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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Treat mom to something special with handcrafted, small batch sugar scrubs from JD Craft & Design! Discover these delightful scrubs and other locally made treasures by small businesses at the Viva Maker Shop. Viva Maker Shop Hours: Wednesday: 10AM - 3PM Thursday...

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Carlos A. Almeida, Ph. D

Dr.  Carlos A. Almeida is a Professor of Portuguese and the Director of LusoCentro at Bristol Community College, in Fall River, Massachusetts and a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Portuguese at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He received a...

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Onesimo T. Almeida

Onésimo Teotónio Almeida was born in S. Miguel, Azores, in 1946. He graduated from the Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon, in 1972. He received his MA (1977) and Ph.D. (1980) in Philosophy at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, where he has taught...

Scott Edward Anderson

Scott Edward Anderson

Scott Edward Anderson is an award-winning poet, memoirist, essayist, and translator. He is the author of Wine-Dark Sea: New & Selected Poems & Translations (2022), Azorean Suite/Suite Açoriana (2020), the Nautilus Award-winning Dwelling: an ecopoem (2018), and...

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José Francisco Costa

José F Costa was born in Capelas, S. Miguel, Açores. He did his studies at the Seminary of Angra in the Azores, the Catholic University in Lisbon, the Classic University of Lisbon (BA), Brown University (Master’s), and University of Massachusetts, Amherst (PhD). He...

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Irene De Amaral

Irene de Amaral is currently responsible for the management of Casa da Saudade Library, the Portuguese Branch of the New Bedford Free Public Library. She is a Luso-American who, throughout her life, has had the privilege of studying and working in both Portugal and...

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Grace Holleran

Grace Holleran translates literature from Portuguese to English. A PhD candidate in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies & Theory at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Grace holds a Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship with the Center for Portuguese Studies &...