Culture

Warm Up resumes original format and offers an array of events of delight in the Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal

Following a first weekend devoted to spoken word at the Campo Alegre Municipal Theatre, the Warm Up is going outside and resumes its original programming at the Gardens of Palácio de Cristal, where the Porta-Jazz Festival will make this a perfectly formed weekend.

Punk is not dead and it awaits at the U.Porto

From London to Tokyo, two photo exhibitions devoted to the punk universe are on display at the Casa Comum, in the Rectory. The exhibits are entrance free and can be visited until 31 August.

Porto Municipal Theatre new season was announced today

The programming for the Porto Municipal Theatre new season was presented today, and the highlight is the reinforcement in the bet on companies and artists of Porto. Another highlight is the celebration of Rivoli’s 90th anniversary. Still, a total of 118 performances will maintain the online format, as well, to reach new and wider audiences.

Social gathering with artistic overtones at the Fonoteca Municipal do Porto

The floor is open to anyone who wishes to celebrate the 30 years of the launch of the “Uno Dos” debut album of Repórter Estrábico. Members of the iconic band Anselmo Canha (bass player) and Paulo Lopes (guitar player), are the invited guests for the tertulia at the Fonoteca Municipal do Porto (FMP) aka Porto Audio Room, on 25 July, at 5 pm. The event is access free. Secure your spot (up to two seats per person) via e-mail fonoteca@cm-porto.pt.

The U. Porto Museum Patio: a space fit for cultural life and contemplation

From 20 to 25 July, the Noites no Pátio do Museu [“Evenings at the Museum’s Patio”, free translation], invite for timeless cultural activities such as poetry, documentary film, theatre and so much more that participants can unveil at the Patio of the Central Pole of the Natural History Museum of the University of Porto, in the Rectory (MHNC-UP). Participation is free, upon prior seat reservation.

The 23rd Santa Cecília International Competition award ceremony at Casa da Música

The competition that puts to the test dozens of young talented pianist from all parts of the world delivered its final performance last Saturday, 17 July at Casa da Música. The winner of this year’s edition as Mirabelle Kajenjeri. The French pianist, who was born in Kiev, Ukraine, conquered the first prize - Prémio Cidade do Porto – with her piano performance of Concerto No. 1, op. 23, by Tchaikovsky.

Warm Up for precious moments at Campo Alegre

The array of activities that announces Porto Book Fair, one of the most important literary events in the city is the Warm Up, featuring must pick up events to prepare for precious moments. The first of those events kicked off yesterday, with the quartet A Flor do Lácio, and today there is Rui Reininho, outstanding figure in the national music scene. The music from Porto will take the stage at the Theatre Campo Alegre, at 5 pm, to present his newest work “20.000 Éguas Submarinas”.

Retrospective of Eric Rohmer’s work takes to the silver screen at Campo Alegre

Eric Rohmer, mostly known as a Post-World war II French New wave film director, has left an established body of work that is celebrated at the silver screen at Campo Alegre, starting this July.

Embrace dance at the Pasteleira neighbourhood with Cultura em Expansão this weekend

The performance “Ilhas – uma constelação”, by Sara Anjo, is the three artistic suggestion for ythis weekend, on 17 July, in the framework of the municipal programme “Cultura em Expansão”.

Stunning three-of-a kind murals to celebrate Urban Art and sustainability at the Parque das Águas

Joy-inducing murals will brighten the Parque das Águas in the Jardim Nova Sintra, in Porto. The coming months will see three installations by artists from Porto taking the place of plain walls. The goal is to raise awareness of the importance of water, energy and biodiversity.