Summer Chic at Nikki Beach
The lunch and dinner menu features signature tastes and spices that are representative of all the countries where Nikki Beach is located, including delicious salads, creative sushi rolls, original seafood entrees and slow-roasted free-range rotisserie chicken.
Nikki Beach Mallorca, which was inaugurated last year, is now also open for the new season, with its White Party to be held on 6 June.(Photos: Gary Edwards)
Select Spring Tastes in Marbella
Comprising journalists, photographers, editors, publicists and writers, the Costa Press Club (officially known as the Asociación Club de Prensa de la Costa del Sol) was officially launched in May 2002 to provide an opportunity for media professionals to meet socially and exchange industry news and views on a regular basis.
Dinners are held on the second Thursday of each month (apart from August), usually with a guest speaker. Representatives of the press, media and communications industries on the Costa del Sol are welcome to attend one of the club’s monthly meetings and find out more about how to become a member.
East Meets West… in Marbella
The latest exhibition at Marbella’s Red Penguin Art Gallery, “East Meets West”, is to be launched in conjunction with the exclusive presentation of a new master piece by Joseph Klibanksy. The polished bronze sculpture, titled “Beautiful Tomorrow”, will be on show in the gallery for just two days before going on a world tour of major art fairs around the world. Opening on 7 December, the “East Meets West” exhibition also marks Red Penguin’s first anniversary. The gallery is located at El Capricho Decoración on the first-floor of the El Corte Inglés department store.
Boosting Business by the Beach
Launched at Kalajoki Beach in Finland in June this year, by founder and CEO Petri Hirvimäki, Ambrosia Europe is looking for “open-minded and active business people” to join the company’s initiatives. The Marbella event’s home base will be Restaurante el Puerto (pictured).
Grape Harvest Festival
Marbella’s Da Bruno restaurant chain celebrated the new grape harvest with a special tasting festival for friends and guests at the Sul Mare establishment. Over the past five years Da Bruno has been offering guests a preview of the latest wines from Ronda bodega Cortijo de los Aguilares, to coincide with the new autumn culinary season.
The latest exhibition at the Red Penguin Gallery in Marbella covers a wide spectrum of media, from photography, film and video to sculptures, illusion drawings, new media, video art and graffiti/street art. Titled “Photo-Film-Illusion”, the exhibition runs from 28 September to 27 November, and will also be performed at the Marbella International Film Festival from 3 to 7 October.
The art gallery is located at El Capricho Decoración on the first-floor of the El Corte Inglés department store.
Gourmet Wine Tasting
Quality wines from cellars in Málaga province will be featured during a special wine tasting with gourmet tapas in Mijas on 18 October. Organised jointly by the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain and Mijas Town Hall’s foreigners department, the tasting will be held at the Wine Museum in Mijas village. The price is €15 per person and the event begins at 7pm. Bookings through the chamber, Tel. 952 833 169; or town hall, Tel. 952 589 010, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ménage à… Two Much
Gastronomic Extravaganza in Somontano
More than 9,000 revellers enjoyed concerts by Luz Casal, Dúo Dinámico, Macaco and Rosario and 72,500 glasses of wine and tapas at the 2012 Somontano Wine Festival. On show at the festival were 90 different wines from the region, which last year celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Feelings of Nature
A new exhibition at the Red Penguin Art Gallery in Marbella, titled “Feelings of Nature”, featuring “exterior and interior living with art and nature”, remains on show until 16 July. The art gallery is located at El Capricho Decoración on the first-floor of the El Corte Inglés department store.
The gallery’s summer exhibition, “Tinto de Verano”, is launched with a cocktail party on 20 July. The philosophy of the show is to “give you the feeling of good life… We bring the sun into your heart and your home… happy people, beaches, balmy evenings, red sunsets and the beautiful artworks of 20 high-end artists”.
Star-Studded Gala Festival
Final Curtain in Marbella
Monserrat is pictured with The Children for Peace co-presidents Debra Mace and Lamia Khashoggi, and the latter’s husband Adnan.
Portraits of Picasso
his artist friends. In his later years, as famous artists were given access to portray him, the settings became “rather more rigid and controlled”. A book published to coincide with the exhibition explains that, in response to the growing interest in his person, Picasso turned himself into a director, set designer, props master and performer in his photos. “They were the
forerunners of the media events staged by Andy Warhol.”
Members of the foreign press on the Costa del Sol were invited to a special viewing at the Museo Carmen Thyssen in Málaga as part of an ongoing initiative by the art museum to strengthen ties with international groups living on the Coast.
Artistic director Lourdes Moreno and managing director Javier Ferrer informed the visiting media representatives about the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection and the museum’s permanent collection, as well as future educational projects, the “Friends of the Museum” programme and the forthcoming temporary exhibition opening on 31 March and running until 7 October: Paradises and Landscapes in the Carmen Thyssen Collection – From Brueghel to Gauguin.
Work by one of the “most closely-watched artists on the international contemporary art scene”, Richard Prince, is on show at the Museo Picasso Málaga from 27 February until 27 May. The world premiere exhibition comprises 38 large-format paintings and 51 small-format collages and photo-collages created by the US artist over the last two years. Also on display are 26 graphite drawings and watercolours from the 1970s, and one pencil drawing on paper from the same period.
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