Calendar

What’s on this week

Markets

Saturday 22 – Loulé (Rua da Nossa Piedade) • São Brás de Alportel (Rua Boaventura Passos) • Tunes (next to level crossing)

Sunday 23 – Pereiro (Alcoutim) • Rogil (Aljezur) • Almancil (next to C+S school)• Santa Catarina (Tavira, Rua 1 de Maio)

Monday 24 – Odeáxere (Lagos, Largo do Moinho, at Junta de Freguesia) • S.B. Messines (between Rua António Aleixo and Rua 1 de Maio

Wednesday 26 – Quarteira (next to Jardim Filipe Jonas)

Thursday 27 – Boliqueime (Loulé)

Dance

Friday 21 – Belly dance every Friday at CLCC school in Portimão. Call 282 430 250 for information.

Fairs

Sunday 23 – S. Bartolomeu de Messines at the local fair and market site. Call 282 339 136 for information.

Music

Friday 21 – Martin Teutscher Quartet at the Vilamoura Jazz Club from 10pm.

Friday 21 – The Good Time Jazz Band perform at Hotel Garbe in Armação de Pêra from 9pm. (Dinner starts at 7pm). Call Ivor Jones on 282 332 029 for information.

Saturday 22 – Orquestra do Algarve concert at Igreja do Carmo in Faro from 9.30pm.

Saturday 22 – Cello and Violin concert at Salão Nobre at Portimão Câmara Municipal from 9.30pm.

Saturday 22 – Jon Lavieri Quartet at the Vilamoura Jazz Club from 10pm.

Saturday 22 – Spring Concert at António Pinheiro Cine-Teatro in Tavira from 9pm.

Sunday 23 –28th International Music Festival of the Algarve – Chamber Music (bassoon • clarinet • piano) from 6.30pm at the Vila do Bispo auditorium. Call 289 800 400 for more information.

Sunday 23 – The New Orleans Jazz Band perform at the Bela Vista Hotel in Praia da Luz from 9pm. Call Tony Scriven on 289 591 804 for more information.

Sunday 23 – Luso-Arabic Poetry recital at Praça do Auditório Municipal in Lagoa from 9.30pm.

Monday 24 – ‘Ode:…never will words have as much music nor music as many words…’ by Sandro William with Aires musicians at Lagoa Câmara Municipal from 9.30pm.

Monday 24 – The Good Time Jazz Band perform at Tivoli Hotel in Lagos from 8.30pm. Call Ivor Jones on 282 332 029 .

Wednesday 26 – Lester/Miceli’s ‘Collo Bop Jazz Quintet’ at Vilamoura Jazz Club from 9.30pm.

Thursday 27 –MTV Moto Mash with Scissor Sisters • Zoot Woman • James Murphey • Richard X at Lux Club in Lisbon.

Thursday 27 – The New Orleans Jazz Band perform at Vilamoura Jazz Club from 9.30pm. Call Tony Scriven on 289 591 804 .

Thursday 27 – Philadelphia Orchestra at Coliseu dos Recreios (Lisboa) with Christoph Eschenbach.

Festivals

Rock in Rio Lisboa

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE

May 28 Paul Mc-Cartney May 29 –Ben Harper • Peter Gabriel • Gilberto Gil • Rui Veloso + more May 30Foo Fighters • Evanescence • Charlie Brown Jr • Xutos e Pontapés • Jeff Mills+ more June 4 Metallica • Slipknot • Incubus • Moonspell • Sepultura + more June 5 –Britney Spears•Sugababes • Black Eyed Peas • Carl Cox + more June 6 – Ivete Sangalo • Sting • Alicia Keyes • Alejandro Sanz • Luís Represas • DJ Vibe • John Digweed • Desyn Masiello • Feliz da Cat + more. For full list of performers go to www.rockinrio-lisboa.sapo.pt. Tickets priced at 53e can be bought at Millennium BCP banks, online or call 707 300 707.

Super Bock Super Rock festival

June 9Linkin Park • Korn •Muse • Static-X • Da Weasel • Blasted Mechanism • Anger • Yellow W Van • Fonzie • Pleymo June 10Nelly Furtado • Avril Lavigne • N.E.R.D • Los Hermanos • David Fonseca • Toranja •Dealema • Gomo • Patricia Faria June 11 Lenny Kravitz •Pixies • Fatboy Slim • Massive Attack •Hundred Reasons • Clã • Pluto • Wray Gunn • André Indiana • X-Wife • Loosers. Venue: Parque do Tejo (Parque das Nações – Lisboa). Tickets for 1 day (38 e) and for 3 days (78 e), call 210 036 300.

