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Journalist Yannis-Orestis Papadimitriou is to have a virtual sitdown with Grammy-winning producer, author and collector Christopher King to talk about his work studying, documenting and enjoying the folk music of Epirus.


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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is celebrating its annual gala with a virtual event that will be streamed at 6.30 p.m. on May 6.

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A romantic drama based on the Shakespeare classic, “This Is Not Romeo & Juliet” will be streamed live by the Poreia Theater from May 2-5.


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Shadow theater player, creator and director Kostas Spyropoulos was inspired by the tale of the miracle of the Church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris near the Acropolis to write a new story for Karagiozis in 1991.

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Greece’s Christmas Theater will screen “The Miracle of Lourdes,” a French supershow presenting the Life and Passions of Christ using the Miracle of Lourdes as a narrative vehicle.

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To celebrate International Earth Day on April 22, the Canadian Institute in Greece, the Hellenic Film Academy and Anemon Productions will be screening “Dolphin Man,” an award-winning documentary by Lefteris Charitos tracing the life of Jacques Mayol.


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Scheduled to coincide with the anniversary of the April 21, 1967 military coup, the Greek Film Archive is holding a series of online screening titled “Memories of the Dictatorship.”

[InTime News]
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The British School at Athens has invited two professors of political science, Dr Antonis Ellinas from the University of Cyprus and Vasiliki Georgiadou from Panteion University, to hold a discussion titled “Antifascism in Greece: Actors, Resources and Tactics.”

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The Takim ensemble is joined by a jazz trio and a string quartet to explore traditional Greek folk music.



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Dimitris Tsakas and his quartet present material from the jazz saxophonist and composer’s latest album, “Back of Beyond,” in a concert being streamed by the Half Note jazz club.

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In celebration of the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution, the Athens Concert Hall is streaming a performance by the Meizon men’s choir of “Hymn to Freedom.”

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The Greek National Opera commissioned three young local composers doing interesting work – Ioannis Angelakis, Aspasia Nasopoulou and Orestis Papaioannou – to pen original work inspired by Lord Byron’s elegies to John Edleston


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In his first solo show in Athens, “Stellar Gems,” US-based artist Brian Rochefort imagines the chaos and debris left behind by a comet or asteroid hitting our planet.

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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) has organized a virtual tour of its exhibition on“Ion Dragoumis: Between East and West – One Hundred Years After His Assassination.”


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The Half Note Jazz Club is screening a series of concerts it has hosted on its stage for 10 euros via the viva.gr website.


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The French Institute’s annual celebration of cinema in the French language from around the world is coming to our computer screens from April 6 to 14.

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The Onassis Foundation takes us into Thessaloniki’s legendary Eightball music stage on April 4, for a gig by 63 High, a ska-punk act that made its mark on the local music scene in the 1990s.