CULTURE


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CULTURE

“Landscapes of the Soul: In Conversation with Werner Herzog” provides insight into the workings of the director’s mind, a mind which created landmark films such as “Fitzcarraldo” and “Aguirre, The Wrath of God.”


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MUSIC

The London Symphony Orchestra performed Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto and Franz Schubert’s Ninth Symphony (the “Great”), conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and featuring Greek solo violinist Leonidas Kavakos.

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CULTURE

The American School of Classical Studies will be hosting Hariclia Brecoulaki as part of its “Greek Painting in Context” webinar series.


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MUSIC

The Camerata – Friends of Music Orchestra’s Armonia Atenea ensemble is at the Athens Concert Hall, under the baton of George Petrou, with a series of concerts exploring milestones in the history of music and in its instruments.



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HISTORY

The annual lecture in memory of David Tiano will be on the Romaniote community of Ioannina and will be delivered by archaeologist Zanet Battinou.


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CRIME

Theater director Dimitris Lignadis was given until Wednesday to answer charges of rape. Meanwhile, he remains jailed. The prominent director arrived at the examining magistrate’s office a little before 10 am Sunday, flanked by three police officers in civil clothing and handcuffed. The examining magistrate and a prosecutor will determine, after hearing Lignadis’ statement, whether […]

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ANNIVERSARY

While their country faced a deep financial crisis from early 2009 to late 2018, an increasing number of Greek historians started seeking out the truths buried in their history and the milestone that is the 1821 Greek War of Independence.


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HISTORY

In celebration of International Greek Language Day, the Greek Embassy in the US and the Center for Hellenic Studies at the University of Chicago will host a lecture by Dr Anastasia Giannakidou.

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ONLINE SCREENING

Revoula Benizelos belonged to one of the wealthiest and most influential families of Byzantium. However, she chose a path much different to that of the coveted bride she was meant to be.


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ANCIENT ART

Archaeologist Angelos Zarkadas began investigating the secretive repatriation of a looted ancient statue after reading about the case in an old Kathimerini report.