Hype@Meco

JULY 10 Moloko • Matthew Herbert + to be confirmed. Tickets details to follow.

República Independente

Algoz

July 17 Chemical Brothers • DJ Andy Smith • DJ Vibe • Leeroy Thornhill (ex Prodigy) • Justin Robertson • Felix Da Housecat • Rui Vargas • Tres Demented featuring Carl Craig • Soul Jazz Records Soundsystem • Fila Brazillia • Different Drummer • Fase Action • Alex Sparrow • 4 Hero. Venue: Krazy World.More details to follow.

Festa do Dragão

Porto

JULY 16 – Iggy Pop & Stooges • The Darkness • Cinerame JULY 17 David Bowie • The Charlatans • Starsailor • Leah Wood JULY 18 Deep Purple • Status Quo • Scorpions • Cheap Trick. Tickets priced between 30 to 75 euros

SUDOESTE – Zambujeira

AUGUST 6 Franz Ferdinand +more to be confirmed. Tickets details to follow.

PAREDES DE COURA

AUGUST 18 Motor City (Mc5) • Howe Gelb AUGUST 19 Scissor Sisters • Mark Eitzel

ANGRA ROCK

September 3 Reamman • Rádio Macau • Star Industry + more to be confirmed. Ticket details to follow.

Charity

Sunday May 23 – Open Garden at Casa Deva, nr. Lagos. Admission 5e, includes coffee and biscuits in aid of the Nandi Fund. Call 962 348 601.

Sport

Friday 21, Saturday 22 – Algarve Adaptive Indoor Rowing Challenge. First ever competition of this type. Consists of disabled athletes at Lagos Pavilhão Municipal from 2pm. Call Wheeling Around the Algarve 289 393 636 for information.

Saturday 22 – 12 hour swimming event at Portimão municipal swimming pools from 7am to 7pm.

Saturday 22 – Free Tennis Clinic at Carvoeiro Club de Tenis. 3pm for juniors, 4.30pm for adults. Fun, informal, no racquet needed. Call 282 357 847 for information.

Until Sunday 23 –City Tennis Championship at Vale do Lobo. For information call Alda Filipa on 289 353 256.

Saturday 22, Sunday 23 –Lagos Raid Catamaran by Lagos Sailing Club from 1pm (May 22) and 11am (May 23).

Saturday 22, Sunday 23 – Portimão Water Sports qualifying round. Call 282 470 832 for more information.

Car Boot Sales

Saturday 22 – Monte Gordo (Av. Infante D. Henrique)

Sunday 23 – Barão de São João (Lagos, Centro Cultural, R. da Mata) • Monchique (Rua D. Francisco Gomes de Avelar) • Olhão (opposite fishing dock)

Walks

Saturday 22 and Monday 24 – Let’s Walk at Vale Figueira (Messines) – A beautiful two hour walk through woodland and along the river valley near Messines. Easy walking and all welcome. 2pm start – meet at the café ‘O Nevers’ at Vale Figueira. From the old Lisbon road (IP1) take the Silves/Salir exit and at first roundabout follow the exit for Salir. At the second roundabout follow the Messines road. There is sign for the café on the right – turn here and follow the track to the café. With walk leader Silvia Smeman. Call 289 478 845 or 963 737 170 for information.

Exhibitions

• Until May 28 – Espuma do Mar by Jaqueline Atkinson at EMARP building in Portimão.

• Until May 29 – Singrid Braun-Umbrach colourful paintings and Walter Schmidt work on old doors and windows with coloured glass for sale and viewing at Barringtons.

• Until May 31 – In the Deep Oceanat Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel in Faro. For information call 289 890 920.

• Until May 31 – Love Letters at the Contemporary Art, Cinema and Photography Museum in São Brás de Alportel. For more information call 919 732 187.

•Until May 31 – Commemorative exhibition of International Museums at Galeria Municipal de Aljezur.

• Until June – ‘Nuno Santiago, Tavira, Algarve recent work’ at São Lourenço Centro Cultural. For more information call 289 395475.

• Until June 9 – Stone sculptures at Cochoa restaurant (just off the EN 125 near Luz). Proceeds from sale of items go to Associação Bamboo (animal refuge) Vila do Bispo. For reservations call 282 782 822.

