Thursday, 23 March 2017
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Activity Algarve Bike Rides

Thanks to all who attended rides last week, let's hope the weather behaves for us this week!

Hungarian violinist Édua Zadory and Dutch pianist Irene Ainstein concertOn Sunday 26 March at 5 pm, virtuoso Hungarian violinist Édua Zadory and Dutch pianist Irene Ainstein will give the next concert in the Quintinha da Música series.

Edua will also be appearing at Pessoa´s Café in Tavira (on the left bank of the Gilão halfway between the ´Roman´ bridge and the ´Temporary military´ bridge)  at 18h00 (6 pm) on Friday 24 March where she will play improvisations on the violin in response to the current art exhibition Viver Da Pesca.

Sue ParkerMediterranean Gardening Association – Portugal, Members and Friends Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday April 1st 2017, including a talk by Sue Parker, followed by guided walk 'Wild Orchids – Odysseys & Oddities'.

“Go to the right places in the Algarve at the right times of year, and the most amazing orchid sights will greet you.”

Sue Parker shares her time between homes in Wales and the Algarve and travels, mainly in Europe, to see, photograph and learn more about wild terrestrial orchids. Her passion for wild orchids dates back to her childhood in the Far East, where epiphytic orchids grew on the fence at the bottom of her garden.

FARO INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL -  25 March | 9.30 pm AQUARIUS - 21 March | 9.30 pm 
Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story building, built in the 1940s, in the upper-class, seaside Boa Viagem Avenue, Recife. All the neighboring apartments have already been acquired by a company which has other plans for that plot. Clara has pledged to only leave her place upon her death, and will engage in a cold war of sorts with the company. This tension both disturbs Clara and gives her that edge on her daily routine. It also gets her thinking about her loved ones, her past and her future.

DO=S - 24 March | 9.30 pm 
2017 is expected to be an amazing year for Diogo Piçarra, with the release of his second studio album “do=s” in March 31. The kick off to this new cycle is a live show at Teatro das Figuras, in his hometown Faro.

'A Viking Legacy – Iron Age journeys and findings' - talk on April 4thOn Tuesday 4th April, the Algarve Archaeological Association (AAA) will be presenting two lectures, in English, by Hampus Norrgren. The first lecture will be at 2.30pm at the Museu do Trajo in Sao Bras, the second lecture will be at 5.45pm at the Convento de Sao Jose in Lagoa.

Music, Theatre and Visual Performance "Be P-Art" in the Castle of Loulé - March 28thI am glad to invite you to our new project which brings together different artistic disciplines, and approaches the audience in a special way.

Our third performance "Be P-Art" is taking place on 28th of March at 7.30pm in the Castle of Loulé. Free entrance and any contribution is welcome!

There will also be a small edible surprise at the end of the show.

Quinta dos Vales' "Open Door" - April 2ndWe are nearly three weeks away from the “Open Door 2017”, Quinta dos Vales annual event where the new white and rosé wines are introduced to the public, along with some of the most recent red wines already on the market.

Entrance is free of charge and open to all and no booking is required.

Easter Concert in Lagoa - April 16thIdeias do Levante – Associação Cultural de Lagoa (Algarve) is presently producing an Easter Concert, in partnership with Municipio de Lagoa, which will happen on April 16 at 5:00pm.
We’re proud to present Carla Pontes (soprano,, Francisco Brazão (Bass-baritone) and Cristiana Silva (Piano). The three musicians will interpret a repertoire which mainly includes pieces from George Frideric Handel, Henry Purcell and Johann Sebastian Bach.