Rui Tavares found “the best cure for life imprisonment” but Francisco Rodrigues dos Santos counterattacked with “Joacinismo”

The founder of Livre used all the weapons he could in the debate between them: taxes, gender issues, bullfights and teleschool classes. Always with the aim of disarming the opponent with his own ideas. Francisco Rodrigues dos Santos responded to the accusations, one by one, to, in the end, reinforce that he only wants agreements … Read more

Joaquim Rodrigues, the Portuguese winner of the most emotional stage of the Dakar

A Portuguese flag will be raised as high as possible this Tuesday in Saudi Arabia. Joaquim Rodrigues won the third stage of the Dakar Rally, after finishing a 255 km special in Al Qaisumah with a time of 2h34m41s. Born in Barcelos, 41 years ago, Joaquim Rodrigues will have won the most emotional victory in … Read more

“Encantado”, the thousand and one mutant wonders of Lia Rodrigues

“Encantado”, by Lia Rodrigues, on November 30, 2021, at the Théâtre national de Chaillot, in Paris. SAMMI LANDWEER An ocean of colorful fabrics, a postcard jungle, an immense community bed, all the skins in the world cover the plateau ofCharmed, new opus by Brazilian choreographer Lia Rodrigues. The slow unfolding of this patchwork, a real … Read more

The five pillars of Lia Rodrigues

“Nororoca”, by Lia Rodrigues, at Studio Bergen, Norway, January 23, 2020. YANIV COHEN / CARTE BLANCHE Trained in classical dance at a very young age, the one who dreamed of becoming an anthropologist at the age of 17, before switching to live performance three years later, founded her troupe in 1990, in Rio de Janeiro. … Read more

Tiago Rodrigues presents a confusing “Cherry Orchard”

“La Cerisaie”, by Tchekhov, directed by Tiago Rodrigues, on July 1 during a rehearsal in Avignon. CHRISTOPHE RAYNAUD DE LAGE The audience applauded as Jarre’s trumpets sounded heralding the start of La Cerisaie, by Chekhov, Monday July 5, at the opening of the festival, in the Cour d’Honneur of the Popes’ Palace: it was 10:40 … Read more

Portuguese director Tiago Rodrigues, appointed director of the Festival d’Avignon, will succeed Olivier Py

The director of the Avignon Festival, Olivier Py, is about to bow out. From September 2022, he will be replaced by Portuguese director Tiago Rodrigues, the Minister of Culture, Roselyne Bachelot, announced Monday, July 5, at a press conference in Avignon. This nomination comes as the 75th edition of the famous Festival opens on the … Read more

Director Tiago Rodrigues will be the next director of the Avignon festival

Tiago Rodrigues, at the Dona Maria II National Theater, in Lisbon, in 2018. FILIPE FERREIRA Tiago Rodrigues will succeed Olivier Py at the direction of the Avignon Festival from the 1is September 2022. The news was announced by Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin, the Minister of Culture, during a press conference held Monday, July 5, in Avignon, at … Read more