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The Psychedelic Furs From the late 1970’s into the 90’s, The Psychedelic Furs earned tremendous respect from critics and fans alike for their music’s mix of punk rock, poetic lyricism and seductive rhythmic hooks. Fronted by vocalist and chief songwriter Richard Butler, the Furs built a reputation as one of the most riveting musical forces to come out of the early 80’s post-punk, new wave era. The band charted big hits with Love My Way, Pretty in Pink, Heaven, The Ghost in You, and Heartbreak Beat, in all releasing seven studio albums and spawning several compilations, a box set, and a live concert DVD in 2001. In their finest moments on albums, including 1981’s Talk, Talk, Talk and 1984’s Mirror Moves, Butler’s husky vocals and often-brooding lyrics ingeniously intertwined with the edgy musical textures provided by brother Tim Butler on bass and John Ashton on guitar. Having split up in 1991, they got back together in 2000 and have since been playing live with great success, mainly in the USA. There has also been talk of a new album in recent years. Sat 21 June @ 21.00 Patio de La Misericordia, Palma 20€ from or Xocolat music shop in Palma If you have problems getting tickets give Dígame a call

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Sart club GREAT VENUE FOR MUSIC & DRINK. SART CAFÉ NEXT DOOR OPEN ALL DAY, EVERY DAY June Concerts Thurs 5 – Club Sibarita Fri 6 – Verdcel (from Valencia) Sat 7 – Fenomenos Band Thurs 12 – Alma Sonora Fri 13 – Fenomenos Band Sat 14 –Baix en Nicotina Thurs 19 – Alma Sonora Fri 20 – DJ KDT Sat 21 – Banda Sonora Thurs 26 –Brenda MacCann Fri 27 – Escuela de Calor Sat 28 – Fenomenos Band Every Fri & Sat DJ KDT Many bands perform in English. Thurs @ 23.00 Fri/Sat @ 00.30 In the middle of town at Plaza del Ángel, 6 Inca

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Willie Deville

30 KTS

Damià Timoner

Fruto de la Manga Tango & flamenco on the acoustic guitar

A captivating local guitarist presenting his latest album El Funàmbul. During his recitals he likes to alternate his own compositions with music by groups such as The Doors, Nirvana, Dire Straits & The Cure.

Sat 7 June from 21.00 Omar Niang African night with percussion and guitar. A special Mozambique menu at only 15€ booking essential Tue 17 June from 21.00 El Discipulo Acoustic rumba from Italy Tue 24 from 21.00 Idealistik Sound System Every Tuesday with a blend of hip hop, jazz & reggae. Placa Drassanas 12, La Llonja, Palma

Mon 16 June @ 20.30

Teatre Principal, C/ de la Riera 2ª, Palma

12€ T: or Box office Mon-Sat 10.30-13.30 & 17.30-20.30 971 219 700

willieDeville & THe Mink Deville Band Guitars of the world 2008 The roots of American music, including the blues, R&B, and Cajun music, gave Willy DeVille’s late ‘70s punk band, Mink De Ville its unique flavour. 30 years later, DeVille continues to blend musical traditions and post modern intensity. A self-taught guitarist, he found his early inspiration in the blues of John Hammond, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker but is still probably best remembered for the Top 20 hit Spanish Stroll of the late 70’s. Fri 04 July @ 22.00

Sala Assaig, Gremi Porgadors 15, Son Castelló, Palma 40€ - Xocolat Palma or

Also coming as part of The Guitars of the World series: 25 July Robert Cray and 03 Sept Jeff Tweedy

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jazz voyeur club

Pee wee ellis

jazz voyeur 2008 Pee Wee Ellis’ distinguished career has embraced some of the most important musical movements of recent decades, from jazz to funk, via the blues and a touch of rock. After almost forty years in the music business, he is one of the most acclaimed saxophonists of his generation and one of the most sought-after arrangers and musical directors in the music industry. He was an important member of James Brown’s band and appeared on many of Brown’s most notable recordings. He also worked closely with Van Morrison throughout the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s as an arranger and musical director. This is the man to listen to, to hear great funk sax.

Great live music 4 nights a week, Wednesday through Saturday. This months visitors include Tomas Merlo, TTT Jazz, Afro Beat percussion, Jay Kaye and many more. The weekly listings can be found at One of the best bars in Palma for great jazz music. Apuntadores 5, La Llonja, Palma Open from 20.00 Wed - Sat.

