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The Castle Tower of Silves hosts, between April 12 and July 10, the photography exhibition “Time Lapses – In the Algarve, a Parar o Tempo”, by João António Fazenda. The exhibition portrays images of an Algarve, fleeting and changeable, real or dreamed but always beautiful, captured by the photographer, with his eyes, with his underlying imaginary, also marked by the passing of time. According to the author, an Algarve photographer, “to photograph is to make a cut in time; it is, in a way, to stop it, the instant the camera’s shutter is released. The resulting images are pieces of time that are retained in them.” The exhibition takes place as part of the commemorations of the International Day for Monuments and Sites. Enjoy the heritage and discover the magnificent images of João António Fazenda.

Exhibition “Roots”, by Margarida Tengarrinha Roots” is the title chosen by Margarida Tengarrinha for her new exhibition, composed of a set of Chinese ink drawings. For Margarida Tengarrinha, these are communicative, supportive ROOTS, defenders of the weakest and weakest, an important lesson of strong symbolism for all of us! The exhibition will be open until the 26th of June and was part of the commemorations of the 25th of April in Portimão.

This exhibition explores the affinities between gastronomy and art, having as protagonists the best Portuguese chefs and plastic artists, who focus on their culinary and artistic works a dialogue inspired by the canning industry. From “Eat & Art”, which is part of the CAN THE CAN project, a book and a set of 18 works of art were born, with the theme of the canning industry and 18 dishes, using a Portuguese canned food product. The initiative explores the creative component of two apparently distant activities, but united by common elements throughout history, evoking and celebrating this connection between the taste of preserves and art, meeting again, in this exhibition at the Portimão Museum, in the space where used an old cannery.

An exhibition on maritime themes, it evokes the figure of King D. Carlos and his strong relationship with the sea, giving special emphasis to the photographic work, carried out during trips along the Algarve coast, aboard the yacht “D. Amelia”, at the end of the 19th century. 19th and beginning of the 19th century. XX. From this oceanographic passion, and in addition to the images captured in the Algarve, it is possible to observe, among other pieces, one of his cameras and respective tripod, an on-board chair and the so-called “Botica”, a portable pharmacy used in his travels. sea, as well as one of the buoys belonging to the royal vessel. This exhibition is a pioneering initiative of the Portimão Museum, in close collaboration with the Casa de Bragança Foundation, the Maritime Museum and the Pharmacy Museum, which will reveal images from another time, of the people and landscapes of the coast and the Algarve sea. .

WITH FEET IN THE CLOUDS, by António Alonso Patent until July 2 (Tuesday to Saturday | 10:00-18:00) Location: Centro Cultural de Lagos – Exhibition halls 2 and 3 Free entry António Alonso was born in Angola in 1960. He lives and works in Barão de São João, in the municipality of Lagos. As a plastic artist, he works with recyclable materials in experimentation. The artist’s works that will be present in this exhibition assume a force consisting of explosive colors in shapes and rhythms aesthetically resolved by the experiences of spaces that influence his artistic decision. In the period of confinement, silence remained stable and pandemic isolation created so many doubts and so many certainties that inevitably influenced his creative process. In a frenetic and permanent production, Alonso reported the whole to his micro space in a short space challenge, to design an exhibition for the Centro Cultural de Lagos. He travels with an almost obsessive idea of ​​finding objects and that is how his curricular universe results.

Exhibition “The Soma Das Partes” by Cruzes + Vargas = 3 Patent from May 14th to June 30th Opening: May 14 at 5:00 pm with performance by Amália Santos and DJ Set by Les Rockoeurs Hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00 Location: LAC – Laboratory of Creative Activities Free entry | Synopsis | “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Cruzes + Vargas = 3 is an artistic project in which it is possible to identify the unfolding of this proposition. The collaboration between Ricardo Cruzes, artist, and Rui Vargas, architect, resulted in plastic forms structured by four hands, not easily detecting where the trace of one ends and the creative aspect of the other begins. However, they do not completely erase the marks of confrontation and the awareness of the difference in knowledge, experiences, methodologies and professional paths of each one, formulating an important metaphor of the meeting of cultures, as they prove the constructive fecundity of the tension between two (or more ) individual parts, which results in a third element, an “other”, with its own characteristics and innovative meanings, greater than the addition A + B. With the Algarve sea in the […]

In May, Portimão is once again the international capital of Rhythmic Gymnastics. The city is preparing to host a stage of the world circuit of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cups, organized by the Portuguese Gymnastics Federation and the Portimão City Council. The competition will take place from the 27th to the 29th of May, at Portimão Arena. However, the Portimão International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament, as usual, precedes the World Cup, offering an opportunity for younger gymnasts to compete in the same arena as the world’s rhythmic gymnastics elite. The oldest event on the national competition calendar will take place between the 23rd and 25th of May.

The succulent flavors of the stew and the sea are kings of the 23rd edition of the Caldeirada e do Mar Festival, which will take place from the 27th to the 29th of May, in Armação de Pêra. Organized by the Municipality of Silves, the event involves 17 restaurants in this village, which present numerous gastronomic proposals to make your mouth water.

A TAP ON THE FOREHEAD VATe – ACTA Educational Service 27 MAY to 1 JUNE Fri. To have. and Wed. 10:30 am/2:30 pm Sat. 10:30 am Tickets: 5€; Schools – 3€ Duration: 30′ // M/6 “Imagine a world without water, without the sound of animals, without the sound of rivers, without the smell of flowers… a dry world, completely dry”. This is Mr. Waste that, through a Machiavellian plan, intends to wipe out all the water on the planet. The spell turns against the sorcerer and he ends up realizing that water is for sparing and without it you cannot live. “Uma Tap on the Forehead” is a fun dialogue between two characters, appealing to the importance of environmental education and the conscious use of water. Concept: Gustavo Tuti Nunez // Creation, Text, Manipulation: Luís Manhita and Raquel Ançã // Puppets: Natacha Pereira // Actors Direction/ Manipulation: Jeannine Trévidic // Light Design: Octávio Oliveira // Light and Sound Operation: Adriana Pereira // Music: Luís Manhita // Musical Arrangements: Nuno Balbino // Voice: Anapi // Costume Support: Gianni Bach // Project Coordination: Jeannine Trévidic // Photo: Rita Merlin A VATe production – ACTA Educational Service

SYNOPSIS “The image of people who free themselves from their (social and psychological) ties, in search of a new meaning for themselves in the world, was what we seemed to be chasing in this new creation of ours, and always, on the path of 25 years of Uterus that are celebrated this year. We looked for that singular place (in the uterus) that we combine with an author, who walks freely in search of himself. In this case similar to Hamlet. Isolated on top of themselves, people walk alone, in an illusion of belonging to a whole that, fortunately, they will never fully know. What makes people walk alone questioning their meaning in the world? In this sense, there is always a place of proximity to a pilgrim. That with faith pursues its meaning and center in a world it does not know. In the title we added to the play, we can also reveal the legacies that multiply in many ways. L’Ange du Bizzarre is the title of a book by Edgar Alan Poe and of an exhibition we saw in Paris that greatly influenced our play Swamp. In the contemporary world, everything gains new meanings with each new […]