Articles tagged fado

13 Jun 2011 // 9:00 PM

Ana Moura: Coliseu

The familiar fado themes of love, loss, uncertainty, grief, pain, and disquiet are all hymned, while the city of Lisbon acts as a metaphor for other cities of the heart.

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Making a Living in—and of—Lisbon

From the fado taverns of Alfama to the legendary cafes of Chaida, the Global Prowlers explore Western Europe´s most welcoming city. "What a happening, undiscovered city," I said to Clare as we walked back to our hostel. "Do you think we could move to Lisbon?"

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Ana Moura: Leva-me aos Fados

Another excellent showcase for Moura's art. Backed by Custódio Castelo's subtle guitar, she evokes a number of fado's most important elements: its sense of melancholy, of fatalism, and of itself.

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Fado by Andrzej Stasiuk

Moving back and forth through memory and time, these essays act like a vehicle moving through historical, mental and natural landscapes.

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27 Aug 2009 // 8:59 PM

Deolinda: Canção Ao Lado

Canção ao Lado is fado music that grins at moody aesthetes and applauds practicality and humour.

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Rabih Abou-Khalil: Em Portugues

There's a feeling of power in this album, of adult strength being channeled and directed towards a common goal.

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2 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Various Artists: Black Mirror

Ian Nagoski's selection is culturally broad, taking in Buddhist prayers from Laos, a Portuguese fado recorded in 1927, Irish-American piper folk and a prepubescent Swedish boy warbling over a zither.

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Searching for Wholesome Online Fun: LDS Gamers

// Moving Pixels

"While being skeptical about the Church ever officially endorsing video games, LDS gamers remains hopeful about the future, knowing that Mormon society is slowly growing to appreciate gaming.

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