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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Costa del Sol

Picasso & Paper: Málaga lights up Piccadilly Circus
Culture Fri, Mar 6, 2020

Picasso & Paper: Málaga lights up Piccadilly Circus

MÁLAGA'S name is emblazoned on giant screens across London's Piccadilly Circus as the city tourism board hopes to capitalise on the rare and fascinating exhibition. Held at the Royal Academy of Arts'...

World's most expensive Christmas tree on display in Estepona hotel
Culture Mon, Dec 9, 2019

World's most expensive Christmas tree on display in...

The Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Estepona has put up what's alleged to be the world's most expensive Christmas tree. The tree, decorated with 11.9 million euros worth of pink, red, white and black diamonds and other...

Málaga's Picasso Museum open over whole bank holiday weekend
Culture Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Málaga's Picasso Museum open over whole bank holiday...

The Picasso Museum in Málaga (MPM) will be open every day from 10am to 6pm (last ticket at 5:30pm) over the coming bank holiday weekend (puente de la Constitución) for those who wish to take advantage of an extra...

Antonio Banderas to open 'pioneering' theatre in Málaga
Culture Sat, Jul 21, 2018

Antonio Banderas to open 'pioneering' theatre in...

ACTOR Antonio Banderas plans to open a museum next September in his native city, Málaga. Partly funded by Caixabank and promoted by the Hollywood legend, the future Soho Theatre is expected to open in time for...

The Alhambra's royal bath restored to its former glory
Culture Fri, Dec 1, 2017

The Alhambra's royal bath restored to its former glory

The Royal Bath of the Alhambra, the only Islamic medieval bath that has been preserved almost intact in the Western world, has new vaulted roofs after being subjected to a complex restoration that has allowed restorers...

Ridley Scott's film about Mexican drug baron 'El Chapo' to be shot in Spain
Culture Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Ridley Scott's film about Mexican drug baron 'El...

HOLLYWOOD film director Ridley Scott has chosen a prison in Spain for his forthcoming production on the life of Mexican drug baron, 'El Chapo'. The man behind hits such as and will shoot scenes in Málaga...

Ai Weiwei's only European exhibition opened in Málaga
Culture Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Ai Weiwei's only European exhibition opened in Málaga

CHINESE artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has chosen Málaga for a one-off exhibition in Europe of a series of three-metre-high bronze sculptures. features the heads of the 12 animals which represent the Chinese...

John Lennon and Yoko Ono's anti-Vietnam war 'Bed-In' photos on display in Málaga
Culture Sun, Jan 25, 2015

John Lennon and Yoko Ono's anti-Vietnam war 'Bed...

A NEW exhibition in Málaga features legendary photos of the late Beatle John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono protesting over the Vietnam war in a hotel room in 1969. The display, has been opened at the La Térmica...

Costa del Sol branch of Saint Petersburg's State Art Museum to open in March
Culture Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Costa del Sol branch of Saint Petersburg's State Art...

AN OUTPOST of the Russian State Museum in Saint Petersburg is due to open in Málaga just two days before the red tape is cut on the Costa del Sol branch of Paris' Centre Pompidou in March. Five centuries of Russian...

Málaga to get a Pompidou centre in The Cube
Culture Thu, May 22, 2014

Málaga to get a Pompidou centre in The Cube

MODERN art fans on the Costa del Sol will not need to travel to Paris soon to see the famous Pompidou centre, because they are about to get their own in Málaga port. The town council says it has been jumping through...

Exclusive photo exhibition in Málaga to mark 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's suicide
Culture Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Exclusive photo exhibition in Málaga to mark 20th...

A UNIQUE exhibition of as-yet unseen photos of the late 'father of grunge' Kurt Cobain, 20 years after his death, is a first for the Costa del Sol – and in fact, for the world. Charles Peterson, one of three...

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