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Book: ‘How Peripheral is the Periphery? Translating Portugal Back and Forth’ – Editor’s Note Community: 29th Holy Ghost Festival of New England – Fall River, MA Travel: TAP Air Portugal connecting Boston to Lisbon via Ponta Delgada – Boston, MA Book: Honor: Nuno Sá selected to produce the ‘BBC Oceans’ series
 

Book: ‘How Peripheral is the Periphery? Translating Portugal Back and Forth’ – Editor’s Note

This volume is a result of the need to reflect upon Portugal’s position from the viewpoint of the literary assets imported and exported through translation. It brings together a number of scholars working in the field of Translation Studies directly concerned with the Portuguese cultural system in order to analyze this question from various theoretical […]

Community: 29th Holy Ghost Festival of New England – Fall River, MA

The Portuguese American community of Fall River, MA, is celebrating the 29th Holy Ghost Festival of New England opening Wednesday, August 26, through Sunday, August 30. Thousands of people from all over the United States, Canada, Portugal mainland, Azores and Bermuda are expected to attend. The festival starts in Kennedy Park, on Wednesday, at 5pm, […]

Travel: TAP Air Portugal connecting Boston to Lisbon via Ponta Delgada – Boston, MA

TAP Air Portugal(*) is offering weekly flights between Boston and Lisbon, via Ponta Delgada, Azores. TAP flight 6505 is currently serving routes from Boston to Ponta Delgada and Ponta Delgada to Lisbon. The flight is departing four times per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday). TAP Air Portugal, formerly owned and run by the government of […]

Book: ‘The Complete Stories’ by Clarice Lispector – Editor’s Note

Clarice Lispector’s The Complete Stories, 85 in all, are an epiphany, among the important books of this — or any — year. The recent publication by New Directions of five Lispector novels revealed to legions of new readers her darkness and dazzle. Now, for the first time in English, are all the stories that made her […]

Honor: Nuno Sá selected to produce the ‘BBC Oceans’ series – Azores

Azores based underwater photographer, Nuno Sá, was selected to produce the new ‘BBC Oceans’ series for the next two years. The series will be released in 2017. Nuno Sá will work with German drone team Visualmondo which will secure shots from the air. The team will be filming sequences of whales, sharks, mobula rays and […]

Book: ‘How Peripheral is the Periphery? Translating Portugal Back and Forth’ – Editor’s Note

26 August 2015

This volume is a result of the need to reflect upon Portugal’s position from the viewpoint of the literary assets imported and exported through translation. It brings together a number of scholars working in the field of Translation Studies directly concerned with the Portuguese cultural system in order to analyze this question from various theoretical […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Heritage, Portugal

Community: 29th Holy Ghost Festival of New England – Fall River, MA

24 August 2015

The Portuguese American community of Fall River, MA, is celebrating the 29th Holy Ghost Festival of New England opening Wednesday, August 26, through Sunday, August 30. Thousands of people from all over the United States, Canada, Portugal mainland, Azores and Bermuda are expected to attend. The festival starts in Kennedy Park, on Wednesday, at 5pm, […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Religion

Travel: TAP Air Portugal connecting Boston to Lisbon via Ponta Delgada – Boston, MA

20 August 2015

TAP Air Portugal(*) is offering weekly flights between Boston and Lisbon, via Ponta Delgada, Azores. TAP flight 6505 is currently serving routes from Boston to Ponta Delgada and Ponta Delgada to Lisbon. The flight is departing four times per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday). TAP Air Portugal, formerly owned and run by the government of […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel, World

Book: ‘The Complete Stories’ by Clarice Lispector – Editor’s Note

18 August 2015

Clarice Lispector’s The Complete Stories, 85 in all, are an epiphany, among the important books of this — or any — year. The recent publication by New Directions of five Lispector novels revealed to legions of new readers her darkness and dazzle. Now, for the first time in English, are all the stories that made her […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Brazil, Featured, People

Honor: Nuno Sá selected to produce the ‘BBC Oceans’ series – Azores

17 August 2015

Azores based underwater photographer, Nuno Sá, was selected to produce the new ‘BBC Oceans’ series for the next two years. The series will be released in 2017. Nuno Sá will work with German drone team Visualmondo which will secure shots from the air. The team will be filming sequences of whales, sharks, mobula rays and […]

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Posted in Awards, Azores, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, World

Larry Correia: A fascinating writer in the science fiction fantasy genre – Interview

13 August 2015

By Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) A former accountant, gun store owner, and firearms instructor turned blockbuster novelist, Portuguese-American author Larry Correia is perhaps one of the most fascinating writers in the fantasy/sci fi genre. Born in Central California to a Portuguese dairy farmer, Correia spent his early years on the family farm in El […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, São Jorge, Terceira

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