Es Punt JUNE Concerts Every Friday at midnight - Free 06 June Jay Kaye - rocking blues 12 June Swing Brasil Trio - Bossa Samba

20 June Smoke rock & roll 27 June TBC see or

Ses Voltes perikas jazz reunion Sun 15 June @ 12.00 Parc de la Mar, Palma Free Av. Primavera 21, Colónia de Sant Jordi Tel. 618 166 383  Open every day

Sat 20 June @ 21.30 Sala Assaig, Gremi Porgadors 15, Son Castelló, Palma 30€ - T from Xocolat Palma or

Open 7 days for lunch and dinner Plaza del Ángel, Inca T. 971 50 78 25

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47th pollensa festival verdi’s requiem This famous piece of music is the opening concert for the 47th edition of this exciting festival. It is being performed by the Balearic Symphony Orchestra along with choir of The University of the Balearic Islands. The soloists are Adriani Marfisi (Soprano), Anna Smirnova (Mezzo Soprano), Joseph Calleja (Tenor) and Juan Pons (Baritone). Expect a spine tingling performance.

Geoff Evans

Sa taronja cultural assoc. Jazz Club Hugo Sócrate – Danny Roth Quartet Latin Jazz, Blues & Fusion Thurs 5 June @ 21.30 Geoff Evans sings Jazz Thurs 19 June @ 21.30 10€ (Bar/rest open @ 20.30) Trio Swing Brasil Popular music inc Samba & Bossa Nova

1st Cycle of Classical Music 2008 – Pianino Óscar Caravaca (piano) Chopin, Scarlatti, Mozart, Rachmaninov & Schubert Fri 13 June @ 22.00 Neus Estarellas (Piano) Haydn, Prokofiev & Listz Sat 14 June @ 22.00 Diego Ares (harpsichord) Landowska, Scarlatti & Soler

Sun 15 June @ 16.00

Concert 10€ - Special Brazilian menu Feijoada @ 13.30 (10€) C/ Andalucía 23, Andratx 971 235 268

Sun 15 June @ 22.00 Chopin Museum, Cell nº 4 of the Carthusian monastery of Valldemossa 15€ (limited space) Reservations: 616 906 574 or

Fri 4 July @ 22.00 30€ - 40€ Roger hodgson This incredibly talented and award winning writer and musician is probably best known as being formerly of Supertramp. Having written and performed some of the most memorable songs of this band he is now touring and showing exactly where the sound came from. Roger Hodgson is the main writer of well known hits such as The Logical Song, Deamer, Give a Little Bit, Breakfast in America, It’s Raining Again, Take the Long Way Home and Fool’s Overture. And you can expect to hear a few of these along with some of his excellent solo work. Sun 13 July @ 22.00 35€ - 45€ Both of these concerts are at the beautiful Claustre de Sant Domingo in Pollensa and are part of the 11 concerts that make the Pollensa Festival. Here we list the remaining concerts; we will bring you more details of these in our July issue.

Discover our beautiful terrace tapas, menu del dia, dinner or just a drink

Joan Miró, 305 San Agustín 971 404 310 open from 10.00 until 01.00

beautiful views + creative cuisine relaxed environment + jazz on the terrace every Saturday from 20.30 Vall d’Or Golf & Restaurant Ctra Cala d’Or - Porto Colom km. 7,7 07669 S’Horta

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47th pollensa festival CONT. Michel Camilo Trio – July 19

Roger Hodgson

with Charles Flores and Dafnis Prieto Concerto Köln & Sarband – Aug 6 Somni d’Orient


