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Big Band Sinatra Show, 30th May 2010

If you are in Puerto del Carmen today then try and catch the only big band on Lanzarote at Mulligans Bar on the strip.

Sinatra Gig This show is only on once a month, on the last Sunday in the month.

I went at the end of April with my in laws who are Jazz aficionados and they couldn’t have been more impressed.

Colm Farrell, resident entertainer in Mulligan’s, sings with the band and it has always been his dream to put together a big band to do all the Sinatra numbers. This is a big band!

Comprising nine classically trained musicians, this is no ordinary pub gig!

It is a fabulous international mix of talents, with an Irish man fronting the band with Hungarian keyboard, clarinet and bass players, Lanzarote men on trumpet and drums, Dutch ever youthful septuagenarian on tenor sax, Cuban trombonist, and guitarist from Uruguay.

Only in Lanzarote would you find such an interesting mix of people. Plus they are only one of two orchestra bands in the Canaries at the moment.  read more »

Día de Canarias 2010

There are a number of events around the island to Lanzarote this weekend to celebrate Día de Canarias on the 30th of May. Día de Canarias is Canarian Day, normally celebrated across the seven Canary Islands with lots of traditional food, costumes, music, singing and dancing. Monday 31st May is a fiesta holiday (bank holiday). Here’s our guide to what’s on where:Aquapark

Costa Teguise

The Aquapark have a special offer on Sunday 30th May 2010 with a 2 for 1 entry for residents, open from 10am to 6pm.

Puerto Calero

We’ve already published the weekend’s events planned at Puerto Calero with evening entertainment, markets, kids activities and more.

Haría

There is a live concert “Haría con Chile” planned as well as the Saturday market, starting at 12:00 in the main plaza in Haría. Performing are Las Actuaciones de Toñin Corujo, Antonio de la Rosa (Flamenco Fusión), África Ye (Jazz Casual), Angie (Pop) and Son y No Son (Cuban Music).

Teguise

Día_de_Canarias_Teguise_2010 Folklore concert in the main tent (Carpa Municipal) in Teguise on Satruday evening 29th May 2010 from 9pm. Eight groups will be performing including Agrupación Folklórica La Gran Aldea, Agrupación Folklórica Guanapay, Agrupación Folklórica Acatife, Coral Polifónica de Teguise, 3 Edad de Teguise, Agrupación Folklórica Guagime, Parranda de Los Valles and Parranda Mistura.

There are normally special Canarian events held during the Teguise Sunday market.

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Classical Concerts, Hyunah Yu & Shai Wosner

The Camel House Concert hall in Mácher presents two international artists from the US, Hyunah Yu singing soprano and Shai Wosner on piano, together they will perform for two dates on Saturday 29th May and Tuesday 1st June 2010.

Hyunah Yu                                 Shai Wosner

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For more information about the artists please visit their page on the Camel House Concerts website - Hyunah Yu & Shai Wosner.

Recital Program I  read more »

Clubbin' Lanzarote, 27th - 30th May 2010

Here’s the Lanzarote Information guide to what’s happening in the clubs around the island this weekend.

Playa Blanca:

Equilibrium Bar

Club: Equilibrium Bar, C.C. Papagayo, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Date: 29th May 2010

Time: 23:30 – 05:00

Entry: Free

Details: Warm up for the “Guacimeta Summer Festival 2010” with the official Dj’s from GSF DJ Surfer, DJ Sinkro, DJ Raven and guest DJ Julian.

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Parents & Children's Relay Race, Trofeo Semana de Canarias, 29th May 2010

A fun day (Carrera de Relevo, Padres e Hijos, Trofeo Semana de Canarias) is planned at the Puerto Calero Marina on Saturday 29th May 2010 for the Canarias weekend. Parents and their children will run as a team together in a relay race, there are four age categories for the children:

Trofeo Semana de Canarias 4 & 5 years old

6 & 7 years old

8 & 9 years old

10 & 11 years old

The races will be held from 10.30am to 5.30pm, the children will run to their parents passing a banana for them to complete the second stage and then the children continue on to cross the finish line. If you don’t have children you can borrow some!  read more »

Family 5-A-Side Football Fun Day, 29th May 2010

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA In conjunction with the Red Friday event in Costa Teguise on the 11th June 2010, there will also be a family fun day with 5-a-side football on the 29th May 2010. The fun day will be held at the Sands Beach Hotel in Costa Teguise, from 9am right through to 9pm with the aim of raising money towards the charity Help for Heroes.

The organisers urgently need some goal posts – do you have any?  read more »

Dublin Irish Pub, Pulp Fiction 31st May 2010

pulp-fiction-dvd-front-cover Do you miss going to the cinema to watch films in English? The Dublin Irish Pub in Calle Portugal, Arrecife are showing a series of films (Ciclo de Cine - las mil y una noches de cine) each Monday, the entrance is free and they start at 9pm. This week’s film was The Shining, the next two will be:

Monday 24th May 2010

Amelie (Original French language version with Spanish subtitles)

Monday 31st May 2010

Pulp Fiction (English language with Spanish subtitles)  read more »

Clubbin' Lanzarote, 22nd May - 24th May 2010

Here’s the Lanzarote Information guide to what’s happening in the clubs around the island this weekend.

Puerto del Carmen:
928 Danceclub Back to Wonderland

Club: 928 Danceclub, Avenida de Las Playas, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Date: 22nd May 2010

Time: 00:00 – 07:00

Entry: €10

Details: Special session at 928, Back to Wonderland with ex Resident DJ Craig Robson and DJ Coco go Loco.

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Arrecife:

KChe  read more »

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