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Art in Portugal
Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque
Casa da Música is a major concert hall space in Porto, Portugal. It was designed by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, and was built as part of Porto's project for European Culture Capital in 2001, although it was only finished in the first half of 2005, to immediately become an icon of the city. The Building engineers were Ove Arup - London together with Afassociados, Oporto. The windows, doors and the curved glass wall was made by Facal (www.facal.eu). Casa da Música was built just across from one of the main traffic centres of the city, Rotunda da Boavista. The …
Avenida Menéres, 456
Created in 2007, Casa da Arquitectura is a non-profit cultural entity that has been affirming itself in the field of content creation and programming for the national and international dissemination and affirmation of architecture in society. Its action involves not just architects but also individuals and entities from various cultural and social spheres who encourage and sponsor this mission, in the public interest of architecture.
Praça do Infante Dom Henrique - Antigo Mercado Ferreira Borges
After working for nine years on Gaia, marking undeniably the musical panorama of the North, Hard Club reopens, now in the Harbor, more properly in the old Market Ferreira Borges. Has three stages, food court, shop of disks and books, animation, cinema, theatre, exhibitions and children's animation.
Rua de Belém Pará
In 1855-1858 begined the construction of the Teatro Aveirense, planned by Araújo e Silva. The building was ready only in 1878-1881, being opened by the Companhia do Teatro D. Maria II. In the beginning of the XX century, new chairs made of sheep-leather and iron were bought to the pit. In 1912 started the cinematograph sessions. Later, in 1947-1949, the place was rebuilt and reopened, with an Ernesto Korrodi and Engenheiro Von Haff building plan. A true ex-libris of the city, this show room was the stage for many shows: names like Ney Matogrosso, Maria Bethânia and Vicente Amigo have …
Rua Alexandre Lobo, 53
This auditorium stages several shows and some performing arts. In the main lobby, paintings by several artists are exhibited for sale.
Rua Miguel Bombarda, 523
Space created by Louis Twin that conferred a peculiar decoration, with walls lined with books. In one of the walls is a challenge: find out what book belong the illustrations framed.
Praça da República, R. Eng. Duarte Pacheco - 1º
A cultural space that belongs to the Town Hall, where several activities take place, namely temporary exhibitions and ballroom dancing. It has a theatre group: TAL and a chess club.
Avenida José da Costa Mealha
Large old cinema and theatre room, located in the centre of Loulé, in good state and where there are cinema sessions.