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Community: The Fabric Arts Festival 2020 celebrates Fall River Travel: TAP Air Portugal adds Chicago, New York and San Francisco  routes COVID’19: Cristiano Ronaldo positive for coronavirus – Portugal Ralph Almeida: On bringing Azulejos to a new light Diplomacy: Portuguese Government will not cave in to US pressures
 

Community: The Fabric Arts Festival 2020 celebrates Fall River – Massachusetts

The second edition of the Fabric Arts Festival takes place in Fall River, Massachusetts, October 16-17, celebrating art, music, community and the city. The two-day day festival, limited in scope by the coronavirus pandemic, features cultural events which includes a series of live music concerts, films, art exhibitions, art installations, and murals. Organized by Casa […]

Travel: TAP Air Portugal adds Chicago, New York and San Francisco  routes – Portugal

TAP Air Portugal has restarted direct flights from Lisbon to Chicago O’Hare, New York JFK, and San Francisco airports. The service will operate twice a week. From the Chicago and San Francisco hub, TAP offers flight connections to dozens of US other cities via United Airlines. Both airlines are members of Star Alliance, which means […]

COVID’19: Cristiano Ronaldo positive for coronavirus – Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Portugal’s Nations League game against Sweden on Wednesday, the Portuguese Football Federation said in a statement Tuesday. The rest of Portugal’s squad tested negative on Tuesday and are available for Wednesday’s game in Lisbon. Coach Fernando Santos said he will train them at the Cidade […]

Ralph Almeida: On bringing Azulejos to a new light – Interview

By Millicent Accardi Of Portuguese descent, Almeida was born in Connecticut and moved to New York in 1984, where shortly after he began studying textile design at The Fashion Institute of Technology. Currently, he continues to work as a visual artist, primarily in mixed-media and ceramics (tiles and mosaics), free-lancing as a textile designer, an […]

Diplomacy: Portuguese Government will not cave in to US pressures – Portugal

The Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, warned the United States Ambassador in Lisbon, George Glass, that the decision-making process in Portugal belongs with the Portuguese Government and will not abide by US pressures. The head of Portugal’s diplomacy reacted to statements by the United States Ambassador who, in an interview with the […]

Community: The Fabric Arts Festival 2020 celebrates Fall River – Massachusetts

16 October 2020

The second edition of the Fabric Arts Festival takes place in Fall River, Massachusetts, October 16-17, celebrating art, music, community and the city. The two-day day festival, limited in scope by the coronavirus pandemic, features cultural events which includes a series of live music concerts, films, art exhibitions, art installations, and murals. Organized by Casa […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Film, Heritage, Music, Organizations, Painting

Travel: TAP Air Portugal adds Chicago, New York and San Francisco  routes – Portugal

16 October 2020

TAP Air Portugal has restarted direct flights from Lisbon to Chicago O’Hare, New York JFK, and San Francisco airports. The service will operate twice a week. From the Chicago and San Francisco hub, TAP offers flight connections to dozens of US other cities via United Airlines. Both airlines are members of Star Alliance, which means […]

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

COVID’19: Cristiano Ronaldo positive for coronavirus – Portugal

13 October 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Portugal’s Nations League game against Sweden on Wednesday, the Portuguese Football Federation said in a statement Tuesday. The rest of Portugal’s squad tested negative on Tuesday and are available for Wednesday’s game in Lisbon. Coach Fernando Santos said he will train them at the Cidade […]

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Posted in Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, Sports, World

Ralph Almeida: On bringing Azulejos to a new light – Interview

07 October 2020

By Millicent Accardi Of Portuguese descent, Almeida was born in Connecticut and moved to New York in 1984, where shortly after he began studying textile design at The Fashion Institute of Technology. Currently, he continues to work as a visual artist, primarily in mixed-media and ceramics (tiles and mosaics), free-lancing as a textile designer, an […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Community, Featured, Heritage, Interviews, Madeira, Painting, People, Portugal, World

Diplomacy: Portuguese Government will not cave in to US pressures – Portugal

26 September 2020

The Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, warned the United States Ambassador in Lisbon, George Glass, that the decision-making process in Portugal belongs with the Portuguese Government and will not abide by US pressures. The head of Portugal’s diplomacy reacted to statements by the United States Ambassador who, in an interview with the […]

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

Painter and Patron: The Maritime Silk Road in the Códice Casanatense – A Review

24 September 2020

By Soni Wadhwa Philosopher Martin Heidegger once wrote about the conquest of the world as a picture while discussing the photographs as records of time “captured” through the camera. Though he was talking about photographs, the same could be said of all images in general, especially, paintings. A 16th century watercolour labelled “The Bengalis” from […]

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

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