Athens insider 138 / May 2018

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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to Feature in Ejekt Festival in Athens

WHAT: Featuring in this year’s Ejekt Festival on Athens’ southern coast, Australian rock legend Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds will be playing along with English rockers Editors and Wolf Alice, as well as American act Protomartyr in their first ever appearance in Greece. Donned one of rock’s “most enduring, redoubtable” bands by Pitchfork Media, an...

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One-man Show Rent Control at ATHENS2018

For Anglophile theatregoers starved of English productions, EllinikoTheatro’s repertoire of plays and performances in English with Greek surtitles to mark its 40th anniversary is a welcome addition to your cultural agenda. WHAT: Rent Control, written and performed by Evan Zes, tells the true tale of a struggling actor living i...

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Garry Kasparov Returns to the SNFestival

WHAT: The famed Russian chess grandmaster, writer and political activist Garry Kasparov returns to the SNFestival after a light-hearted showdown in 2017 when Kasparov opposed some of Greece’s young aspiring chess masters simultaneously. He won. This year’s competition vows to be different. At 22, Kasparov became the world’s youngest undisputed W...

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Athens Refugee Food Festival 2018

Athens Insider, UNHCR and Food Sweet Food organise a week of inspiring culinary encounters as refugee chefs join 6 restaurants in Athens to create meals to remember. Tuesday 19 June Eritrean Cuisine by Seinat Neftalem • Blue Fish, Monastiraki (dinner), Tel. 213.036.4214 Iranian Cuisine by Mahboubeh Tavakoli • Seychelle...

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The Philologist’s Garden

WHAT: Artist Eleni Papaioannou’s installation in the garden of the Epigraphic Museum explores the symbolic role of gardens as spaces of reflection. Inspired by Viktor Klemperer’s “The Language of the Third Reich: A Philologist’s Notebook,” Papaioannou examines the relationship between gardens and urban spaces through textual media. The exhibitio...

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Athens Festival: What to watch this June

As we move further into summer, the Athens Festival is back to relieve you of your heat-induced sluggishness. This month, the festival brings musical and comedic performances alive to enchant the city and to spark a little inspiration in the art lover. Thomas Moschopoulos - Fahrenheit 451 Based on François Truffaut’s stage adap...

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Athens Pride, we’ve come a long way!

As it enters its teens, Athens Pride has grown from a fringe event to a mainstream celebration of gay rights and social activism promoting inclusiveness and tolerance. The organisers expect the numbers to be way higher than the 50,000 who participated last year, with a plenty more high school students and youth participating. Join in the ...

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