Dom Pattinson, one of the world’s foremost urban artists, whose works are collected by a host of celebrities including Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and the Beckhams, will be in Loule this week for the opening of ArtCatto's summer exhibition. His latest pieces will be shown alongside those of Will Rochfort, Andre Lundquist and Mark Dempsteder.
Two great brazilian musicians gather around the deep musical root of Brazil and season it with a special flavour this Saturday, 30th July at 7:30pm, at Herdade da Corte, Tavira.
Once again, Boavista Golf Resort was proud to be the host of the prestigious Nike Shoot Out tournament on 9th July 2016.
This challenging competition is always very popular with members and this year the event attracted a field of 84 players.
Fifteen dancers ages 10-16 with four qualifying choreographies recently represented the region in the Portuguese team that travelled to Jersey, Channel Islands for the Bloch Dance World Cup.
Whilst once upon a time the cry ‘the Cossacks are coming’ would have induced panic, the Cossack troupe of the Escola de Dança de Lagos came back to the city of Lagos to cheers and congratulations for bringing with them silver medals in their Junior category with 87.0 points and the Children’s duet of Afonso Gouveia and Sara Nascimento won bronze medals with 85.0 points.
Rehearsals are in full swing for the most unique theatrical presentation on the Algarve this year. The Algarveans Experimental Theatre group is 25 years old in September and they wanted to stage something really special to mark this anniversary.
Pollen: The Musical was been written by Algarveans’ member, and professional musician, Ian Carfrae. The genesis of the musical started back in the days when Ian performed all over the world as part of the New Vaudeville Band with his co-writer, Bobby Hay-Smith. Ian has always enjoyed writing and arranging music and has been known to have a secret bottom drawer of songs that has never seen the light of day. Why? Ian is a perfectionist with his music and unless it is right it does not get performed.
Good news for those that need a financial nudge to visit the Olhão Seafood Festival this August, the ticket prices have gone down to just €5 for the first three days and €8 for the last three as there are top performers booked.
The 9th to the 14th of August sees one of the city parks transformed into a seafood and music venue with the Ria Formosa as a backdrop.
On Thursday 16th June a small contingent from St Patrick’s Society of the Algarve travelled to Lisbon for the annual Bloomsday Celebration. On this day every year the Irish Association (Lisbon) and the Lisbon Players act out scenes from James Joyce’s world famous book, Ulysses.
On Tuesday 14th June David Shirley, in his capacity of Group Organiser the Algarve Senior Bikers, was asked to verify the arrival of brothers Kilian and Ludvig Hein in the Algarve, who completed a ride through all weathers from Germany via France and Spain to arrive in the Algarve in brilliant sunshine.
- Algarve riders shine at 'Special Olympics Equestrian' in Lisbon
- Yoga Classes
- The Art of Stained Glass
- "Smiles all round" at the Equestrian Olympics 2016
- ‘Loose change’ convertor soon to be launched at Faro Airport
- Silves students walk the red carpet
- Staging performances for 25 years
- First 'bad weather ride' Algarve Senior Bikers