Porn, Tarkovsky, Sea Lions, and Other Free Ways to Self-quarantine with Meaning
April 1, 2020
It’s official: out of the roughly 7.8 billion humans on the planet, almost 2.6 billion are now on lockdown. That’s a third of the Earth’s population. If you’re reading this, then chances are that you too are a locked-down human, and fortunate enough to have internet. But even with internet and relatively good physical health, […]
Tim Burton and his Marionetas
March 5, 2020
The art of stop motion film dates way back to the mid-1800s. Its history is rich and complicated, sprinkled not just with puppets but also with trippy, hard-to-pronounce stuff like phénakisticopes, stroboscopic discs, zoetropes, and photographic rifles. The first full stop motion film was The Humpty Dumpty Circus, made in 1898 by American-British silent film […]
What’s On for Christmas and New Year’s 2019/2020 in Lisbon
December 10, 2019
Not all events are created equal this holiday season.
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 […]
What’s on in Lisbon in July
June 28, 2019
How are you feeling? Tired? Have the Festas de Lisboa beaten you down? Well, there’s no time to rest because July still holds so much to do! The sun may be roasting and the streets drenched in beer, but we’re going to get out in search of a little bit of that thing we like […]
Lil’QT is Crass, Fun, but Always Classy
April 3, 2018
Lisbon is complex, and the people and performers of the city equally so. Lil’QT is one performer driving new and exciting music on a very personal level in the city, which is something to be admired and enjoyed.
The Portuguese: Lisbon’s Own West End Musical
February 23, 2018
The humorous play is performed in English by the all-Portuguese cast, complete with brilliantly choreographed dance routines and re-written versions of popular international songs, like Wannabe by the Spice Girls, that keep the audience captivated and amused.