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Book: Nuno Cristo: A musical global voyage to Lusolands White House: President Obama meets António Guterres UN Secretary-General Designate – Washington, DC Climate change: Portugal supporting Paris Climate Agreement Honor: Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom – Washington, DC
 

Book: ‘Narratives in Motion’ by Luís Trindade– Editor’s Note

Interwar Portugal was in many ways a microcosm of Europe’s encounter with modernity: reshaped by industrialization, urban growth, and the antagonism between liberalism and authoritarianism, it also witnessed new forms of media and mass culture that transformed daily life. This fascinating study of newspapers in 1920s Portugal explores how the new “modernist reportage” embodied the […]

Nuno Cristo: A musical global voyage to Lusolands – By Richard Simas

By Richard Simas, Contributor (*) Nuno Cristo is a multi-talented musical instrument maker, composer, singer, ethnomusicologist, and performer from Portugal living in Toronto, Canada, where he moved in 1985. His deeply timbered and soulful voice in Campos de Portugal sings a joyous pastoral anthem influenced by the South American Charango music he heard played by […]

White House: President Obama meets António Guterres UN Secretary-General Designate – Washington, DC

President Barack Obama met today, in the Oval Office, with former Portuguese Prime Minister, António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General designate. Speaking to the press, President Obama said Guterres had an extraordinary reputation and that he was confident that the next Secretary-General of the international organization would be an effective leader. “At a time when […]

Climate change: Portugal supporting Paris Climate Agreement – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor (*) The proclamation at the end of last week’s was rather wordy, but the central point was clear: “Our climate is warming at an alarming and unprecedented rate and we have an urgent duty to respond.” What is not clear is where do efforts to curb global warming go from here, […]

Honor: Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom – Washington, DC

President Barack Obama awarded distinguished Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in a ceremony held in the White House, on Tuesday, November 22. The Presidential Medal of Freedom was bestowed on 21 individuals from a varying list of categories, from science to sports to entertainment. Others honorees included Robert DeNiro, Ellen […]

Book: ‘Narratives in Motion’ by Luís Trindade– Editor’s Note

07 December 2016

Interwar Portugal was in many ways a microcosm of Europe’s encounter with modernity: reshaped by industrialization, urban growth, and the antagonism between liberalism and authoritarianism, it also witnessed new forms of media and mass culture that transformed daily life. This fascinating study of newspapers in 1920s Portugal explores how the new “modernist reportage” embodied the […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Film, Heritage, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Nuno Cristo: A musical global voyage to Lusolands – By Richard Simas

03 December 2016

By Richard Simas, Contributor (*) Nuno Cristo is a multi-talented musical instrument maker, composer, singer, ethnomusicologist, and performer from Portugal living in Toronto, Canada, where he moved in 1985. His deeply timbered and soulful voice in Campos de Portugal sings a joyous pastoral anthem influenced by the South American Charango music he heard played by […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Brazil, Cape Verde, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Interviews, Mozambique, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

White House: President Obama meets António Guterres UN Secretary-General Designate – Washington, DC

02 December 2016

President Barack Obama met today, in the Oval Office, with former Portuguese Prime Minister, António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General designate. Speaking to the press, President Obama said Guterres had an extraordinary reputation and that he was confident that the next Secretary-General of the international organization would be an effective leader. “At a time when […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Climate change: Portugal supporting Paris Climate Agreement – By Len Port

30 November 2016

By Len Port, Contributor (*) The proclamation at the end of last week’s was rather wordy, but the central point was clear: “Our climate is warming at an alarming and unprecedented rate and we have an urgent duty to respond.” What is not clear is where do efforts to curb global warming go from here, […]

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Posted in Business, Community, Conferences, Featured, Home & Garden, Life Style, Organizations, Politics

Honor: Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom – Washington, DC

23 November 2016

President Barack Obama awarded distinguished Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in a ceremony held in the White House, on Tuesday, November 22. The Presidential Medal of Freedom was bestowed on 21 individuals from a varying list of categories, from science to sports to entertainment. Others honorees included Robert DeNiro, Ellen […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Awards, Azores, Community, Featured, Film, Heritage, Organizations, People, World

Book: ‘My Portuguese American Kitchen’ – Editor’s Note

23 November 2016

Most of my family memories revolve around food, especially family holidays, and everyone knows how important food and wine are in Portuguese culture. In My Portuguese American Kitchen, you’ll find classic Portuguese dishes. I have also embraced many American favorites, with a passion. In My Portuguese American Kitchen, I share traditional recipes and some Portuguese […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Food & Wine, Life Style, Portugal

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