- Espacio Séneca is hosting the third meeting of the ‘Estación Mahou’ this Saturday with a multidisciplinary program that includes music, fashion and gastronomy.
- The ‘Bello Público’ festival of poetry, music and improvisation comes to Las Cigarreras this Friday and hosts talks, lectures and concerts for all audiences.
- On Sunday morning, the Old Tram Garage hosts ‘My pet, my family’ on the first day to promote animal care with talks and events.
Meetings, festivals and poetry
On Saturday, November 26, Seneca Space will host the third of Mahou Station, with an extensive multidisciplinary program that will begin at 12 noon for all audiences and will offer events until 11 p.m. Throughout the day there will be workshops, market space, exhibitions, live artistic creations and marinated tastings, as well as concerts by Veintiuno, Soledad Vélez, Elesky and Martiz. A cultural gathering to enjoy music, gastronomy, design, fashion or crafts that has been so successful in previous editions and this year also brought a parade to find a home for dogs from the animal sanctuary ‘Asoka el Grande’.
Aiming to bring poetry and different art disciplines closer to the public through talks, conferences, concerts and meetings, Bello Público Poetry, Music and Improvisation Festival is held in Las Cigarreras this weekend. A concert by Josele Santiago and David Krahe + Pájaro (with the band) will take place on Friday, 25th at 20:30. At the same time on Saturday, the 26th, Benavent, Di Geraldo and Pardo trio present Flamenco Leaks and at 11:30 am El ladrido suave, an oral family show that brings poetry closer to childhood and youth. In addition to these events, Andrés Herrera and Alfredo Crespón present the book ‘From Santa Leone to great power’ at the Pynchon&Co bookstore on Friday at 18:30. Tickets for all events https://entradium.com/es/organizers/santa-leonor
From 12 to 14:00 on Saturday 26, Pozos de Garrigós brings together more than twenty poets in a poetry recital around the themes of water and the environment. ‘Poets on the Bridge of Mirrors H2O’ is a proposal supported by the Alicante Water Museum and admission is free until full capacity is reached.
activities with pets
Antigua Cochera de Tranvías park will host ‘My pet, my family’ on the first day this Sunday from 11:00 to 14:00 to promote the care of animals. There will be children’s workshops with face painting and magic mirror photo booth for owners and pets. In addition, speeches on behavior and obedience problems in pets and first aid will be given by the Animal Protection Association and dog trainers. At the end of the day, the Local Police Canine Unit and Fire Brigade will demonstrate with their dogs.
On Sunday, the 27th, the V Santa Claus La Florida Popular Race is celebrated, connecting Florida’s Portazgo and Ciudad de Asís neighborhoods. A day full of the illusion of Christmas, where workshops will also be held for the little ones. The race for the Absolute and Andarines categories will start at 10:00, and the race for the kids category will start at 11:00. Participants will be able to collect their numbers between 08:15 and 9:15 and will also be given a Santa hat. Those who want to participate can register on the site.
The ‘Family Markets’ programming, an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Culture and recommending activities designed to entertain children, continues. This Sunday at 12 noon in Plaza Seneca is the magic performance of Ximo Illusionista.
This weekend is your last visit to the two exhibitions Las Cigarreras has hosted since last September. On Saturday, the 26th, Jorge Isla’s ‘Pan y Circo’ exhibition, which proposes to subvert a series of ASMR stimuli related to food manipulation, and invites an investigation that takes this experience and certain social reality to a new mental dimension, closes its doors. The gap also completes the ‘Art Contemporani de la Generalitat Valenciana IV’, which brings together 37 works by the Generalitat Valenciana corresponding to the year 2020.
You can also visit the exhibition ‘El ponent la mou, el llevant la plou’ developed by the Las Mediocre collective to organize meetings around the salt marsh of Agua Amarga in Alicante at 12 noon on Saturday, 26th. Access to all exhibits is free.
dance and theater
The final performance of the Maca en Vivo program. Andrés Marín presents ‘Ad Libitum’. Or how I freed myself from my chains’. The Sevillian choreographer lets her body, which has a lot to say and imposes itself on the body, speak in complete freedom, and breaks down the barriers of the mind with a show dominated by flamenco dance. The public will be able to enjoy the performance at MACA from 7pm this Saturday. Entry is free up to full capacity https://www.eventbrite.es/e/entradas-maca-en-vivo-464880117947
The Alacant a Escena program presents the theatrical performance ‘The man who caught his dream’ at the Espacio Seneca on Friday the 25th. To the light of Alicante. Telling the story of Gastón Castelló, this presentation is inspired by Gastón Castelló’s interviews, talks and real testimonies, and also takes us on a journey through the most important events of our 20th century.
International Music Day is celebrated every 22 November and Alicante continues this weekend with events to commemorate it. This Friday at 20:00 there will be a live performance of sacred music by the Tabaquera Alicante Choir and Orfeón Cantábile at the San Nicolás Cathedral. At 12 noon on Saturday, Casa de la Música de Las Cigarreras is hosting a concert by the Musical Group and the Carolinas Sports Culture Society. On Sunday, the Municipal Symphony Band will be performing with the Main Theater Choir to represent Luis Torregrosa’s Reboot of the Bellea Anthem at ADDA at 7:00 pm. Admission to all concerts is free.
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