Hear from the people that make Lisbon jive.
Sama Sama 2.0
August 20, 2018
Sama Sama Crepe and Juice Bar, one of the best vegan food joints in town, and undoubtedly one of a kind, opened its doors to the public in May of 2017. Atlas was there (read more here), so, naturally, we were curious as to how they’re doing: what the highs and lows have been, what […]
What Makes Them Scared: Twelve Portuguese Directors in MOTELx’s 2018 Film Fest
August 17, 2018
Sometimes all you need is a good scare to get the blood pumping. This year’s lineup at Lisbon’s longest-running international horror film festival, Motel X, is sure to get you trembling in your seat for all the right reasons.
Seventeen Restaurants Deep: A Q&A with Chef José Avillez
August 13, 2018
José Avillez isn’t slowing down his quest to maintain his reign as the king of cuisine in Lisbon (and Portugal). Here’s what we found out about what makes him tick.
A Q&A with Claudio Carbone: Director of Another Lisbon Story
August 10, 2018
“Another Lisbon Story” follows the community that makes up Bairro da Torre — a Lisbon favela — and their active participation in the future of their neighborhood. Director, Claudio Carbone, who was kind enough to answer some questions for Atlas.
Lisboa Limpa: Minimising Lisbon’s Plastic Waste, One Cup at a Time
July 25, 2018
Bianca Beyer, founder of Lisboa Limpa, is aiming to eradicate the use of disposable plastic cups in Lisbon bars and replace them with reusable ones.
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.
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 […]