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Book: ‘The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro’ by Fernando Pessoa – Editor’s Note January 20: Tom Hanks hosting ‘Celebrating America’ inaugural event Art: Richard Taittinger Gallery presents Joana Vasconcelos Review: When you return home without ever leaving COVID’19: Government declares complete lockdown
 

Book: ‘The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro’ by Fernando Pessoa – Editor’s Note

A bilingual companion to The Book of Disquiet. Here, in Margaret Jull Costa and Patricio Ferrari’s splendid new translations, are the complete poems of Alberto Caeiro, the imaginary “heteronym” coterie created by Fernando Pessoa, the Portuguese modernist master. Pessoa conceived Caeiro around 1914 and may have named him loosely after his friend, the poet Mário […]

January 20: Tom Hanks hosting ‘Celebrating America’ inaugural event – Washington, DC

Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute “Celebrating America” primetime television special on January 20, for the inauguration of Joe Biden as President and Kamala Harris as Vice-President of the United States. The ceremony will be held on the West Front of the US Capitol. Tom Hanks is just one of the few […]

Art: Richard Taittinger Gallery presents Joana Vasconcelos – New York, NY

The New York based Richard Taittinger Gallery is presenting today the grand opening of acclaimed Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos, internationally recognized for her large-scale art installations. One of the most prominent visual artists in the world, Vasconcelos’s work consists of transforming everyday objects in inventive and unexpected ways. She creates traditional clichés of her Portuguese […]

Review: When you return home without ever leaving – by Vamberto Freitas

Azorean Suite: A poem of the moment is fortunately now available in book form, in the original English version, as well as the full translation (into Portuguese) made by the author with José Francisco Costa, who emigrated to the USA, and by Eduardo Bettencourt Pinto, who emigrated to Canada, both poets and prose writers recognized among […]

COVID’19: Government declares complete lockdown – Portugal

The government of Portugal has declared a state of emergency due to a surge in COVID’19, and ordered a complete two-week, strict lockdown for the whole country, effective Friday, Prime Minister António Costa announced on Wednesday. The lockdown could be in place indefinitely, although, under Portuguese law, it will be reviewed every 15 days. The […]

Book: ‘The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro’ by Fernando Pessoa – Editor’s Note

19 January 2021

A bilingual companion to The Book of Disquiet. Here, in Margaret Jull Costa and Patricio Ferrari’s splendid new translations, are the complete poems of Alberto Caeiro, the imaginary “heteronym” coterie created by Fernando Pessoa, the Portuguese modernist master. Pessoa conceived Caeiro around 1914 and may have named him loosely after his friend, the poet Mário […]

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Posted in Books, Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal, World

January 20: Tom Hanks hosting ‘Celebrating America’ inaugural event – Washington, DC

19 January 2021

Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute “Celebrating America” primetime television special on January 20, for the inauguration of Joe Biden as President and Kamala Harris as Vice-President of the United States. The ceremony will be held on the West Front of the US Capitol. Tom Hanks is just one of the few […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Awards, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, People, Politics, World

Art: Richard Taittinger Gallery presents Joana Vasconcelos – New York, NY

18 January 2021

The New York based Richard Taittinger Gallery is presenting today the grand opening of acclaimed Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos, internationally recognized for her large-scale art installations. One of the most prominent visual artists in the world, Vasconcelos’s work consists of transforming everyday objects in inventive and unexpected ways. She creates traditional clichés of her Portuguese […]

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

Review: When you return home without ever leaving – by Vamberto Freitas

18 January 2021

Azorean Suite: A poem of the moment is fortunately now available in book form, in the original English version, as well as the full translation (into Portuguese) made by the author with José Francisco Costa, who emigrated to the USA, and by Eduardo Bettencourt Pinto, who emigrated to Canada, both poets and prose writers recognized among […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Portugal, World

COVID’19: Government declares complete lockdown – Portugal

14 January 2021

The government of Portugal has declared a state of emergency due to a surge in COVID’19, and ordered a complete two-week, strict lockdown for the whole country, effective Friday, Prime Minister António Costa announced on Wednesday. The lockdown could be in place indefinitely, although, under Portuguese law, it will be reviewed every 15 days. The […]

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

January 24: Portuguese to elect next president – Portugal

12 January 2021

Portuguese voters will cast their ballots, on January 24, for the country’s next president. Incumbent Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, 72, is set to lead the vote, with polls showing he may get over the 50% needed to claim an outright win for a second five-year term. If the presidential elections were now, Marcelo Rebelo de […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, People, Politics, Portugal, World

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