Berlin Chamber Orchestra – Aug 9 with Gabor Boldockzi on trumpet Maria Guleghina – Aug 13 Alexei Volodin – Aug 16 Menorca Chamber Orchestra with David Russell on guitar – Aug 22 Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Akiko Suwanai, violin Directed by Kenneth Sillito – Aug 23 German Brass – Aug 27 Craig Adams & The Voices of New Orleans Gospel - Aug 30 These concerts normally sell out early and you will be lucky to get tickets on the door. Ticket prices are between 20€ and 45€ depending on the show and if you have numbered seats. Tickets are available from Musicasa - pl. Fortí 1, Palma; tourist information office Pollensa; tourist information office – Port de Pollensa; The Festival office – The Claustre, Pollensa, Season tickets are available for all concerts from 200€ up to 270€. Also discounts for 2 – 5 concerts 15%, 6 – 10 concerts 20%. Under 12’s 50% discount on all tickets. The Claustre, Pollensa, 971 534 011

port café lounge Urban Project Pop rock with Kerry Williams & friends Fri 13 & Fri 17 @ 20.00 Brazil Jazz Sun 1, Sun 15 & Sun 29 @ 20.00 Chill Out Guitar & songs Enjoy great bbq food and music Sun 8 & Sun 22 from 20.00 Joan Miró 352, San Agustín 971 401 836 Free entrance

Ibiza Rocks have opened their own hotel in San Antonio with the guarantee of a gig ticket for those of you who stay. Continually adding to the list of bands performing and other events happening this is the place to hear the latest and best in UK rock and pop. The line up of bands is continually being updated. To get details on their packages just follow the link from pigeon detectives 2007 saw this band laying a solid foundation for their future superstardom with a string of sold out shows and a steadily swelling army of fans. Tue 17 June

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Said to be one of the bands for 2008, this bunch of Yorkshire lads have already shot to stardom in the UK with their hit single Just for tonight. Tue 24 June the wombats Fizzing straight out of Liverpool like an explosion of punk pop sherbert, last year The Wombats injected a much needed sense of humour into an increasingly serious British music scene. Tue 1 July the fratellis Tue 8 July we are scientists Tue 22 July Reverend and the makers Tue 12 Aug Soulwax nite versions Tue 26 Aug pendulum Tue 9 Sep (closing party)

Modern cuisine in traditional surroundings Open Monday to Saturday from 19.00 - 23.00 Costa i Llobera 11, Pollensa T. 971 531 276

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Trio Swing Brasil

BENICASSIM 08 - 17-20 JULY FIB HEINEKEN FESTIVAL Probably the most important indie music festival in Europe situated 1 hour north of Valencia. Top acts this year include Leonhard Cohen, Babyshmables, Róisín Murphy, The Kills, Siouxsie, The Raconteurs and The New Pornographers amongst more than 60 bands and artists that take over this seaside town. Check out for the full line up.

18th Banyalbufar Concerts Open University Senior Choir Conductor: Irina Capriles Mozart, Tortell & Martorell Sat 28 June @ 21.00 Parish Church, Banyalbufar Free entrance


Fundació Sa Nostra campanet Trio Swing Brasil Brazilian music with Jurandir Santana, Marcio Dhiniz & Vaudí Sat 14 June @ 20.30 The Groove Jazz Band Repertoire of Jazz classics with Natalia Martin, Miquel Llinàs , Tomeu Riera & Jaume Roig

Trips including accommodation in and around Ciutadella.


Palma Municipal Band Concerts in the street

JUNE Concerts

Tue 3 & Thurs 5 June @ 19.30 Plaça Major, Palma

50 years in the heart of Sa Pobla. Excellent live music, food all day and Murphys, Guinness & Pauliner on tap. 19 Jun Trio Swing Brasil @ 23.45 TBC- Hipnosis check

INFO & BOOKINGS CALL 971 544 422

Tue 10 & Thurs 12 June @ 19.30 Sa Feixina, Palma

Resident DJ Biel Ferriol, Bill & Ferry every Saturday at midnight Plaça Major 13, Sa Pobla 971 544 417

Sat 28 June @ 21.00 Casa Museu Posada de Biniatró, C/ de Sant Miquel 20, Campanet Free entrance

Tue 17 & 24 June @ 19.30 Thurs 19 & 26 June @ 19.30 Parc de Ses Estacions (Pl. Espanya) Tue 1 July @ 20.30 Passeig des Portixol, Can Pere Antoni (Plaça Nova) Free

British Supermarket Iceland Frozen Food Mon-Sat 10am-7pm Tel: 971 677 563 C/ Miguel de Cervantes 8, Costa d’en Blanes

