Category: Street Team
Carnival Portuguese Style: the Caretos
February 20, 2019
Dating back to the Celts, the caretos are perhaps the oldest tradition alive today in Portugal though for many years the practice became nearly extinct.
How to Be in the Shadow and Not Care About It: An Interview with Director John Alexander
February 18, 2019
Atlas Lisboa chats with the director of the documentary “This Is Love” about the widely influential musician Rudy Love who has nonetheless remained virtually unknown to the general public.
Capital Filmmakers Festival in Review
February 17, 2019
Our correspondents report from the first Capital Filmmakers Festival to take place in Lisbon. Read about the fest’s independent films tackling issues ranging from the migrant crisis to the appropriation of African-American music.
Palácio do Marquês de Pombal in Oeiras
February 11, 2019
The title Marquês de Pombal is more or less the same as Prime Minister, so it’s no wonder that this guy needed a snazzy palace to call his own whilst in office.
Nova Ordem Social and Their Homage to Salazar
February 5, 2019
With an election approaching in Portugal, will the country go the way of other European countries that are seeing an upsurge in right-wing movements? Here’s our correspondent’s take from the Nova Ordem rally last Friday.
The Robot Retrospective: A Review of MAAT’s New Exhibition
January 28, 2019
A small white robot in a glass case shook, seemingly in terror, at loud noises — and the crowd of young adults that stood shouting at it was a haunting vision into what the future could hold.
The Metronome to the Music: An Interview with Paulo Ventura of Metronomo
January 14, 2019
Paulo Ventura of Metronomo Management was acting stage manager of Coliseu for the weekend of Super Bock em Stock (previously Mexefest), and I managed to catch him in between soundchecks for a chat about the music industry in Portugal and his own journey.