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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.

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 […]

“DE POLO TO POLO” EXHIBITION, by the La Caixa Foundation Patent from June 14th to July 17th Location: Avenida dos Descobrimentos (opposite the Lagos Courthouse) Free access From the Arctic to the Antarctic, we want to show you some of the most spectacular natural spaces on Earth, many of which are known as hotspots, terrestrial ecoregions recognized for their high biodiversity, high level of endemic species (that only live there) and that are seriously threatened by human activity. . More than half of the world’s plant species and more than a third of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians inhabit just 2.3% of the earth’s surface, most of them in the tropics, habitats that are being rapidly destroyed. The loss of biodiversity is alarming and increasing at a rate never seen before. According to Conservation International, 38 hotspots have currently been identified worldwide. Although these areas once covered approximately 16% of the Earth’s land surface, currently, 86% of their habitat has been destroyed. This traveling exhibition aims to show the beauty and diversity of the planet’s natural spaces, as well as their threats and create a space for reflection on the effects of the high rate of species extinction and the […]

Once again we will be celebrating life and it’s expression in the form of MOVEMENT for the 5th edition of Awake DANCE Celebration, a wonderful conscious celebration in Portugal! Movement and Dance have always been a part of human culture, as a ritual and celebration. By moving we connect to our soul, and in that way it can express itself freely. Join us in these four days with different styles of movement, we have Biodanza, Trance Dance, 5 Rhythms, as well as Ecstatic Dance… and a few other surprises. Lets all move, sing, relax and share the same love and passion!!! Workshops: * 5 Rhythms * Ecstatic Wave * Biodanza * Trance Dance * Reconnect * Movement Medicine * Contact improv * Osho Activo Meditation * Yoga * Massage * Planting trees and much more… THE VENUE The event is taking place at Awakeland Portugal – a beautiful retreat centre in the midst of stunning nature in between the Monchique mountains and the Atlantic at the sun-drenched Algarve coast. Awakeland is a place dedicated to an awakening of the soul into the nature of being, where we live in communion with the land that supports and nourishes us. The land […]

The Municipal Library of Faro António Ramos Rosa will promote on June 30, at 5:30 pm, in its auditorium, the presentation of the book Lenocínio VS Prostituição – A Visão dos Magistrados e Polícias, by João Cruz. With this book, where «the victim has a voice and a face», the author intends to support women victims of domestic violence, sexual exploitation and human trafficking, with the aim of raising awareness of this phenomenon, which is always present and growing worldwide. João Cruz has presented his book in many parts of the country and held a series of Workshops, with a view to making his proposals known and providing a clearer view of this issue. As a result of the editing of this book and underlying research, a support and recognition project for the creation of a Mutual Aid group for victims of domestic violence, sexual exploitation and human trafficking is in progress. It is a decentralized organization that values ​​the experienced knowledge of the phenomenon, and that allows a deeper understanding of the problems, not discarding the need for professional intervention, through the sharing of experiences and strategies to overcome the trauma, and that allows to reduce immediate feeling of […]

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.”