Teatro São Luiz R. António Maria Cardoso 38, 1200-027 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa
Infamous murderer, cultural icon, one of the last bushrangers, and — among other things — unknowing predecessor to hipster fashion, Ned Kelly was gunned down by the Australian police in 1880 (in a 'suit of bulletproof armor,' mind you) at the age of 26. 141 years later — or, more specifically, this weekend — Teatro […]
Google Arts and Culture is one of many ways to avoid catching the 'rona this new decade. And if you want to check out some local museums in 2d – like, say, the National Azulejo Museum – they are your go-to too. FREE.
Here's how the Gulbenkian describes its Spotify collection: "Music to study, work or listen to in family, great works from the history of music or essential pieces for instruments of the orchestra, music from East to West, classical or the Jazz festival in August. There are many and varied playlists that we have for you […]
Here's what the CCB says about their free weekly podcasts*: "The Centro Cultural de Belém aims to promote culture, developing creation and diffusion in all its modalities, from theater to dance, from classical music to jazz, from opera to cinema. And here's what Gonçalo M. Tavares, host of Dicionário de Artistas, one of the CCB's […]
The Red Planet has been in the news a lot lately. And while you still can't go get a cup of coffee (here in Lisbon) indefinitely, you can take a 54.6-million-kilometer trip, virtually speaking, in a matter of seconds, to indulge your curiosity and instill some much-needed perseverance, courtesy of NASA and Google, and free […]
Whether London or Lisbon, reality kind of sucks these days. Augmented reality, on the other hand, is a whole other story. Here's what the organizers of this one say: "It hasn’t been a great few months for museums, what with the pandemic shutting many of them down and forcing the rest to greatly limit visitors. […]
Here's how Lisbon's Culturgest describes itself: "Contemporary programming: performing arts, music, visual arts, cinema, thought, schools, families." And, like most of Lisbon's performing arts, music, visual arts, cinema, thought, schools, and families, Culturgest has been forced to adapt to the new, two-dimensional, never-ending normal. That's why, as of Mar. 5, their website has a multidisciplinary […]
Here's what The Wall Street Journal* says about Europe's hippest capital (despite — and we say this with love — Lisbon's best efforts): "The Best of Berlin, Via Films, Food, Music and, Naturally, Beer: You needn’t hop on a plane to explore the capital of cool. Here, Berliners offer up ways to mentally teleport there." […]
While most of the planet is struggling with the pandemic, mother nature continues doing her thing, near and far. For example, on March 19th, after 800 years of lying dormant, the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland decided to erupt. And now, courtesy of "guy with drone" Bjorn Steinbekk, space satellites, the interwebs,Youtube, and EarthSky.org, you can […]
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