Lisbon’s Best Eurovision Party is Happening in Almada
Saturday’s Eurovision viewing party will be made complete by local Portuguese drag queens, Palestinian dabke dancers, and attendees from all over.
Seeing Lisbon with Museum Guides Leading Walking Tours
Until October, four themed walking tours will help people discover how Lisbon was built and experienced over different periods of the city’s history. David Felismino of the Museu de Lisboa shares his thoughts with Atlas.
Inside the Portuguese Parliament
The Parliament Building hasn’t always been used for lawmaking,.
Reflector #50: Lluis Llach – “Abril 74”
Lluis Llach has long been a reference among protest singer-songwriters in Catalonia, ever since the last years of General Franco’s regime, in the early ’70s, which he spent exiled in
Reflector #49: Dizzy Gillespie – “Lisbon”
Dizzy Gillespie, the legendary jazz trumpetist with the puffy cheeks, scored his piece “Lisbon” in the album Winter In Lisbon as part of the original soundtrack of the film of
Reflector #47: Heron Oblivion – “Faro”
Did this psychedelic rock group make it down to the Algarve? Unclear!
Slipping into the Surreal with Cork-based Musician Elaine Malone
Malone’s songs unfold and reveal themselves as cryptic confessionals of matters both personal and universal in equal measure. Expertly crafted songwriting finds life in Malone’s silken voice, a voice steeped in maturity and emotional depth, settling comfortably atop soft and subterranean instrumentation.
Madu Brings the Spirit of Brazil to Port to Port
On stage, Madu seems to become 10 feet tall; a charming and infectious giant of energy and vocal virtuosity. Her passion for music and her joy for sharing experiences through performance seem inexhaustible.
Reflector #46: Slim & The Beast – “Lisbon”
Endless summers, as exemplified by a song by the this Paris-based folk-rock band.
Reflector #45: John Stubblefield – “A Night In Lisbon”
The great saxophonist who played with Miles Davis and had a former U.S. president visit him on his deathbed clearly had a great night in Lisbon at some point.
Reflector #44: Etienne Daho – “Saudade”
Étienne Daho came to Portugal for love, not (hiding) money.
Port 2 Port: Garden Collective’s Alternative to St. Patrick’s Day in Lisbon
Garden Collective is bringing good vibes, fun times and musicians from Portugal and Ireland March 17 to 18 in Beato.