• Until June 10 – Hasselmyr’s first exhibition, at the Galeria Porca Preta in Monchique. Directions: Drive towards Alferce and follow the signs. The gallery also has a restaurant and bar. For information call 282 912 384.

• Until July 31 – ‘The Discovery of Brazil’ at Museu Municipal de Arqueologia in Albufeira.

• Saturday 22 until September 22 – Grand opening of the second FIESA 2004 International Sand Sculpture Festival near Pêra, between A22 access road to Algoz and EN 125. Call 289 912 918 for information.

Theatre

Friday 21 – Stand-up comedy with Pedro Tochas at Lagos Centro Cultural from 9.30pm.

Friday 21, Saturday 22 – The Algarveans ‘Stepping Out’ at São Lourenço in Almancil at 8pm. Ticket priced at 12e. Call 282 770 450 or 282 789 608 for reservations or information.

Saturday 22 – Stand-up comedy with Pedro Tochas at Universidade do Algarve in Faro from 10pm.

Saturday 22 – ‘A Barraca de Gregório’ at Praça do Auditório Municipal in Lagos from 6pm.

Saturday 22 – Tavira’s 28th theatre festival at Casa do Povo da Conceição from 9.30pm.

Tuesday 25 – ‘Sopa dos Pobres’ at Lagoa Câmara Municipal from 10.30pm.

Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26, Thursday 27 – The Algarveans ‘Stepping Out’at Lagos Centro Cultural in Lagosfrom 8pm. Ticket priced at 12e. Call 282 770 450 or 282 789 608 for reservations or information.

Meetings

Saturday 22 – Over 50’s International Friends Group meeting at Sopa da Pedra in Portimão, with Fado music and a Portuguese buffet for 12 euros excluding drinks. 7.30pm (leave A22 at Alvor exit, signed Figuera on roundabout. Restaurant in front)

Saturday 22 – Meet at Casa David for wine, snacks, conversation and a good day out from 12.30pm at Rua Moinho do Azeite Loja 1B, Lagos (near the chairs roundabout). Entrance 5 euros, which goes towards helping abandoned animals. With Tombola, paintings by Angie Gibson and Terry Maia, bath bombs and much more. Call Michele on 919 457 263 for mor e information.

Coming Soon

• NORAH JONES – June 8Coliseu dos Recreios (Lisboa) 9.30pm. Tickets 22e to 55e• PHIL COLLINSJuly 3 Alvalade football stadium. More information to follow • PINK July 31Pavilhão Atântico. Tickets at FNAC shops from 22 eto 32 e• SIMPLE MINDS Açores music festival on June 19 and 27 • SUICIDE July 31 CBT dance festival in Esposende • PACO DE LUCIASeptember 9 and September 10 Flamenco spectacular Coliseu dos Recreios (Lisboa), September 11 Figueira da Foz Casino and Coliseu do Porto on September 12 • DIDO Torre de Belém July 6. Tickets at www.plateia.iol.pt 25e 30e• THE CORRS Braga football stadium on July 16. Tickets priced at 20e to 25e• EURO 2004 ENTERTAINMENT Santos e Pecadores (June 12) • Noites de Acordeão – Gonçalo Pescada/Al’Acordeão (June 13) • Faro Folklore Night (June 14) • Noites Andaluzes (June 15 and 27) • Jazz Night (June 16) • Jamaniacs/Stone (June 17) • Ala dos Namorados (June 18) • David Fonseca (June 19) • Funkarmónica (June 23) • João Pedro Pais (June 26) • Monstro (July 1) • Luís Represas (July 2) • Daniela Mercury (July). Entertainment at Jardim Manuel Bivar in Faro • ALANIS MORISSETTE June 25 Praça Euro in Aveiro. Ticket details yet to be announced •Bryan Adams August 1 Expofacic, Catanhede. Ticket priced at 10e • diana krall September 30, October 1, 23 Coliseu (Lisboa). Ticket details to follow.

• Algarve Fashion Show starring Naomi Campbell on July 9 in at Algarve Forum in Faro from 9.30pm. Entrance to the event is free. More details to follow • Jazz and the stars festival from June 7 – 13 at Vilalara hotel in Armação de Pêra • Barringtons Golf and Health Spa in Vale do Lobo will be hosting a Wellness in Action Day 2004 on Sunday May 30 from 11am until 6pm, in association with The Resident. With health and fitness, beauty, nutrition, alternative therapies, medical practitioners and lots more. For more information contact Luke Pierce at Barringtons on 289 351 940 •13th EUROPEAN HARLEY DAVIDSON RALLY for the true Harley Davidson lovers. Rally at Monte Gordo from June 3 until June 6. Call 281 518 069 for information.