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The Groove

OFFICiAL GUINNESS TAVERN Now serving pinchos and tapas

30th International Deià Music Festival

JUNE Concerts Sun 1 - Carmen Jaime & Sebastian Raimundo with smooth electric jazz Thurs 5 - Funkadictos with funky fun Sun 8 - Smoke, Acoustic rock Wed 11 & Thurs 15 - sees the return of Jaime Anglada with two special concerts, backed by Toni Pastor, Pepe Estrada, & Toby Tailor - pop rock Sun 15 - Marta Elka Mediterranean fusion Thurs 19 - Big Yuyu Hot Band, Blues Sun 22 - No Name with rock of the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s Thurs 26 - Desi Brothers, Soul & funk Sun 29 - Salty Dogs, bluegrass House DJ every Fri & Sat Live sport and good music Everyday from 12.00 - 04.00

A. Berofsky (violin) & A. Oyagüez Montero (piano) Mozart, Beethoven, Messiaen & Rodrigo Thurs 5 June @ 21.00 A. Hülshoff (cello) & A. Frölich (piano) Program TBC Thurs 19 June @ 21.00 Camerata Deià & Jesse Levine (viola) Saint Saens, Mozart & Mendelssohn Thurs 3 July @ 21.00 Son Marroig, Deià C-710, km 65.8 J. Schroder (violin), J. Nuñez (harpsichord) & Skalholt String Quartet Purcell, Vivaldi, Haydn & Bach Thurs 12 June @ 21.00 Mallorca Baroque Youth Orchestra

Concerts: Wed & Thurs @ 23.00 Sun @ sunset

with Jesse Levine (viola & conductor) and Agustin Leon Ara (violin). Telemann, Hindemith, Bach & Mozart Thurs 26 June @ 21.00 Deià Church, Deià 20 € - 15€ Alma Concerts/10€ students Tickets available on entrance on the day of the performance or reservations by phone: 678 989 536 or email:

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Paseo Marítimo 3, Palma café SA plaÇa Live music starts again every Thursday from 19 June at 21.00 19 June - Victor Uris Blues

26 June - Banda Sonora, pop rock Placa de Espanya 3, Fornalutx

DÍGAME JUNE COMPETITION WIN TICKETS TO SEE DIANA KRALL LIVE IN CONCERT! This month Dígame has teamed up with Jazz Voyeur Festival to give you the chance to win two pairs of tickets to see Diana Krall live in concert on 5th August at Palma Arena. This highly talented and beautiful winner of two Grammy’s has sold millions of albums worldwide and is expected to sell out the Palma Arena. For your chance to win two tickets just tell us the name of Diana Krall’s famous husband. Good luck! Send your answer along with your name & contact details to or by text to 626 044 648. CLOSING DATE: Monday 30th June 2008. Only one entry per person please. The two lucky winners will be chosen at random from all correct entries received and notified by 7th July 2008. Each winner will receive two tickets. In the event of a non claimed prize, the draw will be remade.

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Theatre café June highlights for the English speaker include a night of tango and 4 shows by hypnotist and mind-reader Germán Rehermann. His act is Spanish but it is very visual and he speaks a little English. The entry price includes dinner, which is a choice from 14 delicious and generous Pa amb olis, with meat, fish or cheese options available. Sun 1, Jazz bight with P. Davilla & G. Escalas / Sun 8 Black Jack, acoustic concert / Sun 15 Tango Night with Lucia Febrero & Lo Moix / Sun 22 Capella concert with Dunia Hedreville, Carme Jaime & Sheila Gatwright / Wednesdays 4, 11 & 25, Sun 29 Germán Rehermann Magic, Hyponist & mind reader / Sun 25 @ 18.30 Special childrens show with Rico & Oli (Catalan) doors 20:30 - dinner 21.00 - show 22:30 Calle Valldargent 29, Palma (between Calle Industria and Plaza Madrid.) 660 419 673 (English spoken) 29.50€ - show, main meal, dessert and a welcome drink

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Teatre Principal 22nd Opera Season - Fundació Teatre Principal de Palma Opera concert of:La voix humaine (The Human voice) A French one-act opera for one character with music by F. Poulenc & libretto by Jean Cocteau. An agonizing phone conversation of a young women to her lover of five years, who is abandoning her to marry another. Soloist: Denia Mazzola Gavazeni. Una voce in off A one act opera with music & libretto by Spanish composer X. Montsalvatge based on the imaginary story by Joan Puigdevall. With soloists, Fundació Teatre Principal Choir & Balearic Symphony Orchestra. Musical director: Francesc Bonnin Sun 29 June @ 20.00 C/ de la Riera 2ª, Palma 15€ - 25€ Tickets: or Box office Mon-Sat 10.30-13.30 & 17.30-20.30 971 219 700

