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Concierto Gratuito de Hudson High School (EE.UU.)
‘Chanteuse & Chamber Choir’

Jueves 20 de Marzo
- durante y después la Eucaristía de 20h.00 –

Basilica de las Angustias
Carrera del Genil, 42 18005 Granada

Director: Andrew Haase

REPERTORIO: Chanteuse (Women’s Choir) : Celebrate This Day Together - Pierre Clereau, arr. Patrick Liebergen, Fanfare and March on “Gloria!”-Patti Drennan, Benedictus - Audrey Snyder, Adoramus te, Christe - Orlando di Lasso, Kyrie - Carl-Aage Eliasson, Prayer - Whitney Berry, Salmo 150 - Ernani Aguiar, Siyahamba - South African Hymn, arr. Kathryn Karg Chamber Choir (Mixed Choir): Star in the East – ed. Brad Holmes, O Vos Omnes – Blake Henson, Sing me to Heaven – Daniel Gawthrop, Jubilate Deo – Laszlo Halmos, Tshotsholoza – Jeffrey Ames, In the Bleak Midwinter – Michaal Trotta, Praise to the Lord – F. Melius Christiansen, Out of the Orient Cystal Skies – Richard Zgodava, Exultate Deo – Alessandro Scarlatti, Cantate Domino – Hans Leo Hassler, The Lord Bless You – Ear Fred Morris, Gloria – Vivaldi, Let All the World in Every Corner Sing – RV Williams
Entrada Libre
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What to do in Granada / Concierto gratis en Granada La Zubia Marzo 14
« Last post by gratisconciertos on March 04, 2014, 06:12:29 AM »
Viernes Clásicos

Concierto Gratuito de Rivers School Clásicos EE.UU.
‘Chorus & Cello Soloists’

Viernes 14 de Marzo - 20.h30

Centro Cultural Municipal Carlos Cano
Calle Joan Miró, 7, 18140 La Zubia, Granada

Directores: Dan Shaud & Susan Emmanouilidis

REPERTORIO: Bridge Over Troubled Water Paul Simon, Set of Spanish Villancico -Fatal la parte, Juan del Encina - Cucu, cucu, Encina - De los Alamos Vengo, Juan Vasquez, Eu e Voce Brazilian Folksong, Hit Me with a Hot Note Duke Ellington, Savory, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme Canadian Folksong, Danny Boy Irish Folksong, Loch Lomond Scottish Folksong, And So It Goes Billy Joel, Stopping By Woods Randall Thompson, Menuet Jean-Baptiste Lully, Rigaudon Henry Purcell.
imprescindible recoger invitaciones en el centro cultural "Carlos Cano” (entrada libre)
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La Herradura / Re: How to watch British TV over the internet in Spain
« Last post by granadaexpert on March 01, 2014, 07:22:15 AM »
 

Hi Jocelyn,

A lot of the things advertised are available for free if you put a little effort into it.

The first thing you need is a VPN.
This makes it look as if you are in the UK so you don't get blocked by the BBC.
 
There are lots of VPN systems to choose from but I have heard good reviews of these two

Strong VPN
http://strongvpn.com/

Hide my Ass
http://hidemyass.com/

As you want to use the VPN on multiple devices it is best to connect to the VPN at the level of the router, so any computer or iphone which connects to the wifi will automatically get a UK ip address.

If you are good with computers you can get routers for only 20 euros which can connect to a VPN  but first you have to change the firmware (the software which runs them) to a version which can run as a VPN client such as DD-WRT or tomato.
This is all very confusing and is for tekkie orientated people.

A router which can connect to the majority of VPNs straight out of the box is the ASUS RT-N16

It costs about 77 euros:
Here is a link to buy it at Amazon.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B003HAL4ZA?_encoding=UTF8&camp=2506&creative=9274&linkCode=as3&tag=751

Once you get the router use this tutorial to configure it.

http://support.asus.com/FAQ/detail.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=RT-N16&p=11&s=2&os=&hashedid=WAa6AQFncrceRBEo&no=D98468C5-A496-B8F7-663A-D035098D7010

Once you have it set up you will be able to use the BBC iplayer.

Links:
BBC IPLAYER
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/

ITV PLAYER
http://www.itv.com/itvplayer/


 


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La Herradura / How to watch British TV over the internet in Spain
« Last post by jocelyn on March 01, 2014, 06:50:07 AM »
Since the satellites have changed I can't get British TV.

I have seen a few advertisements for TV over the internet.

I am not a big TV watcher but I would like to be able to watch the BBC.

Also my husband likes to watch TV on his computer.

Is it possible watch two different programs at the same time over the internet?

Can anyone give me any advice?

