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“As Cores da Viagem”, an exhibition of painting and drawing by António Carmo, invites us to a unique chromatic and poetic journey, resulting from his intense creative and pictorial work, revisiting places in the country and in the world, where Portuguese culture has passed. . It is itself a tribute to our people, customs, flavors, light, culture and our way of being in life and in the world. The matrix of his painting has everything to do with the Portuguese roots of his gaze and with this land bordered by the sea, with the designs stripped of artifice, with everyday figures of touching social density, with this solar country. We are faced with the configuration of a painting inspired by a memory of popular experiences, related to our cultural identity, moments that the movement of its colors and shapes transform into a prodigious plastic symphony. Exhibition until March 13, 2022.

The winning works of the 21st Photographic Race of Portimão – Special Edition “Hope” can be seen from December 10th, at 6 pm, at the Portimão Museum, in an initiative integrated in the celebrations of the City Day. With “HOPE” as the central theme divided into 4 themes: 1-Finally here, 2-Saudades this moment, 3-I see colors, many colors and 4- Happiness is this, this initiative sought to maintain, as in the 2020 edition, the collection of photographic testimonies for future memory, representing the impact of Covid-19 on the forms and solutions found by different communities, in its re-encounter with the “hope” of a desirable return to post-pandemic normality. The exhibition will run until April 24, 2022.

If you’ve ever traveled to the sunny Algarve, in the south of Portugal, you might have had a chance to see the bustling Live Music scene they’ve got going on, with thousands of bars catering to the whopping 22 million tourists who visit it annually. We caught up with The Guinness Brothers, Colm and Roddy. They have both been playing different genres of music from a very young age, in various bands. Colm has been playing professionally from the age of 16, and Roddy from the age of 18. Music has taken this duo around the world, having played all over Europe, America and even Asia. Roddy tells us how the band got started, “Funny story, I met Colm when I was 17, after coming back from the Netherlands, while recording a video with a friend in Old town Albufeira, turns out Colm had a company that needed videographers, and I had a camera. So after a couple of beers and some talking I was hired and working for a company that worked with musicians from all over the world.” “After a while I became Colm’s “Roadie”, and eventually weaseled my way into playing guitar with him at one of […]

Exhibition “O Recomeço” Born in Lisbon, Ana Banon became an Algarvean at heart when she was 11 years old. Daughter of a plastic artist, she has since fallen in love with the arts. At age 12 she started taking drawing lessons and then ventured out in oil painting as a self-taught person. At the age of 16, she entered a plastic arts competition where she achieved, among more than 30 participants, an honorable 3rd place. She held her first exhibition at the age of 17 and since then has participated in several exhibitions in Portuguese and Spanish art galleries. The dream of following Fine Arts was left behind, but she has been attending training in this area. After an interval between 2007 and 2019, Ana returned to painting in 2020. This exhibition is the result of this relearning of lines and shading. A revival of brushstrokes and colors. The dream retained in time goes on, little by little taking shape and becoming reality. Arts and Crafts Center Address: Rua Victorino Passos Pinto nº 1 and 3 Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 9 am > 1 pm | 14:00 > 17:00 Saturday and Sunday: 10 am > 1 pm Telephone: 289 […]

Philately Exhibition “For Your Rich Health – Together We Overcome Covid-19” The informal group “Amigos da Filatelia” has collectors from the municipalities of São Brás de Alportel, Faro, Olhão and Albufeira. Since 2006 they have presented numerous exhibitions in the aforementioned municipalities. At the beginning of 2022, they presented the collection exhibition “Pela tua Rica Saúde – Together we surpass COVID 19” in which they address different types of collections related to the health theme, highlighting, as always, philately.

CONTACT AND IMPROVISATION WORKSHOP PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOPS Monday to Saturday | 16:00 From January 24th to 29th, 2022 Target audience: actors and dancers with experience or training in the field and performing arts students January 24-28, Monday to Friday, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm January 29, Saturday, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm Duration: 20 hours Age classification: over 16 years old Prices: €30.00; 3 workshop cycle 10% discount Registration: assproducao@teatrodasfiguras.pt With Ana Borges This is the first of three workshops aimed at actors and dancers. The Movement Technique “Contact – Improvisation” adopted by Dance and other Performing Arts, had its origins in the USA, being initially used by all people in general, without specific dance training. Later used by Steve Paxton and other dancers, it is currently used in different Dance and Theater Companies, with a fusion of entertainment and social contact, with more performative aspects. This workshop intends to share the basics of the “Contact-improvisation” work, such as “rolling points”, “jumping points”, “slide”, transfer and weight transport. The objective of this workshop is to find, in technique, ways of locomotion in space and communication through movement in contact with the other. Self-confidence, decision-making […]

January 24th | monday | 19:00 | São Brás Cineteatro Original Title: Wadjda; Produced by: Haifaa Al-Mansour; Storyline: Haifaa Al-Mansour; Photography: Lutz Reitemeier; Music: Max Richter; Editing: Andreas Wodraschke; Artistic direction: Tarik Saeed; Production: Thomas Molt; Interpreters: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani; PO: Saudi Arabia, Germany; Fly; Synopsis: Wadjda is 10 years old and lives in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda likes to have fun, is an entrepreneur and is always testing the limits of what she can do without being punished. When Wadjda sees a beautiful green bike for sale, she decides to try and get the money herself so she can race with her friend Abdullah. But Wadjda’s mother fears the repercussions of a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl’s virtue. Still Films Festivals and Awards: BAFTA | Nomination for Best Foreign Film Dubai Festival | Muhr Arab Award, Best Actress & Best Film Durban Festival | Best First Movie Friborg Festival | Audience Award Guild of German Art House Cinema | League award Los Angeles Film Festival | Audience Award Los Angeles Film Festival | Best International Film Palm Springs […]

Som Riscado: it’s time to vote! Som Riscado, a sound and image festival held annually in Loulé, is nominated in several categories at the Iberian Festival Awards, one of the biggest recognitions in Portugal and Spain when it comes to festivals and events. Now it’s time to help you gain more recognition through the online public vote that runs through the end of the month at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IFA2022 In the Iberian Festival Awards (IFA), which encompass events from all over the Iberian Peninsula, the Som Riscado Festival is nominated for Best Festival, Best Indoor Festival, Best Cultural Program, Best Space (in this case for the Cineteatro Louletano, the main stage of the event ) and Best Performance, with the concert by the Miramar project (Frankie Chavez and Peixe). In the Indoor category, Som Riscado is competing with Bilbao BBK Live and Ebrovisión from Spain, and the Portuguese Festival Emergente, Sintra Music Festival and Loures Jazz, among many others. In 2020, the edition that competed for the IFA, Som Riscado – programmed by Cineteatro Louletano, from the Municipality of Loulé – had several special moments, including an exceptional concert by composer and instrument creator Victor Gama with Salomé Pais Matos and the […]