BEATLES LA LEYENDA BEATLES THE LEGEND This is a tribute to the 4 Liverpool lads, an extravaganza celebrating their music. Performing some of the best known works of the Beatles will be The All Together Band along with a team of 18 young and talented dancers plus 2 trapeze artists. The show is packed full of feeling from the 60’s and 70’s, including authentic costumes and a large screen projecting images from this era. It all promises to make this a spectacular show. 12 & 13 June @ 22.00

14 June @ 19.00 & 22.00 15 June @ 19.00 Auditórium, Paseo Marítimo, Palma

30€ box office 971 734 735 or / 902 332 211

lunch & dinner with the best in fresh fish, meats & specialty seafood crepes! closed tuesdays +QD restaurant and bar c. de sant ramon, 1 port of sóller (at the end of the tram line) tel. 971 633 934

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The Medieval Show

Full english speaking cinema listings (updated weekly) For accurate English cinema listings updated on a weekly basis – visit out our website!

Godspell Centre Stage Youth theatre Production in English Sat 14 & Sun 15 June @ 17.00 Auditorium,Paseo Maritimo, Palma 12€ - box office 971 734 735

performance The bay entertainers summer revue 2008 Celebrate the music of Cole Porter Fri 13 & Sat 14 June @ 20.00 Sa Societat Teatro, Calvià 10€ - Reservations: 971 683 627

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Festival de Mar

Mallorca gay & lesbian film festival 2008 Selection of films from Europe, USA, Canada & Japan in original language with Spanish & English subtitles. Incs two films from the UK - Scarred by D. Rea & By The Sea by M. Gauci 3 - 8 June Teatre Municipal, Passeig de Mallorca 9, Palma 6€ per session or 5€ in advance or 25€ Bono6 (6 sessions)

13th Mallorca Ballet Season Sara Baras- Carmen Fri 6 & Sat 7 June @ 21.00 Auditorium,Paseo Maritimo, Palma 43€ & 55€ - box office 971 734 735

THE MEDIEVAL SHOW SON AMAR An action packed spectacle for all the family. See knights of old battle for the maidens hand in mortal combat. Be thrilled as you cheer on your favorite knight charging through the arena. At the same time enjoy the medieval banquet in the company of the King. This brand new show, brought to you by the established Son Amar team, is a great outing for everyone. Ctra. Sóller Km 10.9 Open Tues to Sat evenings and Sun lunch throughout June 45€ adult, 22.50€ child (Special child discount with ad below) Residents 20% discount

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Iñaki gracenea Surrounding Until 15 June De La Mediterrània als andes Textiles, ceramics, sculptures, gold & silver work & pictures demonstrating the relevant exchange between Spain & Latin America Until 29 June Tue-Sat: 10.00-14.00 & 17.00-21.00 Sun: 10.00-13.30 Paseo del Born 27, Palma Free entrance

Centre d´Art La Real

Javi Cadavieco Lost Identity Two mannequins, one male - one female have heads with flat screens which project films of real faces captured by the artist. Cadavieco explores ways in which dialogue between individual & archetype, what is real & what is virtual, between person & model can be considered. Until 20 July Camí de la Real 5, Palma Mon-Fri: 17.00-20.30

john fahey Selection of paintings Throughout June Plaza Drassanas 12, Palma

Fundació La Caixa ETRUSCAN PRINCES Between Orient & West A collection of artifacts that explore the mysteries of the Etruscan people from ancient Italy. With works from many museums inc The Louvre, Vatican City and the National Archeological Museum of Florence. 4 June - 31 Aug Nicolás Forteza The Living Landscape A collection of major works by an artist whose paintings are influenced by light & landscape. 10 June - 28 Sept CaixaForum, Plaça de Weyler 3, Palma Mon-Sat: 10.00-21.00 Sun: 10.00-14.00 Free entrance

