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 […]
Here's what Sebastian Modak, man behind The New York Times' Around the World at Home series, says about this virtual vicarious experience: "While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each […]
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Ai Wei Wei. You've probably heard of him. He's alright, I guess. Anyway, here's what he says: "Expressing oneself is a part of being human. To be deprived of a voice is to be told you are not a participant in society; ultimately it is a denial of humanity." And here's what Wikipedia adds: "Ai […]
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