the mythical Band of indie The planets will perform next Friday, July 8, at the Parque de la Constitución José Pernía Calderón Auditorium in Marbella at 10:00 p.m., a concert that is included in the summer programming that the Culture delegation has organized for this summer, as reported this Thursday by the general director of the area, Carmen Díaz.
The municipal official has indicated that on July 8, “a mythical group of indie and pop rockwhich has been working since the 1980s and is still in full force, releasing a new album this yearwith excellent reviews as is the case of Los Planetas”.
In addition, the Auditorium will offer tango nights, jazz with Sergio Díaz Quintet, the Las Niñas concert for their fifteenth anniversary or ‘A different reality’, proposed by Antonio Lizana Quartetamong others.
From September 1 to 10 “it will be the turn of the International Music Festivala cycle of classical music that we have been performing since 2015 with a piano concert, master class and student participation from all over the world”, added Díaz, who pointed out that this year the inauguration will be an opera and zarzuela recital by the soprano Montserrat Martí Caballé and the baritone Luis Santana.
In terms of training, he highlighted as a novelty the summer courses at CEU San Pablo University, that will take place next July 18 and 22, and that “they will deal with the pandemic and the Spanish transition with the participation of very relevant personalities in both fields”.
Díaz explained that also “we will have a twenty free registrations for those registered in the city who are interested, for which they must go to the delegation so that we manage them”. Likewise, he has indicated that next week the Spanish Film Festival “with the screening of six films of great interest, which correspond to the films ‘Lemon bread with poppy seeds’, ‘La hija’, ‘Libertad’, Alcarrás’, ‘La vida era eso’ and ‘Sevillanas de Brooklyn ‘ and will be exhibited at the IES Río Verde in Marbella and the Cinema Hall of the San Pedro Alcántara Cultural Center.
In the exhibition area, he has indicated that “there will be three exhibitions throughout the summer at the Museum of Contemporary Spanish Engravingin addition to Xavier Vilató’s, which opened two months ago and will end on July 31”.
In this way, it has specified that since last Friday the shows ‘Pabellones’ by Guillermo Pérez VillaltaNational Prize for Plastic Arts, which will be valid throughout the summer, and will include activities for the little ones on the beaches of Marbella, “where the participants will become architects of the object of the work with some templates that we have commissioned”.
In relation to the Engraving Museumthe director general has communicated that will become free from Monday to Sunday, “given the influx of visitors it has received after adopting this initiative for weekends since February.” This measure caused it to go from more than 600 people who visited the art gallery in the same period last year to more than 2,600 after adopting this decision, which is now extended to every day. In addition, in the field of exhibitions, the Francisco Cuevas Blanco Park (terraces of the Puerto Deportivo) will house one of La Caixa entitled ‘Other worlds, trips through the solar system’, which will be inaugurated at the end of July.
On the other hand, from July 15 to August 14, the Marbella Book Fairwith a fortnight of exhibitors and presentations in the Paseo de la Alameda, and the proclamation on the 19th by the local writer Ana María Mata. “Furthermore, this year we are going to have a cycle dedicated to Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’, coinciding with the centenary of the publication that revolutionized the contemporary novel, and which will be carried out by the writer Antonio Soler”, Díaz pointed out, specifying that it will be the July 26, 27 and 28 at the Hospital Real de la Misericordia. This event will also include activities and workshops for children at the Fernando Alcalá Marín Library, in addition to its own at the Engraving Museum during the summer season.