Fundació Sa Nostra - campanet Our Landscape, our essence Collective exhibition celebrating the landcape of the Balearic Islands with works by a number of artisits inc Ricard Anckerman, Francisco Bernareggi, Joan Fuster, Juli Ramis & Dionís Bennàssar. Opens Tues 24 June @ 20.00 & runs until 1 Sept Tue-Fri: 10.00-13.00 Tue-Sat: 18.30-20.30 Casa Museu Posada de Biniatró, Carrer de Sant Miquel 20, Campanet Free entrance

C.C.C. PELAIRES Frank Stella Sculptures Until 15 June Mon-Fri:10.00-13.30 & 16.30-20.00 & Sat mornings Calle Can Verí 3, Palma

HYPNOTHERAPY can change your life Stop Smoking - Loose Weight Improve Self Confidence Manage Stress - Fears & Phobias Depression & Anxiety

Alexandra Swindells Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist

Call 620 266 212

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Aina Perelló

Fundación Juan March

Joan Hernández Pijuan The distance of drawing A retrospective exhibition of 169 works created between 1969 & 2005 by an artist who made space the absolute protagonist of his work. Hernández Pijuan´s art is located on the margins of artistic currents, trends and movements, something that has granted it a solitary position distant from the proposals of his contemporaries. 5 June – 18 Oct Mon-Fri: 10.00-18.30 Sat: 10.30-14.00 Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani, Sant Miquel 11, Palma Free entrance

Galeria altair

25 years To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the gallery’s foundation, there is an exhibition of work from each artist who has exhibited in the gallery during that time. Opens Fri 13 June @ 20.00 then runs until 15 Aug Mon-Fri: 10.30-14.00 & 17.00-20.30 C/ San Jaime 15, Palma Free entrance

La galería Espai d’Art Miquela Nicolau

Galeria Maior

CONCHA SAMPOL Geometry of painting drenched in inner figuration 35 works Until 22 June Tue-Fri: 10.30-13.30 & 17.00-20.00 Sun: 10.30-13.30 Carrer Major, 84 - 86 & de la Mar 10, Felanitx

Better than Me Until 15 June

Aina Perelló

Galeria Joanna Kunstman

Galeria Horrach Moyà Lida Abdul Born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1973, Abdul fled the country during the Soviet invasion and now lives between the USA & Afghanistan. She is an award winning video and performance artist and here exhibits some of her latest work as part of PalmaPhoto 08. Until 30 June Mon-Sat: 10.00-13.30 & 17.00-20.30 C/ Cataluña 4, Palma

Tatsumi Orimoto PalmaPhoto 08 Opens 19 June @ 20.00 Tue-Fri: 11.00-14.00 & 16.30-19.30 Sat: 11.00-14.00 Can Sales 10, Palma Thomas Hartmann New works Until 14 June BODO KORSIG Everything is Possible Objects and woodcuts Open 19 June @ 20.00 then runs until 2 Aug Mon-Fri: 11.00-14.00 & 17.00-20.00 Sat: 11.00-14.00 C/ Sant Feliu 18, Palma

A stunning new restaurant in the heart of Sa Pobla with the best of modern Mediterranean cuisine Enjoy lunch or dinner in our magnificently restored townhouse or in the sun filled courtyard.

Menu Degustación every day lunch & dinner 25 euros Closed Sunday evening, all day Monday & Tuesday lunch

Placa des Tren 9, Sa Pobla T. 971 862 653

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leisure Pressing Catch American Wrestling comes to Palma

Direct from the US Pressing Catch is loud, brash and exciting. It is the American wrestling we’ve seen over the years and it’s now taking Spain by storm. This show has already sold out in Madrid and Bilbao. For one night only you will get the chance to see some of the biggest stars of American and European wrestling fight it out in Palma’s Bullring. This is a spectacle that not only brings you the wrestling with all the emotion that involves, but also entertainment with music, dancing, fireworks, special effects and many surprises.

