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.
‘Mysterious and Rich’: Photos by Henri Prestes in His First Monograph
The new hardback by Setanta Books of Henri Prestes’ photography is a visual and tactile treat — and we have a sneak peak of Teresa Freitas’ quixotic take on the still image.
Compelled to Get Close: A Q&A with Photographer Carlos Simes
“This project is sometimes offering me answers to personal questions and on occasions opens my mind. I’m seeing a much more complex territory than when I arrived,” Simes says about his work in Southern Alentejo and the Costa Vicentina area.
Lisbon’s Roaring Twenties: Insights From the Curators at Museu de Lisboa
Their advice? Go more than once. There is so much to discover that you can’t do it all in one shot.
Strong and Melodious: Louis Armstrong’s Secret Daughter in Little Satchmo
What do you do when you make a film about Louis Armstrong’s “secret daughter”? Well, you get her to narrate it and bring her to Setúbal, of course!
Something Out of Nothing: The Making of “The Windmill of Death”
…through experimentation and creative openness, the four friends managed to develop a piece of fiction that has its roots in the authenticity of the happy coincidences and unplanned events of the filming process.
Loafing As an Act of Resistance: an Interview with Bartholomew Ryan
How does this loafing hero end up in Lisbon, on his first stage since the start of the pandemic, so far from his Irish homeland?
Raiz: Bringing Vertical Farming to Lisbon
The exciting new possibility of vertical farming in Lisbon means avoiding the carbon footprint of shipping, unwarranted pesticides, and deforestation can be game-changing.
Let’s Have A Word #8: O Gajo
“This is as punk as it gets,” O Gajo says of picking up the traditional Alentejo guitar, viola campaniça, after years in rock bands.
A Minha Maneira: Portuguese Artist Emanuel De Sousa Has His Way With Lisboa
Da Sousa exhibits over 200 of his sketches and more to the public for the first time.
Playing with Knives with Paulo Piedade of Afiôd
From cargo ships to custom cutlery. This knife-maker sees artistry in the kitchen.