WHAT'S ON Theater Photo: Patroklos Skafidas

Aristophanes & Cyclops | Epidaurus | July 21 & 22

The Greek National Theater goes on stage at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus on Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, with a kooky adaptation of Aristophanes' “Peace,” directed in the form of a musical by Constantinos Arvanitakis, with a score composed by Nikos Kypourgos and starring the unorthodox musician/actor Tzimis Panousis as Trygaeus.

WHAT'S ON Music Photo: Cassandra Bazopoulou

Theodore | Athens | July 20

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Theodore, known for music that strikes that difficult balance between classical and electronic sounds, is performing at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) on Thursday, July 20.


Mad Max 2 | Athens | July 20

The Athens Open-Air Film Festival takes film buffs into George Miller’s dystopian post-apocalyptic world with the cult classic from 1981 “Max Max 2: The Road Warrior.”

WHAT'S ON Exhibition

Unseen Treasures | Athens | To July 30

The late archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann would recount how his wife, Sophia Engastromenou-Schliemann, an avid fan of Homer, would sit by an watch him at work from morning to night at some excavation site or another.

WHAT'S ON Photography

Avraam Pavlidis | Thessaloniki | To August 11

Avraam Pavlidis started photographing abandoned houses, factories and other facilities around the country 25 years ago. In “New Ruins,” organized by the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation (MIET) at the Kapandji Villa in cooperation with the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, he presents his most recent work.



City traffic restrictions end for summer

As of Friday, and for the next few weeks, Athenian drivers will not have to look out for the sign showing they have entered the city center’s restricted traffic zone.