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Fado: Looking to the future with Camané Book: ‘Gender, Empire, and Postcolony’ Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections – Editor’s Note Honor: Nuno Sá winner of ‘Underwater Photographer of The Year 2015’ – London,UK “Sim, mas…” An introduction to my life in northern Portugal Honor: Álvaro Siza Vieira recipient of the ‘Building of the Year Award
 

Fado: Looking to the future with Camané – By David Mendonça

By David Mendonça, Contributor (*) Camané will be topping a double bill of fado this Saturday, 7 March, at the Zeiterion Theater in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where he will be joined by Carminho. Even after more than 25 years of performing the fado, Camané continues to work at an intense and trend-setting pace. A comprehensive […]

Book: ‘Gender, Empire, and Postcolony’ Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections – Editor’s Note

Gender, Empire, and Postcolony: Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections is a collection of essays on gender in Portuguese colonialism and Lusophone postcolonialism. The contributors engage systematically with postcolonial and gender theory as they examine the diverse universe of cultural production that has directed itself to Lusophone colonial and postcolonial experience and legacy, including literature, cinema, and other visual […]

Honor: Nuno Sá winner of ‘Underwater Photographer of The Year 2015’ – London,UK

Marine life photographer, Nuno Sá, is the winner of the  ‘Underwater Photographer of The Year 2015’ by London based UPY, an international photographic competition aiming to celebrate excellence in all disciplines of underwater photography. The winners were selected by panel the judges, Alex Mustard, Martin Edge and Peter Rowlands, going through 2,500 entries from 40 countries. Nuno Sá […]

“Sim, mas…” An introduction to my life in northern Portugal – by Joy Hanford

By Joy Hanford, Contributor (*) When I describe my life to friends back home in Indiana it sounds too good to be true. I live in Guimarães, in the North of Portugal. It is a stunning, special place that just so happens to be the birthplace of the nation. Medieval, honest, and ancient, my days […]

Honor: Álvaro Siza Vieira recipient of the ‘Building of the Year Award’ – ArchDaily.com

Portuguese architect, Álvaro Siza Vieira, is the winner of the 2015 ‘Building of the Year Award’ – Office Category – by prestigious ArchDaily.com. Siza was awarded for the  ’The Building on the Water’ project located in Huai’na, Jiangsu Province (China), the ArchDaily reported. The project was designed together with Portuguese architect Carlos Castanheira for the company Shihlien Chemical Industrial […]

Fado: Looking to the future with Camané – By David Mendonça

03 March 2015

By David Mendonça, Contributor (*) Camané will be topping a double bill of fado this Saturday, 7 March, at the Zeiterion Theater in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where he will be joined by Carminho. Even after more than 25 years of performing the fado, Camané continues to work at an intense and trend-setting pace. A comprehensive […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Book: ‘Gender, Empire, and Postcolony’ Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections – Editor’s Note

02 March 2015

Gender, Empire, and Postcolony: Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections is a collection of essays on gender in Portuguese colonialism and Lusophone postcolonialism. The contributors engage systematically with postcolonial and gender theory as they examine the diverse universe of cultural production that has directed itself to Lusophone colonial and postcolonial experience and legacy, including literature, cinema, and other visual […]

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Posted in Angola, Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Brazil, Cape Verde, Education, Featured, Guiné-Bissau, Heritage, Madeira, Mozambique, People, Politics, Portugal, São Tomé and Prince, World

Honor: Nuno Sá winner of ‘Underwater Photographer of The Year 2015’ – London,UK

02 March 2015

Marine life photographer, Nuno Sá, is the winner of the  ‘Underwater Photographer of The Year 2015’ by London based UPY, an international photographic competition aiming to celebrate excellence in all disciplines of underwater photography. The winners were selected by panel the judges, Alex Mustard, Martin Edge and Peter Rowlands, going through 2,500 entries from 40 countries. Nuno Sá […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Awards, Azores, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Photography, Portugal, World

“Sim, mas…” An introduction to my life in northern Portugal – by Joy Hanford

02 March 2015

By Joy Hanford, Contributor (*) When I describe my life to friends back home in Indiana it sounds too good to be true. I live in Guimarães, in the North of Portugal. It is a stunning, special place that just so happens to be the birthplace of the nation. Medieval, honest, and ancient, my days […]

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Posted in Books, Community, Education, Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal, Travel, World

Honor: Álvaro Siza Vieira recipient of the ‘Building of the Year Award’ – ArchDaily.com

27 February 2015

Portuguese architect, Álvaro Siza Vieira, is the winner of the 2015 ‘Building of the Year Award’ – Office Category – by prestigious ArchDaily.com. Siza was awarded for the  ’The Building on the Water’ project located in Huai’na, Jiangsu Province (China), the ArchDaily reported. The project was designed together with Portuguese architect Carlos Castanheira for the company Shihlien Chemical Industrial […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Awards, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Book: ‘Migration in Lusophone Cinema’ – Editor’s Note

26 February 2015

With more than 250 million speakers globally, the Lusophone world has a rich history of filmmaking. Themes of migration, nation, and displacement are frequent topics of concern, as directors and writers look to address the diasporic experience. This edited volume analyzes the representation of the migratory experience in contemporary cinema from Portuguese-speaking countries, exploring how […]

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