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Galan Trio | Athens | October 18

The Galan Trio – Babis Karasavvidis on violin, Marina Kolovou on cello and Petros Bouras on piano – presents a recital that pays tribute to Clara Schumann on the occasion of the bicentennial of her birth, and Fanny Mendelssohn.

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Sun Ra Arkestra | Athens | October 14

The Afrofuturistic Sun Ra Arkestra is the legacy of Le Sony’r Ra, an American jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, and poet known for his experimental music, “cosmic” philosophy, prolific output and theatrical performances.

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Athens Marathon | Athens | November 10

The 2019 Athens Marathon, dubbed “the Authentic,” takes place on Sunday, November 10, more than 2,500 after the legendary Pheidippides ran from the Battle of Marathon to Athens to announce the Greeks’ victory over the Persians. 



Irish, Cyprus presidents meet in Nicosia


Irish President Michael D. Higgins (l) and Cyprus’ President Nicos Anastasiades shake hands before their meeting at the presidential palace, Nicosia, Monday. Higgins is in Cyprus for three-day official visit. [Petros Karadjias/AP]