Culture

Category: Culture

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.


On the Fringe: The Museum of Mechanical Music

November 12, 2019

You may remember a small mechanical music exhibit in Lisbon’s Museu do Fado in recent years. It contained 40 pieces from Luis Cangueiro‘s original collection, which were on loan for this temporary exhibit— the same exhibit that inspired us to make the pilgrimage to the source in Pinhal Novo. The Museu da Música Mecânica is […]

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The Ethical Assembly: The Sexier Lisbon Summit

November 6, 2019

Sustainability guru Patricia Imbarus is throwing the kind of party you can’t—and shouldn’t— miss.

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Halloween in Lisbon in 2019: What’s On This Year

October 16, 2019

If you’re like the majority of the Atlas staff, you basically live for Halloween. Wearing a costume here isn’t what you’d call obligatory, especially since Halloween is an imported holiday, but every year it gains more and more steam as a steady stream of masked revelers pour into night clubs and onto the streets ready […]

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The Associations of Lisbon

October 10, 2019

Associations, or as they are known here associações, are pretty self-descriptive — it’s when two or more people come together to form a non-profit organization for a common goal. These goals cover all manner of things, but importantly for us, they also include cultural and artistic endeavors. As such, some of Lisbon’s best nightlife spots […]

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What’s On in Lisbon in October

September 19, 2019

The shops, cafes, and restaurants have finally returned from their Férias, you aren’t melting as much, and the kids are settled back at school. Finally, you can enjoy some culture. We’ve gathered some of the best art, music, and other events in the city in October so you can plan your visit!

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Why You Should Definitely Go to Lisb-on (Even if You’re Not Super-Into Electronic Music)

September 12, 2019

The venue, the amenities, the crowd, and the vibe all add up to a perfect late-summer weekend in Parque Eduardo VII.

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MEO Sudoeste in Review

August 16, 2019

Thinking about going to MEO Sudoeste 2020? Here are some of the highlights from MEOSW 2019, the headliners, and a little insight into the site itself.

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