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5 things to do this weekend

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5 things to do this weekend

Revisit Olivier Avenue Brunch

Sundays are reserved for the family, with lazy mornings and good food at the table. To celebrate this spirit Olivier Avenida has renewed its signature brunch just in time for the colder days to come, with a greater focus on healthy options. Maintaining its unmistakable stamp, chef Olivier da Costa brings lighter proposals, in which salads take the lead, with more than ten varieties: from mixed salad to quinoa salad, avocado and grilled fennel, to celery salad, apple and mustard dijon, or by fusilli salad nero. Those who prefer the usual breakfast options can enjoy a variety of breads, cereals, jams, yogurts and pastries, followed by boards stuffed with different types of cheese and cold cuts. For the keenest appetites, hot dishes such as maple syrup pancakes, scrambled eggs and scones will not disappoint, with the final touch being classic desserts, from fruit to classic rice pudding. On Avenida da Liberdade, Olivier Avenida is the oldest restaurant in the Olivier group, renowned for its Mediterranean menu and excellent space and service, ensuring delicious moments for those you love the most.

When? Sundays, from 12:30 to 14:30 and from 14:30 to 16:30 Where? R. Júlio César Machado 7, Lisbon Price: 25 € per person Reservations: 351 213 174 105

Explore the world of theater

The João Garcia Miguel Company has just presented its latest project, Silent City, a performing arts show that premiered on November 27 at the Iberian Theater. In order to bring together artists who wanted to showcase their art and talent, the initiative challenged artists to explore their imagination with the sole premise of having silence as a principle. Thus is born the project Silent City, where until November 30 will be demonstrated the performances created by the candidates, with the help of director João Garcia Miguel. The goal was thus to create performances that, in addition to focusing on the silence in the city, showed its rarity in the current world and its importance in the contemplation of art.

When? November 27-30 Where? Rua de Xabregas, 54, Lisbon Price: € 5 Reservations: ticket office@teatroiberico.org, +351 927 510 092 and +351 218 682 531.

Watch the history of Iberian gastronomy

On November 29th, AdegaMãe, in Torres Vedras, will host one of the most memorable meetings between Iberian chefs. La Tasquita de Enfrente is a reference restaurant in Madrid dedicated to the memory, quality and respect for what the land and sea give us, allied to a real cuisine, the work of chef Juanjo López. Advocate for maximum respect for ingredients, López comes for the first time to cook in Portugal, taking the lead in the O Essential a Nu dinner, where the product will be placed absolutely first. In addition to Juanjo and his right-hand man Nacho Trujillo, five Portuguese chefs will be joining: João Rodrigues (Feitoria, Lisbon, with a Michelin star), João Oliveira (Vista, Praia da Rocha, with a Michelin star), Vasco Coelho Santos (Euskalduna, Porto), Leopoldo Garcia Calhau (Taberna do Calhau, Lisbon) and João Cura (Almeja, Porto).

When? November 29 at 6:30 pm Where? Estrada Municipal 554 – Fernandinho, Ventosa, Torres Vedras, Portugal Price: € 220 Reservations: https://juanjolopez.brandeliciousportugal.pt/

Meet the Emirates according to Pauliana Valente Pimentel

The sala117 Gallery, in Porto, receives the first exhibition of photographer Pauliana Valente Pimentel in a Porto gallery, entitled "Empty Quarter # 2 (Rub Al'Khali). The artist brings with her a photographic series that portrays the Emiratis (the local people, originally from desert tribes), the UAE sites, their uses and customs, their richness and eccentric way of living, recreating in the middle of the desert all that they do not have. Pimentel visited Dubai for the first time in 2015, which would eventually result in an integral exhibition of The Apartment in Lisbon.Now, in 2019, it shows the result of the five-year project, whose ultimate goal is to have a show in Dubai during Expo 2020. The exhibition is open until January 18. of 2020 in room117, which is an especially lengthy and singular work due to the characteristic of the Arab culture, very closed and with very own roots.

When? Until January 18, 2020, Tuesdays to Saturdays from 3 pm to 7 pm Where? Rua Damião de Góis, 200, Porto Price: Free Tickets: http://www.paulianavalentepimentel.com/

Travel back to the 15th century

The first painting signed by the 16th century artist Álvaro Pires D'Évora, which made him known to the world of art history, will be exhibited for the first time in Portugal at the National Museum of Ancient Art (MNAA) in Lisbon, from the 29th. from November. One of the largest exhibitions held at national level about early Renaissance art, the exhibition is called "Álvaro Pirez d´Évora, A Portuguese Painter in Italy on the eve of the Renaissance". In it, visitors will find over ninety pieces of painting and sculpture representative of the art of the early fifteenth century in the cities where the painter worked (Lucca, Prato, Pisa and Volterra) in addition to the main paintings by Álvaro Pirez d'Évora -provenientes from various museums, churches and collections in Europe. In total, the exhibition features 26 artist panels, and 58 works provided by 40 European museums as well as private collections in eight countries. This artist is particularly important because he was the first documented painter born in Portugal and known to be surely identified, although all his activity took place in Italy, especially in Tuscany. The exhibition is exhibited at the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon, between November 29, 2019 and March 15, 2020.

When: From November 29th until March 15th 2020, Tuesday to Sunday: 10am to 6pm Where? MNAA, Rua das Janelas Verdes, Lisbon Price: € 6

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