Athens Insider Summer 2020

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National Theatre Live: King Lear

WHAT: British icon Ian McKellan graces the screen with his acclaimed performance of King Lear in the Shakespeare play of the same name. The moving and tragic performance, recorded live in London in 2017, shows two aging fathers who reject the ones who truly love them. Another National Theatre Live success in collaboration with the British Embassy a...

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Cycladic Late Night

WHAT: Get out of the house after hours and take advantage of the final few days of the Cycladic Museum’s two exquisite exhibitions George Condo at Cycladic and Paul Chan | Odysseus and the Bathers. At this special late night event visitors can visit both shows from 9 to midnight for a reduced price of just 5 €! End the night with a musical finale a...

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Andreas Lolis Showcases “Prosaic Origins”

WHAT: Andreas Lolis, sculptor virtuoso, is a master of transformation. An unorthodox artist, he turns even the most mundane, abandoned objects into impressive statues. Lolis’ exhibit “Prosaic Origins,” curated by Nayia Yiakoumaki, will feature sculptures fashioned from cardboard boxes, ladders and planks of wood as part of NEON’s CITY PROJECT 2018....

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Mathilde Rosier on “Thinking like Another Earthy Life Form”

WHAT: Ever wondered how humans developed our innate ability to think and create? A contemplative examination of intelligence itself from French artist Mathilde Rosier promises to be a reflective philosophical journey. “Where is intelligence?” Rosier questions, “A new thinking is flourishing at the crossroad of poetry, science and philosophy, questi...

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Jeffrey Eugenides at the SNFCC

WHAT: Internationally known Pulitzer Laureate Jeffrey Eugenides will talk with author Kallia Papadaki and journalist and book critic Mikela Chartoulari in collaboration with the Athens 2018 World Book Capital Festival. Eugenides brings his unique experience as an American writer of Greek and Irish descent and will discuss these influences on his cr...

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Animasyros International Animation Festival

WHAT: Directorial debuts, innovative filmmaking and global competition – the 11th edition of the Animasyros Animation Festival is ready to make its mark on the island of Syros. Escape the heat with a visit to the island, where filmmakers from Greece, the United Kingdom, France, Poland, Belgium, the U.S. and more come together to showcase masterful ...

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“Beading, Felting, Weaving, Drawing” at the FokiaNou Art Space

WHAT: Artistic innovators Sofia Archangelou and Aikaterini Koutroubi will debut FokiaNou’s first exhibit of the season with a craft-inspired installation using beads, wool, felt, jewelry and other mediums. FokiaNou’s intimate, apartment space will move you to enjoy Koutroubi’s jewelry collection, which blends painting, weaving and intricate embroid...

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Zorba Ballet at the Panathenaic Stadium

WHAT: Relive one of Greece’s greatest artistic achievements with the Sofia Opera Ballet, the Orchestra of the National Opera and the Mixed Chorus’ rendition of Zorba, by Mikis Theodorakis and Lorca Massine. The iconic Panathenaic Stadium will be the backdrop of the choreographically intricate and musically delightful performance appropriate for all...

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Athens State Orchestra’s “Classics 4 All”

WHAT: The Athens State Orchestra is ready to prove that anyone and everyone can enjoy the classics at “Classics 4 All,” part of Stavros Niarchos’ outdoor concert series. Internationally-acclaimed, Austria-based conductor Thomas Clamor  will lead you on a musical journey through popular melodies that infuse classical sounds with modern storylines, i...

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47th Book Festival in Zappeion

WHAT: Book lovers, unite! In occasion of Athens’ christening as the World Book Capital of 2018, the Association of Book Publishers announces the 47th Book Festival in Zappeion. This year, the festival honors sung poetry, a wide, popularly European genre that combines literature and music. The two-week-long program includes screenings, lectures, con...

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