Keep in touch with what’s happening on the island this week.
Napoleon – December 11th & 14th
A personal look at the French military leader’s origins and swift, ruthless climb to emperor, viewed through the prism of Napoleon’s addictive, volatile relationship with his wife and one true love, Josephine.
The film will be shown in original English at the cinema in Arrecife, at 9pm. Tickets €6 to be bought online here: https://cineslanzarote.com/movie/napoleon-2/
Blow-Up – December 13th
A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he unknowingly captures a death on film.
The film will be shown in original English at the El Almacen in Arrecife, at 7:30pm. Entry free with registration here: https://culturalanzarote.com/eventos/blow-up/
Zabriskie Point – December 14th
An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who’s helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who’s wanted by the authorities for allegedly killing a policeman during a student riot).
The film will be shown in original English at the El Almacen in Arrecife, at 7:30pm. Entry free with registration here: https://culturalanzarote.com/eventos/zabriskie-point/
Medusa Deluxe – December 20th & 21st
Talented and cutthroat hairstylists at a competition find one of their own murdered before judging can begin. Winding through neon-lit halls, competitors unspool long-simmering resentments and lies as they search for the killer among them.
The film will be shown in original English at the El Almacen in Arrecife, at 7:30pm on the 20th and 8:30pm on the 21st. Tickets €3 to be bought online here: https://culturalanzarote.com/eventos/medusa-deluxe-sesion-miercoles/
Blade Runner – December 28th
In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
The film will be shown in original English at the cinema in Arrecife at 7pm. Entry free (with priority to those under 35 years of age) with no prior registration required.
Planeta alegría – December 16th
“Planeta Alegría” is a wonderful musical show designed for the whole family that highlights the importance of multiculturalism, solidarity, sustainability and the protection of our planet. It is an enriching musical experience that entertains, educates and, above all, inspires.
The concert will take place at the El Salinero theatre in Arrecife. Tickets €6 to be bought online here: https://culturalanzarote.com/eventos/planeta-alegria/
Arube – December 16th
Arube is emotion, it is electronic and it is pop. This trio of Canarian artists is made up of Alba Gil, Belén Álvarez and Xerach Peñate. Three musicians who converge in this project after years of building their careers separately, united to create a heartbreaking space for artistic expression.
The concert will take place at the El Almacen at 8pm. Tickets €5 to be bought online here: https://culturalanzarote.com/eventos/arube/
Conciertos de Navidad – December 18th, 19th & 20th
The Centro Insular de Enseñanzas Musicales presents its renowned and traditional Christmas Concerts: an exciting annual show that requires organization, preparation and sensitivity. For three intense days we will be able to enjoy the result of the work carried out in the first quarter of the school year, counting on the participation of almost all of the students who study music at the center.
More information at this link: https://culturalanzarote.com/eventos/conciertos-de-navidad-2023/
Rafaela Carrasco – December 28th
The great dancer and recent National Dance Prize winner Rafaela Carrasco will perform in the wonderful auditorium of the Cueva de los Verdes within the program of the performing arts festival “Escena Lanzarote”. The concert will take place at the Cueva de los Verdes auditorium at 8pm. Tickets €15 to be bought online here: https://culturalanzarote.com/eventos/rafaela-carrasco/
Puerto Calero Market – Every Tue & Fri, from 9am – 1pm.
Haria Artisanal – Every Sat at the Plaza de Haría, from 10am – 2:30pm.
Arrecife Market – Every Sat at the Plaza de San Ginés, every morning from 10am.
Teguise Market – Every Sun in the village, from 9am – 2pm.
PALS car boot sale – Every Sun at Lanzarote A Caballo (in aid of charity), from 9am – 12pm.
Mancha Blanca Market – Every Sun in Mancha Blanca, every morning from 10am.
Marina Rubicon Market – Every Wed & Sat in the Marina Rubicon, Playa Blanca, from 10am to 2pm.
Playa Honda Market – Third Sat of the month on Calle Mayor, from 10am – 2pm.
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