The tenor Luis Gomes grew up in Sarilhos Grandes, a small Portuguese town across the Tagus River from Lisbon. There was only one bridge at the time, so studying at the conservatory in the city was not simple. The only opera theater in Portugal, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, seemed like a world away. Continue reading For Portuguese Singers, Opera Is Elsewhere
From August 23rd on, Lisboa na Rua festival is back, with a free admission programming full of music, cinema, theatre and dance that will fill the streets, squares and gardens of the city of Lisbon. Continue reading Lisboa na Rua Festival is Back
Aurora Arquitectos and Furo have transformed an old family home near Lisbon into a hostel, with colourful accents throughout based on the tropical patina of sunshine and vacations. Continue reading Portuguese Family Home Turned Into Brightly-Hued Hostel
Miguel Bento Creates Portuguese Pavilion Installation at Somerset House
Somerset House has been transformed into a cornucopia of fashion offerings with a design twist for the International Fashion Showcase.
This Winery in Portugal has Opened a Small Hotel Overlooking the Vineyards
Architect Francisco Vieira de Campos of Menos é Mais, have designed a new six room boutique hotel named Casa do Rio.
Afro-Lisbon And The Lusophone Atlantic: Dancing Towards The Future
In the last few years, a small network of DJs in the suburbs of Lisbon, Portugal has been consistently producing some of the world’s best dance music.
Fadeout Near for Traveling ‘Cinema Paradiso’ in Portugal
Shades of Oscar-winning classic “Cinema Paradiso” run through the life of Antonio Feliciano, a sprightly 75-year-old who fears he may be the last of Portugal‘s traveling film projectionists.
“If I’m not the last one, I’m close,” Feliciano said…. http://bit.ly/20HjBEs