3euros at the door and the show starts at 21:30

July23:                   Gala Benefit for the Sisterhoods of Salobreña:  There will be choreographed recital of dancing, singing, folk songs, a       presentation by the Ladies Choral Association Mudesa and much more.  The  Benefit is being held in the Auditorium next to the Ayuntamiento.  Tickets are 3 euros at the door and the show starts at 21:30

July24:                  Jacarandá:  A wonderful evening of music with guitar and voice as the main feature.  Jacarandá have embarked on a wonderful journey of music and poetry combined.  A subtle and lovely mixture of tangos, boleros, milongas and sentimental songs  mixed with the poetic words of  poets  the like  of Jose Martí and Pablo Naruda.

July28:                     Jolis en Buenos Aires y Canciones en Lenguas Viajeras.  This is a talented group led by Jolis on guitar and voice, accompanied by  Algis Zaboras, Rafa Castillo, and Tato Medina will be singing in French, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish.  I have included a youtube clip to whet your whistle :  Being presented in the Auditorium, tickets are 12 Euros and the show starts at 21:30.  This concert follows the release of a new album launched in March of this year.

July 29,30 and 31:  The Medieval Market is Back!  This year it will be held in the Parque  el Fuente.  Look for hand crafted items, hand blown crystal, home made breads, liquors, leather goods and much much more.  Temporary bars and restaurant stalls will also be in attendance again this year as well as pony rides and a carousel.

July 30:  A sex information tent will be set up on the beach between 6pm and 1am next to the protection civil offices.  So if you really want to confuse the kids, send them on down to get the info in Spanish.  🙂

July 30:  Cinema La Caleta:  Gullivers Travels starring Jack Black at the open air cinema in the Plaza de Lavaderos down by the sea.  Show starts at 10pm and admittance is FREE.  Spanish Language.

 Lastly, don’t forget that the Friday Night Market occurs every Friday evening 9pm-1am  until the end of August

Enjoy Yourselves!

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