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Thessaloniki producing a homegrown brand of manga
By Iota Myrtsioti
A group of writers (genshaku-sha), and cartoonists (mangaka) in the northern port city of Thessaloniki are making a splash with manga fans by producing their own online series.
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ARCHITECTURE
Modernist giant wakes up from deep slumber
Like a decadent, ailing giant that failed to awe, the Doxiadis Office Building for years sat neglected on the foot of Lycabettus H...
Greek National Opera puts on an electric ‘Otello’
Acclaimed French director Yannis Kokkos leads the Greek National Opera in a psychological, avant-garde production of Giuseppe Verd...
Doomful Placebo play southern Athens roof-top venue
Placebo’s fans in Greece are expected to welcome the brilliantly doomful band on Friday, August 8, as part of their international ...
Thessaloniki producing a homegrown brand of manga
A group of writers (genshaku-sha), and cartoonists (mangaka) in the northern port city of Thessaloniki are making a splash with ma...
Tale of Greek woman gone rogue to premiere at Locarno
“A Blast,” a new feature film by director Syllas Tzoumerkas, will premiere at the 67th Locarno Film Festival at the beginning of A...
From the bougatsan to the cronut, hybrid pastries are the word
Cronut lovers will be pleased to know that the delicious pastry has now reached Greek shores. Others may ask: What exactly is a cr...
Handmade Greek fashion history on show in Athens
It’s about colors, textures and handmade history, a view of an era far removed from today’s fast-fashion exploits. Layers of rich ...
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Handmade Greek fashion history on show in Athens
 
It’s about colors, textures and handmade history, a view of an era far removed from today’s fast-fashion exploits.
MUSIC
Doomful Placebo play southern Athens roof-top venue
 
Placebo’s fans in Greece are expected to welcome the brilliantly doomful band on Friday, August 8, as part of their international tour, for a one-time performance at the Peace and Friendship stadium in Athens.

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Cultural diary
 
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Lessons from antiquity?
By Simon Critchley
If we listen carefully, we can hear that the ancients are quietly but insistently calling to us. And when they are revived, we will see that when they speak, they do not just tell us about themselves. No. They tell us about us, about what it might mean to be us, about the limits that we face today.
FOOD
HYBRID PASTRIES
From the bougatsan to the cronut
By Lina Giannarou
No hybrid will ever be successful if it doesn’t taste as amazing as it looks. But generally, online discussions are more efficient than an advertising campaign, especially if they lead to an idea going viral.
LIFE
GAZI
From industrial backwater to urban hot spot
By Apostolos Lakasas
Run-down shacks and decrepit sheds, signs of desertion, poverty and degradation, hunger and death: This is where it started 150 years ago for a neighborhood that has today evolved into one of Athens hottest spots.
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