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Momentous Eventus: Brentrance Edition

“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”

Frank Zappa.

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Momentous Eventus: Brentrance Edition

“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”

Frank Zappa.

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From the Horse's Mouth

Featured Interviews

Digitizing Lisboa: A Q&A with Illustrator Gonçalo Viana

Gonçalo Viana’s illustrations bring to mind a simpler time when postcards were a thing, yet his subject matter is very much of the moment. And his clear, child-friendly technique means that his illustrations go perfectly with the articles he’s commissioned to illustrate — and, of course, children’s books.

Synik hip hop artist by Champupuri

Let’s Have a Word #2: Synik

Let’s Have a Word is David Soares‘s attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. Poet, hip-hop head, and spoken-word artist Gerald Mugwenhi, aka Synik, started scribbling rhymes in

A Chat with the Artist: Valdemar Dória

Caravan as exhibited at Ordem dos Avogados  view map, January 2015 in January 2015, Ordem dos Avogados hosted a dozen recent paintings and drawings by Valdemar Doria, a São Tomé artist

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Spring: A Photo Q&A with Henri Prestes

Henri Prestes photographs the interior of Portugal — or, if you will, paints it with his camera — like no one we have ever seen before. And it all started as a training exercise.

Eat & Drink

Latest Food & Drink Reviews

Quiosque de São Paulo

Travel back in time at Lisbon’s oldest privately-owned kiosk and titillate your palette with old school fare at old school prices. 

Maduxa Pastanaga

A culinary trip around the world starting right here in Lisbon, led by chef Ana, who’s been everywhere, man

Toca do Grilo

A touch of the grill on a “piano of pork” is just the thing at this roadside restaurant. 

What's On Lisbon

Featured Events in Lisbon (Live ones Restarted in April!)

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