CAC-Málaga

CAC-Málaga

A project open to all viewpoints Placed attractively close to the river this museum provides a thoughtfully chosen collection of the very new emergent artist mixed with the more established. This fabulous exhibit space, book shop & cafe also host a wonderful restaurant Oleo CAC where one can enjoy a sublime fusion of japanese and mediterranean kitchen. The Contemporary Art Center of Malaga (CAC) Málaga is a cultural initiative of The City Council of Málaga. Its aim is the promotion and dissemination of 20th- and 21st-century visual art. The project is an innovative one within Spain as it combines models of private management with the aims and ideals of public […]

Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, Málaga

Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, Málaga

Thyssen Bornemisza Museum in Málaga The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum  in this capital of the Costa del Sol, Andalusia, is since 2011 a reality; an emulation of its big brother in Madrid, where the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum has been a principal and popular attraction for decades now. The Museo Carmen Thyssen is housed in a beautifully adapted and restored 16th Century palace. The building alone is worth visiting. The original palace and courtyard lead in to contemporary buildings which contain the permanent and temporary collections. The galleries contain Romantic Landscapes, Old Masters and late 19th century works.  Spread over three floors in what was an old palace which has been sympathetically converted. The […]

Descalzos Viejos Music Festival

Descalzos Viejos Music Festival

Descalzos Viejos Music Festival Again on the year 2013, thanks to the union of the Descalzos Viejos Winery and Happy Place Records label,a music festival was held,during the beautiful spring. The chosen date was Saturday June 22. Pajaro, Julian Maeso, Whitechapel and DJing sessions in one of the most spectacular places in Ronda. Doors opened at 20 pm and there were guided tours and explanations about wine until, about 22.30 last concerts begin until you drop! Here you can see some videoclips Julian Maeso http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQyb6q2qN2M Pajaro http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ya3ubM8BqZ0 Bodega Descalzos Viejos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xW0e9nHjdQE The festival was a success and we are looking forward to being part of it again! You can enjoy Descalzos Viejos Wine while you stay […]

Malaga Spanish Film Festival

Malaga Spanish Film Festival

Malaga Spanish Film Festival A high-profile festival of Spanish films, with local legend Antonio Banderas often in attendance. Since 1998, the city of Malaga in Andalusia has hosted this festival dedicated to showcasing and promoting Spanish film. Every year the festival includes previously unseen feature-length and short films and documentaries. Malaga is transformed into a centre for debate and a meeting point for figures in the national film industry, as well as showcasing a wide range of productions. This year 2016, it is its 19 edition, so come and stay in Ronda in our hotel Enfrente Arte and pay a visit to Malaga while you are here. Dates From Apr […]

Ronda and Kukuxumusu

Ronda and Kukuxumusu

Ronda Ronda has got a new touristic symbol, and she owes it to the famous cartoonist and brain behind the Kukuxumusu brand, Mikel Urmeneta, who was nominated ambassador of the city last year.  On this international Day of Tourism he carried out himself the presentation of the logo, accompanied by Cayetano Ordoñez, Matador and grandson of Antonio Ordoñez. In this picture we see the moon, a green leaf, a heart with moles ‘aflamencados’ (‘flamencosized’?), a penknife, a fork and a mega known New Bridge (Puente Nuevo) over a the gorge forming a bull’s head.  What about the logo: Ronda, natural luck, wanting to show everything the city offers. The new […]

Holy week in Ronda

Holy week in Ronda

Holy Week in Ronda Holi Week in Ronda is a a must see! From Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, the brotherhoods of Ronda walk in procession to celebrate Holy Week. The origin of the Holy Week goes back to the conquest of the city by the Catholic Monarchs and the first data that exist date from 1538.   You can see the 2016 Holy Week calendar from Ronda in here.

What to do in Marbella, Bars, Restaurants and Nightlife

What to do in Marbella, Bars, Restaurants and Nightlife

What to do in Marbella? Bars, Restaurants and Nightlife What to do in Marbella could be a difficult question, let us help you with this, here are our top picks! Premiere Club Plaza de los Olivos Marbella It was a difficult time for alternative music when Juan Alonso (owner) and Paco Liñan (music agent) decided, in 2002, to open Premiere.  The idea was to create a space that could function as a club and as a concert hall, where musicians would gather to play or to listen to less commercial music. Today, after only a couple of years, Premiere has filled that necessary gap for music lovers, and from Wednesday […]

Restaurants, Bars and Nightlife in Cordoba

Restaurants, Bars and Nightlife in Cordoba

Restaurants, Bars and Nightlife in Cordoba El Quiñon Carretera Palma del Rio km 5  very close to Medina Zahara  Cordoba El Quiñon is situated at the Palma del Rio road km 5,very close to the Moorish archaeological city of Medina Azahara. This alternative centre holds a biological restaurant, concert hall and open spaces for all kind of artistic outings. Specialties on the international menu are lamb prepared in the wooden oven and couscous, as well as vegetarian plates. Apart from live music on Saturdays you can enjoy listening the other days to a mix of jazz, fusion and ethnic music. In summer from June on, every Friday and Saturday a […]

Picasso Málaga,Barcelona,Paris

Picasso Málaga,Barcelona,Paris

Picasso, Málaga, Barcelona, Paris In 2003 the fourth Picasso museum opens its doors in Malaga, his place of birth. The museum is composed by donations of family members and exposes one of  the largest  permanent Picasso collections. The Spanish press titles: ”Finally Picasso comes back home”. Son of a teacher in  Fine Arts, Picasso lived in Malaga until the age of 10.He will assist his father´s classes as early as age six and soon starts painting himself with astonishing results. The multiple pigeons ,flying up the balcony of  their house, located at the Plaza de Merced, and the nearby bullring, with its struggle between men, horse and bull will be […]

Welcome to Hotel Enfrente Arte in Ronda

Welcome to Hotel Enfrente Arte in Ronda

Enfrente Arte in Ronda Hello reader, We are the crew of Enfrente Arte in Ronda, a small hotel and production collective in the South of Spain.   The intent of this Upcycle section is to share some of the ideas and projects we came up with in the process of redecorating our hotel in the past few months. It took more craftsmanship to weld tables from car tires, or build a waterfall with marbles. We’ve been playing around recycling and crafting old items into furniture and decoration accessories. Mostly simple ideas anybody can do at home like turning an old basketball into a bird’s nest or empty wine bottles into bedside lamps. We […]