Fiesta of Sant Antoni de Padua

Float procession in Artà featuring traditional music and Cavallets who dance around with cardboard horse figures attached to their bodies. Fri 13 June

Spring Fiestas until 14 June

Plaza de Toros, Palma From 20€ to 70€

Guided visits to Palma Courtyards 2 hour tours in English with a max no. of 30 people per group. Mon 2 & 9, Tue 3 & 10, Thurs 5 & 12 and Fri 6 & 13 June @ 10.30 Mon 2 & 9 and Thurs 5 & 12 June @ 17.30 Registration: Visitors Centre, C/ Sant Roc 4, Palma 4€ - Reservations close 1 hour before visit begins: Call 971 716 656 Mon-Fri 10.00-13.30 & 16.00-19.00; Sun 10.00-13.30 - tel 902 150 025

This promises to be a sensational night for the whole family and is brought to Spain exclusively by Nu Wrestling from the US. So for your chance to see this fantastic live event make sure you get your tickets early. Sunday 13 July at 21.30

One of Mallorca´s best kept secrets Situated on the sea front & open all year, The Sea Club is the perfect venue for weekend breaks, relaxing holidays or for special occasions such as weddings & birthday parties. This charming hotel has a cool English colonial feel, hacienda-style gardens, large swimming pool & 16 individually designed en-suite bedrooms. Food is freshly prepared each day with breakfast included in the room rate, plus the option of dinner, picnics, packed lunches and barbeques. Special courses & events available throughout the year - check website for details.

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An evening trip for two - five people with dinner nearby included. Take off from a location near you. Call 607 647 647

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Palma Aquarium

Palma aquarium 1ST ANNIVERSARY the monthly lecture The Great White Shark

Fira de Ses Herbes

Fira de ses Herbes – Selva

A celebration of herbs in the traditions and legends of Mallorca. On Saturday evening at about 22.00 there is traditional dancing & tasting of vegetable & sweet pastries Croques made by the local families. This is followed by a Correfoc (fire run with devils & fireworks) @ midnight. On Sunday there is a market with plants, herbs, cosmetics, perfumes, honey & oils etc between 10.00 & 15.00 with a parade of decorated floats @ 10.00, traditional dancing with children dressed as demons Dimonis boiets @ 10.30, Municipal Band of Selva concert @ 12.00 and a number of art exhibitions. Sat 7 & Sun 8 June Plaça Major, Selva

Sant Pere Fiesta

Various processions take place around the island in honor of the patron saint of fisherman. Inc. Es Mollet, Port of Palma, Port d´Alcúdia, Port d´Andratx & Port de Sóller. Sun 29 June

Sant Marçal pilgrimage

Pilgrimage & market to honor Marratxi´s patron saint featuring the famous siurells (small figure made from fired clay with white lime covering which is attached to a whistle and painted with red & green (Marratxi) or blue & yellow (Inca) brush stokes. Mon 30 June

Sant Joan Fiestas

This traditional celebration is rooted in the biblical story of St. John the Baptist. Bonfires are lit on many beaches around the island after sundown on 23rd including Ciudad Jardin beach in Palma. There are barbecues, candles, music & a Correfoc (fire run with devils & fireworks). At midnight everyone runs into the sea. There is a saying in Mallorca - Bath on St. John’s Eve, health all year round. Mon 23 & Tue 24 June

Organsied walks Capdepera

Enjoy a guided walk visiting places of interest, some with great views. Half days walk @ 09.30 19 June - Puig de S’Aguila (10km) Full days walk @ 09.30 18 June - Puig de Sa Cova Negra, Capdepera-Market-Castle (entrance 2€) (10km) 24 June - Cala Aguilla, Cala Mesquida & Cala Torta (20km) For more info & to book your place by call TIC 971 563 033 until 1 day before.

Mallorca Surf Action

2 days of extreme sports action on & by the sea. Wakeboarding, windsurfing, BMX and more. Sat 28 & Sun 29 June Playa de Palma

Presented by renowned expert Michael Scholl this lecture explores the myth of the Great White and will show how little is actually known about it.There will be some surprising images along with remarkable anecdotes from this totally dedicated biologist. To mark the anniversary celebrations there is a special 19€ dinner available in the stunning Panthalassa restaurant with its tremendous views over the bay of Palma. Presented in English with Spanish translation. Fri 6 June @ 20.00 Free, prior booking essential

