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Author: Ellis Dixon

Underdogs’ Artists Kick Super Bock Super Rock Up a Notch

July 20, 2018

This isn’t the first time Underdogs has worked with the festival. They started their partnership together back in 2016 with the intention to “catalyse new connections between music and the urban-inspired visual arts,” and they’ve done just that ever since.

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A Q&A With David Holyoake, Founder of the English Piano Studio in Lisbon

July 11, 2018

Australian piano teacher David Holyoake has long had dream of moving to Lisbon because it has “retained its vibrant and poetic soul in the face of modernity.” That sounded familiar, so we interviewed the man about his new music school here.

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Driving through Portugal: See it All in 50 Stops (Part 2)

July 6, 2018

This route won’t necessarily show you everything, but it will surely guide you through way more than just the highlights. Start from the capital or jump in at any point in the loop: here’s an idea of what not to miss in each of these stops, but how long you stay or what you skip is up to you.

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Golegã’s National Horse Fair

July 4, 2018

We caught the Feira Nacional do Cavalo in Golego and were blown away not only by the horses, but by the riding culture atop them.

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Cooking with Claudia, a Better Martha Stewart for Lisbon

June 29, 2018

In America, Martha Stewart is hailed as the queen of the kitchen, but between the overly-complicated preparation requirements and the ingredients you can’t find anywhere, most cooks looking to her for inspiration give up after the appetizer. Here in Lisboa, there’s a more accessible chef in town who will show you how to have your […]

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A Q & A with Street Artist Gonçalo MAR

June 18, 2018

Gonçalo Ribeiro, or Gonçalo MAR, as he is better known, took a can of spray paint one night and made his graffiti debut on the side of an abandoned medical center on the beach when he was quite young. The building might have been demolished ages ago, but that stroke made a lasting impression on the […]

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Fábrica da Pólvora: The Explosive New Art Scene in Oeiras

June 11, 2018

Who would have thought that eight stops from Lisbon’s Rossio station in Barcarena, there’s a city of artist studios that laughs in the face of the co-working space concept, a green space, a killer buffet-style restaurant, an outdoor amphitheater, and an archeological museum all in the same complex?

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