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Leisure/Entertainment news & information for Costa Cálida

Extras needed for film shoot in Cartagena
Entertainment Mon, Jan 17, 2011

Extras needed for film shoot in Cartagena

AROUND a thousand extras are being sought for a film due to be shot in Cartagena from February onwards. The new movie, ('the spark of life'), directed by Álex de la Iglesia and starring Mexican actress Salma...

Three week 'Mar de Músicas' festival starts in Cartagena
Entertainment Sat, Jul 7, 2007

Three week 'Mar de Músicas' festival starts in...

The 13th edition of the 'Mar de Músicas' festival, one of the most important in Europe, will be held in Cartagena from the 6-28th July in Cartagena. Its main aim is to showcase Mexico's contribution in the...

Sentence supports leisure boat owners
Entertainment Fri, Jul 6, 2007

Sentence supports leisure boat owners

A court ruling that backs the owners of leisure boats and which concerns the price they have to pay for mooring, may have consequences for a number of people similarly affected. A judge from Totana municipal court has...

Entertainment Sun, Jul 1, 2007

Palm trees make way for fiestas and concerts

Palm trees on San Javier's Barnuevo promenade are to be moved to a park in the town. This will create more space on the seafront and allow fiestas and open-air summer concerts to take place. The previous local...

Entertainment Sun, Jul 1, 2007

Summer fun in Torre Pacheco

Torre Pacheco will stage a series of open-air concerts starring musicians from all over the world this summer. Other activities, including a tour of the Sima de las Palomas archaeological dig on August 12; trips to...

Duran Duran to open San Javier festival tonight
Entertainment Sat, May 21, 2005

Duran Duran to open San Javier festival tonight

Duran Duran (photo, performing at Barcelona´s Razzmatazz club last night) will open the 6th Pecata Minuta festival tonight at San Javier´s Parque Almansa with a mixture of old material and songs from their new...

Entertainment Fri, Oct 8, 2004

Cartagena jazz festival to pay homage to Dizzy Gillespie

The 24th Cartagena international jazz festival will pay homage to the trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie and the drummer Tony Williams from the 16-20th November. The festival will be opened by the saxophonist Maceo Parker,...

Entertainment Fri, Aug 6, 2004

Pool for San Pedro

Thanks to an agreement between the regional government and the company Aqualia, San Pedro del Pinatar will soon have an indoor swimming pool. The autonomous government is financing the construction through the Sports...

Steve Winwood, short but sweet
Entertainment Sat, Jul 31, 2004

Steve Winwood, short but sweet

Steve Winwood, a musical legend in many different styles, delighted the audience at the Jazz San Javier festival last night. His concert lasted just one hour and a quarter, as he was in a hurry to catch a plane. Winwood...

Jazz and Indian music crossover at La Mar de Músicas festival
Entertainment Thu, Jul 8, 2004

Jazz and Indian music crossover at La Mar de Músicas...

La Mar de Músicas festival in Cartagena (Murcia) is proving to be a scene of musical variety and taste. Shakti, guitarist John McLaughlin’s jazz and Indian music fusion project, delighted the packed audience at the...

Dave Brubeck performs at San Javier festival
Entertainment Mon, Jul 5, 2004

Dave Brubeck performs at San Javier festival

84-year old jazz legend Dave Brubeck visited Spain for the first time in years to perform at the Jazz San Javier festival in Murcia. Albums such as ‘Jazz Goes to Collage’ (1954) and ‘Time Out’ (1959) established...

Entertainment Tue, Apr 20, 2004

El Corte Inglés will soon open

Countdown has begun on the opening of El Corte Inglés store in calle Jorge Juan, Cartagena. Finishing touches are now being put to the department store and sources believe the grand opening will take place on Thursday...

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