WHAT'S ON Photography moore1

Richard W. Moore | Athens | To July 7

American photographer Richard W, Moore juxtaposes the past and the present in “Athens Twice Seen,” an exhibition in which he merges his own images snapped in emblematic parts of the Greek capital with vintage photographs. 

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Facing Prejudice | Athens | To June 27

The Flux Laboratory, in cooperation with the Greek government and the Swiss Embassy in Athens, has organized an exhibition of portraits of refugees by renowned photographer Mark Henley, marking World Refugee Day on June 20.

WHAT'S ON Theater pornostar

Rigos & Penga | Athens | June 23-25

Acclaimed choreographer Constantinos Rigos, who was also recently appointed director of the Greek National Opera Ballet, joins the roster of the Greek Festival directing “Pornstar – The Invisible Sex Industry” by Elena Penga, a playwright he has worked with in the past.

WHAT'S ON Music lianne

Lianne La Havas | Athens | June 22

Grammy nominated, neo-folk artist Lianne La Havas will be performing at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Summer Nostos Festival on Friday, June 22.

WHAT'S ON Dance marlene_monteiro_freitas_site_12_of_ivory_and_flesh_photo_herve_veronese_centre_pompidou-1

Marlene Monteiro Freitas | Athens | June 24 & 25

Cape Verde-born and Lisbon based dancer/choreographer Marlene Monteiro Freitas, winner of this year's Silver Lion for Dance at the Venice Biennale, returns to the Greek Festival with a piece titled “Of ivory and flesh – statues also suffer.”

WHAT'S ON Film strictly-ballroom

Strictly Ballroom | Athens | June 21

Australian rom-com “Strictly Ballroom,” which helped launch Buzz Luhrmann's international career with the success story of a pair of mismatched dancers, will be screened on the pedestrian street of Ermou (at number 150) of Syntagma Square.

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Aegean to renew fleet with 42 Airbus aircraft

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Chairman of Aegean Airlines Eftichios Vassilakis (r), CEO of Aegean Airlines Dimitris Gerogiannis (l) and CEO of Airbus Dr Tom Enders (c) are seen signing a deal for the order of up to 42 aircraft to renew the Greek carrier’s fleet of single-aisle planes, on Friday. [EPA]