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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 […]

JAM session – Live Music/Live Music Live musical improvisation session, in which jazz, rock or pop musicians gather, with musicians present in the audience invited to participate. “To jam is to improvise music without extensive preparation or predefined arrangements.”

The Municipality of Faro will once again promote between the 2nd and 5th of June the “Faro Jovem”, an associative exhibition that includes several initiatives, namely open classes, demonstrations, workshops or shows that will take place in various parts of the city. This event, which marks its sixth edition this year after the last one took place in 2016, aims to publicize the work of the Municipality’s associations, namely those that make up the Municipal Youth Council, a structure that aims at strategic planning for the intervention of young people in the participation civic, cultural and political. The initiatives included in “Faro Jovem“ will begin with the Municipal Youth Council, which will take place at 6:00 pm on the 2nd of June in the Chapel of the Municipal Museum of Faro. On the following day, the EU Youth Dialogue – ANJE Europa session will take place in the main hall of Paços do Concelho, a project that aims to promote the inclusion of young people (equal access to opportunities, the job market, training, etc.) listening to them, recognizing their aspirations, motivations, creativity, talents and needs, actively incorporating them into the dynamics carried out in the youth field, in line with […]

Day 2 June | monday | 21:15 | São Brás Cineteatro National Premiere English subtitles | english subtitles Original Title: Vieirarpad; Directed by: João Mário Grilo; Screenplay: Inês Barreiros, João Mário Grilo; Photography: Acácio de Almeida, João Ribeiro; Editing: Luca Alverdi, João Mário Grilo; Production: Fernando Centeio; Performers: Suzana Borges (voice), Fernanda Lapa (voice), Luís Lucas (voice); P.O.: Portugal, France, Brazil; V.O.: pt; Synopsis: VIEIRARPAD is based on the correspondence of the couple Maria Helena Vieira da Silva and Arpad Szènes, between 1932-1961. The letters and the intimacy of the word are a pretext for the exploration of an intimate visuality, where the memory of the 20th century. XX, century of exiles, articulates with the visual work of Vieira and Arpad, with iconographic elements of their lives and audiovisual archives of different times and geographies, in addition to several relevant testimonies. ZULFILMES Note: The evolution of the epidemiological situation may motivate the cancellation / postponement of events. Org.: Cinemalua – Cultural Association and Municipality of São Brás de Alportel | Supported by the Regional Directorate of Culture of the Algarve Source: https://www.cm-sbras.pt/pt/agenda/12404/cinemalua—sessoes-de-inverno—vieirarpad.aspx

Every 1st Thursday of the month we welcome the duo Sónia Cabrita & João Miau with their selection of analogue music that will make us travel back to our teenage years and experience the best of revivals, the 90s! Entrance is free, so is the spirit of those who pass by.