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A series of seven themed guides covering Alicante province's diverse landscape - including the sea, mountains, wetlands and forest - are available online at www.senderosdealicante.com The comprehensive guides offer details of walking, cycling, underwater (for scuba divers) and climbing routes, beaches and geological guides and tours of the province's salt history. The cycling and walking guides are available in English, with the remainder only available in Spanish Open daily 10.00-19.00. Bank holidays 10.00-14.00. Mondays closed. Last lift up 18.30, and last lift down 18.45 Entry 3 euros under fives, disabled and EU pensioners free
96 515 29 69 Palacio Gravina at Calle Gravina, 13 near El Postiguet beach. Opening hours from September 1 to June 30: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00-20.00 and Sundays and bank holidays from 10.00-14.00. July 1 to August 31: 11.00-21.00 and Sundays and bank holidays from 11.00-15.00. It is closed on Mondays.
Permanent exhibition: of paintings by Alicante painters. The exhibition shows the evolution of the region's painters from the 19th century and includes paintings such as 'La rada de Alicante' by Rafael Monleón, nine masterpieces by Joaquín Sorolla, 'El Dux Foscani destituido' by Ricardo Navarrete, 'Reposición de Cristóbal Colón' by Francisco Jover, 'Huérfanos' by Fernando Cabrera and 'La última borrasca' by Heliodoro Guillén Plaza Dr Gómez Ulla Tuesday to Friday from 10.0019.00, Saturdays from 10.00 to 20.30 and Sundays and bank holidays 10.00-14.00. By Barry Wright SKATEBOARDING, BMX, graffiti, rap and break dancing will be the main protagonists at the 7th Almoradí Urban Festival which takes place tomorrow (Saturday, September 16).
The event will be at Plaza de Béjar in El Bañet urbanisation and also features skateboarding and breakdance championships, a freestyle rap battle, BMX and graffiti exhibitions, Closed on Mondays The also museum offers a programme of guided tours through its basements allowing visitors to discover more than 30,000 unseen exhibits. The tour takes place every Saturday at 18.30, lasts around one hour and is in Spanish. Tickets for the tour cost €6
September 20-October 1: Acclaimed production of the musical Dirty Dancing at the Teatro Principal The Let’s Go production of Dirty Dancing has been performed to full houses in Madrid and Barcelona in addition to two well-received tours of the UK, including a run in the West End. an alternative market, prizes and surprises, and a bar.
Musically there will be performances by Piezas & Jayder from the collective Murcia Finest, Ricky Hombre Libre, Malamara, NKO & Larva with DJ Harper and Nítido.
The event runs from 17.00-03.00 and admission is free. Tickets range from €24 to €65. To book tickets visit the show website at www.dirty-dancing.es
Until September 30: Destins (destiny in Valencian) an Alicante university museum (MUA) themed exhibition using works from its own collection. In addition to ‚destiny‘ in the context of a finishing line or the arrival point of a trip, the exhibition also looks at its meaning as a career target, fortune, or the lucky star that many people feel protects them. In short ‚destiny‘ as a ‚fate‘ that acts as an unknown and inexorable force over humanity. It contains 18 works in media such as photography, painting and engraving. MUA is situated on the San Vicente del Raspeig campus of Alicante university and is open from Monday to Friday from 09.00-20.00 and Saturdays and Sundays from 10.00-14.00. Admission is free
Until October 1: Exhibition of the two paintings by Jerónimo Jacinto de Espinosa in the Alicante museum of fine arts‘ (MUBAG) collection. The exhibition is taking place at the MUBAG and features the works San Pedro Mártir and Dormición de la Virgen. It is being held to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the acclaimed Valencian painter’s death and is complemented by an information panel related to the artist. MUBAG director Joserre Pérezgil, noted that ‚alongside Francisco and Juan Ribalta and Pedro Orrente, de Espinosa is considered one of the greatest exponents of the 17th century Valencian School‘. MUBAG is situated at Calle Gravina 13-15, Alicante and is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00-20.00 and Sundays and bank holidays from 10.0014.00. Admission is free
Until January 2018: The Maya: mystery of the lost cities, exhibition at Alicante archaeological museum (MARQ) is a well-presented, thought provoking and informative exhibition that brings this ancient world alive. Filling three rooms that look at the creation of the Mayan world, the splendour and collapse of Mayan culture, and the ‚men and women of corn‘ examining Mayan gods and deities. It presents a fascinating insight into the world of this complex and advanced group of people and their early knowledge of mathematics, hieroglyphics, their calendar system, medicines and art work. There are also a number of videos explaining Mayan day-today life. All information panels and exhibit labelling are in English and Spanish. The MARQ is situated at Plaza Doctor Gómez Ulla, Alicante and is currently open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00-14.00 and from 18.00-20.00 and Sundays and public holidays from 10.00-14.00. It is closed on Mondays all year round. Check the museum website at www.marqalicante.com for further information. General admission is €3
Piezas & Jayder will be putting in an appearance