Culture

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As a cultural capital, Lisbon has a huge variety of music, art, film, dance and more — and some of it you can’t find in any other city. Read about it here.


Reflector #5: Bishop Saynomore – “Sintra Sonata”

July 2, 2020

This is a series about the songs written by foreigners that were inspired by Portugal. This is the fifth on our list. Bishop Saynomore a.k.a Michael B. Tanner from Washington, D.C. offers a specific brand of electronic ambiance music with synthesized classical elements in the mix. Winter holidays spent in Lisbon, his wife’s hometown, inspired […]

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Reflector #4: The Go-Betweens – “No Reason To Cry”

June 19, 2020

This is a series about the songs written by foreigners that were inspired by Portugal. This is the fourth tune on our list. The career of this group from Brisbane, Australia started back in the late ‘70’s, they split up in 1989 but reformed for a second stint at the turn of the century. Maybe […]

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Reflector #3: Russian Circles – “Lisboa”

June 12, 2020

We love Portugal and we love music. So, we made a list of tunes inspired by Portugal. This series is about those impressions translated into sound by foreigners and this is the third of the series. Russian Circles are a Chicago trio made up of guitarist Mike Sullivan, Brian Cook on bass and Dave Turncrantz […]

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Reflector #2: Lilicub

June 5, 2020

This is a series about the songs written by foreigners that were inspired by Portugal. This is the second tune on our list. LILICUB – “Lisbonne” Lilicub were a pop trio formed in early 90’s with a strong jazz background that ended up as the duo of Benoit Carré and Catherine Diran. Their recognition peaked […]

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Reflector #1: Walkmen

June 3, 2020

Every now and then, we do love a good list at Atlas Lisboa. We also love Portugal and we love music. So, we thought we’d make a list of tunes somewhat inspired by Portugal. Since a list of such songs by local artists would be literally endless, this series is about those impressions translated into […]

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Celebrating Freedom in Quarantine: What’s on for the 25 of April This Year

April 22, 2020

Social distancing can’t keep this nation apart as we celebrate 46 years of freedom on the 25 of April!

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The House of Quarantine: An Atlas Contributor’s Invitation to Color Outside the Lines

April 16, 2020

Are you tired of crosswords, sudoku, chess, and day drinking? Try some relaxing coloring. Yes, it’s for adults!!

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