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As a cultural capital, Lisbon has a huge variety of music, art, film, dance and more — and some of it you can’t find in any other city. Read about it here.


What’s On in Lisbon in March

February 12, 2019

From an animation festival to concerts by rock’s oldest and newest talents, and plenty of art spanning centuries, March in Lisbon this year promises to be a nice spring blast.

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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. 

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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.

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Aldeia José Franco: The Eccentric Pastime of a Ceramic Artisan

January 25, 2019

You aren’t exactly ready for what’s in store at the miniature world of Jose Franco, but you won’t regret the stopover.

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Capitão Fausto at Super Bock Em Stock

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.

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Lisbon Culture on the Cheap, Part 2: Museums

January 12, 2019

There are dozens of museums in Portugal’s capital and within a short drive, and almost all charge admission. Here are a few tips to do it on the cheap – or for free.

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Let’s Have A Word #5: Maja Milinković

January 8, 2019

“Let’s Have a Word” is David Soares‘s attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. Fado is often an acquired taste, even for a Portuguese person. It needs to mature a while before the familiarity of the sung language and the warm, crystallized sound of the strings end up striking a chord (literally). This […]

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