1ST ANNIVERSARY PARTY & CELEBRATION There are all sorts of great things planned for this birthday party at Palma Aquarium. From surprises for the children and fun guaranteed for the rest of us. The activities include live music, acrobats, mini disco and much more on this special family day. Sun 8 June 10.00 to 20.00 Resident 15.50€ child 12.50€

good night shark Kids sleepovers Children aged between 8-12 years old have the chance to spend the night with the sharks. Set up your bed next to the Big Blue tank and watch the sharks through the night. Enjoy dinner and breakfast and receive your very own “Shark expert for a day” certificate plus an invite for a return visit. 27 June All activities call 971 746 104

Enjoy fresh fish and seafood on the waters edge... ...straight from the boat to your table. Open every day for lunch and dinner. Sa Llonja Restaurant, Passeig Moll 1, Porto Cristo Tel. 971 822 859

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Bayet La C

food Restaurant La C Bayet Boteria, 14 (La Lonja) Palma Cuisine: French / Market Owned by chef Alexis Bayet and his wife Ana, ‘The Cuisine of Bayet’ is mainly a signature, market cuisine with a French base, as Alexis was raised and trained in France. Over the years, he has worked in top-class restaurants in Strasbourg, Santa Barbara in California, Madrid (with Martin Berasategui) and Palma (with Jacinto del Valle at Porto Pi) to mention a few, before opening up his own. La C Bayet has been lovingly designed in a stylish, minimalist way, and the service is always friendly and professional. The philosophy is to unite the finest French cuisine from market produce with urban elegance and attention to detail while at the same time offering excellent value for money. Samples from the menu include Shrimp, mango and avocado ceviche, Braised ox tail ragout with port wine sauce & herb roasted potatoes and Strawberry and rhubarb crumble with vanilla ice-cream.

Open: Tue-Sat 13.00-15.00 & 20.00-23.00 Closed Sunday & Monday 971 714 841 Average price: 3 course meal 30€ (exc wine & IVA) Daily 4 course menu 20€ (excl wine & IVA)

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Calle Golfo de Cádiz 6, Palma This new and stylish restaurant only minutes from the seafront between Portixol and Cuidad Jardín has a very good 10€ menu on offer every day. Starters could include fresh trampó or a sopas mallorquinas, mains such as lamb cutlets or squid rings and finished off with pear in red wine or a tempting brownie. This excellent value menu also includes bread and wine. To find it from Palma take the road from Portixol to Cuidad Jardín, it is the last turning on the right before you cross the river.


FOR A MAP & MORE detailed information, please go to & type in restaurant ID 645

Bon Dinar Gourmet Shop. eat in or take away

San Miguel, 75 (Palma) Tel: 971 796 111 Fax: 971 796 468 Mobile: 667 543 300

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NEW STYLISH TRAYS ideal for any occasion such as meetings, children’s parties, lunches or dinners including gourmet sandwiches, tapas, salads, children’s goodies, fruit - cut up or skewers, sushi and many more! Just call to order, collect or we can deliver. READY-MADE-DISHES can be vacuum packed (ideal for boats). GOURMET BREAKFAST & SALAD BUFFET SELECTION OF PRODUCTS from around the world including chocolates, pastas & wines. DELIVERY SERVICE to boats, homes or offices.

Bon Dinar Catering Let us take care of every detail of your private or work related celebrations, including the menu, decoration, furniture, crockery and cutlery.

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Port Restaurant Café

1 day Cooking Course “World Cookery Days” with Julio Felce (Vietnamese) Learn about the ingredients, the recipes and how to cook them on this one day hands-on cookery course. Price includes all ingredients, a designer apron, and lunch (which you will help to cook) with wine. Limited space and proving popular so book NOW! Sat 7 June @ 11.00 - 16.00 50€ per person LÍMON Y CHELO – NEW restaurant for members & friends of the Association Sa Taronja’s new restaurant is now open for dinner with an exquisite menu by chef Gustavo Tempesta and a laid-back bar with tapas under the porch. With its romantic patio setting, it is a great place for lovers of art & gastronomy. Pre-concert meals available (see Music for listings) and at the weekend, there is also the option of a delicious brunch. Dinner: 19.30-24.00 Wed-Sun Brunch: 11.00-16.00 Sat & Sun C/ Andalucía 23, Andratx 971 235 268





French Cuisine-Urban Elegance Tue-Sat: 13h-15h/20h-23h Botería 14, La Lonja, Palma tel. 971 714 841

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dígame magazine June 2008  

events in Mallorca June 2008