Ongoing

YOGA, Tai Chi & Chi kung Monday to Friday at Quinta da Calma. Tel 289 393 346 or www.quintadacalma.com • PAINTING FOR PLEASURE Thursday mornings 11am to 12.30pm. Classes at São Brás de Alportel, all beginners welcome. For details 289 845 561 or 916 389 810 • scottish country dancing: Mondays, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, at Porshes International School. Call Isobel McGarvey on 282 332 612 •yoga with Hilary classes for all levels. Monday to Friday. Mornings, afternoons and evenings. Details on 962 560 768 or 282 449 303 • Stretch, Tone, sculpt with Hilary Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings. Details on 962 560 768 or 282 449 303 • ALGARVE AUCTIONS first Saturday of every month for information call Tina on 919 767 066• HAndicraft exhibition Monday to Saturday, at CACE – Centre of Arts, Estói • Mother & Toddler Group Indoor soft play area with slides, ball pool and bouncy castles. Ages 6 months to 4 years. 10.30am-12.30pm. Tuesdays and Fridays. Fully supervised. At Bellavista Mini-Golf, Albufeira (968 012 997 / 289 570 064)• Bridge Lessons Beginners, improvers. Carvoeiro (282 341 445) • The garbe Social Bridge club Hotel Garbe (Armação de Pêra), Fridays at 1.30pm • Duplicate Bridge 7.30pm (282 913 175) • Exercise Fridays and Mondays, Pilates exercise classes (11am); Wednesdays, Water aerobics (11am), at Hotel Garbe (282 359 272) • Cricket Club All players welcome. Contact Graham Morgan (289 396 622) • Chess Join the Núcleo de Xadrez, Lagoa (282 342982), or the Loulé Chess Club. Contact Konstantin (914 005 829) • PORTUGUESE LESSONS Barringtons with Lenia Ribeiro. Please contact Luke on 289 351 940 • Free the VOICE/ FREE THE Body With Diana Lindley (282 332 854) • Let’s Walk Guided walks. Contact Julie Statham (282 698 676 / 965 753 033) • Hash House Harriers Meet weekly, pm. Contact Sylvia (289 413 854) • POPPINS Mother and Toddler group, 9.30am to midday every Wednesday (Portimão). No charge, just for coffee. For more information call Marina on 964 820 392. • OVER 50’S INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS (IF Club) –Come and have your say – what do you want to do for the summer. Call Eilleen on 282 799 111 • TheAero Clube de Portimão gliding section always open to new members. Anyone interested in the sport is welcome. Sightseeing and training flights with a touring motorglider available. Call Jörg Herrman on 916 356 633 • PRE-SCHOOL MUSIC SESSIONS At 10.30am (5e), Moinho do Azeite, Lagos (282 799 111) • CAR BOOT SALES Silves Car Bootfirst Saturday of each month, just 3e per car (8ft pitch). Call 917 417 054 for more details • CIRCUIT FITNESS CLASSES AT ROCHA BRAVA TENNIS near Carvoeiro – Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Suitable for all levels of fitness Call 917 417 054 • PAINTING AND DRAWING CLASSES Mon-Fri, morning and afternoon classes. Choose from a variety of art skills and techniques. Contact Lisa on 282 356 074 or 962 891 174 • STORMS BISTRO-BAR, LIVE MUSIC Saturday and Sunday 60’s and 90’s music. For information call 282 313 071 • FIESA SAND ART sand sculptors until September 22 near Pêra, between A22, access road to Algoz and EN 125. Call 282 912 918 or 282 912 919 for information • LIVE MUSIC Restaurant Brasserie Rosal in Vale d’el Rei Tuesday – BBQ with live music Friday – Summer menu with live music. Call 282 343 2500 • BODYCOMBAT, Bodyjam, Bodybalance, Circuit and Legs bums & tums classes at Hotel Zodiac, Fonte santa, Quarteira, contact Fitbods 916 255 774 •TUMBLERS gymnastics for children. Saturdays (11am). Rocha Brava Club de Tenis. Call Lisa on 282 356 074 (Apt 403) or 962 891 174 • BELLY DANCE at CLCC in Portimão every Friday • YOGA Monday and Thursdays at CLCC in Portimão.