 
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Nerja / Between Two Fires by David Baird Book Review
« Last post by Steven Wellington on February 25, 2014, 07:49:53 AM »
"Between Two Fires" is an account of the struggle between the Maquis and the Guardia Civil in the mountains surrounding Frigiliana. After the Spanish Civil War, many people who had opposed the Franco regime faced either death or imprisonment. Some of them had no alternative but to escape to the mountains to continue resisting the Franco regime. The Guardia Civil were given carte blanche by Franco to eliminate the guerilla army at any cost. One major complication  was that the Maquis had no alternative other than to obtain food and supplies from the civilian population, which resulted in an almost impossible situation for the villagers who had to go into the mountains to earn a living.

The first part of the book is a normal historical description of the events that took place between the end of the civil war and the end of armed resistance in 1952. The second part of the book is a series of interviews with many of the protagonists, participants and ordinary people who were alive at this time.

This is an excellent book for anyone who would like to understand the Spanish Civil War and its immediate aftermath. The eye witness interview style is an excellent way of looking at history through many different perspectives.

In hindsight, we can see that it was futile to resist the Franco regime and that the misery and suffering of the post war years was made even more unbearable by the added complication of having a guerilla war. 

Click here to Buy this book on Amazon USA - Between Two Fires-Guerrilla war in the Spanish sierras
 

If you are in Europe you can buy this book at Amazon.co.uk see link below.





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La Herradura / Re: BBC and Football via internet in Spain
« Last post by granadagirl on February 07, 2014, 07:25:29 AM »
It is possible to use netflix in Spain if you have a VPN.

If you use a VPN which has both US and British location you can get both the Almerican and UK version of Netflix on one account.

You can sign up using an English credit card.
You can only use paypal if the paypal address  is in the UK or in the USA.

Netflix has loads of films and TV series.
The price is about $8 per month.

There is some difference between the US and British content.
For example Family Guy is not available in the British version and there is more British content on the British site but if you use a vpn you can use both.

It is possible to get a free month trial.

I started watching Breaking Bad on Netflix on the free trial and as it works very well I have continued.

Another advantage of netfix is that it is possible to watch using a fairly slow 1mb per second internet conexion such as you would get with Iberbanda etc.  A normal 10mb per second adsl conexion is more than enough even for HD quality.
















 



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Accommodation / Re: What are the nearest Hotels in Granada to the Alhambra?
« Last post by Steven Wellington on February 06, 2014, 09:03:46 AM »
You should remember that the Alhambra is above the city of GRANADA and it may be more interesting to get a hotel right in the centre of Granada near to Plaza Nueva.

Here are some links to lists of hotels organised by the distance to certain locations.

The nearest hotels in Granada to the Alhambra are here:
http://granadahotel.com/near_to_alhambra.htm

The nearest hotels in Granada to Plaza Nueva are here:
http://granadahotel.com/near_to_plaza_nueva.htm

The nearest hotels in Granada to the bus station are here:
http://granadahotel.com/near_to_bus_station.htm

The nearest hotels in Granada to the train station  are here:
http://granadahotel.com/near_to_train_station.htm


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Accommodation / What are the nearest Hotels in Granada to the Alhambra?
« Last post by Ernest on February 06, 2014, 08:53:48 AM »
I would like to know the nearest hotels to the Alhambra because that is my main reason for visiting Granada
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Getting to Granada / Very cheap car hire - 45 euros per week
« Last post by Steven Wellington on January 29, 2014, 11:58:43 AM »
Someone told me about delpaso car hire.

Prices start at 45 euros per week!!!!

http://www.delpasocarhire.com/
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What to do in Granada / Free walking groups around Granada. (senderismo)
« Last post by Steven Wellington on January 19, 2014, 03:32:24 AM »
I am often asked about walking groups around Granada.

Granada is a wonderful province for walking especially in the winter when most days are sunny and cool enough. After May it gets too hot unless you walk high up in the mountains. Here are the ones I know about. There are commercial walking tours but the ones ones I mention below are all free.

EXTRAGRUPO

http://extragrupo.ning.com/

A Spanish group who organise senderismo (walking) on Sundays and other cultural activities.

The website is very confusing and you might have to phone.

They normally meet at EL CUBO which is a big white building in the south of Granada.

There are lots of very interesting locations for walking around Granada.

El Cubo de Caja Granada Avenida de la Ciencia, 2, esquina con Avenida Fernando de los Rios

You can get a 4 or a 5 bus. There are normally spaces in cars. Passengers give the drivers a donation for petrol.

LECRIN VALLEY LIMPERS


http://lecrinlimpers.blogspot.com.es/

Based around the Lecrin Valley which is half way between Granada and the coast.

The majority are English speakers. Either English or northern European.

Every month they slit into 2 groups with one difficult and one easy walk.

ALMUÑECAR WALKING GROUP

http://www.granadawiki.com

The majority are English speakers. Either English or northern European.

They walk every Sunday and Wednesday between September and May.

Most of the walks are around 15km and are within about 20km from Almuñecar.

There is almost always space in someone's car. Ask Stuart if you need a lift.
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