Athens insider 138 / May 2018

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“In Paper’s Night: Known and Unknown Drawings” by Nikos Houliaras

WHAT: The Benaki Museum pays tribute to artist Nikos Houliaras, whose oeuvre have rendered onlookers speechless for years. His drawings, which at first seem abstract, burst with soul and read like a personal diary. The exhibit will take you through a journey of memories, landscapes, and nighttime images, compiled from a recent discovery of Houliara...

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Finghin Collins Performs in Athens and Corfu

WHAT: Irish piano maven Finghin Collins brings the timbre of Ireland to the Greek shores this September at the Parnassos Literary Society’s Main Hall in Athens and on the historical island of Corfu. Collins, who, after winning the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition, made a name for himself on the international stage, will perform speciall...

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Calexico Live at Acropolis

WHAT: Active for the past 20 years, Calexico – named after a town in the Mexico-California borders and originally coming from Tucson, Arizona – have fans all over the world. An entirely new sub-genre, ‘desert noir,’ was coined to describe the band’s idiosyncratic style, a blend of traditional Latin music influences (mariachi, conjunto, cumbia, t...

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Nana Mouskouri at Herodion Atticus

WHAT: The eternal Greek singer performs some of her best-known anthems and international hits including Chartino to Fengaraki, White Rose of Athens and Je chante avec toi Liberté in this landmark concert I Will Tell You a Story with part of the proceeds to be donated to ELPIDA – Association of Friends of Children with Cancer. Tickets from €15-85 on...

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Art-Athina 2018’s Artistic Renaissance

WHAT: Join in a four-day celebration of the city’s artistic renaissance as Art-Athina 2018 opens its doors at a prestigious new cultural venue and with a new artistic director Stamatia Dimitrakopoulou. Not just another art fair, this sophisticated highlight of the Athenian art calendar brings together the most influential local galleries and intern...

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