Features December 21, 2015
Photos From Lisbon
[caption id="attachment_26828" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Heroes of Cape Verdean music fill a mural in one of Lisbon’s many African restaurants. Heroes of Cape Verdean music fill a mural in one of Lisbon’s many African restaurants.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26829" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Wilson Vilares from Celeste/Mariposa sorts through records at the Feira de Ladra. Wilson Vilares from Celeste/Mariposa sorts through records at the Feira de Ladra.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26830" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Posters from past shows line the walls at B.Leza, a legendary african club in Lisbon. Posters from past shows line the walls at B.Leza, a legendary African club in Lisbon.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26831" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Tony Tavares, a musician from Cape Verde, demonstrates the true meaning of funana. Tony Tavares, a musician from Cape Verde, demonstrates the true meaning of funana.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26832" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Miguel Isodoro, one of the cities most avid record collectors, shows off some choice cuts. Miguel Isodoro, one of the cities most avid record collectors, shows off some choice cuts.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26833" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Guinean women selling kola nuts on the side of one of Lisbon’s major squares. Once you start looking, the influence of African culture is everywhere in the city. Guinean women selling kola nuts on the side of one of Lisbon’s major squares. Once you start looking, the influence of African culture is everywhere in the city.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26834" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Speakers at a protest against the government of Angola. Speakers at a protest against the government of Angola.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26835" align="aligncenter" width="640"]DJ Maboku and DJ Lilicox (of CDM Productions). Two brilliant producers who release music through Principe Discos. DJ Maboku and DJ Lilicox of CDM Productions. Two brilliant producers who release music through Principe Discos.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26836" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Nidia Minaj, one of Principe Discos’ youngest producers, poses in “her ghetto.” Nidia Minaj, one of Principe Discos’ youngest producers, poses in “her ghetto.”[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26837" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Suburban housing projects were meant to help Lisbon’s African population, but often served to isolate them. Suburban housing projects were meant to help Lisbon’s African population, but often served to isolate them.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26838" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Lux is well…Deluxe. One of the largest clubs in Lisbon’s downtown. Lux is well…deluxe. One of the largest clubs in Lisbon’s downtown.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26839" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Francisco Sousa and Maio Coope, a musician from Guinea Bissau. Francisco Sousa and Maio Coope, a musician from Guinea Bissau.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26840" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Celeste/Mariposa in full flight at one of their Afro:Baille Dance Parties. Celeste/Mariposa in full flight at one of their Afro:Baille dance parties.[/caption]